San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Tasting (VIDEO)
Red Wine Sweepstakes Winner
On Saturday, thousands of Wine Oh’s from across the country packed Fort Mason in San Francisco for the public tasting of the largest competition of American wines in the world. This year, the stakes were even higher for winemakers as the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition had a record breaking 5,500 entries. The competition was steep but not too steep for this Livermore winery to take the lead.
In this video, Wine Oh TV’s Monique Soltani talks with the Red Sweepstakes Winner, McGrail Vineyards, and finds out what the history making win means for the family winery and for the entire Livermore wine community.
2012 SFCWC Sweepstakes Winners:
Red Wine: McGrail Vineyards & Winery 2008 Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
White Wine: Dr. Konstantin Frank 2010 Finger Lakes Gewürztraminer Reserve
Pink Wine: Barnard Griffin 2011 Columbia Valley Rose of Sangiovese
Dessert Wine: Castello di Amorosa 2010 Anderson Valley Late Harvest Gewurztraminer
Label: Mutt Lynch Winery 2009 Out of Reach…Muttitage
For a complete list of 2012 award winners Click Here!