• More California gold for Upstaters

24 Apr

SAN BERNARDINO, CA — New York wineries won a total of 82 medals, including 17 golds and three “Best of Class” honors at this week’s Pacific Rim International Wine Competition held here.

“Best of Class” honors went to:

• Merritt Estate Edelweiss

• Red Tail Ridge 2010 Sweet Riesling

• Torrey Ridge Diamond.

Chateau LaFayette Reneau and Thirsty Owl Wine Company each won four gold medals along with silver and bronze awards. In addition, golds went to Anthony Road 2008 Vignoles Trockenbeeren and 2008 Tierce Dry Riesling; Belhurst Estate Winery 2010 Sweet Riesling; Chateau LaFayette Reneau 2009 Chardonnay Barrel Fermented, 2010 Late Harvest Vignoles, 2009 Off-Dry Riesling, and 2010 Dry Riesling; Goose Watch Brut Rose and 2009 Pinot Gris; Red Tail Ridge 2010 Chardonnay; Thirsty Owl 2009 Off-Dry Riesling, 2010 Off-Dry Riesling, 2010 Pinot Gris, and 2010 Vidal.

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Posted by on April 24, 2011 in Competition, Wine


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