VA Wines Win Six Gold Medals at 33rd Annual SF Int. Wine Competition

Sep 16

(adapted from a press release from the VA Wine Marketing Office)                                                               Three Virginia wineries, Barboursville Vineyards, Trump Winery, and Narmada Winery, took home a total of six gold medals at the 2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition.

Barboursville Vineyards received two gold medals (2010 Premium Bordeaux Blend and 2011 Cabernet Franc) and one bronze medal (2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve). Trump Winery received two gold medals (2012 Viognier and 2008 Blanc de Blanc Brut) and a silver medal (2008 Premium Bordeaux Blend). Narmada Winery received two gold medals (2011 Viognier and 2010 Chambourcin, Reflection).  In all, Virginia wines earned 43 medals: six gold, 14 silver and 23 bronze.

The San Francisco International Wine Competition is the largest and most respected international competition in the United States. Celebrating its 33rd year, the 2013 Competition was held at the distinguished Hotel Nikko in the heart of downtown San Francisco on June 14,15, and 16. 4539 wines were judged this year from 29 states and 30 countries by 52 of the wine industry’s best palates.

For a complete list of winners and further information about events, tours and tastings, please visit the Virginia Wine Marketing Office’s website at http://www.virginiawine.org/ or call 1‐804‐344‐8200.

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