Annual Judges Dinner

2016 Esteemed Judges Dinner to be Held at deLorimier, of Wilson Artisan Wineries

deLorimier Winery

deLorimier, of Wilson Artisan Wineries will host the 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Official Judges Dinner. This year, the highly-anticipated judges dinner will take place at the deLorimier Winery, in the scenic Alexander Valley.  The 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Official Judges Dinner brings together San Francisco Chronicle Wine executives, food and wine writers and special guests to celebrate winning wines from across the country.

When Ken and Diane Wilson, founders of Wilson Artisan Wineries, first visited the region, they fell in love with the majestic oaks, gorgeous vistas and lush vineyards. Today, Ken and Diane own several boutique wineries, which they manage with an emphasis on hands-on cultivation practices. They are deeply committed to stewardship and sustainable farming in the production of excellent, award-winning wines.

Wilson Artisan Wineries offers exceptional wines and scenery in Sonoma County’s Alexander, Dry Creek, Russian River Valley, Mendocino County and Valley of the Moon. The Wilson Artisan Wineries include:

Wilson Winery, Mazzocco Sonoma, Matrix Winery, deLorimier Winery, Jaxon Keys Winery, Soda Rock Winery, Pezzi King Vineyards, St. Anne’s Crossing

deLorimier, of Wilson Artisan Wineries

deLorimier, of Wilson Artisan Wineries

Hosts of the Annual Judges Dinner

  • 2006 Annual Judges Dinner: Peju Winery, Rutherford. Hosts: Tony, Herta, and Lisa Peju
  • 2005 Annual Judges Dinner: Kendall Jackson Wine Estates, Santa Rosa. Hosts: Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke
  • 2004 Annual Judges Dinner: Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville. Hosts: Robert and Margrit Mondavi
  • 2003 Annual Judges Dinner: Gallo of Sonoma, Healdsburg. Host: Gina Gallo
  • 2002 Annual Judges Dinner: Korbel Champagne Cellars, Geyserville. Host: Chris Wills
  • 2001 Annual Judges Dinner: Beringer Wine Estates, Asti. Host: Tom Peterson