2018 Award Winners

SPECIAL AWARDS

Chairman’s Grand Award | Fabbioli Cellars 2013 Tannat

WineMaker of the Year | Carl DiManno, Winemaker at 868 Estate Vineyards

WineGrower of the Year | Bill Hatch, Winegrower & Owner, Zephaniah Farm Vineyards

Wine Ambassador of the Year | Kathy Weidemann, Senior Wine Educator, Casanel Vineyards

 

BEST OF CLASS

Bordeaux Blend | Sunset Hills Vineyard 2015 Mosaic

Cabernet Franc | Sunset Hills Vineyard 2015 Reserve Cabernet Franc

Chardonnay | Bozzo Family Vineyards 2017 “Murph” Chardonnay

Vinifera White | Cana Vineyards 2017 Petit Manseng

Vinifera Red | Fabbioli Cellars 2013 Tannat

Rosé | Willowcroft Farm Vineyards 2017 Rosé of Sharon

Albariño | Maggie Malick Wine Caves 2017 Albariño

Sauvignon Blanc | Doukenie Winery 2017 Sauvignon Blanc

Viognier | Maggie Malick Wine Caves 2017 Viognier

2018 Medal Winners

GOLD MEDALS

868 Estate Vineyards | 2016 Petit Verdot
Bozzo Family Vineyards | 2016 "Second Act" Red Blend
Bozzo Family Vineyards | 2017 "Murph" Chardonnay
Cana Vineyards | 2017 Petit Manseng
Doukenie Winery | 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Doukenie Winery | 2017 Sauvignon Blanc
Fabbioli Cellars | 2013 Tannat
Hillsborough Vineyards | 2015 Onyx
Maggie Malick Wine Caves | 2017 Albariño
Maggie Malick Wine Caves | 2017 Viognier
October One Vineyard | 2015 Merlot
October One Vineyard | 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Sunset Hills Vineyards | 2015 Mosaic
Sunset Hills Vineyards | 2015 Reserve Cabernet Franc
Willowcroft Farm Vineyards | 2017 Rose of Sharon
Wine Reserve at Waterford | 2017 "First Harvest" Petit Manseng
Zephaniah Vineyards | 2015 Chambourcin
Zephaniah Vineyards | 2015 Three Captains Red

 

SILVER MEDALS

50 West Vineyards | 2017 Albariño
50 West Vineyards | 2017 Sauvignon Blanc
868 Estate Vineyards | 2016 Cabernet Franc
868 Estate Vineyards | 2016 Chardonnay
868 Estate Vineyards | 2016 Chardonnel
868 Estate Vineyards | 2016 Meritage
868 Estate Vineyards | 2017 Chardonnay Steel
868 Estate Vineyards | 2017 Sauvignon Blanc
868 Estate Vineyards | 2017 Viognier
Bluemont Vineyards | 2015 Meritage
Bluemont Vineyards | 2015 Russ Mountain Merlot
Bluemont Vineyards | 2017 Rosé "The Donkey"
Cana Vineyards | 2015 Cabernet Franc
Cana Vineyards | 2016 Unite Reserve
Cana Vineyards | 2017 Albariño
Cana Vineyards | 2017 Rose
Doukenie Winery | 2015 Cabernet Franc
Doukenie Winery | 2015 Merlot
Doukenie Winery | 2015 Vintner's Reserve
Doukenie Winery | 2016 Chardonnay
Fabbioli Cellars | 2015 Tre Sorelle
Fabbioli Cellars | 2016 Chardonnay
Hillsborough Vineyards | 2015 Opal
Hillsborough Vineyards | 2015 Petit Verdot
Lost Creek Winery | 2016 Cabernet Franc
Lost Creek Winery | 2016 Chardonnay
Lost Creek Winery | 2016 Genesis
Lost Creek Winery | 2016 Provenance
Lost Creek Winery | 2016 Reserve Chardonnay
Lost Creek Winery | 2016 Trinity
Lost Creek Winery | 2017 Vidal Blanc
Maggie Malick Wine Caves | 2015 Cabernet Franc
Maggie Malick Wine Caves | 2015 Petit Verdot
Maggie Malick Wine Caves | 2015 Tannat
Maggie Malick Wine Caves | 2017 Sauvignon Blanc
North Gate Vineyards | 2015 Meritage
North Gate Vineyards | 2017 Chardonnay 
Quattro Goomba Winery | 2016 Piney River Chardonnay
Sunset Hills Vineyards | 2016 Vineyard One Chardonnay
Willowcroft Farm Vineyards | 2015 Assemblage Select
Willowcroft Farm Vineyards | 2017 Albariño
Willowcroft Farm Vineyards | 2017 Riesling Muscat-Ottonel
Zephaniah Vineyards | 2015 Cabernet Franc
Zephaniah Vineyards | 2016 Steamship White
Zephaniah Vineyards | 2016 Viognier
Zephaniah Vineyards | 2017 Adeline
Zephaniah Vineyards | 2017 Rose 

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2017 Award Winners

 

SPECIAL AWARDS

Chairman’s Grand Award | 2016 Viognier, Sunset Hills Vineyard

WineMaker of the Year | Nate Walsh, Owner & Winemaker, Walsh Family Wines

WineGrower of the Year | Mitch & Betsy Russ, Owners, Russ Mountain Vineyards

Wine Ambassador of the Year | Sarah Davis, Co-founder vitiCultured.org

 

BEST OF CLASS

Bordeaux Blend | 2013 Mosaic, Sunset Hills Vineyard

Cabernet Franc | 2014 Cabernet Franc Reserve, Fabbioli Cellars

Chardonnay | 2015 Chardonnay, 868 Estate Vineyards

Vinifera White | 2016 Viognier, Sunset Hills Vineyards

Vinifera Red | 2013 Tannat, Fabbioli Cellars

White Hybrid | 2016 Petillant Naturel, 868 Estate Vineyards

Rosé | 2016 Rosé, Breaux Vineyards

2017 Medal Winners

GOLD MEDALS

868 Estate Vineyards | 2015 Chardonnay

868 Estate Vineyards | 2016 Petillant Naturel

Breaux Vineyards | 2015 Meritage

Breaux Vineyards | 2016 Sauvignon Blanc

Breaux Vineyards | 2016 Rose

Doukenie Winery | 2015 Vintner’s Reserve

Fabbioli Cellars | 2014 Cabernet Franc Reserve

Fabbioli Cellars | 2014 Tre Sorelle

Fabbioli Cellars | 2013 Tannat

Fabbioli Cellars | 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Sunset Hills Vineyards | 2016 Viognier

Susnet Hills Vineyards | 2013 Mosaic

The Wine Reserve at Waterford | 2015 Chardonnay “Birthday Suit”

Zephaniah Vineyards | 2014 Cabernet Franc

 

SILVER MEDALS

50 West Vineyards | 2016 Albarino

868 Estate Vineyards | 2015 Meritage

868 Estate Vineyards | 2016 Sauvignon Blanc

868 Estate Vineyards | 2015 Cabernet Franc

868 Estate Vineyards | 2016 Vidal Blanc

868 Estate Vineyards | 2015 Rose

Bluemont Vineyard | 2015 Meritage

Bluemont Vineyard | 2015 Norton

Bluemont Vineyard | 2016 Albarino

Bluemont Vineyard | 2016 Petit Manseng

Breaux Vineyards | 2016 Viognier

Breaux Vineyards | 2015 Nebbiolo

Breaux Vineyards | 2016 Stone Barn

Breaux Vineyards | 2016 Vin Gris

Cana Vineyards and Winery | 2016 Petit Manseng

Cana Vineyards and Winery | 2016 Albarino

Cana Vineyards and Winery | 2015 Norton

Cana Vineyards and Winery | 2015 Unite

Doukenie Winery | 2014 Vintner's Reserve

Doukenie Winery | 2015 Petit Verdot

Doukenie Winery | 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

Doukenie Winery | 2015 Merlot

Doukenie Winery | 2014 Dionysus

Doukenie Winery | 2014 Merlot

Doukenie Winery | 2015 Cabernet Franc

Doukenie Winery | 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon

Greenhill Winery and Vineyards | 2015 Philosophy

Greenhill Winery and Vineyards | 2015 Mythology

Hillsborough Vineyards | 2014 Ruby

Hillsborough Vineyards | 2014 Opal

Northgate Vineyard | 2015 Cabernet Franc

Northgate Vineyard | 2015 Chambourcin

Northgate Vineyard | 2015 Meritage

Northgate Vineyard | 2015 Chardonnay

Northgate Vineyard | 2015 Merlot

The Vineyards and Winery at Lost Creek | 2015 Chardonnay

The Vineyards and Winery at Lost Creek | 2015 Reserve Chardonnay

The Vineyards and Winery at Lost Creek | 2016 Vidal Blanc

The Vineyards and Winery at Lost Creek | 2016 Rose

The Vineyards and Winery at Lost Creek | 2016 Provenance

Willowcroft Winery | 2016 Rose of Sharon

Willowcroft Winery | 2014 Assemblage Select

Willowcroft Winery | 2015 Albarino Reserve

Zephaniah Vineyards | 2014 Chambourcin

Zephaniah Vineyards | 2015 Cabernet Franc

Zephaniah Vineyards | 2016 Viognier

Zephaniah Vineyards | 2013 Three Captains Red

Zephaniah Vineyards | 2013 Three Captains Red

Zephaniah Vineyards | 2015 Three Captain Red

Zephaniah Vineyards | 2016 Adeline

2016 Award Winners

 

SPECIAL AWARDS

Chairman’s Grand Award | 2013 Fabbioli Cellars Cabernet Franc Reserve

WineMaker of the Year | Doug Fabbioli, Co-Founder & Winemaker at Fabbioli Cellars

WineGrower of the Year | Quintin Garcia, Vineyard Manager at Sunset Hills Vineyard

Wine Ambassador of the Year | Bonnie Archer, Owner & General Manager at Zephaniah Vineyards

 

BEST OF CLASS

Bordeaux Blend | 2013 Fabbioli Cellars Tre Sorelle & 2014 Greenhill Winery Philosophy

Cabernet Franc | 2013 Fabbioli Cellars Cabernet Franc Reserve

Petit Verdot | 2014 Doukenie Winery Petit Verdot

Chardonnay | 2014 868 Estate Vineyards Chardonnay

Viognier | 2015 Sunset Hills Vineyards Viognier

Red Varietal | 2014 North Gate Vineyard Merlot & 2013 Zephaniah Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

White Varietal | 2015 Cana Vineyards Rkatsitelli

White Hybrid | 2015 Cana Vineyards Vidal Blanc

Red Hybrid | 2014 Northgate Vineyards Chambourcin

 

2016 Medal Winners

 

GOLD MEDALS

Cana Vineyards & Winery | 2015 Vidal Blanc

Cana Vineyards & Winery | 2015 Rkatsitelli

Doukenie Winery | 2014 Petit Verdot

Fabbioli Cellars | 2013 Tre Sorelle

Fabbioli Cellars | 2013 Cabernet Franc Reserve

Greenhill Vineyards & Winery | 2014 Philosophy

Sunset Hills Vineyard | 2014 Reserve Cabernet Franc

 

SILVER MEDALS

50 West Vineyards | 2013 Aldie Heights Cuvee

8 Chains North Winery | 2015 LoCo Vino

868 Estate Vineyards | 2014 Chardonnay

868 Estate Vineyards | 2015 Chardonel

Bluemont Vineyards | 2015 Viognier

Bluemont Vineyards | 2015 Albarino

Bluemont Vineyards | 2015 Petit Manseng

Catoctin Creek Vineyards | 2011 Petit Verdot

Creek’s Edge Winery | 2015 Vidal Blanc

Dry Mill Vineyards & Winery | 2015 Traminette

Fabbioli Cellars | 2014 Chambourcin

Greenhill Vineyards & Winery | 2014 Mythology

Hiddencroft Vineyard | 2012 Cabernet Franc

Hiddencroft Vineyard | 2009 Merlot Reserve

Maggie Malick Wine Caves | 2015 Petit Manseng

Notaviva Vineyards | 2014 Cantibile

Notaviva Vineyards | 2012 Excelsis

Northgate Vineyards | 2014 Meritage

Northgate Vineyards | 2014 Merlot

Northgate Vineyards | 2014 Chambourcin

Stone Tower Winery | 2013 Hogback Mountain

Sunset Hills Vineyard | 2015 Viognier

The Vineyards & Winery at Lost Creek | 2015 Chardonnay

Zephaniah Farm Vineyards | 2013 Cabernet Franc

Zephaniah Farm Vineyards | 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon