The S.F. Chronicle Wine Competition 2017

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It is that time of year again. Time for the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. The largest competition of exclusively U.S. wines, this is an annual celebration of American winemaking prowess. This year, over 7,000 entries garnered over 6,000 awards. Here is how some of our very favorite wineries scored:

Winery Vintage Variety Award
3 Steves Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2015 Chardonnay Gold
2014 Merlot Silver
2014 Zinfandel Bronze
Artesa 2014 Chardonnay Gold
2014 Chardonnay Bronze
2014 Chardonnay Bronze
2014 Pinot Noir Silver
2014 Pinot Noir Silver
2014 Pinot Noir Double Gold
2014 Pinot Noir Gold
Balletto Vineyards 2012 Brut Rose Sparkling Silver
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Chardonnay Bronze
2014 Chardonnay Best of Class
2013 Chardonnay Gold
2014 Pinot Gris Bronze
2014 Pinot Noir Gold
2014 Pinot Noir Best of Class
2014 Pinot Noir Gold
2014 Pinot Noir Gold
2015 Pinot Noir Silver
2014 Syrah Silver
2013 Zinfandel Gold
Bent Creek Wines 2014 Cabernet Franc Bronze
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2014 Petite Sirah Silver
2011 Zinfandel Port Bronze
2012 Petite Sirah Port Double Gold
2014 Syrah Gold
2014 Zinfandel Silver
Black Stallion Estate Winery 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Gold
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Pinot Noir Gold
2015 Sauvignon Blanc Gold
Bray Vineyards 2012 Alicante Bouschet Bronze
2015 Barbera Roasto Gold
2015 Verdelho Silver
2008 Port Silver
2013 Syrah Double Gold
2013 Tempranillo Bronze
Caddis 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2014 Merlot Bronze
2014 Syrah Silver
2013 Syrah Silver
2014 Zinfandel Silver
Carol Shelton Wines 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2014 Carignane Gold
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2015 Rose Gold
2013 Petite Sirah Double Gold
2013 Petite Sirah Gold
2014 Late Harvest Zin Gold
2015 Viognier Gold
2014 Zinfandel Gold
2014 Zinfandel Silver
2014 Zinfandel Silver
2014 Zinfandel Gold
2014 Zinfandel Gold
2014 Zinfandel Gold
2013 Zinfandel Silver
Cedar Mountain Winery 2014 Duet Silver
NV Port Silver
2003 Late Bottled Vintage Port Silver
Charles R Vineyards 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2012 Petite Sirah Silver
2013 Zinfandel Silver
Concannon Vineyard 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Gold
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Gold
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2014 Chardonnay Silver
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Malbec Gold
2013 Petit Verdot Silver
2014 Petite Sirah Gold
2014 Petite Sirah Silver
2013 Petite Sirah Silver
2009 Petite Sirah Silver
2013 Stampmaker’s Red Gold
Crooked Vine 2014 Meritage Moxie Silver
2014 Cabernet Franc Silver
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Petite Sirah Silver
2015 Pinot Noir Silver
2015 Fume Blanc Bronze
2015 Viognier Silver
Cuda Ridge Wines 2014 Cabernet Franc Silver
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2014 Malbec Gold
2013 Malbec Gold
2014 Petit Verdot Silver
2015 Semillon Bronze
Dante Robere Vineyards 2014 Grenache Bronze
2013 Petite Sirah Double Gold
2014 Dante’s Inferno Silver
2014 Syrah Double Gold
2014 Syrah Gold
2014 Tempranillo Bronze
2014 Zinfandel Double Gold
NV Two Cellar Rats III Silver
Darcie Kent Vineyards 2013 Crown Block Red Wine Silver
2013 Choreography Silver
2013 Cabernet Franc Silver
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze
2014 Chardonnay Double Gold
2014 Chardonnay Double Gold
2013 Merlot Bronze
2013 Firepit Bronze
2015 Gruner Veltliner Double Gold
2014 Pinot Noir Gold
2015 Sauvignon Blanc Silver
2013 Zinfandel Silver
d’Art Wines 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2014 Petite Sirah Bronze
2014 Tempranillo Silver
Dobra Zemlja Winery 2013 Syrah Bronze
Domaine Carneros 2014 Pinot Noir Gold
2013 Pinot Noir Silver
2009 Blanc de Blancs Silver
2012 Brut Gold
2013 Brut Rose Gold
Eagle Ridge Vineyard 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2012 Petite Sirah Gold
2013 Cadison Silver
2013 Zinfandel Silver
Ehrenberg Cellars 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze
2014 Merlot Bronze
2012 Syrah Silver
2014 Chardonnay Silver
2012 Zinfandel Gold
2012 Zinfandel Bronze
2012 Zinfandel Silver
2013 Zinfandel Bronze
2012 Zinfandel Double Gold
Fenestra 2012 Conjugation Silver
2013 Cabernet Franc Gold
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2012 Grenache Silver
2012 Grenache Blend Silver
2011 Merlot Gold
2013 Mourvedre Silver
2013 Petite Sirah Silver
2015 Semillon Bronze
2012 Syrah Best of Class
Frank Family Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2014 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Pinot Noir Bronze
Garre Vineyard and Winery 2013 Merlot Bronze
2013 Primitivo Silver
2011 Sangiovese Silver
Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery 2014 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Pinot Noir Gold
Gianelli Vineyards 2012 Nino, Red Blend Double Gold
2012 La Porta Del Paradiso Silver
2012 Montepulciano Bronze
Hagafen 2013 Cabernet Franc Silver
2015 Chardonnay Double Gold
Halter Ranch 2014 Ancestor, Estate Reserve Silver
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2015 Grenache Blanc Silver
2014 CDP Double Gold
2014 Syrah Silver
Hanna 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Gold
NV Two Ranch Red Silver
2014 Chardonnay Gold
2014 Pinot Noir Silver
2016 Sauvignon Blanc White Sweepstake Winner
2015 Zinfandel Gold
Harmony Wynelands Winery/Wyneland Estates 2014 GMA Bronze
2014 Zinfandel Silver
Harney Lane 2015 Chardonnay Silver
2015 Albarino Silver
2014 Petite Sirah Gold
2014 Tempranillo Silver
2014 Zinfandel Gold
2014 Zinfandel Silver
Hook & Ladder 2014 Cabernet Franc Silver
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2015 Chardonnay Best of Class
2013 Merlot Best of Class
2014 Pinot Noir Gold
2014 Zinfandel Silver
Inner Sanctum Cellars 2015 Verdejo Silver
2014 Tempranillo Best of Class
Jeremy Wine Co. 2014 Primitivo Best of Class
2014 Zinfandel Silver
Jessies Grove Winery 2013 Carignane Best of Class
2015 Sinso Silver
2013 Petite Sirah Gold
2001 Legacy Gold
2011 Zinfandel Bronze
Joel Gott 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze
2015 Chardonnay Gold
2014 Merlot Silver
2015 Sauvignon Blanc Gold
2014 Zinfandel Silver
John Evan Cellars 2013 Petite Sirah Silver
Korbel NV Chardonnay Champagne Gold
NV Blanc de Noirs Gold
2013 Natural Methode Champenoise Sparkling Sweepstake Winner
NV Brut Silver
NV Brut Rose Gold
NV Sweet Cuvee Gold
NV Extra Dry Silver
NV Sweet Rose Silver
Las Positas Vineyards 2013 Obscurus Gold
2013 Coccineous Silver
2014 Coccineous Silver
2014 Barbera Silver
2014 Barbera Silver
2013 Meritage Gold
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Gold
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Malbec Silver
2015 Petite Sirah Bronze
2013 Tempranillo Silver
2014 Tempranillo Silver
2015 Verdigris Bronze
Leisure Street Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2014 Merlot Bronze
2013 Zinfandel Silver
Longevity 2012 PressTon Gold
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze
2012 Merlot Silver
2015 Muscat Canelli Silver
2015 Pinot Blanc Silver
Martin Ray Vineyards and Winery 2014 Cabernet Sauvgnion Silver
2015 Chardonnay Gold
2016 Rose of Pinot Noir Double Gold
2015 Pinot Noir Silver
McGrail Vineyards 2014 Bordeaux Blend Silver
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2015 Chardonnay Silver
McKahn Family Cellars 2015 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Zinfandel Double Gold
Murrieta’s Well 2013 Red Blend Silver
2014 The Whip Double Gold
Noceto 2016 Pinot Grigio Bronze
2013 Sangiovese Silver
2014 Sangiovese Silver
2014 Sangiovese Gold
2014 Sangiovese Silver
2013 Zinfandel Bronze
Nottingham Cellars 2013 Supremacy Silver
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2015 Chardonnay Gold
Occasio 2015 Chardonnay Gold
2014 Zinfandel Silver
Page Mill Winery 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2015 Chardonnay Gold
2015 Angela’s Cuvee Silver
2015 Pinot Noir Best of Class
2015 Sauvignon Blanc Bronze
2014 Syrah Bronze
Paradise Ridge 2014 Blanc de Blanc Silver
2014 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Merlot Silver
2014 Pinot Noir Silver
2015 Sauvignon Blanc Gold
R & B Cellars 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
NV Bordeaux Style Blend “Romance of the Vine” Double Gold
2015 Viognier Bronze
NV The Improviser – Vintner’s White Blend Bronze
Roadhouse Winery 2014 Pinot Noir Gold
2014 Pinot Noir Silver
2014 Pinot Noir Silver
Rock Wall Wine Company 2015 Aglianico Gold
2015 Blanc de Blanc Gold
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2015 Montepulciano Bronze
2015 Teroldego Silver
2015 Sparkling Grenache Rose Silver
2015 Fiano Silver
2014 Petite Sirah Bronze
2015 Pinot Noir Gold
2013 Zinfandel Silver
2013 Zinfandel Silver
2015 Zinfandel Silver
2015 Zinfandel Silver
Rubino Estates Winery 2013 Barbera Bronze
2015 Nebbiolo Silver
Ruby Hill Winery 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Gold
2014 Chardonnay Gold
2013 Grapeful Red Bronze
Selby Winery 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2015 Chardonnay Best of Class
2014 Merlot Gold
2014 Zinfandel Silver
Taft Street 2014 Chardonnay Gold
2014 Merlot Silver
2014 Pinot Noir Double Gold
2015 Pinot Noir Silver
2015 Sauvignon Blanc Gold
The Steven Kent Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Best of Class
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Gold
2014 Chardonnay Bronze
2013 Merlot Double Gold
Wente Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2015 Chardonnay Gold
2013 Merlot Gold
2014 Pinot Noir Bronze
Wilderotter Vineyard 2014 Barbera Silver
2014 Primitivo Bronze
2015 Sauvignon Blanc Gold
2013 Zinfandel Silver
Wine Guerilla 2015 Zinfandel Double Gold
2015 Zinfandel Gold
2015 Zinfandel Bronze
Witch Creek Winery 2014 Barbera Silver
2014 Primitivo Silver
Wood Family Vineyards 2014 El Loco Rojo Gold
2014 Cabernet Franc Gold
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Zinfandel Best of Class
ZD Wines 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Gold
2015 Chardonnay Silver
2014 Chardonnay Silver
2015 Pinot Noir Double Gold
2014 Pinot Noir Silver

Cheers to all of the awardees! Now to taste all of the winners.

 


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