SIERRA FOOTHILLS WINE COMPETITION RESULTS ARE IN!

THEY CAME, THEY TASTED, THEY JUDGED.. On Friday, April 28th the Calaveras Wine Alliance hosted 22 Bay Area wine professionals consisting of bloggers. wine educators, wine buyers and sommeliers to judge over 280 wines submitted from leading Sierra Foothill wineries. Please see below for results. Time to stock up on your favorite or discover something new!

CALAVERAS 2017 SIERRA FOOTHILL WINE JUDGING WINNERS

2017 Fair WIne Winners

TOP MEDAL WINNERS

Ironstone Winery 2014 Reserve Viognier (BEST IN SHOW – WHITE)

Renner Winery 2016 Syrah Rose (BEST IN SHOW – ROSE)

Jeff Runquist Wines 2015 “Cooper” Barbera (BEST IN SHOW – RED)

Stevenot Wines 2013 “Fratelli” Vintage Port (BEST IN SHOW – DESSERT WINE)

Twisted Oak Winery 2016 Albarino (BEST OF CALAVERAS WHITE) Tie

Mineral Wines 2015 Vino Del Oro Rhone White Blend (BEST OF CALAVERAS WHITE) Tie

Black Sheep Winery – 2016 Cinsault (BEST OF CALAVERAS RED)

Jeff Runquist Wines 2015 “Esola” Zinfandel (ZINFANDEL SHOOTOUT WINNER)

 

CALAVERAS DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL WINNERS

Indian Rock Winery – 2014 Vermentino

School Street Winery – 2016 Pinot Grigio

Indian Rock Winery – 2014 Sauvignon Blanc

Milliaire Winery – 2013 Roberts Late Harvest Zinfandel

 

CALAVERAS GOLD

Indian Rock Winery – 2014 Reserve Chardonnay

Milliaire Winery – 2014 Viognier

Ironstone Winery – 2015 Symphony

Twisted Oak Winery – 2016 Albarino

Mineral Wines – 2015 Vino Del Oro

Tanner Vineyards – 2013 Carignane

Indian Rock Winery – 2012 Barbera

Stevenot Wines – 2014 Reserve Barbera

Mineral Wines – 2014 Barbera

Milliaire Winery – 2015 Mokelumne River Pinot Noir

Lavender Ridge Winery – 2014 Mourvedre

Mineral Wines – 2014 Malbec

Chatom Winery – 2014 Touriga

School Street Winery – 2013 Dolcetto Red Blend

Gossamer Cellars – 2012 Rascal Red Blend

School Street Winery – 2014 Parcel 17 Red Blend

Mineral Wines – 2014 Tempranillo

Indian Rock Winery – 2012 Zinfandel

Hatcher Winery – 2013 Reserve Zinfandel

Milliaire – 2013 Ghiradelli Zinfandel

Stevenot Wines – 2014 Reserve Cabernet

Milliaire Winery – 2014 Zinfandel Port

CALAVERAS SILVER

Ironstone Vineyards – 2015 Chardonnay

School Street Winery – 2016 Chardonnay

La Folia – 2015 Vermentino

Indian Rock – 2014 Pinot Grigio

Locke Vineyards – 2015 Viognier

La Folia – 2014 Fiano

Bodega Del Sur – 2014 Albariño

Ironstone Vineyards – 2014 Muscat Canelli

Gossamer Cellars – 2015 Riesling

Lavender Ridge – 2015 White Rhone Blend

Milliaire – 2016 White Zinfandel

Lavender Ridge – 2016 Grenache Rose

Newsome Harlow – 2016 Cinsault Rose

Indian Rock – 2012 Sangiovese

La Folia – 2013 Sangiovese

Milliaire – 2014 El Dorado Pinot Noir

Ironstone – 2014 Pinot Noir

Indian Rock – 2015 Pinot Noir

Hatcher – 2013 Mourvedre

Indian Rock – 2012 Malbec

Hatcher – 2014 Cinsault

Hatcher – 2012 Parcel 17 Red Blend

Locke Vineyards – 2013 Sequoia Red Blend

Twisted Oak – 2013 Spaniard Red blend

Tanner Vineyards – 2013 Angelo’s Red Blend

Chatom – 2012 Cuvee Red Blend

Stevenot – 2014 Tempranillo

Ironstone – 2014 Tempranillo

Milliaire – 2015 Primitivo

School Street – 2013 Zinfandel

Locke – 2013 Zinfandel

Black Sheep – 2014 Calaveras Zinfandel

Ironstone – 2014 Zinfandel

Milliaire – 2014 Old Vine Zinfandel

Newsome Harlow – 2014 Roland Rosario Zinfandel

Ironstone – 2015 Ancient Vines Zinfandel

Ironstone – 2015 Reserve Zinfandel

Brice Station – 2014 Merlot

Black Sheep – 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Mineral – 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Milliaire – 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Ironstone – 2015 Cab Franc

Mineral – 2014 Cab Franc

Mineral – 2013 Meritage

Ironstone – 2013 Meritage

Mineral – 2013 Syrah

Black Sheep – 2013 Shiraz

Twisted Oak – 2014 Sirah

Locke – 2013 Petite Sirah

Lavender Ridge – 2014 Petite Sirah

Stevenot – 2014 Reserve Petite Sirah

Indian Rock – Late Harvest Dessert

Coppermine – Ruby Port

CALAVERAS BRONZE MEDALS

Indian Rock – 2014 Chardonnay

Milliaire – 2015 Chardonnay

Black Sheep – 2015 Chardonnay

Ironstone – 2016 Pinot Grigio

Stevenot – 2016 Pinot Grigio

Newsome Harlow – 2016 Viognier

Twisted Oak – 2015 Viognier

Milliaire – 2016 Gewurztraminer

Black Sheep – Lily Pad White Blend

Black Sheep – 2015 Ewephoric White Blend

Indian Rock – White Blend

School Street – 2016 Grenache Rose

Chatom – 2016 Zinfandel Rose

Locke – 2016 Petite Sirah Rose

Indian Rock – Rose

La Folia – 2013 Barbera

Coppermine – 2012 Malbec

Gossamer – 2013 Teroldego

Gossamer – 2013 Nebbiolo

Hatcher – 2013 Sewell Rhone Style Blend

Twisted Oak – 2014 Parcel 17 Rhone Style Blend

Black Sheep – Lily Red Red Blend

Ironstone – Red Obsession Red Blend

Bodega Del Sur – 2013 Carmesi Red Blend

Tanner Vineyards – Silver Mine Red Blend

Chatom – 2013 Zinfandel

Hatcher – 2013 Beckman Zinfandel

Milliaire – 2014 Clockspring Zinfandel

Black Sheep – 2014 Amador Zinfandel

Indian Rock – 2011 Merlot

Black Sheep – 2014 Merlot

Ironstone – 2015 Merlot

Brice Station – 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Chatom – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Milliaire – 2012 Triumph Cabernet Sauvignon

Hatcher – 2013 Broll Cabernet Sauvignon

Ironstone – 2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Renner – 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Ironstone – 2013 Reserve Cab Franc

Indian Rock – 2011 Syrah

Indian Rock – 2011 Petite Sirah

Mineral – 2014 Petite Sirah

Twisted Oak – 2014 Petite Sirah

Ironstone – 2015 Petite Sirah

Milliaire – 2015 Muscat Canelli

Indian Rock – Ruby Port

Twisted Oak – 2013 Pig Stai Vintage Port

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL SIERRA FOOTHILLS WINNERS ENTERED FROM AMADOR, EL DORADO, PLACER AND TUOLUMNE COUNTY VISIT HERE