NW Wine Summit results released

June 12, 2014 

Brian Carter Cellars' 2009 Solesce, a red proprietary Meritage-style blend, was selected "Best of Competition" and "Best Red Wine" at the 19th annual Northwest Wine Summit, a showcase for winemakers from British Columbia and Alberta, Canada and Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon

A total of 942 wines were judged by 28 judges from the United States and Canada during the competition, conducted by Parks Redwine of Atlanta. Tasting panels convened at the La Centre in Naramata, British Columbia, April 18-19 and at historic Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River Oregon on April 27, 28 and 29.

Less than 10 percent, 89, of the wines in the competition were awarded gold medals; 254 wines earned silver, 258 earned bronze.

Solece, Latin for "sun and essence" is Brian Carter Cellars' flagship wine. Crafted from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec the wine is described by the winemaker as having a complex aroma of blackberry, leather, toasted cedar and cassis with a long finish both supple and age-worthy. Brian Carter Cellars also won gold for their 2012 "Oriana", a white proprietary Rhone-style blend and silver medals for their 2010 Rhone –style red blend "Byzance" and a 2010 Spanish-style red, "Corrida".

Two British Columbia wineries, La Frenz Winery of Penticton, and Gehringer Brothers Estate Wineryof Oliver along with Maryhill Winery of Goldendale, WA were recognized as the top Wineries of Distinction based on the number of gold medals received.

La Frenz Winery was named the competition's top winery of distinction for capturing eight gold medals across a full spectrum of styles. Wines earning Gold Medals for La Frenz owners Jeff and Niva Martin were the non-vintage "Tawny" (fortified port-style wine from Pinot Noir & Merlot), 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Chardonnay, 2012 Pinot Noir, 2012 "Vintage Port" (fortified port-style wine from Shiraz/Syrah), 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 "Alexandria" (white proprietary blend from Schönberger & Siegerrebe) and the 2013 Viognier. Their 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon was selected the Best Cabernet Sauvignon of the competition and the 2013 Alexandria was named "Best of British Columbia".

Maryhill Winery was a Winery of Distinction runner-up garnering five gold medals for their 2011 Barbera, 2011 Proprietor's Reserve Merlot, 2011 Proprietor's Reserve Zinfandel, 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Les Collines, Walla Walla Valley) and their 2013 Moscato di Canelli. Maryhill's Moscato was also selected as the competitions Best Dessert Wine.

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery won four Gold Medals for their 2013 Auxerrois, 2013 "Desert Sun" (white proprietary blend of Auxerrois, Chardonnay & Riesling), 2013 "Dry Rock" Sauvignon Blancand 2013 Riesling, Private Reserve.

Isabella Winery of Richmond, B.C. earned three Gold Medals including their 2011 "3-In–One" Ice wine (Ice wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Cabernet Franc) which won "Best Ice Wine". They also received Golds for their 2010 Blueberry Dessert fruit wine and 2010 "Imperial Grand Reserve" (red proprietary blend).

Kiona Vineyards and Winery won "Best White Wine" honors for their 2013 Chenin Blanc. A gold medal was also awarded to their 2012 Riesling Late Harvest Dessert wine.

Sea Star Estate Farm & Vineyards of Pender Island, BC earned a gold and "Best Rose" honors for its2013 "Blanc de Noir" Rosé (from Pinot Noir) and for its 2013 Siegerrebe

Garden City, Idaho winery Cinder won gold with its Syrah-based 2013 Rose and for a 2013 off-dry Viognier which was also selected as the "Best of Idaho" winner.

Field Stone Fruit Wines of Strathmore, Alberta, Canada won gold for a non-vintage Raspberry Dessert wine and for their Strawberry -Rhubarb fruit wine which also won "Best of Alberta" and "Best Non-Grape Wine".

Other wineries capturing two gold medals include Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, Dirty Laundry Vineyards, Hillside Estate Winery and Poplar Grove Estate Winery all located in British Columbia, and Washington State wineries Dusted Valley, Page Cellars and Tsillan Cellars.

Thurston Wolfe winery won "Best of Washington" and "Best Fortified Wine" for its non-vintage Tawny Port."

McMinnville winery Stone Wolf Vineyards' 2012 Pinot Noir won "Best Pinot Noir" and "Best of Oregon" honors.

Gold Medals

8th Generation Vineyard - Summerland, BC

2013 "Classic" Riesling

Airfield Estates - Prosser, WA

2012 Mouvedre

Alderlea Vineyards - Duncan, BC

2009 Matrix (a hybrid vinifera cross by Valentin Blattner b/t Cabernet Sauvignon & Maréchal Foch)

Averill Creek Vineyard - Duncan, BC

2010 Pinot Gris

Backyard Vineyards - Langley, BC

NV "Blanc de Noir" Brut sparkling

Barnard Griffin Winery - Richland, WA

2011 Merlot

Blakeslee Vineyard Estate - Sherwood, OR

2012 Chardonnay

Blue Moon Estate Winery - Courtenay, BC

2012 "Sirius" Dessert wine (Cider from Apples)

Brian Carter Cellars - Woodinville, WA

2009 "Solesce" (red proprietary Meritage-style blend)
2012 "Oriana" (white proprietary Rhône-style blend)

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery - Oliver, BC

2010 "Meritage" (red proprietary blend of Bordeaux varietals)
2012 Chardonnay

Capitello Wines - Eugene, OR

2011 "Dolcino" Gewürztraminer Late Harvest Dessert wine

Cardwell Hill Cellars - Philomath, OR

2011 Pinot Noir, Reserve

Cascade Cliffs - Wishram, WA

2012 Barbera, Estate

Cathedral Ridge Winery - Hood River, OR

2011 Zinfandel, Reserve

Celista Estate Winery - Celista, BC

2012 Ortega

Chaberton Estate Winery - Langley, BC

2008 "AC 100" Merlot

Cinder - Garden City, ID

2013 Rosé, Dry (from Syrah)
2013 Viognier, Off-Dry

Damali Lavender & Winery - Cobble Hill, BC

2013 "Mure Lavande" Wild Blackberry Dessert wine

Desert Hills Winery - Oliver, BC

2012 "Cactus White" (white proprietary blend)

Dirty Laundry Vineyard - Summerland, BC

2013 "Say Yes" Pinot Gris
2013 "Secret Affair" (white proprietary blend)

Duck Pond Cellars - Dundee, OR

2012 Syrah

Dusted Valley - Walla Walla, WA

2011 Petite Sirah
2012 "Rachis" Syrah (blended with 2% Petite Sirah)

Eleganté Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

2009 Sangiovese

Elephant Island Orchard Winery - Naramata, BC

2013 Cassis (Black Currant)

Enrico Winery - Mill Bay, BC

2010 "John-Lewis-Schneider" Cabernet Libre

Field Stone Fruit Wines - Strathmore, AB

NV Raspberry Dessert wine
NV Strawberry – Rhubarb Fruit wine

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery - Oliver, BC

2013 Auxerrois
2013 "Desert Sun" (white proprietary blend of Auxerrois, Chardonnay & Riesling)
2013 "Dry Rock" Sauvignon Blanc
2013 Riesling, Private Reserve

Gifford Hirlinger - Walla Walla, WA

2011 "Stateline Red" (red proprietary blend)

Hillside Winery - Penticton, BC

2012 Pinot Gris, Reserve
2013 Gewürztraminer

Intrigue Wines - Winfield, BC

2013 Pinot Gris

Isabella Winery - Richmond, BC

2010 Blueberry Dessert fruit wine
2010 "Imperial Grand Reserve" (red proprietary blend)
2011 "3-In–One" Ice wine (blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Cabernet Franc)

Jacob Williams Winery - Wishram, WA

2010 Cabernet Franc

Kiona Vineyards and Winery - Benton City, WA

2012 Riesling Late Harvest Dessert wine
2013 Chenin Blanc

Krause Berry Farms Winery - Langley, BC

NV Tayberry Dessert fruit wine

La Frenz Winery - Pendicton, BC

NV "Tawny" (fortified port-style wine from Pinot Noir & Merlot)
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
2012 Chardonnay
2012 Pinot Noir
2012 "Vintage Port" (fortified port-style wine from Shiraz/Syrah)
2013 Sauvignon Blanc
2013 "Alexandria" (white proprietary blend from Schönberger & Siegerrebe)
2013 Viognier

Lang Vineyards - Naramata, BC

2012 "Farm Reserve" Riesling

Love & Squalor Wine - McMinnville, OR

2011 Pinot Noir

Major Creek Cellars - White Salmon, WA

2011 Cabernet Franc

Maryhill Winery - Goldendale, WA

2011 Barbera
2011 Merlot, Proprietor's Reserve
2011 Zinfandel, Proprietor's Reserve
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Les Collines, Walla Walla Valley
2013 Moscato di Canelli

Merridale Estate Cidery - Cobble Hill, BC

NV Cowichan Cider Brandy

Naches Heights Vineyard - Yakima, WA

2012 Grenache

Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery - Okanagan Falls, BC

2012 Pinot Grigio

Page Cellars - Woodinville, WA

2009 "Norseman" (red proprietary blend)
2011 "Lick My Lips" Syrah

Pentâge Winery - Penticton, BC

2010 "Pentâge Blend" (red proprietary Meritage-style blend)

Poplar Grove Winery - Penticton, BC

2012 Chardonnay
2013 Pinot Gris

Recline Ridge Vineyards and Winery - Tappan, BC

2012 Siegerrebe

Sea Star Estate Farm & Vineyards - Pender Island, BC

2013 "Blanc de Noir" Rosé (from Pinot Noir)
2013 Siegerrebe

Silkscarf - Summerland, BC

2013 Viognier

Spangler Vineyards - Roseburg, OR

2011 Cabernet Franc

Stone Wolf Vineyards - McMinnville, OR

2012 Pinot Noir

Sun River Vintners - Kennewick, WA

2011 Souzão

Thornhaven Estates Winery - Summerland, BC

2012 Pinot Gris

Thurston Wolfe Winery - Prosser, WA

NV "Tawny Port" (fortified port-style wine from Zinfandel)

Tightrope Winery - Penticton, BC

2013 Pinot Gris

Tinhorn Creek - Oliver, BC

2010 "Oldfield Series" Pinot Noir

Tongue River Winery - Miles City, MT

2013 La Crescent

Trio Vintners - Walla Walla, WA

2010 Grenache

Tsillan Cellars - Chelan, WA

2011 Syrah, Estate Reserve
2013 Gewurztraminer, Estate

Walnut City Wineworks - McMinnville, OR

2012 Gewürztraminer

Waterbrook Winery - Walla Walla, WA

2012 Sauvignon Blanc

Z'IVO Wines - McMinnville, OR

2009 Pinot Noir

Silver Medals

8th Generation Vineyard - Summerland, BC

2011 Merlot
2012 Pinot Noir
2012 Syrah
2013 Riesling

Airfield Estates - Prosser, WA

2012 Barbera
2013 Moscato

Averill Creek Vineyard - Duncan, BC

2008 "Cowichan Tawny" (fortified port-style from Blackberries)
2010 Pinot Noir

Backyard Vineyards - Langley, BC

2011 Meritage (red blend of Bordeaux varietals)
2012 "Noisy Neighbor White" (white proprietary blend)
2013 Gewürztraminer

Barking Frog Winery - Portland, OR

2009 Syrah

Bench 1775 - Penticton, BC

2011 Cabernet (Sauvignon) – Merlot blend
2013 "Glow" Rosé (blend from Malbec, Merlot & Syrah)
2013 Sauvignon Blanc

Blakeslee Vineyard Estate - Sherwood, OR

2009 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley

Blue Moon Estate Winery - Courtenay, BC

2012 "Dark Side" Fortified wine (from Blackberries)
2012 "Moon Shine" Dessert Wine (Cider from Apples & Pears)
2013 Cassis
2013 "Lunacy" Dessert Wine (from 50% Blackberries & 50% Blueberries)
2013 "Soleil" Dessert Wine (Cider from Apples)
2013 "The Big Bang" Fortified wine (from Raspberries)

Bonamici Cellars - Oliver, BC

2012 "Belviaggio" (red Meritage-style from Bordeaux varietals)
2012 Merlot – Cabernet Franc blend
2012 Sauvignon Blanc – Viognier blend

Brian Carter Cellars - Woodinville, WA

2010 "Byzance" (red proprietary Rhône-style blend)
2010 "Corrida" (red proprietary Spanish-style blend)

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery - Oliver, BC

2010 "Calliope" ‘Figure 8' Rosé (rosé proprietary blend)
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
2011 Syrah
2012 Sauvignon Blanc

Calamity Hill Vineyards - Amity, OR

2013 "Starlight White" Pinot Gris

Carbrea Vineyard - Hornby Island. BC

NV Agria – Blackberry blend
2011 Agria

Cardwell Hill Cellars - Philomath, OR

2012 Pinot Noir, Estate
2013 "Blanc de Noir" Rosé (from Pinot Noir)
2013 Pinot Gris

Carpenter Creek Winery - Mt. Vernon, WA

2013 Pinot Gris "Late Harvest" Dessert wine

Cascade Cliffs - Wishram, WA

2012 Nebbiolo, Estate

Cathedral Ridge Winery - Hood River, OR

2010 Chardonnay, Reserve

Celista Estate Winery - Celista, BC

2011 "Oak Barrel Foch" Maréchal Foch, Reserve
2012 Gewürztraminer

Chaberton Estate Winery - Langley, BC

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve
2013 "Valley Pink" (rosé blend of 95% Zweigelt & 5% Viognier)
2013 "Valley White" (white blend of Madeleine Sylvaner & Sauvignon Blanc)

Cherry Point Estate Wines - Cobble Hill, BC

2011 "Lagrimas Negras" (red proprietary blend of Castel & Agria)
2013 Pinot Blanc

Cinder - Garden City, ID

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon – Malbec – Merlot blend
2011 Tempranillo
2012 Syrah (with a blend of 5 % Viognier)
2012 "Laissez Faire Red" red proprietary blend)
2013 "Laissez Faire White" (white proprietary blend)

Coyote Canyon Winery - Prosser, WA

2010 (H/H Estates) "Michael Andrews Red Reserve" (red Spanish-style blend)
2011 "Andrews White" (white proprietary blend of Pinot Gris, Viognier & Chardonnay)
2013 Albariño
2013 "Life Is A Rose" Rosé (primarily from Barbera)

Damali Lavender & Winery - Cobble Hill, BC

2012 "Mystique" (fruit blend)
2013 "Rube Lavande" (blend of Rhubarb & Lavender)

Del Rio Vineyards - Gold Hill, OR

2011 "Claret" (red blend)
2013 Chardonnay

Desert Hills Winery - Oliver, BC

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
2011 Malbec

Dirty Laundry Vineyard - Summerland, BC

2011 "Naughty" Chardonnay
2012 "Hush" Rosé (rosé proprietary blend)
2012 "Madam's Vines" Gewurztraminer
2013 "Threadbare Vines" Gewurztraminer

Duck Pond Cellars - Dundee, OR

2012 Chardonnay
2013 Pinot Gris

Dusted Valley - Walla Walla, WA

2012 "Squirrel Tooth Alice" (red proprietary Rhône-style blend)

Eleganté Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

2008 Merlot
2012 Strawberry

Elephant Island Orchard Winery - Naramata, BC

2011 "Naysayer" (red Meritage-style blend of Cabernet Franc & Merlot)
2013 "I Told You So . . ." Viognier

Enrico Winery - Mill Bay, BC

2012 "Red Dragon" Rosé (from Pinot Noir)

Field Stone Fruit Wines - Strathmore, AB

NV "Bumbleberry" Dessert wine (blend of fruits)
NV Raspberry Fruit wine
NV Strawberry Dessert wine
NV Wild Black Cherry Dessert wine

For a Song (Vinum Importing & Dist.) - (Seattle, Portland & Boise)

2011 Chardonnay
2012 Riesling
2012 Syrah

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery - Oliver, BC

2012 "Optimum" Pinot Noir
2013 Gewürztraminer – Schönburger blend
2013 Riesling
2013 "Private Reserve" Pinot Gris
2013 "Private Reserve" Riesling

Gilbert Cellars - Yakima, WA

2010 "Allobroges" (red proprietary Rhône-style blend)

Hidden Legend Meadery - Victor, MT

NV "King's Cyser" (Honey [mead] & Apple wine blend)

Hillside Winery - Penticton, BC

2010 Merlot, Hidden Valley Vineyard
2010 Gamay Noire, Old Vines
2011 Merlot – Malbec blend
2011 Syrah
2012 Viognier
2013 Rosé (rosé proprietary blend from Merlot, Syrah & Malbec)
2013 Pinot Gris (un-oaked)

Hood Crest Winery - Hood River, OR

2012 Gewürztraminer
2012 Zinfandel

House of Rose - Kelowna, BC

NV "A Senior Moment" (red proprietary blend)
NV Rosé (rosé proprietary blend)
NV "Sweet Mystery" Dessert wine (proprietary blend)

Huston Vineyards - Caldwell, ID

2012 Malbec
2013 "Chicken Dinner White" (white proprietary blend)

Intrigue Wines - Winfield, BC

2013 Gewürztraminer
2013 Riesling
2013 "Social" (white proprietary blend)

Isabella Winery - Richmond, BC

2012 "Golden Maple" Ice wine (white proprietary blend)

J. Scott Cellars - Eugene, OR

2011"Blanc de Noirs" Rosé (from Pinot Noir)

Jacob Williams Winery - Wishram, WA

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

KathKen Vineyards - Salem, OR

2013 Pinot Gris

Kermode Wines - Dewdney, BC

NV Saskatoon Berry Fruit wine

Kiona Vineyards and Winery - Benton City, WA

2011 "Big Kiona" Zinfandel
2011 Lemberger
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
2012 Chardonnay
2012 Chenin Blanc Ice wine
2013 Gewürztraminer, Red Mountain
2013 Riesling
2013 Rosé of Sangiovese

Krause Berry Farms Winery - Langley, BC

NV "Blackberry Portoe" (fortified port-style wine from Blackberries)

La Frenz Winery - Penticton, BC

2013 Riesling
2013 Semillon

Lagana Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

2013 Sauvignon Blanc

Lake Breeze Vineyards - Naramata, BC

2011 "Seven Poplars" Chardonnay
2012 Pinot Gris
2012 Semillon
2012 Viognier
2012 "Winemaker Series" Riesling

Lang Vineyards - Naramata, BC

2012 Maréchal Foch
2013 Pinot Gris
2013 Viognier

Lindsay Cellars - McMinnville, OR

2012 Pinot Noir

Little Straw Vineyards - Kelowna, BC

2009 "La Petite Paille" Pinot Noir

Locati Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

2010 Barbera
2013 Orange Muscat, Dry

Major Creek Cellars - White Salmon, WA

2011 Mourvedre

Maryhill Winery - Goldendale, WA

2011 Cabernet Franc, Proprietor's Reserve
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Alder Ridge Vineyards, Horse Heaven Hills
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Clifton Hills, Wahluke Slope
2011 Grenache, Proprietor's Reserve, Columbia Valley
2011 "Marvell" GSM, Hattrup Farms (red proprietary Rhône-style blend)
2011 Merlot
2011 Mourvedre, Sugarloaf Vineyards, Rattlesnake Hills
2011 Primitivo
2011 Sangiovese, Proprietor's Reserve
2011 "Tavolo Rosso" (red proprietary Super Tuscan-style blend)
2012 "Winemaker's Red" (red proprietary blend)
2013 Pinot Gris
2013 Rosé of Sangiovese
2013 Sauvignon Blanc
2013 Viognier

Melrose Estate - Roseburg, OR

2008 Baco Noir
2011 Sauvignon Blanc

Meyer Family Vineyards - Okanagan Falls, BC

2012 Chardonnay, McLean Creek Vineyard
2012 Chardonnay "Micro Cuvée," Old Main Road Vineyard
2012 Pinot Noir, McLean Creek Vineyard

Mission Mountain Winery - Dayton, MT

2010 Merlot, Reserve

Monster Vineyards - Penticton, BC

2012 Merlot
2012 Riesling
2013 "Skinny Dip" Chardonnay

Mt. St. Helens Cellars - Castle Rock, WA

2011 Merlot

Mt. Hood Winery - Hood River, OR

2012 Pinot Noir, Estate Reserve
2013 Rosé, Dry Malbec
2013 Pinot Gris, Estate

Naches Heights Vineyard - Yakima, WA

2012 "Zeste" (white proprietary Rhône-style blend)

Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery - Okanagan Falls, BC

2011 Chardonnay
2012 "Mingle" (white proprietary blend)

Novelty Hill (Januik Winery) - Woodinville, WA

2011 Merlot

Page Cellars - Woodinville, WA

2009 "Preface" Cabernet Sauvignon

Palencia Wine Company - Walla Walla, WA

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
2013 Albariño
2013 "Vino La Monarcha" Pinot Grigio

Pentâge Winery - Penticton, BC

2008 Chardonnay
2012 Sauvignon Blanc (70%) – Semillon (30%) blend

Pheasant Valley Winery - Hood River, OR

2010 Tempranillo
2013 Pinot Gris, Estate

Poplar Grove Winery - Penticton, BC

2011 Cabernet Franc

Quady North - Jacksonville, OR

2010 Syrah
2013 Rosé (rosé proprietary blend)

Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery - Oliver, BC

2010 Malbec
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
2011 Chardonnay

Recline Ridge Vineyards and Winery - Tappan, BC

2011 "Make Me Blush" Rosé (from Pinot Noir)
2012 Kerner

Robinson Ranch Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

2013 Viognier

Rocky Creek Winery - Cowichan Bay, BC

2011 "Jose's" Tempranillo
2012 "On The Mark" (red proprietary blend incl. Cabernet Foch et al.)
2013 "Robin's Rosé" (from Pinot Noir)
2013 Wild Blackberry Dessert wine

Salt Spring Vineyards - Salt Spring Island, BC

2009 Maréchal Foch
2013 "Milotage" (red proprietary blend of Leon Millot & Pinot Noir)
2013 Pinot Gris

Sea Star Estate Farm & Vineyards - Pender Island, BC

2013 Ortega

Season Cellars - Winston, OR

2012 Roussanne – Marsanne (white proprietary Rhône-style blend)
2012 "Transparency" (white proprietary blend)

Silkscarf - Summerland, BC

2009 Malbec – Cabernet Sauvignon blend
2009 Shiraz Reserve
2013 Riesling
2013 Saigne's Rosé

Skagit Cellars - Mt. Vernon, WA

2012 Viognier
2013 Pinot Gris

Sonoran Estate Winery - Summerland, BC

2013 Gewürztraminer

Spangler Vineyards - Roseburg, OR

2011 Grenache
2011 Malbec

SpierHead - Kelowna, BC

2012 Chardonnay
2013 Pinot Gris
2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir

Stone Wolf Vineyards - McMinnville, OR

2012 Pinot Gris
2012 Muller – Thurgau

Sun River Vintners - Kennewick, WA

NV "D's Wicked Cider" (cider from Apples)
2010 Tinta Cão
2010 Touriga Nacional

Syncline Winery - Lyle, WA

2011 Mourvedre
2013 Grüner Veltliner
2013 Rosé (rosé proprietary blend)

Tamarack Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

2012 Viognier

Ten Spoon Vineyard & Winery - Missoula, MT

2012 "Range Rider" (red proprietary blend of Foch, Frontenac, St. Croix & Leon Millot)
2012 Saint Pepin

The Great Oregon Wine Company - McMinnville, OR

2012 "Rascal" Pinot Noir

Thornhaven Estates Winery - Summerland, BC

2012 "Tortured Grape ‘Thinning'" (white proprietary blend)
2012 Rosé (from a blend of Pinot Noir [80%] & Merlot [20%])

Thurston Wolfe Winery - Prosser, WA

2011 Petite Sirah
2012 "The Teacher" Cabernet Sauvignon
2013 Albariño

Tightrope Winery - Penticton, BC

2012 Pinot Noir
2013 Viognier

Tinhorn Creek - Oliver, BC

2011 Cabernet Franc
2013 Gewürztraminer
2013 Pinot Gris

Tongue River Winery - Miles City, MT

2013 "Frongria" Frontenac Gris
2013 St. Croix
2014 Black Currant
2014 Chokeberry

Triveri Cellars - Wapato, WA

NV Syrah Brut sparkling
NV "Blanc de Blanc" Brut (from Chardonnay)

Trio Vintners - Walla Walla, WA

2010 Sangiovese

Tsillan Cellars - Chelan, WA

2013 "Bocciolo di Rosa" Rosé (from Syrah)
2013 "Nudo" Chardonnay, Estate
2013 Pinot Grigio, Estate
2013 "Sempre Amore," Estate (white proprietary blend)
2013 Viognier, Estate

Venturi-Schultz - Cobble Hill, BC

2011 "Primavera" (white proprietary blend of Ortega & Schönberger)

Walnut City Wineworks - McMinnville, OR

2012 Dolcetto

Watermill Winery - Milton-Freewater, OR

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
2010 Malbec, Estate
2010 Tempranillo

Westport Winery - Aberdeen, WA

2012 "Charterboat Chick" Cabernet Sauvignon

White Salmon Vineyard - White Salmon, WA

NV "Big White" Chardonnay
2009 "Estate Field Blend" (white proprietary blend)

Wildwood - Salem, OR

2012 Chardonnay

Woodward Canyon - Lowden, WA

2011 Merlot
2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Estate

Zanatta Vineyards - Duncan, BC

NV "Glenora Fantasia" sparkling (from Cayuga)
2005 "Tradizionale" Brut sparkling (from Pinot Noir)
2012 Pinot Grigio

Bronze Medals

A Blooming Hill Vineyard - Cornelius, OR

2008 Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountain
2010 Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountain

Airfield Estates - Prosser, WA

2011 Merlot

Backyard Vineyards - Langley, BC

2010 Merlot
2012 Noisy Neighbor Red
2013 Riesling

Barking Frog Winery - Portland, OR

2010 Pinot Noir
2011 Barbera

Blue Moon Estate Winery - Courtenay, BC

2013 "Dusk" Blueberry Table Wine
2013 "Harvest Moon" Apple Wine (100% organic)

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery - Oliver, BC

2011 Cabernet Franc
2011 Pinot Noir

Calamity Hill Vineyards - Amity, OR

2009 "Garden Shed" Pinot Noir

Carbrea Vineyard & Winery - Hornby Island, BC

2013 Gewürztraminer

Cardwell Hill Cellars - Philomath, OR

2011 Pinot Noir, Pommard Block, Estate

Carpenter Creek Winery - Mt. Vernon, WA

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Cascade Cliffs - Wishram, WA

2012 "Blood Red" Barbera
2012 "Petroglyph Red" (blend of Merlot, Syrah & Barbera)

Cathedral Ridge Winery - Hood River, OR

2010 "Bordheauxd Red" (blend of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot)
2010 Syrah Reserve

Celista Estate Winery - Celista, BC

2012 "Marg's Rosé" (100% from Maréchal Foch)

Cherry Point Estate Wines - Cobble Hill, BC

NV Solera Batch 8 (Fortified Dessert wine 100% from Blackberries)

Cinder - Garden City, ID

2012 Chardonnay
2013 Viognier, Dry

Coyote Canyon Winery - Prosser, WA

2011 Grenache
2011 (H/H Estates) "Buck" Syrah, Reserve
2012 Primitivo

Damali Lavender & Winery - Cobble Hill, BC

2013 "Dolce Mora" (Fortified Wild Blackberry)

Del Rio Vineyards - Gold Hill, OR

2011 Syrah
2012 Pinot Gris, Estate

Desert Hills Winery - Oliver, BC

2009 "Mirage" (Meritage-style blend)
2010 Merlot
2012 Viognier
2013 Gamay

Dirty Laundry Vineyard - Summerland, BC

2010 "Bordello" (Meritage-style blend)
2012 Chardonnay "Not So Knotty" (unoaked)
2012 Riesling

Dusted Valley - Walla Walla, WA

2012 "Tall Tales" Syrah (95% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre)

Eleganté Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

2009 Malbec

Elephant Island Orchard Winery - Naramata, BC

2011 "Pink Elephant" sparkling (from Granny Smith apples)

Enrico Winery - Mill Bay, BC

2011 Pinot Gris

Field Stone Fruit Wines - Strathmore, AB

NV Saskatoon Berry dessert wine

For a Song (Vinum Importing & Dist.) - (Seattle, Portland & Boise)

2011 "The Score" (red proprietary blend)
2012 Riesling

Fort Berens Estate Winery - Lillooet, BC

2011 Cabernet Franc

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery - Oliver, BC

2012 Merlot "Dry Rock"
2012 Pinot Noir, Private Reserve
2013 Chardonnay "Dry Rock" (unoaked)

Hidden Legend Meadery - Victor, MT

NV Wild Elderberry Mead (Honey wine)

Hillside Winery - Penticton, BC

2010 Merlot, Gjoa Vineyard

Hood Crest Winery - Hood River, OR

2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
2012 Sangiovese

House of Rose - Kelowna, BC

2012 "Cool Splash" (white proprietary blend)

Huston Vineyards - Caldwell, ID

2012 "Chicken Dinner Red" (blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Syrah)
2012 Merlot

Isabella Winery - Richmond, BC

2010 Riesling & Chardonnay Ice wine
2010 Zweigelt Ice wine
2011 Merlot & Pinot Noir Ice wine
2012 Riesling Ice wine
2012 "Little Beaver" Cabernet Sauvignon

Jacob Williams Winery - Wishram, WA

2011 Merlot
2012 Pinot Noir

KathKen Vineyards - Salem, OR

2010 Pinot Noir "Signature" Reserve

Kiona Vineyards and Winery - Benton City, WA

2005 Sangiovese
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
2010 Zinfandel
2011 Syrah, Red Mountain

Krause Berry Farms Winery - Langley, BC

NV Rhubarb
NV Strawberry sparkling

La Frenz Winery - Penticton, BC

2011 Merlot

Lagana Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

2013 Riesling

Lake Breeze Vineyards - Naramata, BC

2010 "Tempest" (Meritage-style red blend of Bordeaux varietals)
2011 Meritage (red blend of Bordeaux varietals)
2012 Gewürztraminer

Lindsay Cellars - McMinnville, OR

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Little Straw Vineyards - Kelowna, BC

2012 Auxerrois, Old Vines

Locati Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

2010 Sangiovese, Estate
2013 Pinot Grigio
2013 Rosé (from Sangiovese)

Maryhill Winery - Goldendale, WA

2009 Malbec
2011 Cabernet Franc
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
2011 Sangiovese
2011 Syrah
2011 Zinfandel
2011 Malbec, Proprietor's Reserve
2011 Syrah , Proprietor's Reserve
2013 Gewürztraminer

Meyer Family Vineyards - Okanagan Falls, BC

2012 Chardonnay
2012 Gewürztraminer
2012 Pinot Noir

Mission Mountain Winery - Dayton, MT

2010 "Monster Red" (blend of Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon)

Mt. St. Helens Cellars - Castle Rock, WA

2013 Sweet Mountain Raspberry dessert wine

Mt. Hood Winery - Hood River, OR

2010 Syrah
2012 Barbera
2012 "Glacier" dessert wine (blend of Riesling & Gewürztraminer)
2012 Zinfandel
2013 Riesling, Dry, Estate

Naches Heights Vineyard - Yakima, WA

2012 Albarino

Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery - Okanagan Falls, BC

2010 "The One" (blend of Chardonnay & Pinot Noir)
2010 Meritage Reserve (blend of Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon)

Palencia Wine Company - Walla Walla, WA

2013 Sauvignon Blanc

Pheasant Valley Winery - Hood River, OR

2011 Barbera

Poplar Grove Winery - Penticton, BC

2009 "The Legacy" (red Meritage-style blend)
2011 Syrah
2012 Riesling

Quady North - Jacksonville, OR

2013 "Pistoleta" (white proprietary Rhône-style blend)

Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery - Oliver, BC

2009 Cabernet Franc
2009 Merlot
2009 "Alagria" (red Meritage-style blend)
2009 "Obra-Prima" (red Meritage-style blend)
2009 Syrah
2011 Chardonnay (unoaked)

Recline Ridge Vineyards and Winery - Tappan, BC

2010 Maréchal Foch
2011 "Hawk's Haven" (blend of Zweigelt & Blaufrankisch)
2012 "Shuswap Serenade" (white proprietary blend)

Robinson Ranch Cellars - Walla Walla, WA

NV "Dinner Bell Red" (red proprietary blend)

Rocky Creek Winery - Cowichan Bay, BC

2011 "Jubilee" (proprietary blend of Pinot Noir & Pinot Gris)
2011 Pinot Noir
2013 Pinot Gris
2013 Siegerrebe

Salt Spring Vineyards - Salt Spring Island, BC

NV Port (fortified wine from Blackberries)
2010 "Karma" (blend of Pinot Noir & Chardonnay)

Sonoran Estate Winery - Summerland, BC

NV "Fire On Ice" dessert wine (proprietary blend)
2012 "Jazz Series" Rosé
2013 "Jazz Series" Riesling

Spangler Vineyards - Roseburg, OR

2012 Sangiovese

SpierHead - Kelowna, BC

2012 Riesling

Stable Door Cellars - Penticton, BC

2013 Riesling
2013 Viognier

Ten Spoon Vineyard & Winery - Missoula, MT

2012 "Big Al's Rosé" (from Cabernet Franc)

The Great Oregon Wine Company - McMinnville, OR

2013 "Rascal" Riesling
2013 "Rascal" Pinot Gris

Thornhaven Estates Winery - Summerland, BC

2010 Pinot Noir
2012 Gewürztraminer
2012 "Janet Fraser" (red Meritage-style blend)

Tightrope Winery - Penticton, BC

2012 Riesling
2013 Riesling
2013 Rosé (from a blend of Pinot Noir & Barbera)

Tinhorn Creek - Oliver, BC

2010 Merlot "Oldfield Series"
2011 Merlot
2012 "2 Bench White" "Oldfield Series" (white proprietary blend)

Tongue River Winery - Miles City, MT

2012 "Arancione" (proprietary ‘orange' wine from white grapes)
2013 "Cherry Pie" dessert wine
2013 Frontenac Gris
2013 "Pretty Wild Plum" dessert wine (from Plums)
2013 Sabrevois Nouveau
2013 "Foxy Lady Rosé"
2013 "Totally Mountain – Perfect Kiss" (white sweet proprietary blend)
2014 Rhubarb
2014 "Tongue Tied" (red blend of Marquette, Frontenac Noir & St. Croix)

Trio Vintners - Walla Walla, WA

2010 Tempranillo
2011 Mourvedre

Watermill Winery - Milton-Freewater, OR

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve

Westport Winery - Aberdeen, WA

NV "Message In A Bottle" (fruit wine with natural flavor)

White Salmon Vineyard - White Salmon, WA

2005 Chardonnay
2009 Pinot Noir

~~~ The CRYSTAL ROSE Awards ~~~

Best Red wine*

Brian Carter Cellars 2009 "Solesce" (red proprietary Meritage-style blend)

Best White Wine*

Kiona Vineyards and Winery 2013 Chenin Blanc

Best Rosé Wine*

Sea Star Estate Farm & Vineyards 2013 "Blanc de Noir" Rosé (from Pinot Noir)

Best Pinot Noir - "The Pioneer Award"

Stone Wolf Vineyards 2012 Pinot Noir

Best Cabernet Sauvignon - "The Bob Woehler" Award

La Frenz Winery 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Best Sparkling Wine*

Backyard Vineyards NV "Blanc de Noir" Brut sparkling

Best Dessert Wine*

Maryhill Winery 2013 Moscato di Canelli

Best Ice Wine*

Isabella Winery 2011 "3-In–One" Ice wine (Ice wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Cabernet Franc)

Best Fortified Wine*

Thurston Wolfe Winery NV Tawny Port

Best Non-Grape Wine*

Field Stone Fruit Wines NV Strawberry – Rhubarb Fruit wine

Superlative Awards

Best of Oregon - "The Mount Hood Award"

Stone Wolf Vineyards 2012 Pinot Noir

Best of Washington - "The Mount Rainier Award"

Thurston Wolfe Winery NV Tawny Port

Best of Idaho - "The Mount Borah Award"

Cinder 2013 Viognier, Off-Dry

Best of Montana - "The Granite Peak Award"

Tongue River Winery 2013 La Crescent

Best of British Columbia - "The Mount Fairweather Award"

La Frenz Winery 2013 "Alexandria" (white proprietary blend from Schönberger & Siegerrebe)

Best of Alberta - "The Mount Columbia Award"

Field Stone Fruit Wines NV Strawberry – Rhubarb Fruit wine

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