Saturday, January 12, 2019

North Carolina Wineries win big in North America Wine Competition

North Carolina wineries brought home a total of 28 medals, including two "Best in Class" and one "Double Gold" in the latest San Francisco Chronicle wine competition. The event is the largest competition of North American wines in the states.

The competition brought together 64 professional judges to evaluate over 6,800 wines from a total of 1,132 North American wineries.

Below is a list of all the wineries here in North Carolina that won. Most of these wines are available at the wineries – so head out to a NC winery and pick up some award-winning wines to try for yourself!

Biltmore Estate Winery
2017 Sémillon, Best of Class
2017 Barbera, Silver
2017 Chardonnay, Silver
2017 Cabernet Franc, Silver

Grove Winery & Vineyards
2013 Block B Meritage, Bronze

Jones von Drehle Vineyards
2017 Petit Manseng, Best of Class
2015 Steel and Stone, Gold
2017 Viognier, Gold
2015 Malbec, Bronze
2015 Petit Verdot, Bronze
2015 Rock and Rail, Bronze

Junius Lindsay Vineyards
2013 Syrah Reserve, Silver

McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks
2016 Muscat Blanc, Gold
2013 Ring of Fire, Silver
2014 Ring of Fire, Silver

Raffaldini Vineyards
2017 Liguria, Gold
2017 Auguri, Silver
2016 Il Falco, Silver
2014 Sangiovese, Bronze

RayLen Vineyards
2017 Rosé of Cabernet Franc, Double Gold
2017 Viognier, Silver
2017 Petit Verdot, Silver
2016 Cabernet Franc, Bronze

Sanctuary Vineyards
2017 Albarino, Bronze
2015 Wright Brothers Reserve, Bronze
2016 Chardonnay, Silver
2017 The Triangle White Blend, Gold
2015 Double Barrel, Silver

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