JUDGING

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2017 Results of Judging

Our good friend Harry Ryan who was our chief judge for the 2009 judging passed away after a valiant battle with cancer. In Harry's honor we award the E. Harry Ryan Certified Sommelier Best of Show award for the highest award in the Northwest Food and Wine Festival Judging.

This year we are awarding Best of Show for Red and White.

Best of Show Red, Revelry Vintners, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain, 2014
Best of Show White, Merrill Cellars, Chardonnay Willamette Valley, 2015

Medals awarded were for Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze.

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Brand Category Wine Appelation Designation Vintage Award
Blair Estate Chardonnay
Chardonnay
"The Matriarch"
Arroyo Seco AVA Delfina's Vineyard "The Matriarch" 2015 Platinum
Blair Estate Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Arroyo Seco AVA Delfina's Vineyard 2014 Platinum
Blair Estate Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
"The Reserve"
Arroyo Seco AVA Delfina's Vineyard "The Reserve" 2014 Platinum
Blair Estate Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
"The Reserve"
Arroyo Seco AVA Delfina's Vineyard "The Reserve" 2013 Platinum
Revelry Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Red Mountain 2014 Platinum
Artem Wine Company Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton Yamhill Carlton 2015 Gold
Artis Late Harvest Riesling Late Harvest Riesling Willamette Valley Carlton 2016 Gold
Balboa Winery Cabernet Blend Cabernet Blend Mith Walla Walla Valley Cab Sav. from "the Rocks District"; Franc & Merlot from Summit View Vineyard 2013 Gold
Blair Estate Chardonnay Chardonnay Arroyo Seco AVA Delfina's Vineyard 2014 Gold
Blair Estate Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Arroyo Seco AVA Delfina's Vineyard 2013 Gold
Carlton Hill Wine Company Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton A.V.A. Yamhill Carlton 2011 Gold
Earthquake Zinfandel Zinfandel Lodi (AVA)   2014 Gold
Elizabeth Chambers Cellar Pinot Gris Pinot Gris Willamette Valley   2016 Gold
Elizabeth Chambers Cellar Pinot Noir Pinot Noir; Falcon Glen Vineyard Willamette Valley Falcon Glen Vineyard 2014 Gold
Five Star Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley Walla Walla 2013 Gold
Foris Pinot Noir Cedar Ranch Pinot Noir Rogue Valley (AVA)   2014 Gold
Freakshow Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Lodi (AVA)   2014 Gold
Harbinger Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley   2011 Gold
Koi Pond Cellars Malbec Malbec Columbia Valley Horse Heaven Hills 2015 Gold
Merrill Chardonnay Chardonnay Willamette Valley   2015 Gold
Merrill Viognier Reserve Viognier Willamette Valley Reserve   Gold
Monte Ferro Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Oregon   2014 Gold
Oak Farm Vineyards Barbera Barbera lodi   2015 Gold
Oak Farm Vineyards Petit Verdot Petit Verdot Lodi (AVA)   2015 Gold
Oak Farm Vineyards Red Blends; All Other Zin Blend, The Corset California   2016 Gold
Oak Farm Vineyards Red Blends; All Other Petite Syrah Blend, Tievoli California   2016 Gold
Pike Road Wines Pinot Gris Pinot Gris Willamette Valley   2016 Gold
Pike Road Wines Pinot Noir Winemaker's Reserve Chehalem Mountains Chehalem Mountains AVA 2015 Gold
Pike Road Wines Rose Rose of Pinot Noir Willamette Valley   2016 Gold
Pip + Plow Merlot Merlot California   2013 Gold
Rare Black Blend Zinfandel Red Wine California   2014 Gold
Revelry Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Columbia Valley 2014 Gold
Schmidt Family Vineyards Viognier Viognier Applegate Valley   2016 Gold
Scriptina Pinot Noir Pinot Noir California   2016 Gold
Seafaring Chardonnay Chardonnay California   2016 Gold
Stone Griffon Merlot Merlot Walla Walla Walla Walla 2013 Gold
Stone Griffon Tempranillo Tempranillo Willamette Valley Willamette Valley 2014 Gold
Vino Vasai Pinot Noir Estate Reserve Pinot Noir Chehalem Mountains LIVE-Salmon Safe Certified; Barrel aged; Unfined & Unfiltered 2015 Gold
Whipstitch Red Blends; All Other Red Blend 65% Zin,35% Petite Sirah Lodi (AVA)   2016 Gold
Yamhill Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Estate Willamette Valley   2014 Gold
Yamhill Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Reserve Willamette Valley   2014 Gold
6th Sense Syrah Syrah Lodi (AVA)   2015 Silver
7 Deadly Zins Zinfandel Zinfandel Lodi (AVA)   2015 Silver
Armonea Riesling Late Harvest Riesling Dundee Hills   2015 Silver
Artis Gewurtztraminer Gewurtztraminer Yakima Valley Yakima Valley 2016 Silver
Artis Riesling Riesling Yamhill-Carlton A.V.A. Carlton 2016 Silver
Artis Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Eola -Amity Hills Eola-Amity Hills 2015 Silver
Astrae Mars Red Blends; All Other Red Blend Cab, Merlot Lodi (AVA)   2016 Silver
Balboa Winery White Blends White Blend, Mith Walla Walla Valley Blue Mountain Vineyard; Summit View Vineyard; Seven Hills Vineyard 2016 Silver
Balboa Winery Carmenere Beresan Carmenere Walla Walla Valley Summit View Vineyard 2014 Silver
Barrel Hoops Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Central Coast Coastal Collection 2014 Silver
Bass Note Dessert Wines (Non-fortified) Peach Tarragon Sangria California Sangria NV Silver
Beresan Red Blends; All Other Beresan Grenache Walla Walla Valley Summit View Vineyard 2013 Silver
Blair Estate Rose Rose of Pinot Noir Arroyo Seco AVA Delfina's Vineyard 2016 Silver
Blair Estate Chardonnay Chardonnay Arroyo Seco AVA Delfina's Vineyard 2015 Silver
Blakemore Merlot Merlot Alexander Valley, Sonoma County   2015 Silver
Caligrafica Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Lodi   2016 Silver
Carlton Cellars Pinot Noir 2013 Roads End Yamhill-Carlton A.V.A. Live Certified 2013 Silver
Carlton Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton A.V.A. Live Certified 2013 Silver
Carlton Cellars Pinot Noir Seven Devils Pinot Noir Willamette Valley LIVE Certified 2015 Silver
Carlton Hill Wine Company Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton A.V.A. Yamhill Carlton 2013 Silver
CK Mondavi Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Blanc California   2016 Silver
CK Mondavi Red Blends; All Other Scarlet Five California   2015 Silver
CK Mondavi Merlot Merlot California   2015 Silver
CK Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon California   2016 Silver
Cliffside Malbec Malbec Santa Ynez Valley   2015 Silver
Common Phenomena Red Blends; All Other Red Blend Cab, Merlot California   2016 Silver
Daring Escape Red Blends; All Other Red Blend, Merlot, Cab California   2013 Silver
Durst Winery & Estate Merlot Blend Red Blend, Amada Mia Merlot, Cab Lodi (AVA)   2014 Silver
Earthquake Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Lodi (AVA)   2014 Silver
Eastpoint Tempranillo Tempranillo Lodi (AVA)   2016 Silver
Elizabeth Chambers Cellar Pinot Noir Pinot Noir; Winemaker's Cuvee Willamette Valley Winemaker's Cuvee 2014 Silver
Five Star Cellars Red Blends; All Other Red Blend, Stellar Columbia Valley Columbia Valley 2012 Silver
Five Star Cellars Red Blends; All Other Red Blend Sangiovese Super Tuscan Columbia Valley Columbia Valley 2013 Silver
Foris Pinot Blanc Pinot Blanc Oregon, Rogue Valley   2016 Silver
Foris Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Rogue Valley (AVA)   2014 Silver
Freakshow Red Blends; All Other Red Blend, Syrah Petite Sirah Lodi (AVA)   2015 Silver
Frey Organic Chardonnay Chardonnay Mendocino Vegan and Gluten Free 2016 Silver
Harbinger Winery Viognier Viognier Rattlesnake Hills Two Coyote Vineyards 2015 Silver
Harbinger Winery Syrah Syrah; Vintner's Pick Washington State   2013 Silver
Harbinger Winery Sangiovese Sangiovese Washington State Elephant Mountain Vineyards 2011 Silver
Hawthorne Grove White Blends Chenin Blanc California   2016 Silver
Hawthorne Grove Merlot Merlot California   2013 Silver
Houdini Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley   2016 Silver
Houdini Zinfandel Zinfandel Napa Valley   2015 Silver
Kiarna Other Red Teroldego California   2016 Silver
Koi Pond Cellars Merlot Merlot Columbia Valley Wahluke Slope 2015 Silver
Koi Pond Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Yakima Valley Yakima Valley 2013 Silver
Lorelli Chardonnay Chardonnay, Therese Applegate Valley   2016 Silver
Lost Dog Lane Chardonnay Chardonnay California Reserve 2016 Silver
Magnus Nox Merlot Merlot California   2013 Silver
Merrill Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Rogue Valley (AVA) Rogue Valley 2012 Silver
Michael David Petite Sirah Petite Sirah Lodi (AVA)   2015 Silver
Oak Farm Vineyards Chardonnay Chardonnay Lodi (AVA)   2016 Silver
Pike Road Wines Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Black Label Willamette Valley   2015 Silver
Rare Chard Chardonnay Chardonnay California   2015 Silver
Rare Red Merlot Red Wine California   NV Silver
Rare Rose Rose Rose Wine California   NV Silver
Revelry Vintners Merlot Merlot Horse Heaven Hills Horse Heaven Hills 2013 Silver
Rich & Creamy Chardonnay Chardonnay California   2015 Silver
Scarlet Oak Barrels Petit Verdot Petit Verdot Walla Walla Valley Walla Walla 2014 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyards Chardonnay Chardonnay Reserve Applegate Valley Barrel Aged on French Oak (14 months); 70% Neutral 30% New 2015 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyards Other Red Touriga Nacionale Applegate Valley Barrel Aged on French Oak (22 months) 2014 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyards Tempranillo Tempranillo Applegate Valley Barrel Aged on French Oak (22 months) 2014 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyards Syrah Syrah Applegate Valley Barrel Aged on French Oak (22 months) 2014 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyards Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Applegate Valley Barrel Aged on French Oak (22 months) 2014 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyards Merlot Merlot Applegate Valley Barrel Aged on French Oak (22 months) 2014 Silver
Scotto Family Cellars Zinfandel Old Vine Zinfandel Lodi (AVA)   2013 Silver
Scotto Family Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Lodi (AVA)   2015 Silver
Stone Griffon Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Willamette Valley Willamette Valley 2014 Silver
Stone Griffon Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Willamette Valley Willamette Valley 2014 Silver
Swirl Red Blends; All Other Red Blend, 65% Zinfandel - 35% Petite Sirah Lodi (AVA)   2016 Silver
Tertulia Cellars Syrah Reserve Syrah Walla Walla Valley   2015 Silver
Tertulia Cellars Carmenere Carmenere Horse Heaven Hills   2014 Silver
Tertulia Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills   2012 Silver
Valley Oak Cooperage Red Blends; All Other Red Blend, 65% Zinfandel - 35% Petite Sirah California   2016 Silver
Vino Vasai Pinot Noir Pinot noir Chehalem Mountains LIVE-Salmon Safe Certified; Barrel aged; Unfined & Unfiltered 2014 Silver
William Rose Pinot Gris Pinot Gris Oregon Oregon 2016 Silver
William Rose Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Oregon Oregon 2015 Silver
Wyetha Flame Red Blends; All Other Red Wine, Cab, Merlot, PV, PS Lodi (AVA)   2016 Silver
Yamhill Valley Vineyards Rose Rose of Pinots Oregon, McMinnville AVA   2016 Silver
7 Deadly Red Red Blends; All Other Red Blend, Zin, PS, Cab, Malbec Lodi (AVA)   2015 Bronze
Armonea Pinot Noir Pinot Noir, Russell Grooters Yamhill-Carlton A.V.A.   2014 Bronze
Armonea Pinot Noir Pinot Noir, Wine Country Farm Dundee Hills   2014 Bronze
Bass Note Dessert Wines (Non-fortified) Blackberry Sage California Sangria NV Bronze
Bass Note Dessert Wines (Non-fortified) Cherry Lime Almond California Sangria NV Bronze
Blair Estate Pinot Gris Pinot Gris Arroyo Seco AVA   2015 Bronze
Blakemore Zinfandel Zinfandel Lodi   2016 Bronze
Callister Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, Sonoma County   2014 Bronze
Carlton Cellars Pinot Blanc Pinot Blanc, Auxerrois Yamhill-Carlton A.V.A. LIVE Certified 2016 Bronze
Cassiday Blare Pinot Noir Pinot Noir California   2016 Bronze
CK Mondavi Pinot Gris Pinot Grigio California   2016 Bronze
Crossridge Peak Syrah Syrah Lake County   2014 Bronze
Crossridge Peak Red Blends; All Other Red Blend, Cab Sav, Merlot, PV, California   2015 Bronze
Durst Winery Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Lodi (AVA)   2015 Bronze
Durst Winery & Estate Tempranillo Tempranillo Lodi (AVA)   2014 Bronze
Eastpoint Pinot Gris Pinot Grigio California   2016 Bronze
Foris Riesling Riesling Rogue Valley (AVA)   2016 Bronze
Frey Biodynamic Tempranillo Tempranillo Redwood Valley No Added Sulfites; Gluten Free 2016 Bronze
Frey Biodynamic Syrah Syrah Mendocino Estate Grown and Bottled; Gluten Free 2015 Bronze
Frey Organic Malbec Organic Malbec Mendocino Vegan and Gluten Free 2016 Bronze
Harbinger Winery Red Blends; All Other Red Blend, El Jefe, Syrah, Mourvedre, Granach Washington, Rattlesnake Hills El Jefe 2012 Bronze
Hobson Estate Viognier Viognier Lodi (AVA)   2016 Bronze
Koi Pond Red Blends; All Other Red Blend, Cab Sav, Merlot Waluke Slope Geisha Red NV Bronze
Koi Pond Cellars Merlot Merlot Columbia Valley Columbia Valley 2013 Bronze
Koi Pond Cellars Syrah Syrah Columbia Valley   2013 Bronze
Lost Dog Lane Pinot Noir Pinot Noir California Reserve 2016 Bronze
Michael David Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Blanc Lodi (AVA)   2016 Bronze
Michael David Chardonnay Chardonnay Lodi (AVA)   2016 Bronze
Monte Ferro Chardonnay Chardonnay Chehalem Mountains   2016 Bronze
Open Secret Pinot Noir Pinot Noir France   2016 Bronze
PenPal Cabernet Sauvignon Classic Red Lodi (AVA)   2016 Bronze
Post Horn Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon California   2016 Bronze
Rare Cab Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon California   2015 Bronze
Rare Pinot Pinot Noir Pinot Noir California   2014 Bronze
Revelry Vintners Red Blends; All Other Red Columbia Valley   2014 Bronze
Scarlet Oak Barrels Semillon Semillon Columbia Valley Columbia 2016 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyards Other White Albarino Applegate Valley   2016 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyards Riesling Riesling Lot 1 Rogue Valley (AVA)   2016 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyards Pinot Gris Pinot Gris Rogue Valley (AVA)   2016 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Applegate Valley Estate Grown; barrel aged 2014 Bronze
Scotto Family Cellars Other White Verdelho lodi, Alta Mesa   2016 Bronze
Stone Griffon Pinot Gris Pinot Gris Willamette Valley Willamette Valley 2015 Bronze
Stone Griffon Pinot Noir Pinot Noir Willamette Valley Willamette Valley 2014 Bronze
Sunscript Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Lodi (AVA)   2016 Bronze
Tertulia Cellars Other Red Sobra Columbia Valley   2012 Bronze
Yamhill Valley Vineyards Pinot Blanc Pinot Blanc McMinnville AVA   2014 Bronze