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2011 Harvest Fair

2013 East Side Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc

  • Double Gold Medal: Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2014 Read More »
  • Gold Medal: North Coast Wine Challenge
  • Gold Medal: International Women's Wine Competition
  • Double Gold Medal: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Read More »
  • Gold Medal: East Meets West Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Jerry D. Mead's New World Int'l Wine Competition
  • 99 Points: justwinepoints.com
  • Top Pick: Peg Melnik, Press Democrat, March 2014
  • Highly Recommended, World Wine Championships Read More »
  • Recommended: Wine Enthusiast

2012 East Side Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc

  • Justwinepoints.com: 96 points
  • Dan Berger's Vintage Experiences: Exceptional
  • Recommended: Wine Enthusiast Magazine

2010 East Side Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc

  • Winner: Best American Wine with Oysters: Old Ebbit Grill International Wine with Oysters Competition Read More »
  • Double Gold Medal: California State Fair Read More »
  • Gold Medal: Indy International Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Pacific Rim International Wine Competition Read More »
  • Gold Medal: West Coast Wine Competition Read More »

2013 Signature Selection Chardonnay

2012 Signature Selection Chardonnay

  • Gold Medal: North Coast Wine Challenge
  • Press Democrat Wine of the Week Read More »
  • 95 Points: justwinepoints.com
  • Gold Medal: Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Competition
  • Rated Excellent & Bargain of the Week in Dan Berger's Vintage Experiences Newsletter, Issue 38

2011 Vintage Selection Chardonnay

  • Gold Medal, Sonoma County Harvet Fair
  • Recommended: Wine Enthusiast.

2010 Vintage Selection Chardonnay

  • One of the Most Popular Chardonnays on U.S. Wine Lists: Wine & Spirits Magazine Read More »
  • Gold Medal: Long Beach Grand Cru

2009 Vintage Selection Chardonnay

2012 F. Johnson Chardonnay

  • Gold Medal: Indy International Wine Competition

2012 friends.White

  • Gold Medal and Best of Class: Grand Harvest Awards Competition
  • Justwinepoints.com: 95 points
  • Recommended: Wine Enthusiast Magazine

2012 Dry Rosé of Zinfandel

  • Justwinepoints.com: 98 points
  • Wine of the Week, Dan Berger, Vintage Experiences
  • Wine List Pick, Scouting the Tastiest Rosés, Peg Melnik, Press Democrat
  • Best Buy: Wine Enthusiast Magazine

2013 Dry Rosé of Zinfandel

  • Best of Show, Double Gold Medal (98 points) and Best of Class of Region: California State Fair Wine Competition Read More »
  • Double Gold Medal: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • 98 Points: justwinepoints.com
  • Gold Medal & Best of Class: North of the Gate Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Tasters Guild International Wine Judging
  • 89 Points, Highly Recommended: World Wine Championships Read More »
  • 88 Points, Blue Reviews, Anthony Dias Blue
  • 3 1/2 Stars, top pick: Peg Melnik, Press Democrat "A fruit forward Rosé but a balanced one. A good dose of acidity keeps it nice and fresh."
  • Recommended: Wine Enthusiast

2010 Dry Rosé of Zinfandel

  • Best of Class/Gold Medal: Sonoma County Harvest Fair
  • Gold Medal: North of the Gate Wine Competition
  • Best Buy: Wine Enthusiast
  • 87 Points: Wine Spectator

2009 Dry Rosé of Zinfandel

2013 friends.white

  • 90 Points, Exceptional: World Wine Championships

2012 friends.red

  • 92 points: justwinepoints.com
  • 3 Stars, "A fruity red with ripe berry and plum notes...a nice quaff for the price." Peg Melnik, Press Democrat
  • 88 Points, Blue Reviews, Anthony Dias Blue

2011 friends.red

  • Justwinepoints.com: 96 points
  • Gold Medal: Orange County Commercial Wine Competition

2010 friends.red

  • Top Pick, Wine List: Press Democrat (twice)
  • Silver Medal

2009 friends.red

  • Best of the West for $25 or Less by Tim Fish in the April 2012 Wine Spectator

2012 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

  • Gold Medal: Los Angeles International Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Pinot Noir Shootout/12th Annual Pinot Noir Summit
  • Peg Melnik, wine writer, was scouting for the tastiest Pinot Noirs and in a blind tasting chose ours! Her notes: “A crisp pinot noir with good acidity and tangy red fruit flavors. Notes of bright cherry , a hint of cranberry and sweet oak in the mix. As a value red, it’s a standout.”
  • Jefferson Cup Nominee (equal to a Double Gold Medal): Jefferson Cup Invitational

2011 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

  • Gold Medal: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Recomended: Wine Enthusiast "The lightness of texture and crisp acidity make this Pinot Noir easy to drink now." Steve Heimoff, Editor.
  • 90 Points & Best Buy: Wine & Spirits Magazine August 2013
  • Gold Medal: San Francisco International Wine Competition

2011 Alto Vineyards Sangiovese

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  • Justwinepoints.com: 93 points
  • Gold Medal & Best of Class: Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Competition

2009 Alto Vineyards Sangiovese

  • Gold Medal: Hilton Head International Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
  • 87 Points, Recommended: Wine Enthusiast Magazine

2012 Merlot

  • 89 Points & Best Buy: Wine Enthusiast Magazine Read More »
  • 87 Points: Wine Spectator 10/31/2014
  • 97 points: justwinepoints.com
  • 88 Points: World Wine Championships/tastings.com

2011 Merlot

  • Awards List Read More »
  • Gold Medal & Best of Class, Pacific Rim Wine Competition
  • Justwinepoints.com: 96 points
  • 90 Points: California State Fair
  • Gold Medal: Amenti Del Vino Wine Competition

2010 Bench Vineyards Merlot

  • Wine Spectator's Recommended Merlots, Top Value
  • Gold Medal: The Wine Society
  • Gold Medal: North of the Gate Wine Competition
  • Recommended by Wine Enthusiast

2009 Bench Vineyards Merlot

  • Gold Medal: The Wine Society
  • Gold Medal: Taster's Guild Internenational Wine Competition
  • 86 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2012 Mother Clone Zinfandel

  • Gold Medal: West Coast Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Grand Harvest Awards Competition
  • 89 Points: Robert M. Parker, Jr. Read More »
  • 89 Points: Wine Enthusiast Magazine's Best of the Year 2014 Read More »
  • Gold Medal: Amenti Del Vino International Wine Competition 2015
  • Gold Medal: International Women's Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Tasters Guild International Wine Judging
  • 96 Points: justwinepoints.com
  • 87 Points: Wine Spectator 10/31/2014

2011 Mother Clone Zinfandel

  • 95 Points: justwinepoints.com
  • Wine of the Week: Miami Herald, Fredric Koeppel. "Very Good. Excellent Value."
  • Medal of American Excellence (equal to a Gold Medal) Jefferson Cup Invitational
  • Highly Recommended, 88 Points. California Grapevine "...cherry and red berry fruit flavors with a hint of cocoa; medium to medium-full tannin; lingering aftertaste. Easy to drink now."
  • 89 Points, Excellent Value: Tim Pawsey, Hired Belly, Vancouver BC
  • Highly Recommended, World Wine Championships

2010 Mother Clone Zinfandel

  • Gold Medal, Sonoma County Harvet Fair
  • Gold Medal from International Women's Wine Competitiion 2012
  • Gold Medal: West Coast Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Orange County Commercial Wine Competition
  • Best Buy: Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • A Summer Wine Guide Pick in Family Circle Magazine September 2013

2009 Mother Clone Zinfandel

  • Zinfandel Elegance: Wine Spectator Read More »
  • Best of the West: Wine Spectator Read More »
  • 88 Points: Wine Spectator Read More »
  • 87 Points: Wine Enthusiast
  • Gold Medal: Orange County Fair
  • Gold Medal: Taster's Guild Internation Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: The Wine Society
  • Gold Medal: Sonoma County Harvest Fair

2008 Mother Clone Zinfandel

  • Gold Medal: North of the Gate Wine Competition
  • 88 Points: Wine Spectator MCZ Awards
  • 88 Points, a "puff" & Great value: Connoisseur's Guide
  • 88 Points & Best Buy: Wine & Spirits Magazine Oct 2010
  • Double Gold Medal: Taster's Guild Consumer's Wine Judging
  • Gold Medals: Taster's Guild International Wine Competition & Amenti Del Vino

2012 Bushnell Vineyard Zinfandel

  • 90 Points: Robert M. Parker, Jr. Read More »
  • 92 Points: justwinepoints.com
  • Top Pick: Press Democrat 11/2014
  • Eleven Wines You Should Be Drinking Now: Gabe Sasso of The Daily Meal Read More »
  • Pedroncelli: Reds with Character, Complexity and a rich Legacy: Sandra Sifven, The Detroit News Read More »
  • 89 Points: WineLinesOnline
  • Blackberry, raspberry, vanilla and spice could all be found on the nose. Blackberry, cassis, licorice, vanilla and mocha comprised a full palate. The wine exhibited great structure and average length. Still quite tannic, the wine could be cellared for another 5-8 years. The Nittany Epicurean Read More »

2011 Bushnell Vineyard Zinfandel

  • Double Gold Medal & Best of Class: North of the Gate Wine Competition
  • Blue Reviews: 90 Points Read More »
  • 88 Points, "A ripe and powerful Zin, with blackberry jam and licorice aromas that lead to dense plum, grilled anise and cracked pepper flavors." Tim Fish, Wine Spectator
  • 89 Points: Wine Lines Online Read More »
  • Gold Medal: Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Competition
  • Highly Recommended, World Wine Championships

2009 Bushnell Zinfandel

  • 89 Points & Editor's Choice: Wine Enthusiast Magazine Nov 2011
  • Gold Medal: North of the Gate Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Taster's Guild International Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Pacific Rim International Wine Competition

2007 Bushnell Vineyard Zinfandel

  • 89 Points & Editor's Choice: Wine Enthusiast Magazine
  • 88 Points, a "puff" & Great value: Connoisseur's Guide

2012 Three Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 88 Points: The Wine Advocate, Robert M. Parker Read More »
  • Best of Class: Grand Harvest Awards Competition
  • 90 Points, Gold Medal & Best Buy: World Wine Championships
  • Gold Medal: The Wine Society/Amenti del Vino
  • 86 Points: Robert M. Parker, Jr. Read More »
  • Recommended: California Grapevine Magazine

2011 Three Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 91 Points, Gold Medal, Cellar Selection & Best Buy: World Wine Championships, tastings.com
  • Gold Medal: Indy International Wine Competition
  • Jefferson Cup Nominee (equal to a Double Gold Medal): Jefferson Cup Invitational

2010 Three Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Recommended & Editor's Choice: Wine Enthusiast
  • Best of Class & Double Gold Medal: International Women's Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal, Sonoma County Harvet Fair
  • Gold Medal & Best of Class, North of the Gate Wine Competition

2009 Three Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

  • **** Top Pick,Santa Rosa Press Democrat Read More »
  • Gold Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Read More »
  • Gold Medal, Taster's Guild International Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal, The Wine Society

2008 Three Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 4 stars: Ronn Wiegand MW, MS; Restaurant Wine Magazine

2001 Three Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Wine of the Week (10 year retrospective)

2012 Block 007 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 91 Points: by Rich Cook at WineReviewOnline Read More »
  • Press Democrat Top Pick Read More »
  • Wine of the Week, Highly Recommended: Peg Melnik, Press Democrat Read More »
  • 90 Points, Gold Medal & Cellar Selection: World Wine Championships
  • 90 Points: justwinepoints.com
  • 88 Points: Robert M. Parker, Jr. Read More »

2009 Block 007 Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

2007 Block 007 Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 92 Points/Editor's Choice: Wine Enthusiast
  • 92 Points: justwinepoints.com

2009 Morris Fay Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 88 Points, Highly Recommended: World Wine Championships
  • Silver Medal: Sonoma County Harvest Fair

2010 Petite Sirah

  • 94 Points & Gold Medal: California State Fair

2008 Family Vineyards Petite Sirah

  • Gold Medal: Sonoma County Harvest Fair
  • Gold Medal: Indy International Wine Competition
  • 85 Points: Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide

2009 Family Vineyards Petite Sirah

  • Top Pick, Wine List: Press Democrat
  • Recommended by Wine Enthusiast

2009 Four Grapes Vintage Port

  • Gold Medal & Best of Class: North Coast Wine Challenge Press Democrat
  • Gold Medal: Sonoma County Harvest Fair Read More »
  • Gold Medal: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2008 Four Grapes Vintage Port

  • A Cavalcade of Awards Read More »
  • Best Fortified Wine, Gold Medal & 95 Points: California State Fair Wine Judging
  • Best of California Award: California State Fair
  • Best of Class & Gold Medal: Orange County Fair Commercial Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal/90 Points: North Coast Wine Challenge "Best of the Best" Competition
  • 92 points from Wine Lines Online Read More »
  • Gold Medal: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2007 Four Grapes Vintage Port

  • Double Gold Medal & Best of Class: CA State Fair Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal: Orange County Fair
  • Gold Medal, Best of Class: Sonoma County Harvest Fair

2006 Four Grapes Vintage Port

  • Gold Medals: San Francisco International Wine Competition & Taster's Guild International Wine Competition
  • Best of Class/Sonoma Appellation: CA State Fair

2005 Four Grapes Vintage Port

  • 90 Points: Wine Enthusiast
  • Gold Medal, Best of Class: Sonoma County Harvest Fair
  • Double Gold Medal, Best of Class: Indy International Wine Competition 3UP

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