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Adobe Road Wine Awards

We are very proud of our strong history of award winning wines. The knowledge that we have such a high standard to live up to keeps us striving for the place we know our wines deserve to be: the top of the industry.

Be sure to click on some of the names of our more recent wines to get to our store, where you can taste the quality yourself!

Cabernet Franc
2001 Cabernet Franc, Sonoma Mountain, Bachmann Vineyard
* Silver Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2003 Cabernet Franc, Russian River Valley
* Double Gold - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2004 Cabernet Franc, Knights Valley
* Silver Medal - 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2005 Cabernet Franc, Knights Valley, Bavarian Lion
* Best of Class - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Double Gold - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - International Eastern Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Orange County Fair Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 CA State Fair Commercial Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - San Diego Wine Competition
2006 Cabernet Franc, Knights Valley
* 90 points- Wine Spectator, November 2009
* Gold Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Cabernet Sauvignon
2000 Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
* Gold Medal, Chairman's Award - 2005 Riverside International Wine Competiton
* Silver Medal - 2005 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* 87 points - Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine
2001 Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
* Double Gold Medal - West Coast Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Gold Medal - 2007 Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2005 Savor Wine Magazine "North of the Gate" Wine Competition
2002 Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
* Silver Medal - CA State Fair 2007 Commercial Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2002 Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2003 Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
* Double Gold - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 International Eastern Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Lone Star International Wine Competition
2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley, Bavarion Lion Vineyard
* 90 points - Wine Enthusiast Magazine, September 2008
* Gold Medal - 2008 Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Silver Medal - 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 West Coast Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 International Eastern Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Lone Star International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 CA State Fair Commercial Wine Competition
2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
* Gold Medal - 2008 International Eastern Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2008 Lone Star International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2008 Pacific Rim International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2008 West Coast Wine Competition
2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
* 93 points - Wine Spectator, December 2008
* Best of Class - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2009 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 West Coast Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Lone Star International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - San Diego Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Dallas Morning News Wine Competition
2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Dry Creek Valley
* Gold Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Orange County Wine Society
* Silver Medal - San Diego Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition
2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley, Bavarian Lion Vineyard
* Double Gold - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Double Gold - 2009 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Gold Sweeps - San Diego Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley
* 91 points - Wine Spectator, October 2009
* Gold Medal - Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley, Bavarian Lion Vineyard
* Gold Medal - San Francisco Int'l Wine Comp.
2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley, Bavarian Lion Vineyard
* 93 points - Wine Spectator, December 2011
2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, Beckstoffer Georges III
* 94 points - Wine Spectator, December 2011
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley, Bavarian Lion Vineyard
* 91 points - Wine Spectator, July 2013

Chardonnay
2008 Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast
* Silver Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2009 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Bacigalupi Vineyard
* 92 points - Wine Spectator, March 2012
2009 Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast
* Silver Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Meritage
2005 Meritage Red Wine, Alexander Valley
* Best of Class - California State Fair Wine Competition
* Double Gold - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - West Coast Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Orange County Wine Society
* Silver Medal - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Petite Sirah
2003 Petite Sirah, Russian River Valley
* Double Gold Medal - 2006 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2004 Petite Sirah, Russian River Valley
* Silver Medal - 2007 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2006 Petite Sirah, Knights Valley
* Highest Scoring Wine - small lots BIG WINES Sibling Rivalry
* Judges Favorite - small lots BIG WINES Sibling Rivalry
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2007 Petite Sirah, Russian River Valley, Bacigalupi Vineyard
* Gold Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Silver Medal - San Francisco Int'l Wine Competition
2008 Petite Sirah, Russian River Valley, Bacigalupi Vineyard
* Silver Medal - 2013 North of the Gate Wine Competition

Pinot Noir
2002 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, Herrerias Vineyard

* Gold Medal "Best of Class" - 2005 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Silver Medal - 2005 Savor Wine Magazine "North of the Gate" Wine Competition
2004 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
* Silver Medal - 2007 Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2004 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2006 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
* Double Gold - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - San Diego Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Dallas Morning News Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2009 CA State Fair Commercial Wine Competition
2006 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, O'Neel Vineyard
* Gold Medal - San Diego International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal- Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
2007 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
* Gold Medal - 2010 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2007 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, O'Neel Vineyard
* Silver Medal - 2011 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2009 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
* Gold Medal - 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2012 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Silver Medal - 2013 North of the Gate Wine Competition
2009 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
* Gold Medal - 2013 North of the Gate Wine Competition

Sauvignon Blanc
2005 Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River Valley
* Silver Medal: 2008 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2006 Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Valley
* Silver Medal - 2008 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Silver Medal - 2008 International Eastern Wine Competition
2007 Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Valley
* Silver Medal - Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Orange County Wine Society
* Silver Medal - San Diego Wine Competition
2008 Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Valley
* Silver Medal - 2010 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Syrah
2003 Syrah, Dry Creek Valley, Sorpresa Vineyard
* Gold Medal - CA State Fair 2007 Commercial Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2007 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2006 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Silver Medal - 2006 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2005 Syrah, Sonoma County
* 92 points - Wine Spectator, February 2009
* Chairman’s Award - Orange County Fair Wine Competition
* Best of Class - 2005 Savor Wine Magazine "North of the Gate" Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 West Coast Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 CA State Fair Commercial Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition
2005 Syrah, Dry Creek Valley
* 92 points - Wine Spectator, February 2009
* Silver Medal - 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Beverage Tasting Institute World Wine Championships
2007 Syrah, Dry Creek Valley, Kemp Vineyard
* 91 points - Wine Spectator
2008 Syrah, Dry Creek Valley, Kemp Vineyard
* Silver - 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2009 Syrah, Dry Creek Valley, Kemp Vineyard
* 93 points - Wine Spectator, December 2011

Zinfandel
2002 Zinfandel, Alexander Valley, Passalacqua Vineyard
* Gold Medal - 2005 Riverside International Wine Competiton
* Silver Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Silver Medal - 2005 San Francisco International Wine Competition
2002 Zinfandel, Sonoma County
* Silver Medal - 2005 Riverside International Wine Competiton
2003 Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley, Sorpressa Vineyard
* Double Gold Medal - 2007 Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2005 Zinfandel, Sonoma County
* 90 points - Wine Spectator, November 2008
* Sweepstakes Award, Overall Red Winner - 2008 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Sweepstakes Award, Overall Red Winner - 2008 North of the Gate Wine Competition
* Double Gold Medal - 2008 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - 2008 West Coast Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Pacific Rim International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Orange County Fair Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Riverside International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Lone Star International Wine Competition
* Gold Medal - Beverage Tasting Institute World Wine Championships
* Gold Medal - California Zinfandel Championships
* Gold Medal - 2008 CA State Fair Commercial Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
* Silver Medal - 2008 International Eastern Wine Competition
2006 Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley
* Top Scoring Zinfandel - NSLC Port of Wines Festival
* Silver Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
* Silver Medal - 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2006 Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley, Kemp Vineyard
* "One of this Year's Best Zinfindels" 90 points - Wine & Spirits Magazine
* Silver Medal - California Zinfandel Championships
2007 Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley, Kemp Vineyard
* Gold Medal - Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
2008 Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley, Kemp Vineyard
* Silver Medal - 2013 North of the Gate Wine Competition


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