On June 14, 15, and 16 a panel of judges tasted thousands of wines for the 2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition. Founded in 1980 by Anthony Dias Blue, the competition’s panel is comprised of wine experts from noted restaurants and hotels, wine buyers, wine consultants and respected wine-journalists. Judging is based on blind tasting and awards range from Silver to Double Gold.
The Reserve Tier from Waterbrook Winery all earned awards from the panel. Shining star, 2010 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon received highest honor of Double Gold and will be featured in the August issue of Tasting Panel magazine. A complete list of awards is below.
Silver Medal, 2012 Shiraz, McLaren Vale, Australia.
Double Gold, 2010 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills AVA
Silver Medal, 2010 Reserve Merlot, Columbia Valley AVA
Silver Medal, 2010 Reserve Malbec, Columbia Valley AVA
Silver Medal, 2011 Reserve Chardonnay, Columbia Valley AVA
Canoe Ridge Winery:
Silver Medal, 2010 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills AVA
Alder Ridge Winery:
Silver Medal, 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills AVA
For more information on the competition visit www.sfwinecomp.com.