Announcing the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Medal Winners

There were over sixty-four professional judges, representing various North American wine regions, evaluating over 6,800 wines from over 1,132 wineries for the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

Bob Fraser, SFCWC executive director, says, “The response from the wineries of America, Canada, and Mexico at our 2019 competition was outstanding.  Three of the nine sweepstakes awards hail from Virginia, New York, and Texas.”

Sweepstake medal winners of the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition held at the Cloverdale Citrus Fair Grounds in Cloverdale, CA, on Friday January 11, 2019.
Sweepstake medal winners of the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

The Sweepstake winners are as follows:

Sparkling Sweepstake Winner

Trump Winery (VA) 2014 Monticello Blanc de Blanc $34.00

Sparkling Sweepstake Winner

Goose Watch Winery (NY) NV Finger Lakes Brut Rose $16.99

White Sweepstake Winner

Castello di Amorosa (CA) 2017 Napa Valley Chardonnay $50.00

Rose Sweepstake Winner

Turkovich Family Wines (CA) 2018 Yolo County Rose of Grenache $18.00

Red Sweepstake Winner

St. Anne’s Crossing (CA) 2016 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel $36.00

Red Sweepstake Winner

Las Positas Vineyards (CA) 2016 Livermore Valley Malbec $55.00

Specialty Sweepstake Winner

4R Ranch Vineyards & Winery (TX) 2017 Texas Nectar Nero $15.99

Specialty Sweepstake Winner

Prager Winery and Port Works (CA) NV Napa Valley Noble Companion $80.00

Label Contest Sweepstake Winner

Bonterra Organic Vineyards (CA) 2016 California Equinox Red $15.99

 

Click here for the Complete List of the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Medal Winning Wines.


Consumers are invited to enjoy these award-winning wines at the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on February 16, 2019 from 1 to 4 pm. Tickets may be purchased here.