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2015 Results of Judging


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, Henry Earl Estate Wines Homesteader, Red Mtn, Cab Blend 2012
Best of Show White, Sweet Cheeks Winery, Willamette Valley, Pinot Gris 2014

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

Labeled Wine Name Varietal Appellation Vintage Medal
Henry Earl Estates Wine  Merlot Red Mountain 2012 Platinum
Henry Earl Estates Wines Homesteader Cab 60%  20% Merlot 10% Malbec 10% Cab Fr Red Mountain 2011 Platinum
Henry Earl Estates Wines Reserve Cab Cabernet Red Mountain 2010 Platinum
LaBrasseur Vineyard Cabernet Franc Rogue Valley 2012 Platinum
Martinez & Martinez Winery Dominio De Martinez Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills 2011 Platinum
Sweet Cheeks Winery Vintage Pinot Gris Willamette Valley 2014 Platinum
Tertulia Cellars The Great Schism Granache 40%  40% Syrah 7% Cin 3% Mouv Horse Heaven Hills 2011 Platinum
The Hogue Cellars Carbernet Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2012 Platinum
Alexander Valley Sin Zin Zinfandel Alexander Valley  2013 Gold
Alexander Valley Vineyards  Merlot Alexander Valley 2013 Gold
Alexander Valley Vineyards Estate Chardonnay Alexander Valley 2014 Gold
Alexander Valley Vineyards Estate Syrah Alexander Valley 2013 Gold
Alexander Valley Vineyards Temptation Zinfandel Sonoma 2013 Gold
Armonea Riesling Dundee Hills 2011 Gold
Armonea Russell Grooters Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton 2013 Gold
Blooms Winery on Whidbey Petite Verdot  Columbia Valley 2013 Gold
Catman Cellars Zinfandel Rattlesnake Hills 2014 Gold
Cavu Cellars Barbera Horse Heaven Hills 2012 Gold
Cavu Cellars Cab Sav 50% 35% Malbec 15% PV Walla Walla Valley 2012 Gold
Claar Cellars White Bluffs Cab 65%  Merlot 35%  Columbia Valley 2013 Gold
Five Star Cellars  Cabernet Savignon Walla Walla  2011 Gold
Five Star Cellars  Merlot Walla Walla  2012 Gold
Five Star Cellars Stellar Red Wine Cabernet 70%  Walla Walla  2009 Gold
Foundry Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 90% Columbia Valley 2012 Gold
Foundry Vineyards Sangiovese Walla Walla Valley 2012 Gold
Foundry Vineyards Artisan Blend Cabernet Sauvignon 70% Columbia Valley 2012 Gold
Henry Earl Estates Wines  Malbec Red Mountain 2012 Gold
Henry Earl Estates Wines  Riesling Wahluke Slope 2014 Gold
Klinker Brick Winery 1850 Degrees Cab 60%  30% Petite Syrah 10% Zin Lodi 2013 Gold
LaBrasseur Vineyard Brynn Rose Temp 75%  15% PN 10% PG Rogue Valley 2014 Gold
Ledger David Cellars Estate Dark Night Tempranillo Blend Rogue Valley 2013 Gold
Martinez & Martinez Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills 2012 Gold
Martinez & Martinez Winery Cesar Cab 60%  Horse Heaven Hills 2012 Gold
Martinez & Martinez Winery May Mac Rose Rose Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills 2014 Gold
Merrill Cellars Reserve Chardonnay Willamette Valley 2014 Gold
Morrison Lane Nebbiolo Walla Walla Valley 2009 Gold
Morrison Lane  Dolcetto Walla Walla Valley 2012 Gold
Parrett Mountain Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Rattlesnake Hills 2014 Gold
Russell Creek Winery Pinot Gris Waluke Slope 2014 Gold
Schmidt Family Vineyard Riesling Applegate Valley 2014 Gold
Sweet Cheeks Winery Barrel Select Tempranillo Southern Oregon 2012 Gold
Sweet Cheeks Winery Estate Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2013 Gold
Tero Estate Hill Block Cabernet Savignon Walla Walla  2010 Gold
Tertulia Cellars Carmenere Horse Heaven Hills 2012 Gold
The Hogue Cellars Riesling Yakima Valley 2014 Gold
Armonea Wine Country Farm Estate Pinot Noir Dundee Hills 2011 Silver
Blooms Winery on Whidbey Semillion  Rattlesnake Hills 2014 Silver
Blooms Winery on Whidbey Semillion 60% Sauv Blanc Rattlesnake Hills 2014 Silver
Blooms Winery on Whidbey Syrah 48% Malbec Petite Verdot Washington State 2013 Silver
Blooms Winery on Whidbey Charmant Mourevedre 38% Syrah 32% Cinsault 30% Rattlesnake Hills 2013 Silver
Catman Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Rattlesnake Hills 2014 Silver
Cavu Cellars Malbec  Walla Walla Valley 2012 Silver
Claar Cellars White Bluffs Cabernet Savignon Columbia Valley 2013 Silver
Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2013 Silver
Columbia Winery Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2013 Silver
Columbia Winery Merlot Columbia Valley 2013 Silver
Columbia Winery Composition Red Blend Syrah 70%  13% Malbec 5% PV Columbia Valley NV Silver
Delfino Vineyards Cabernet Savignon Umpqua Valley 2012 Silver
Delfino Vineyards Merlot Umpqua Valley 2011 Silver
Delfino Vineyards Tempranillo Umpqua Valley 2011 Silver
Delfino Vineyards Tempranillo 13.1% Alcohol Umpqua Valley 2012 Silver
Delfino Vineyards Zinfandel Umpqua Valley 2012 Silver
Finn River Artisan Sparkling Cider Granny Smith/Pink Lady Olympic Peninsula 2015 Silver
Finn River Artisan Spirited Apple Wine Port Granny Smith/Pink Lady Olympic Peninsula 2015 Silver
Five Star Cellars  Syrah Walla Walla  2011 Silver
Flying Trout Scootney Flats Malbec Red Mountain 2012 Silver
Foundry Vineyards Foundry Red Syrah 40% Merlot 30% Walla Walla Valley 2012 Silver
Guild Wines Syrah 68% Mouvedre 19% Columbia Valley 2013 Silver
Guild Wines Pinot Gris 70% 24% Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2013 Silver
Hanson Vineyards Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2012 Silver
Harbinger Winery Barbara Columbia Valley 2010 Silver
Harbinger Winery Malbec Wahluke Slope 2010 Silver
Harbinger Winery Dynamo Red Syrah 61%  15% Cab 12% Mer 7% Grch Columbia Valley NV Silver
Ironstone Vineyards Obbssion Red Merlot, Zinfandel, Petite Syrah Lodi 2012 Silver
Klinker Brick Old Vine, Old Ghost Zinfandel Lodi 2013 Silver
Klinker Brick Winery Farrah Syrah Lodi 2013 Silver
Klinker Brick Winery Marisa Vineyard Zinfandel Lodi 2013 Silver
Klinker Brick Winery Old Vine Zinfandel Lodi 2013 Silver
LaBrasseur Vineyard Ember Cab  Franc 50% 25% Merlot 25% Cab Rogue Valley 2012 Silver
LaBrasseur Vineyard Estate Late Harvest Viognier Rogue Valley 2012 Silver
Ledger David Cellars Estate Chardonnay Rogue Valley 2014 Silver
Merrill Cellars Artist Viognier Rogue Valley 2013 Silver
Merrill Cellars Meritage Artist Red Blend Rogue Valley 2012 Silver
Merrill Cellars Reserve Syrah Applegate Rogue 2012 Silver
Merrill Cellars Reserve Tempranillo Applegate Rogue 2013 Silver
Morrison Lane Red Table Wine Syrah 32%  23% Counoise and Sangio Walla Walla Valley 2012 Silver
Parrett Mountain Cellars Pinot Noir Chehalam 2013 Silver
Parrett Mountain Cellars Zinfandel Rattlesnake Hills 2014 Silver
Rizzo Winery Cabernet Savignon OR, Columbia Valley 2009 Silver
Rizzo Winery  Tempranillo OR, Columbia Valley 2009 Silver
Rizzo Winery Echo West Vineyard Zinfandel OR, Columbia Valley 2012 Silver
Russell Creek Winery Sangiovese Columbia Valley NV Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyard Albarino Applegate Valley 2014 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyard Merlot Applegate Valley 2012 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyard Zinphony Zin 50%  50% Cab  Applegate Valley 2011 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyards Pinot Gris Applegate Valley 2014 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Applegate Valley 2014 Silver
Schmidt Family Vineyards Tempranillo Applegate Valley 2013 Silver
Sweet Cheeks Winery Vintage Riesling Oregon 2014 Silver
Tertulia Cellars Riviere Calets Syrah Syrah 90%  10% Granache Horse Heaven Hills 2012 Silver
The Hogue Cellars Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2013 Silver
The Hogue Cellars Merlot Reserve Merlot Columbia Valley 2012 Silver
Armonea  Late Harvest Reisling Dundee Hills 2013 Bronze
Blooms Winery on Whidbey Malbec 85% Columbia Valley 2013 Bronze
Catman Cellars Pinot Noir Chehalam 2013 Bronze
Delfino Vineyards Dessert Tempranillo 16.5% Alcohol Umpqua Valley 2012 Bronze
Flying Trout Deep River Red Malbec 60%  40% Cab Columbia Valley 2013 Bronze
Foundry Vineyards  Syrah  Sillwater 2012 Bronze
Foundry Vineyards Stainless Steel Chardonnay Columbia Gorge 2013 Bronze
Hanson Vineyards Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2011 Bronze
Hanson Vineyards Riesling Willamette Valley 2014 Bronze
Harbinger Winery Viognier Rattlesnake Hills 2013 Bronze
Harbinger Winery El Jefe Syrah 62% Mourvedre 25%  Grenache 13%  Columbia Valley 2010 Bronze
Ironstone Vineyards Obsession White Symphony, Muscat, Verdelho Sierra Foothills 2013 Bronze
LaBrasseur Vineyard  Riesling Rogue Valley 2012 Bronze
LaBrasseur Vineyard  Syrah Rogue Valley 2012 Bronze
Ledger David Cellars Estate Malbec Rogue Valley 2013 Bronze
Ledger David Cellars Estate Primoris Chenin Blanc Rogue Valley 2014 Bronze
Martinez & Martinez Winery Pinot Grigio Horse Heaven Hills 2014 Bronze
Merrill Cellars Cotes du Rogue Red Blend Rogue Valley 2013 Bronze
Ridge Crest White Bluffs Vineyard Syrah Columbia Valley 2013 Bronze
Rizzo Winery Syrah Ruby  Port Syrah OR, Columbia Valley 2013 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyard Cabernet Franc Applegate Valley 2012 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyard Cabernet Savignon Applegate Valley 2012 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyard Syrah Applegate Valley 2012 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyard Viognier Applegate Valley 2014 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyards Malbec Applegate Valley 2012 Bronze
Schmidt Family Vineyards Soulea Merlot 50%  30% Syrah 20% Cab Applegate Valley 2012 Bronze
Tero Estate Old Block Cabernet Savignon Walla Walla  2010 Bronze
Tero Estate Windrow Cab Sav 70% 14% Merlot 10% Cab Fr 6% Mal Walla Walla 2011 Bronze
Tertulia Cellars Whistling Hills Viognier Viog 75%  25 Roussane Walla Walla 2014 Bronze
The Hogue Cellars Gewurztraminer Columbia Valley 2014 Bronze

For a list of medal winners from 2014 click here