And the Winners Are...

Updated: Jan 31, 2019

2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Results

New Awards for Wines from Chacewater, Eco Terreno, Frey, Girasole, Terra Sávia, & Viluko

The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is the largest (and one of the most competitive) competitions of North American wines. This year there were over 6,800 entries! We are excited to announce that many of our wines received awards this year, and are pleased to provide the following list of award-winning vintages that are currently available through MPW.

Best of Class

Eco Terreno Three Vine Red - Alexander Valley AVA - 2013

The 2013 Three Vine Red is a dark ruby color. The nose is suggestive of sweet black cherry and milk chocolate followed by enticing notes of Herbs de Provence. Smooth yet medium-plus in body, this wine offers bright flavors of blackberry, mocha, and black cherry that are expertly balanced by whispers of dried herbs and toast. The lingering finish echoes flavors of black fruits and herbs.

Double Gold

Eco Terreno "Cuveé Acero" Sauvignon Blanc - Alexander Valley AVA - 2017

In the glass the wine has pale colors of light greenish-gold. The nose is extremely aromatic and has a mélange of citrus fruit and herbal notes – lime zest, white peach and a hint of lemon grass. In the mouth, abundant fruit flavors of green apple, green pineapple and are balanced by a long and pleasingly dry, flinty finish. Made with Biodynamically Grown Grapes.


Chacewater Syrah - Sierra Foothills AVA - 2015

This wine also just won Gold at the 2018 Harvest Challenge!

Highly extracted with leathery, spice richness. Blackberry, toasty oak and beautiful color. Delivers an expansive dense core middle full of complex ripe berry. Generous toasty mouth feeling, finishing as full bodied as you would expect with depth and complexity. Made with certified organic grapes.


Chacewater Sauvignon Blanc - Lake County AVA - 2017

This wine also just won Best of Class & Best of Lake County AVA at the 2018 Harvest Challenge!

Chacewater Cabernet Sauvignon - Sierra Foothills AVA - 2016

Frey Merlot - Mendocino AVA - 2017

Girasole Cabernet Sauvignon - Mendocino AVA - 2017

Girasole Chardonnay - Mendocino AVA - 2017

Girasole "Hybrid Red" - Mendocino AVA - 2017

Viluko "Split Rock" Cabernet Sauvignon - Sonoma County AVA - 2013

Congratulations to all of the winners!

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