New York wines greeted the New Year with a toast " three Best of Class, 7 Double Gold, 19 Gold, and lots of Silver and Bronze medals at the San Francsco Chronicle Wine Competition, the nation's largest with over 7,000 entries. Best of Class awards went to Black Willow Classic Diamond, Keuka Spring Vineyards 2014 [...]

New York wines greeted the New Year with a toast " three Best of Class, 7 Double Gold, 19 Gold, and lots of Silver and Bronze medals at the San Francsco Chronicle Wine Competition, the nation's largest with over 7,000 entries.
Best of Class awards went to Black Willow Classic Diamond, Keuka Spring Vineyards 2014 Gewurztraminer, and Wagner Vineyards 2014 Riesling Caywood East Vineyard.
Double Gold medals were awarded to 1911 Spirits McIntosh Wine; Dr. Frank 2014 Semi-Dry Riesling; Keuka Spring 2014 Riesling, 2014 Semi-Dry Riesling, and Apres; Rooster Hill 2014 Dry Riesling; and Wagner Vineyards 2014 Dry Riesling.
Gold medals went to 21 Brix Thirsty Elephant; Belhurst 2014 Chardonnay and 2013 Cabernet Franc; Black Willow Black Cat Blush, DePeche Meow, Trilogy White, and Black Willow Berry; Brooklyn Winery 2013 Finger Lakes Riesling; Buttonwood 2014 Chardonnay; Chateau Frank 2010 Blanc de Blanc; Chateau Lafayette Reneau 2012 Cabernet Sauvgnon, 2013 Chardonnay, and 2014 Late Harvest Riesling; Dr. Frank 2014 Gewurztraminer and 2014 Dry Riesling; Knapp 2014 Dr Riesling; Kontokosta 2014 Orient Chardonnay; Lamoreaux Landing 2011 Chardonnay; and Sparkling Pointe Topaz Imperial.
Next up, in a couple weeks, is the Florida International, and a couple weeks later East vs. West in northern California. Competition season has begun, which means Gold will be flowing to New York. Visit the “Awards and Accolades” section of our web site to keep up to date.