San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

The Largest Competition of American Wines in the World!

The Results Are In!

Public Tasting

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UPDATE: The Professional Wine Judges have judged 7,164 wines! Click here to see the Medal-Winning Wines.

A Fabulous 2016 Public Tasting!

On February 13th, the 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC) held its annual Public Tasting at Fort Mason Center's Festival Pavilion. This year's event was a packed house, with over 5,000 people enjoying the delicious food, friendly people and great wines!

2016 SFCWC Sweepstake Medal-Winning Wines

2016 SFCWC Sweepstake Medal-Winning Wines


2016 Sweepstake Winners

Sparkling Sweepstake Winner

Korbel,  Brut, California Champagne, Organically Grown Grapes, CA: $14

White Sweepstake Winner

V. Sattui Winery, 2014 Los Carneros Chardonnay, Napa Valley, CA: $38

Pink Sweepstake Winner

Barnard Griffin, 2015 Rosé of Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, WA: $14

Red Sweepstake Winners

Runquist, 2013 Zinfandel, Nostro Vino Vineyard, Amador County, CA: $26

Sonnet Wine Cellars, 2013 Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands, CA: $40

Dessert / Specialty Sweepstake Winner

Claar Cellars, 2013 Riesling “Ice Wine,” White Bluff Vineyards, Columbia Valley, WA: $40

Wine Label Sweepstake Winner

Scratchpad, 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, Central Coast, CA

See All 2016 Medal Winners by Category