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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Best Nevada County Wineries

Best Nevada County wineries praised in S.F. Chronicle tasting contest

The winning wineries included Avanguardia, Indian Springs, Lucchesi, Montoliva, Naggiar, Pilot Peak, Sierra Starr, Smith, Solune and Szabo.

Pilot Peak's Porta Joyas
Pilot Peak won the prestigious "Best of Class: Judge's Choice" award for its port.

A list of the winners and their winning wines is here:
Avanguardia: Silver (Ampio), Bronze (Sangineto), Bronze (Premiato)
Indian Springs: Gold (Hog Wild Red), Silver (Hog Wild White), Silver (Barbera), Bronze (Cab), Bronze (Chardonnay), Bronze (Syrah Port), Bronze (Primitivo)
Lucchesi: Silver (Port), Bronze (Cab), Two Bronze (Chardonnay), Bronze (Sauvignon Blanc)
Montoliva: Silver (Sierra Bella), Silver (Aglianico), Silver (Teroldego), Bronze (Sangiovese), Bronze (Sangiovese Estate)
Naggiar: Silver (Petite Syrah), Bronze (Mourvedre), Bronze (Malbec), Bronze (Grenache)
Pilot Peak: "Best of Class: Judges' Choice" (Porta Joyas), Bronze (Barbera), Bronze (Paramour), Bronze (Tempranillo)
Smith: Silver (Red blend), Bronze (Cab), Bronze (Primitivo), Bronze (Syrah)
Sierra Star: Silver (Sauvignon Blanc), Silver (Rhone blend), Silver (Zin), Bronze (Cab), Bronze (Cab Franc)
Solune: Silver (Tempranillo), Bronze (Cab Franc), Two Bronze (Petite Syrah), Bronze (Tempranillo)
Szabo: Silver (Syrah), Bronze (Primitivo)

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