Awards 2014

Each year, we enter our wines in nearly 20 international wine competitions held throughout the United States. Our wines are judged “blind” among hundreds, if not thousands, of other wines by a stellar group of judges from all aspects of the wine world. It is a true testament to the quality of what is inside the bottle to be recognized among our peers. We hope you agree.

Below is a list of awards received in 2014.

BON VIVANT

GOLD-Mid-American Wine Competition 2014, Ankeny, IA
SILVER-Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2014, Rochester, NY
SILVER-Pacific Rim Wine Competition 2014, San Bernardino, CA
SILVER-Tasters Guild International Wine Competition 2014, Grand Rapids, MI
SILVER-Great Lakes Wine Competition 2014, Farmington Hills, MI
SILVER [87 POINTS]-“BEST BUY”-World Value Wine Challenge, Chicago, IL
SILVER-Grand Harvest Awards 2014, Sonoma County, CA

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

SILVER [88 Points] “Highly Recommended”-Beverage Testing Institute 2014,
Chicago, IL
BRONZE-Indy International Wine Competition 2014, West Lafayette, IN

GEWURZTRAMINER

PLATINUM-Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2014, San Diego, CA
GOLD-New World International Wine Competition 2014, Ontario, CA
GOLD-Pacific Rim Wine Competition 2014, San Bernardino, CA
GOLD-Tasters Guild International Wine Competition 2014, Grand Rapids, MI
GOLD [90 POINTS]-Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition 2014,
San Diego, CA
85 Points-Ultimate Wine Challenge [KNOW THE SCORE] 2014, Westchester County, New York
SILVER-San Diego International Wine Competition 2014, San Diego, CA
SILVER-American Gewurztraminer-Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2014, Los Angeles, CA
SILVER- International Women’s Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
SILVER-San Francisco International Wine Competition 2014, San Francisco, CA
SILVER-Mid-American Wine Competition 2014, Ankeny, IA
SILVER-Long Beach Grand Cru International Wine Competition 2014, Long Beach, CA
SILVER-Indy International Wine Competition 2014, West Lafayette, IN
BRONZE-Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2014, Rochester, NY
BRONZE-Riverside International Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
BRONZE-Wine Lovers International Consumers’ Wine Judging 2014, Port Aransas, TX

LA BELLE VIE

BEST OF CLASS-Pacific Rim Wine Competition 2014, San Bernardino, CA
BEST OF CLASS-Riverside International Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
BEST OF CLASS, GOLD [94 Points]-American Vidal Blanc-Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2014, Los Angeles, CA
DOUBLE GOLD-Riverside International Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
DOUBLE GOLD-New World International Wine Competition 2014,
Ontario, CA
GOLD-East Meets West Wine Challenge 2014 (formerly Int’l Eastern Wine Competition), Sonoma County, CA
GOLD-San Diego International Wine Competition 2014, San Diego, CA
GOLD-Pacific Rim Wine Competition 2014, San Bernardino, CA
GOLD-Tasters Guild International Wine Competition 2014, Grand Rapids, MI
GOLD-San Francisco International Wine Competition 2014, San Francisco, CA
GOLD [90 Points]-Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition 2014,
San Diego, CA
86 Points-Ultimate Wine Challenge [KNOW THE SCORE] 2014, Westchester County, New York
SILVER-Florida State Fair International Wine Competition 2014, Tampa, FL
SILVER-Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2014, Rochester, NY
SILVER-Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2014, San Diego, CA
SILVER-Wisconsin State Fair Professional Wine Competition 2014, San Diego, CA
SILVER- International Women’s Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
SILVER- Mid-American Wine Competition 2014, Ankeny, IA
SILVER- Long Beach Grand Cru International Wine Competition 2014, Long Beach, CA
SILVER [88 POINTS]-“BEST BUY” World Value Wine Challenge, Chicago, IL
BRONZE-Dallas Morning News International Wine Competition 2014, Dallas, Texas
BRONZE-Wine Lovers International Consumers’ Wine Judging 2014, Port Aransas, TX

MARQUETTE

GOLD [90 Points] “BEST BUY” World Value Wine Challenge, Chicago, IL
BRONZE-Grand Harvest Awards 2014, Sonoma County, CA

PINOT GRIGIO

DOUBLE GOLD-Wine Lovers International Consumers’ Wine Judging 2014,
Port Aransas, TX
GOLD-East Meets West Wine Challenge 2014 (formerly Int’l Eastern Wine Competition), Sonoma County, CA
GOLD-New World International Wine Competition 2014, Ontario, CA
GOLD-Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2014, Rochester, NY
GOLD-Tasters Guild International Wine Competition 2014, Grand Rapids, MI
84 Points-Ultimate Wine Challenge [KNOW THE SCORE] 2014, Westchester County, New York
SILVER-Florida State Fair International Wine Competition 2014, Tampa, FL
SILVER-Dallas Morning News International Wine Competition 2014, Dallas, Texas
SILVER- International Women’s Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
SILVER- Mid-American Wine Competition 2014, Ankeny, IA
SILVER- Long Beach Grand Cru International Wine Competition 2014, Long Beach, CA
BRONZE-American Pinot Grigio-Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2014, Los Angeles, CA
BRONZE-San Francisco International Wine Competition 2014, San Francisco, CA

ROSÉ

SILVER [87 Points] – Midwest Wine Challenge 2014, Chicago, IL

SYRAH 2012

GOLD [93 Points]-“Best Buy” Beverage Testing Institute 2014, Chicago, IL
GOLD [90 Points]-Affairs of the Vine 2014, Sebastopol, CA

UNOAKED CHARDONNAY

BRONZE–Beverage Testing Institute 2014, Chicago, IL
BRONZE–Wine Lovers International Consumers’ Wine Judging 2014, Port Aransas, TX

WATERFALL RIESLING

BEST MEDIUM-SWEET RIESLING-Riverside International Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
BEST OF CLASS-Riverside International Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
GOLD-Riverside International Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
GOLD-Tasters Guild International Wine Competition 2014, Grand Rapids, MI
GOLD [91 Points]-American Riesling-Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2014, Los Angeles, CA
GOLD- Mid-American Wine Competition 2014, Ankeny, IA
SILVER-Florida State Fair International Wine Competition 2014, Tampa, FL
SILVER-San Diego International Wine Competition 2014, San Diego, CA
SILVER-Pacific Rim Wine Competition 2014, San Bernardino, CA
SILVER-San Francisco International Wine Competition 2014, San Francisco, CA
SILVER-Long Beach Grand Cru International Wine Competition 2014, Long Beach, CA
SILVER-Indy International Wine Competition 2014, West Lafayette, IN
BRONZE-International Women’s Wine Competition 2014, Santa Rosa, CA
BRONZE-Wine Lovers International Consumers’ Wine Judging 2014, Port Aransas, TX