Livermore Wins Big at 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

2014 Sweepstakes Winners

The results are in from the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and Livermore wineries ranked among the best! In total 5,825 American wines were entered into the competition, which was the largest to date.

Interested in tasting all of the award winning wines? Well there’s an opportunity! On Saturday February 15th, there will be a public tasting at Fort Mason Center from 1:30 – 5:00. More info here…

Here is the list of winners from Livermore Valley:

3 Steves Winery’s 2011 Zinfandel out of Cienega Valley – Top red wine in the sweepstakes category

Concannon Vineyard 2012 Assemblage Blanc – Best of Class: White Blends $15.00 & Over

Occasio Winery 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon - Best of Class: Cabernet Sauvignon – $40.00 to $49.99

Murrieta’s Well 2011 Petit Verdot – Petit Verdot, Best of Class

Crooked Vine Winery 2012 Del Arroyo Vineyard Pinot Noir Rose – Dry Sparkling, Bronze

Wente Vineyards 2012 Livermore Valley Louis Mel Sauvignon Blanc – Sauvignon Blanc, Silver

Page Mill Winery 2013 Livermore Valley Ghielmetti Vineyard - Sauvignon Blanc $14.00 to $19.99, Bronze

Murrieta’s Well 2012 Livermore Valley Los Tesoros - Sauvignon Blanc $20 & Over, Bronze

Wente Vineyards 2012 Livermore Valley Morning Fog - Chardonnay $15.00 to $19.99, Silver

Bent Creek Wines 2011 Livermore Valley - Chardonnay $15.00 to $19.99, Bronze

Concannon Vineyard 2011 Livermore Valley Conservancy - Chardonnay $15.00 to $19.99, Bronze

3 Steves Winery 2012 Livermore Valley - Chardonnay $20.00 to $24.99, Silver

Page Mill Winery 2012 Livermore Valley Chandler Vineyard - Chardonnay $20.00 to $24.99, Silver

Wood Family Vineyards 2012 Livermore Valley Para Mas Amigas - Chardonnay $20.00 to $24.99, Bronze

Nottingham Cellars 2012 Livermore Valley Fraser Howard - Chardonnay $25.00 to $29.99, Gold

Occasio Winery 2012 Livermore Valley Del Arroyo Vineyard - Chardonnay $25.00 to $29.99, Silver

Longevity Wines 2012 Livermore Valley - Chardonnay $25.00 to $29.99, Bronze

McGrail Vineyards & Winery 2012 Livermore Valley - Chardonnay $30.00 to $34.99, Gold

Darcie Kent Vineyards 2012 Livermore Valley Demayo - Chardonnay $30.00 to $34.99, Silver

Wente Vineyards 2012 Livermore Valley The Nth Degree - Chardonnay $40.00 & Over, Silver

Eagle Ridge Vineyard 2012 Livermore Valley Eagle Ridge Vineyard - Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio $15.00 & Over, Bronze

Fenestra Winery 2012 Livermore Valley - Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio $15.00 & Over, Bronze

Fenestra Winery 2012 Livermore Valley Semillon - All Other White Varietals, Bronze

Concannon Vineyard 2012 Livermore Valley Reserve Assemblage Blanc - White Blends $15.00 & Over, Best of Class

Murrieta’s Well 2012 Livermore Valley The Whip - White Blends $15.00 & Over, Gold

Murrieta’s Well 2012 Livermore Valley Los Tesoros Semillon Chardonnay - White Blends $15.00 & Over, Silver

Longevity Wines 2012 Livermore Valley Pinot Grigio - Dry Rose RS<1, Bronze

Bent Creek Wines 2011 Livermore Valley - Zinfandel $25.00 to $29.99, Silver

Stony Ridge Winery 2010 Livermore Valley - Zinfandel $25.00 to $29.99, Silver

Cedar Mountain Winery 2009 Livermore Valley Reserve - Zinfandel $25.00 to $29.99, Bronze

Wood Family Vineyards 2011 Livermore Valley Big Wood - Zinfandel $30.00 to $34.99, Double Gold

3 Steves Winery’s 2011 Zinfandel out of Cienega Valley - Zinfandel $30.00 to $34.99, Best of Class

Mitchell Katz Winery 2010 Livermore Valley Crackerbox - Sangiovese, Bronze

Bent Creek Wines 2011 Livermore Valley - Syrah/Shiraz $20.00 to $24.99, Gold

Charles R Vineyards 2008 Livermore Valley - Syrah/Shiraz $20.00 to $24.99, Silver

Fenestra Winery 2009 Livermore Valley - Syrah/Shiraz $20.00 to $24.99, Silver

Cedar Mountain Winery 2009 Livermore Valley Reserve - Syrah/Shiraz $25.00 to $29.99, Bronze

Wood Family Vineyards 2010 Livermore Valley Madden Ranch - Syrah/Shiraz $25.00 to $29.99, Bronze

Caddis 2010 Livermore Valley - Syrah/Shiraz $30.00 to $39.99, Gold

Las Positas Vineyards 2011 Livermore Valley Estate - Syrah/Shiraz $30.00 to $39.99, Gold

Crooked Vine Winery 2010 Livermore Valley Del Arroyo Vineyard - Syrah/Shiraz $30.00 to $39.99, Bronze

Concannon Vineyard 2010 Livermore Valley Reserve - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Double Gold

Occasio Winery 2011 Livermore Valley Del Arroyo Vineyard - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Gold

Bent Creek Wines 2011 Livermore Valley - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Silver

Cedar Mountain Winery 2009 Livermore Valley Rios Lovell, Reserve - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Silver

Charles R Vineyards 2009 Livermore Valley - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Silver

Concannon Vineyard 2010 Livermore Valley Reserve Nina’s  Cuvee - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Silver

Concannon Vineyard 2010 Livermore Valley Reserve Captain Joe’s - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Silver

Concannon Vineyard 2009 Livermore Valley Reserve, Polo Field - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Silver

Fenestra Winery 2010 Livermore Valley Ghielmetti Vineyard - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Silver

Las Positas Vineyards 2011 Livermore Valley Estate - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Silver

Stony Ridge Winery 2010 Livermore Valley - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Silver

Crooked Vine Winery 2010 Livermore Valley Del Arroyo Vineyard - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Bronze

Eagle Ridge Vineyard 2009 Livermore Valley Eagle ridge Vineyard - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Bronze

Page Mill Winery 2010 Livermore Valley Estate Vineyard - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Bronze

Rios Reserve Estate 2008 Livermore Valley Rios Estate - Petite Sirah $20.00 & Over, Bronze

Fenestra Winery 2009 Livermore Valley Estate - Mourvedre, Silver

Fenestra Winery 2010 Livermore Valley Estate - Grenache, Gold

Nottingham Cellars 2012 Livermore Valley Marina Ranch - Grenache, Gold

Page Mill Winery 2010 Livermore Valley GPS - Rhone Blends, Gold

Fenestra Winery 2010 Livermore Valley Estate Infrared - Rhone Blends, Silver

Wente Vineyards 2011 Livermore Valley Sandstone - Merlot $15.00 to $19.99, Silver

Fenestra Winery 2008 Livermore Valley Thatcher Bay Vineyard - Merlot $20.00 to $24.99, Silver

Wood Family Vineyards 2008 Livermore Valley - Merlot $20.00 to $24.99, Bronze

Cuda Ridge Wines 2011 Livermore Valley - Merlot $25.00 to $29.99, Bronze

McGrail Vineyards & Winery 2009 Livermore Valley - Merlot $30.00 to $39.99, Silver

Occasio Winery 2011 Livermore Valley Thatcher Bay Vineyard - Merlot $30.00 to $39.99, Silver

Wente Vineyards 2011 Livermore Valley The Nth Degree - Merlot $40.00 & Over, Silver

Concannon Vineyard 2011 Livermore Valley Conservancy - Cabernet Sauvignon $15.00 to $19.99, Silver

Wente Vineyards 2011 Livermore Valley Southern Hills - Cabernet Sauvignon $15.00 to $19.99, Bronze

Mitchell Katz Winery 2011 Livermore Valley Clarks Corner - Cabernet Sauvignon $15.00 to $19.99, Bronze

Fenestra Winery 2008 Livermore Valley Thatcher Bay Vineyard - Cabernet Sauvignon $20.00 to $24.99, Gold

Charles R Vineyards 2008 Livermore Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon $20.00 to $24.99, Silver

Harris Tesla 2009 Livermore Valley Harris Tesla - Cabernet Sauvignon $20.00 to $24.99, Silver

Harris Tesla 2006 Livermore Valley Harris Tesla - Cabernet Sauvignon $20.00 to $24.99, Bronze

Bent Creek Wines 2011 Livermore Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon $25.00 to $29.99, Silver

Concannon Vineyard 2010 Livermore Valley Mother Vine - Cabernet Sauvignon $30.00 to $34.99, Silver

Cuda Ridge Wines 2011 Livermore Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon $30.00 to $34.99, Silver

Cuda Ridge Wines 2010 Livermore Valley Black Label - Cabernet Sauvignon $30.00 to $34.99, Silver

Wente Vineyards 2011 Livermore Valley Charles Wetmore - Cabernet Sauvignon $30.00 to $34.99, Silver

Concannon Vineyard 2010 Livermore Valley Reserve - Cabernet Sauvignon $35.00 to $39.99, Bronze

Las Positas Vineyards 2011 Livermore Valley Estate - Cabernet Sauvignon $35.00 to $39.99, Bronze

Occasio Winery 2011 Livermore Valley – Cabernet Sauvignon $40.00 to $49.99, Best of Class

The Steven Kent Winery 2010 Livermore Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon $40.00 to $49.99, Gold

Rigg Estate Vineyards 2009 Livermore Valley Rigg Estate Vineyard - Cabernet Sauvignon $50.00 to $59.99, Gold

Nottingham Cellars 2010 Livermore Valley Casa de Vinas & Ghielmetti, Reserve - Cabernet Sauvignon $50.00 to $59.99, Silver

McGrail Vineyards & Winery 2010 Livermore Valley James Vincent - Cabernet Sauvignon $60.00 & Over, Silver

The Steven Kent Winery 2010 Livermore Valley Home Ranch Vineyard - Cabernet Sauvignon $60.00 & Over, Silver

3 Steves Winery 2011 Livermore Valley - Cabernet Franc, Silver

Bent Creek Wines 2011 Livermore Valley - Cabernet Franc, Silver

Enoteca Five 2011 Livermore Silvaspoon Vineyard - Cabernet Franc, Silver

Cuda Ridge Wines 2011 Livermore Valley- Cabernet Franc, Bronze

Murrieta’s Well 2011 Livermore Valley Los Tesoros - Petit Verdot, Best of Class

Cuda Ridge Wines 2011 Livermore Valley – Petit Verdot, Silver

Occasio Winery 2011 Livermore Valley Telos - Bordeaux Blends $30.00 to $39.99, Silver

Crooked Vine Winery 2011 Livermore Valley Moxie Meritage - Bordeaux Blends $30.00 to $39.99, Bronze

Las Positas Vineyards 2010 Livermore Valley Meritage - Bordeaux Blends $40.00 to $49.99, Silver

Nottingham Cellars 2010 Livermore Valley Supremacy - Bordeaux Blends $50.00 & Over, Gold

Caddis 2011 Livermore Valley - Tempranillo, Double Gold

Las Positas Vineyards 2011 Livermore Valley Estate - Tempranillo, Bronze

Murrieta’s Well 2011 Livermore Valley Los Tesoros Touriga Nacional - All Other Red Varietals, Silver

Cedar Mountain Winery 2009 Livermore Valley Blanches & Thatcher Bay Vineyard Duet - All Red Blends $15.00 – $24.99, Silver

Concannon Vineyard 2011 Livermore Valley Reserve Stampmaker’s Red - All Red Blends $15.00 – $24.99 – 2014, Bronze

Occasio Winery 2010 Livermore Valley Telos - All Red Blends $25.00 – $34.99, Double Gold

Murrieta’s Well 2011 Livermore Valley The Spur - All Red Blends $25.00 – $34.99, Silver

Darcie Kent Vineyards 2010 Livermore Valley Crown Block Red Wine - All Red Blends Over $35.00, Silver

Caddis 2010 Livermore Valley Better Together - All Red Blends Over $35.00, Bronze

Rios Reserve Estate NV Livermore Valley Reserve Port – Port, Gold

Bent Creek Wines 2011 Livermore Valley Vintage Port – Port, Bronze

Rios Reserve Estate 2012 Livermore Valley Estate Cabernet Franc - Port, Bronze

Rios Reserve Estate 2011 Livermore Valley Estate Chardonnay Port - Port, Bronze

Rios Reserve Estate 2010 Livermore Valley Estate Zinfandel Port - Port, Bronze

Congratulations to all of the winners!

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