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2014 Results of Judging

Many thanks to our judges.
Aaron Coe, Casa Bruno, Distributors
Ben Jackson, Chef, Columbia Edgewater
Fred Armstrong, Wine Director Ringside Steakhouse
Christopher Handford, General Manager, Davis Street Tavern
Ken Collura, Wine Director, Andina Restaurant
Tim Shimmel, Owner, Oregon Wine Sales

My 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 Sommonlier 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, Script Cellars, Wahluke Slope, Cabernet Sauvignon
Best of Show White, Foris Vineyards, Rogue Valley, Pinot Blanc

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

Judging was performed blind at Davis Street Tavern, special thanks to
Christopher Handford for hosting the judging!

Labeled Wine Name Varietal Appellation Vintage Medal
Claar Cellars Red Blend Columbia Valley 2012 Platinum
Cottonwood Winery Syrah Yakima Valley 2008 Platinum
Foris Pinot Blanc Rogue Valley 2013 Platinum
Maryhill Winery Zinfandel Columbia Valley 2013 Platinum
Script Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope 2011 Platinum
Sweet Cheeks Winery Riesling Oregon 2013 Platinum
Terra Blanca Onyx Red Blend Red Mountain 2009 Platinum
Terra Blanca Winery & Estate  Red Blend Red Mountain 2009 Platinum
Artisanal Wine Cellars Dukes Pinot Noir Amity- Eola 2011 Gold
Carlton Cellars Estate Pinot Noir Yamhill Carlton 2012 Gold
Carlton Cellars Roads End Pinot Noir Yamhill Carlton 2011 Gold
Cavu Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla  2010 Gold
Chateau Lorane Roussane Quail Run 2013 Gold
Christopher Bridge Pinot Noir N Willamette Valley 2012 Gold
Coe Cellars Sangiovese Columbia Valley 2012 Gold
Delfino Dolcetto Umpqua Valley 2012 Gold
Harbinger Winery Cabernet Franc Columbia Valley 2010 Gold
Klinker Brick Winery Syrah Lodi 2012 Gold
LaBrasseur Vineyard Ethan Cole Red Blend Rogue Valley 2012 Gold
Locati Cellars Barbara Columbia Valley 2011 Gold
Locati Reserve Sangiovese Walla Walla 2009 Gold
Lumos Wine Co. Five Blocks Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2011 Gold
Lumos Wine Co. Temperance Hill Pinot Noir Eola-Amity  2009 Gold
Maryhill Winery Viognier Columbia Valley 2013 Gold
Schmidt Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Applegate Valley 2010 Gold
Schmidt Family Vineyards Albarino Applegate 2013 Gold
Tero Estate Red Red Blend Walla Walla 2011 Gold
Tero Estate S.T. Red Blend Walla Walla 2012 Gold
Tertulia Cellars Carmenere Horse Heaven Hills 2010 Gold
Tertulia GSM Red Blend Walla Walla 2012 Gold
Yamhill Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir Reserve Willamette Valley 2012 Gold
Alexander Valley Vineyards Temptation Zinfandel Sonoma 2012 Silver
Artisanal Wine Cellars Adams Pinot Noir Chehalem Mtn. 2011 Silver
Artisanal Wine Cellars Murto Pinot Noir Dundee Hills 2011 Silver
Carlton Cellars Pinot Gris Willamette  2013 Silver
Chateau Lorance Umpqua Baco Noir Umpqua Valley 2012 Silver
Chateau Lorane Chardonnay Umpqua Valley 2012 Silver
Claar Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2011 Silver
Coelho Winery Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2012 Silver
Delfino Cabernet Sauvignon Umpqua Valley 2012 Silver
Delfino Syrah Umpqua Valley 2012 Silver
Faith, Hope & Charity Merlot Columbia Valley 2007 Silver
Harbinger Winery Barbara Columbia Valley 2010 Silver
Klinker Brick Old Vine, Old Ghost Zinfandel Lodi 2012 Silver
Locati Primitivo Columbia Valley 2012 Silver
Locati Innovation Red Blend Columbia Valley 2010 Silver
Lumos Wine Co. Temperance Hill Vineyard Gewurztraminer Eola-Amity 2012 Silver
Merrill Cellars Cotes du Rogue Red Blend Rogue Valley 2012 Silver
Merrill Cellars Meritage Artist Red Blend Rogue Valley 2012 Silver
Michael David Winery  Chardonnay Lodi 2013 Silver
Michael David Winery 7 Deadly Zinfandel Lodi, CA 2011 Silver
Pend d'Oreille Winery Syrah Washington 2010 Silver
Purple Star Wines Riesling Ancient Lakes 2013 Silver
Rizzo Winery  Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills 2009 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyard Viognier Southern Oregon 2012 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyard Cabernet Franc Southern Oregon 2011 Silver
Springbank Farm Blueberry Wine Willamette Valley 2014 Silver
Tero Estate  Cabernet Franc Walla Walla  2011 Silver
Tero Estate DC3 Red Blend Walla Walla 2011 Silver
Tero Estate Herb's Block Merlot Walla Walla 2011 Silver
Tero Estate Old Block Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla  2009 Silver
Terra Blanca Signature Series Block 8 Syrah Red Mountain 2009 Silver
Terra Blanca Winery Arch Terrace Syrah Red Mountain 2010 Silver
Tertulia Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills 2011 Silver
Two Mountain Winery Merlot Yakima Valley 2012 Silver
Yamhill Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir Estate WV 2012 Silver
Yamhill Valley Vineyards Riesling Willamette Valley 2013 Silver
Alexander Valley Sin Zin Zinfandel Alexander Valley  2012 Bronze
Alexander Valley Vineyards Estate Merlot Alexander Valley 2011 Bronze
Armonea Summit Vineyard Estate  Pinot Gris Dundee Hills 2013 Bronze
Carlton Cellars Seven Devils Pinot Noir Yamhill Carlton 2012 Bronze
Cavu Cellars Barbara Horse Heaven Hills 2008 Bronze
Cavu Cellars Malbec Yakima Valley 2011 Bronze
Chateau Lorance  Melon De Bourgogne Umpqua Valley 2013 Bronze
Chateau Lorane  Sangiovese Rogue Valley 2012 Bronze
Chateau Lorane Rogue Carmenere Rogue Valley 2012 Bronze
Cottonwood Winery Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2013 Bronze
Del Rio Vineyards Pinot Gris Pinot Gris 2013 Bronze
Del Rio Vineyards Malbec Rogue Valley 2012 Bronze
Faith, Hope & Charity Frontenac Central Oregon 2011 Bronze
Faith, Hope, Charity La Cresent Central Oregon 2013 Bronze
Harbinger Winery Malbec Wahluke Slope 2011 Bronze
LaBrasseur Vineyard Merlot Rogue Valley 2012 Bronze
LaBrasseur Vineyard Cabernet Franc Rogue Valley 2012 Bronze
Locati Pinot Gris Walla Walla 2013 Bronze
Maryhill Winery Pinot Gris Columbia Valley 2013 Bronze
Maryhill Winery Sangiovese Columbia Valley 2011 Bronze
Merrill Cellars Reserve Tempranillo Applegate Rogue 2012 Bronze
Michael David Winery  Sauvignon Blanc Lodi, CA 2013 Bronze
Michael David Winery Earthquake Cabernet Sauvignon Lodi, CA 2012 Bronze
Misty Meadows Winery Strawberry Fruit Wine Willamette Valley 2014 Bronze
Pend d'Oreille Winery Bistro Red Blend Washington 2012 Bronze
Purple Star Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2012 Bronze
Rizzo Winery Cabernet Sauvignon OR, Columbia Valley 2009 Bronze
Samuel Roberts Winery Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2011 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyard Merlot Applegate Valley 2011 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyard Syrah Applegate  2010 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyards Malbec Southern Oregon 2011 Bronze
Tero Estate Windrow Red Blend Walla Walla 2010 Bronze
Tertulia Res. Exc. Red Blend Walla Walla 2012 Bronze
Tranzind Red Blend Lodi 2012 Bronze
Two Mountain Winery Syrah Yakima Valley 2012 Bronze
Yamhill Valley Vineyards Chardonnay Willamette Valley 2013 Bronze

For a list of medal winners from 2013 click here