And the winners are…

Congratulations to all of our category winners, and as always, an unending note of gratitude to our sponsors: Soda Rock Winery, host of our 2017 competition and media day; Jaxon Keys Winery, host of our launch party and the 2017 Rosé Today Country Garden Party; Sonoma Magazine, our incredible media sponsor; and Visit Mendocino, our area guide to Mendocino County. The winning wines will be open to the public for tasting, alongside curated dishes by the Culinary Institute of America, at our 2017 Country Garden Party – we hope to see you there!

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The results are in. With 239 entries from 12 US states as well as 9 countries including Austria, France, New Zealand and Morocco, the 2017 Rosé Today competition was fierce. Our esteemed judges were up for the task, and bravely soldiered through tasting as many as 90 wines each before reaching an ultimate conclusion on who took home the ultimate Best in Show, which was…

Double Gold Winners
Double Gold Winners

  • Ascension Cellars 2016 “Siren” Rosé
  • Benziger Family Winery 2016 Rosé
  • Fleur 2016 Pinot Noir Rosé
  • Chateau D’Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2016
  • Darkhorse 2015 Rosé
  • Ferrari-Carrano Lazy Creek Vineyards 2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir
  • Sassoferrato 2016 Rosé
  • Lawer Estates 2016 Rosé
  • Luis Felipe Edwards Loma Negra 2016 Rosé
  • Luis Felipe Edwards Autoritas 2016 Rosé
  • LXV 2016 Rosé Sangiovese Rosé
  • Proulx 2016 Grenache Rosé
  • Sonoma-Cutrer 2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir
  • St. Anne’s Crossing Winery 2016 Rose of Zinfandel
  • Santa Rita Limited Release Rosé 2016
  • Wollersheim Winery 2016 Prairie Blush
Gold Winners
Gold Winners

  • Apriori 2016 Rosé
  • Locations NV F Rosé
  • Collection des Anges 2016 Rosé
  • Six Degrees 2016 Rosé
  • Phillips Dublanc NV Brut Rosé Sparkling
  • Cache Creek Vineyards 2016 Rosé
  • Chacewater 2016 Rosé
  • Clos LaChance 2016 Colibri
  • D’Alfonso-Curran Curran 2016 Rosé
  • Del Rio Vineyards 2016 Rosé
  • Domaine de Baccari 2015 Cinsault and Grenache
  • Domaine Serene NV ”r” Rosé IX
  • Due Ruscelli 2016 Rosé
  • Ferrai-Carano 2016 Dry Sangiovese Rosé
  • Fess Parker 2016 Pinot Noir
  • Greenwood Ridge Vineyards 2016 Rosé
  • Black Ink 2015 Rosé

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