Lake Chelan Wine Valley Awards

 

2012 Wine Press Northwest "Best of the Best" Platinum Judging

For the past 13 years, Wine Press Northwest has used the Platinum Judging to help determine some of the finest wines in the Pacific Northwest.  This year's Platinum was the biggest yet, with more than 550 entries topping the 2010 competition, and with more than 200 wineries and brands represented, Wine Press Northwest continues to get a broader look at the best our region has to offer.

Cairdeas

GOLD 2011 Cairdeas Winery Nellie Mae (Viognier/Roussanne), Columbia Valley
 

Hard Row to Hoe

PLATINUM 2009 Hard Row to Hoe Burning Desire Cabernet Franc, Lake Chelan
PLATINUM 2010 Hard Row to Hoe Good in Bed – Sparkling Rosé, Lake Chelan
DOUBLE GOLD 2010 Hard Row to Hoe Marsanne, Yakima Valley
GOLD 2011 Hard Row to Hoe Shameless Hussy Rousanne/Viognier, Columbia Valley
 

Lake Chelan Winery

GOLD 2009 Lake Chelan Winery Pinot Noir, Columbia Valley
GOLD 2009 Lake Chelan Winery Rivers Bend Vineyard Syrah, Columbia Valley
 

Mellisoni Vineyards

PLATINUM 2011 Mellisoni Vineyards 45 Degrees, Lake Chelan
PLATINUM 2011 Mellisoni Vineyards Pinot Grigio, Lake Chelan
 

Tildio Winery

DOUBLE GOLD 2011 Tildio Winery Rosado, Lake Chelan
GOLD 2009 Tildio Winery Stillwater Creek Vineyard Malbec, Columbia Valley
 

Tsillan Cellars

DOUBLE PLATINUM 2009 Tsillan Cellars Reserve Syrah, Lake Chelan
GOLD 2009 Tsillan Cellars Bellissima Rossa, Lake Chelan
GOLD 2010 Tsillan Cellars Chardonnay, Lake Chelan
GOLD 2010 Tsillan Cellars Estate Dry Gewurtzraminer, Lake Chelan
 

Vin du Lac

DOUBLE GOLD 2011 Vin du Lac Barrel Select Chardonnay, Columbia Valley
GOLD 2011 Vin du Lac Lehm Riesling, Lake Chelan

 

2012 Seattle Wine Awards

The Seattle Wine Awards is the largest and most comprehensive independent Washington wine recognition program. Founded in 2006 by Executive Director Christopher Chan, the Seattle Wine Awards maintains the highest standards of integrity in the tasting and evaluation of Washington wines.

Cairdeas

DOUBLE GOLD 2011 Cairdeas Winery Nellie Mae (Viognier/Roussanne), Columbia Valley

DOUBLE GOLD 2011 Cairdeas Winery Roussanne, Columbia Valley

SILVER 2011 Cairdeas Winery Sparkling Viognier, Rattlesnake Hills

SILVER 2011 Cairdeas Winery Dolcetto Rosé, Wahluke Slope

 

Hard Row to Hoe

DOUBLE GOLD 2010 Hard Row to Hoe Good in Bed – Sparkling Rosé, Lake Chelan
SILVER 2011 Hard Row to Hoe Nauti Buoy, Lake Chelan
SILVER 2011 Hard Row to Hoe Dry Rosé, Lake Chelan
SILVER 2009 Hard Row to Hoe Cabernet Franc, Lake Chelan
 

Mellisoni

DOUBLE GOLD 2011 Mellisoni Vineyards 45 Degrees, Lake Chelan
DOUBLE GOLD 2011 Mellisoni Vineyards Pinot Grigio, Lake Chelan
BRONZE 2007 Mellisoni Vineyards Syrah, Wahluke Slope
 

Chelan Estate Winery

SILVER 2010 Chelan Estate Winery Roussanne / Viognier, Columbia Valley
 

Four Lakes Winery

SILVER 2008 Four Lakes Chelan Winery Trinity, Columbia Valley
 

 

2012 Washington State
Wine Competition

Hard Row to Hoe

DOUBLE GOLD 2009 Hard Row to Hoe Burning Desire Cabernet Franc, Lake Chelan
SILVER Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2011 Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia
SILVER Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2011 Semillon, Columbia
SILVER Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2009 Shameless Hussy Merlot, Wahluke Slope
BRONZE Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2009 Burning Desire Petit Verdot, Yakima Valley
BRONZE Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2011 Nauti Buoy, Lake Chelan
BRONZE Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2011 Shameless Hussy , Columbia
 

Tsillan Cellars

GOLD Tsillan Cellars 2009 Estate Bellissima Rossa, Lake Chelan
SILVER Tsillan Cellars 2009 Reserve Estate Syrah, Lake Chelan
SILVER Tsillan Cellars 2010 Estate Gewurztraminer, Lake Chelan
SILVER Tsillan Cellars 2011 Estate Pinot Grigio, Lake Chelan
BRONZE Tsillan Cellars 2009 Estate Malbec, Lake Chelan
BRONZE Tsillan Cellars 2009 Estate Sangiovese, Lake Chelan
BRONZE Tsillan Cellars 2009 Estate Barbera, Lake Chelan
BRONZE Tsillan Cellars 2010 Estate Chardonnay, Lake Chelan
 

Lake Chelan Winery

SILVER Lake Chelan Winery 2009 Syrah, Columbia
BRONZE Lake Chelan Winery 2009 Pinot Noir, Columbia
 

Vin du Lac

SILVER Vin du Lac 2010 Red Cafe Pinot Noir, Columbia Valley
SILVER Vin du Lac 2009 Barrel Select Syrah, Columbia Valley
BRONZE Vin du Lac 2010 Red Cafe Syrah, Columbia Valley
BRONZE Vin du Lac 2010 Red Cafe Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley
BRONZE Vin du Lac 2010 Barrel Select Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley
BRONZE Vin du Lac 2009 Barrel Select Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley
BRONZE Vin du Lac 2010 Lehm Gewurztraminer, Columbia Valley
BRONZE Vin du Lac 2010 Lehm Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley
BRONZE Vin du Lac 2010 Lehm Riesling, Columbia Valley
 

 

Los Angeles International Wine Competition

For 73 years, the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition has showcased the finest domestic and international vintages through a wine-tasting event that is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious in the United States. An esteemed panel of judges uses a blind-tasting method, maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism that has remained the competition’s foundation for seven decades.

Lake Chelan Winery

GOLD MEDAL - 94 Points Syrah, Rivers Bend Vnyd, Columbia Valley, Washington 2009
BRONZE MEDAL Malbec, Columbia Valley, Washington 2009
BRONZE MEDAL Bordeaux Blend, M5, Columbia Valley, Washington 2008
BRONZE MEDAL Bordeaux Blend, Columbia Valley, Washington 2009
 

Tsillan Cellars

BEST OF CLASS, GOLD MEDAL - 93 Points Syrah, Reserve, Lake Chelan, Washington 2009
SILVER MEDAL Pinot Grigio, Estate, Lake Chelan, Washtington 2011
BRONZE MEDAL Gewurztraminer, Estate, Lake Chelan, Washington 2010
BRONZE MEDAL Malbec, Estate, Lake Chelan, Washington 2009
BRONZE MEDAL Dry Red Blend, Bellisima Rossa, Lake Chelan, Washington 2009
 

 

San Francisco International Wine Competition

On June 15, 16, and 17, a total of 4556 wines participated in the 2012 San Francisco International Wine Competition. Entries were submitted by 1300 wineries from 29 countries and 26 states.

Lake Chelan Winery

SILVER Lake Chelan Winery 2009 Syrah, Rivers Bend Vineyard, Columbia Valley
BRONZE Lake Chelan Winery 2009 Pinot Noir, Columbia Valley
 

Mellisoni Vineyards

GOLD Mellisoni Vineyards 2009 Riesling, Lake Chelan
SILVER Mellisoni Vineyards 2006 Merlot, Reserve, Mrachek Vineyard, Wahluke Slope
SILVER Mellisoni Vineyards 2009 Gewürztraminer, Lake Chelan
SILVER Mellisoni Vineyards 2008 Gewürztraminer, Lake Chelan
SILVER Mellisoni Vineyards 2011 Pinot Grigio, Lake Chelan
SILVER Mellisoni Vineyards 2007 Syrah, Mrachek Vineyard, Wahluke Slope
 

 

West Coast Wine Competition

Tsillan Cellars

GOLD Tsillan Cellars 2009 Estate Reserve Syrah, Lake Chelan
GOLD 2009 Estate Bellissima Rossa, Lake Chelan
GOLD 2010 Estate Chardonnay, Lake Chelan
SILVER 2010 Estate Sempre Amore, Lake Chelan
 

Cairdeas Winery

Cairdeas Winery 2011 Nellie Mae, Columbia Valley
 

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