The 2021 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2021 SFCWC Sweepstake Medal Winners

2021 SFCWC Sweepstake Medal Winners
2021 SFCWC Sweepstake Medal Winners

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The 2021 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition was completed on March 5. There were over forty-eight judges, representing various North American wine regions, evaluating nearly 5,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries.

Bob Fraser, SFCWC executive director, says,
“The response from the wineries of North America at our 2021 competition was outstanding this year!”


Sparkling Sweepstake Winner

Gruet (New Mexico) 2012 Blanc de Blancs American $46.00

Sparkling Sweepstake Winner

Trump Winery (Virginia) 2015 Blanc de Noir Monticello $55.00

White Sweepstake Winner

Darjean Jones (California) 2019 Viognier EnVie Catie’s Corner Vineyard Russian River Valley $38.00

Rosé Sweepstake Winner

Dancing Crow Vineyards (California) 2020 Rose of Syrah Lake County $17.99

Red Sweepstake Winner

Jeff Runquist (California) 2018 Syrah Three Way Vineyards Paso Robles $30.00

Red Sweepstake Winner

Lightpost Winery (California) 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Paso Robles $55.00

Specialty Sweepstake Winner

Sonoma Cutrer Vineyards (California) 2018 Late Harvest Chardonnay Russian River Valley $36.00

Packaging Sweepstake Winner

Ammons Horn (California) 2018 Pinot Noir Carneros $62.00


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Award Badges Artwork is available.

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Complete list of 2021 medal winners sorted by winery
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2021 Medal Winners by Category