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Merriam Vineyards

Awards

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Merlot

2012 Windacre Estate Merlot

95 POINTS - North Coast Wine Challenge
GOLD MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair


2011 Windacre Estate Merlot

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp
95 POINTS - North Coast Wine Challenge
100 TOP WINES - North Coast Wine Challenge


2010 Windacre Estate Merlot

89 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
91 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
SILVER MEDAL - Denver International Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards
GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


2007 Windacre Merlot

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


2006 Windacre Merlot

EXCEPTIONAL - Dan Berger Vintage Experiences
BRONZE MEDAL - 2011 Tasters Guild International Wine Judging
BRONZE MEDAL - 2010 2009 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition


2005 Windacre Merlot

GOLD MEDAL - International Eastern Wine Competition 2010
BRONZE MEDAL - 2010 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - 2010 Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


2004 Windacre Merlot 

93 POINTS - Wine News 09
84 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast, March 09
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle 09
SILVER MEDAL - 2009 Florida International Wine Competition


2003 Windacre Merlot

SILVER MEDAL - 2008 Grand Harvest Awards
SILVER MEDAL - 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2008 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition


2002 Windacre Merlot

SILVER MEDAL - May 2007 Tasters Guild International
BRONZE MEDAL - March 2007 Grand Harvest Awards
88 POINTS - June 2007 KensWineGuide.com
SILVER MEDAL - 2007 Florida State Fair; Int'l Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2005 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2005 Sonoma County Harvest Fair 
SILVER MEDAL - November 2006 American Wine Society 


2001 Windacre Merlot

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - Taster's Guild Int'l Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - Riverside International Wine Competition
86 POINTS - California Grapevine Aug./Sept. '04
93 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast Dec. '04 issue
SILVER MEDAL - L.A. County Fair 2004
91 POINTS - Wine Country Living Sept. '04 issue


2000 Windacre Merlot

GOLD MEDAL -Dallas Morning News Wine Competition
4 1/2 STARS - Press Democrat Wine of the Week
SILVER MEDAL - 2003 Los Angeles County Fair Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - Riverside International Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2003 West Coast Wine Competition
88 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
89 POINTS - The Wine News


Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Rockpile/Gloeckner-Turner Cabernet Sauvignon

90 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast Magazine
GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Comp
GOLD MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair


2011 Rockpile/Gloeckner-Turner Cabernet Sauvignon

91 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide


2010 Rockpile/Gloeckner-Turner Cabernet Sauvignon

92.5 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - Grand Harvest Awards
94+ POINTS - Robert Parker/The Wine Advocate
BEST OF CLASS - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards
BEST OF SHOW RED - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards
GOLD MEDAL - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards
DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


2009 Gloeckner Turner Cabernet Sauvignon

GOLD MEDAL - Finger Lakes Int. Competition
BEST OF SHOW - Finger Lakes Int. Competition
93 POINTS - 2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - 2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - Orange County Wine Society Competition
BRONZE MEDAL - Riverside International Wine Competition


2012 Windacre Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Int. Wine Competition


2011 Windacre Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
GOLD MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
90 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide


2009 Windacre Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

93 POINTS - San Francisco Int. Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Int. Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards


2008 "Block 8" Cabernet Sauvignon

SILVER MEDAL - Riverside International Wine Competition
BRONZE MEDAL - 2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition


2007 "Block 8" Cabernet Sauvignon

BRONZE MEDAL - Long Beach Grand Cru Competition


2006 "Block 8" Cabernet Sauvignon  

86 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast- October 2011
SILVER MEDAL - 2011 Tasters Guild International Wine Judging
BRONZE MEDAL - 2011 San Francisco International Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2011 Grand Harvest Awards
SILVER MEDAL - 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


2006 "Dunnsden" Cabernet Sauvignon 

GOLD MEDAL - American Fine Wine Competition
84 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast - October 2011
GOLD MEDAL - 2011 San Francisco International Wine Competition
91 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide - Feb. 2011


2005 "Dunnsden" Cabernet Sauvignon

BRONZE MEDAL - 2011 Grand Harvest Awards
BRONZE MEDAL - 2009 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Int'l Wine Competition
93 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
SILVER MEDAL - 2010 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
83 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
SILVER MEDAL - 2010 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


2005 "Block 21" Cabernet Sauvignon 

SILVER MEDAL - International Eastern Wine Competition 2010
95 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide - July 2010
GOLD STAR - Sante´Magazine - May 2010
GOLD MEDAL - 2010 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
93 POINTS - WineReviewOnline.com, Michael Apstein
87 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
SILVER MEDAL - 2010 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition


2004 "Block 21" Cabernet Sauvignon

GOLD MEDAL - 2009 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2008 Grand Harvest Awards
3 STARS - Decanter Magazine, January 2008
90 POINTS - KensWineGuide.com, October 2007
GOLD MEDAL - 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
BRONZE MEDAL - 2008 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition
92 POINTS - Wine News, April 2008
85 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast, July 2008


2003 "Block 21" Cabernet Sauvignon

SILVER MEDAL - May 2007 Tasters Guild International
SILVER MEDAL - May 2007 Dallas Morning News
BRONZE MEDAL - March 2007 Grand Harvest Awards
BRONZE MEDAL - 2007 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition
88 POINTS / 1 PUFF - Connoisseur's Guide, Dec. '06
86 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast, December 15, 2006
86 POINTS - California Grapevine
SILVER MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair, September 2005
BRONZE MEDAL - American Wine Society, November '06
BRONZE MEDAL - San Francisco Wine Competition


2002 Cabernet Sauvignon

FOUR STARS - Decanter Magazine, Jan '06 Issue
87 POINTS - Wine & Spirits Magazine, Dec. '05 Issue
SILVER MEDAL - 2005 Sonoma County Harvest Fair 
BRONZE MEDAL - American Wine Society Wine Competition, Dec. '05


2001 Cabernet Sauvignon

90 POINTS - The Wine News, April / May '05
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
BRONZE MEDAL - Dallas Morning News Wine Competition March '05
BRONZE MEDAL - Florida State Fair Wine Competition Feb. '05


2000 Cabernet Sauvignon

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - Florida State Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
87 POINTS - 3rd Best New Release California Grapevine
86 POINTS - Wine Spectator


Cabernet Franc

2011 Windacre Estate Cabernet Franc

DOUBLE GOLD - New York Finger Lakes Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL  - San Francisco Int. Wine Competition


2010 Windacre Vineyard Cabernet Franc

GOLD MEDAL  - San Francisco Int. Wine Competition
DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - Finger Lakes Int. Wine Comp


2009 Windacre Vineyard Cabernet Franc

GOLD MEDAL  - San Francisco Int. Wine Competition
93 POINTS - San Francisco Int. Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - Finger Lakes Int. Wine Competition
85 POINTS - Robert Parker/The Wine Advocate
BEST OF CLASS  - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards
GOLD MEDAL - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards


2008 Windacre Estate Cabernet Franc

92 POINTS  - Ken's Wine Guide
BRONZE MEDAL - Denver International Wine Competition
BRONZE MEDAL - 2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition
91 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
SILVER MEDAL - Orange County Wine Society Competition
GOLD MEDAL - Riverside International Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
BEST OF YEAR '12 - Wine Enthusiast


2007 Windacre Vineyard Cabernet Franc

91 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
GOLD MEDAL - Long Beach Grand Cru Competition
SILVER MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
GOLD MEDAL - 2011 Tasters Guild International Wine Judging


2006 Windacre Vineyard Cabernet Franc

92 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle
85 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast, November 09
GOLD MEDAL - 2009 Taster's Guild International Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2009 Florida State Fair Inter'l Wine Competition


2011 Jones Vineyard Cabernet Franc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Comp
GOLD MEDAL - Wine Enthusiast
GOLD MEDAL - New York Finger Lakes Wine Competition
90 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast Magazine


2009 Jones Vineyard Cabernet Franc

93 POINTS - San Francisco Int. Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Int. Wine Competition
91 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
GOLD MEDAL - Grand Harvest Awards
SILVER MEDAL - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards


2008 Jones Vineyard Cabernet Franc

92 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
BRONZE MEDAL - 2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition
90 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
BRONZE MEDAL - Orange County Wine Society Competition
SILVER MEDAL - American Fine Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - Riverside International Wine Competition
BEST OF YEAR '12 - Wine Enthusiast


2007 Jones Vineyard Cabernet Franc

90 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
SILVER MEDAL - American Fine Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - Long Beach Grand Cru Competition
SILVER MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
93 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
SILVER MEDAL - 2011 San Francisco International Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - 2011 Tasters Guild International Wine Judging
GOLD MEDAL - 2011 Grand Harvest Awards
91 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide - Feb. 2011
GOLD MEDAL - 2010/2009 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


2006 Jones Vineyard Cabernet Franc

GOLD MEDAL - 2009 Taster's Guild International Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


2005 Jones Vineyard Cabernet Franc

90 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide, August 09
BRONZE MEDAL - 2008 Grand Harvest Awards
GOLD MEDAL - 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2008 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition
90 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast, July 2008


2004 Jones Vineyard Cabernet Franc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - Tasters Guild International May 2007
5 STARS - SpiritOfWine.com, November 2006
SILVER MEDAL - 2007 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition
5 STARS - Spirit of Wine
90-93 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide


2003 Jones Vineyard Cabernet Franc

88 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast, March 1, 2006


Pinot Noir

2014 Three Sons Pinot Noir

DOUBLE GOLD - Sonoma County Harvest Fair


2013 Three Sons Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
90 POINTS - Robert Parker/The Wine Advocate
89 POINTS - California Grapevine


2012 Three Sons Pinot Noir

90 POINTS - Robert Parker/The Wine Advocate
91 POINTS - Affair of the Vine Competition
GOLD MEDAL - Pinot Noir Summit Wine Competition


2014 Estate Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
GOLD MEDAL 92 POINTS - North Coast Wine Competition


2013 Estate Pinot Noir

90 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
89 POINTS - Robert Parker/The Wine Advocate
GOLD MEDAL - Pinot Noir Summit Wine Competition


2012 Estate Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Pinot Noir Summit Wine Competition
BRONZE MEDAL - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards


2011 Estate Pinot Noir

86 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast


2010 Estate Pinot Noir

99 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide, August


2014 Cuvee Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - San Francicsco Chronicle Wine Competition


2013 Cuvee Pinot Noir

90 POINTS - Robert Parker/The Wine Advocate
GOLD MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair


2012 Cuvee Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Pinot Noir Summit Wine Competition 90 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide


Miktos/Blends

2010 Miktos

91POINTS - Wine Enthusiast Magazine


2009 Miktos

GOLD MEDAL - 2015 Grand Harvest Awards


2008 Miktos

93 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
SILVER MEDAL - American Fine Wine Competition


2007 Miktos

BRONZE MEDAL - Long Beach Grand Cru Competition
BEST OF CLASS - American Fine Wine Competition
DOUBLE GOLD - American Fine Wine Competition 
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronical Tasting


2006 Miktos

SILVER MEDAL - 2010-2009 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition


2005 Miktos

GOLD MEDAL - International Eastern Wine Competition 2010
SILVER MEDAL - 2009 Florida State Fair Int'l Wine Competition
93 POINTS - Wine News 09
89 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast November 09
DOUBLE GOLD MEDALS - 2009 San Francisco Int'l Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle 09
GOLD MEDAL - Taster's Guild International Wine Competition


2008 SNED RED

86 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide, August 09
84 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast- October 2011


Rose

2015 Rose of Pinot Noir

88 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
92 POINTS - West Coast Wine Comp


2014 Rose of Pinot Noir

90 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide


Chardonnay

2014 Bacigalupi Chardonnay

GOLD MEDAL - Sonoma County Harvest Fair


 

2013 Bacigalupi Chardonnay

90 POINTS - FBWorld.com
88 POINTS - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
86 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
92 POINTS - North Coast Wine Challenge


2012 Bacigalupi Chardonnay

94 POINTS - Press Democrat Wine Challenge
GOLD MEDAL - Press Democrat Wine Challenge
93 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide
89 POINTS - Robert Parker/The Wine Advocate
SILVER MEDAL - 2013 Grand Harvest Awards
GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Sauvignon Blanc

2014 Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc

90 POINTS - FBWorld.com


2015 Danielle Sauvignon Blanc

91 POINTS - West Coast Wine Comp
90 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide


2014 Danielle Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp
87 POINTS - Wine Enthusiast
DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - 2015 Grand Harvest Awards
BEST OF CLASS - 2015 Grand Harvest Awards


2013 Danielle Sauvignon Blanc

91 POINTS - Press Democrat Wine Challenge
GOLD MEDAL - Press Democrat Wine Challenge
90 POINTS - Ken's Wine Guide