Award Winning Wine

6,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries were entered in the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. It's the most competitive wine competition in North America. GoldLine Brands took home 15 medals.

El Dorado County made another strong showing this year at the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. The region earned 1 Best of Class medal, 24 Double Golds, 32 Gold Medals and 83 Silver Medals.  The diversity of varietals grown and produced in make it a premier wine growing AVA, growing extraordinary, high-quality grapes and producing world-class wines.

 

The region's focus on quality, friendliness and fabulous scenic beauty attracts an increasing number of visitors every year.  About an hour away from greater Sacramento, but a world apart. Just one visit will awaken your palate and make this region one of your favorite wine tasting destinations.

The List

2020 San Francisco Chronicle

 

Double Gold - Myka Cellars, Spanish Cowboy, Fair Play, 2017

Double Gold – Myka Cellars, Montepulciano, Fair Play, 2018

Gold - Mediterranean Vineyards, Nebbiolo, Fair Play 2018

Gold - Mediterranean Vineyards, Montepulciano, Fair Play, 2017

Gold - 1850 Wine Cellars, Syrah, El Dorado, 2017

Silver - Myka Cellars, Nebbiolo, Fair Play, 2018

Silver - Myka Cellars, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Mountain, 2017

Silver - Myka Cellars, Petite Sirah, Fair Play, 2017

Silver - 1850 Wine Cellars, Malbec, El Dorado, 2017

Silver - 1850 Wine Cellars, Petite Sirah, Fair Play, 2017

Bronze - Mediterranean Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, Fair Play, 2017

Bronze - Myka Cellars, Cotes du Cruz Blanc , El Dorado, 2017

Bronze - 1850 Wine Cellars, Late Harvest Zinfandel , Amador County, 2017

Bronze - 1850 Wine Cellars, Riesling, El Dorado, 2018

Bronze - 1850 Wine Cellars, Viognier, El Dorado, 2018

Wine Enthusiast

 

93 points – Myka Cellars Côtes du Cruz Red Wine, 2013
91 points – 1850 Wine Cellars Viognier, 2015
91 points – 1850 Wine Cellars Zinfandel, 2015
91 points – 1850 Wine Cellars Sangiovese, 2014
91 points – Myka Cellars Chloe Reserve Meritage, 2012

 

2018 San Francisco Chronicle

 

Double Gold - 1850 Wine Cellars, Chardonnay, Sierra Foothills, 2016

Double Gold – 1850 Wine Cellars, Zinfandel, El Dorado County, 2016

Double Gold – Myka Cellars, Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands, 2016

Gold – 1850 Wine Cellars, Tempranillo, El Dorado County, 2016

Gold – 1850 Wine Cellars, Syrah, El Dorado County, 2016

Gold – 1850 Wine Cellars, Zinfandel, Cooper Vineyards, 2016

Gold – 1850 Wine Cellars, Roussanne, Cooper Vineyards, 2016

Gold – 1850 Wine Cellars, Viognier, El Dorado County, 2016

Gold – Myka Cellars, Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands, 2016

Gold – Myka Cellars, Sauvignon Blanc, Lake County, 2016

Silver – Myka Cellars, Grenache, California, Silver, 2016

Silver – 1850 Wine Cellars, Meritage, Fair Play, 2016

Silver – 1850 Wine Cellars, GSM, El Dorado County, 2016

Silver – 1850 Wine Cellars, Merlot, El Dorado County, 2016

Silver – 1850 Wine Cellars, Grenache, El Dorado County, 2016

Silver – 1850 Wine Cellars, Barbera, Cooper Vineyards, 2016

Bronze – 1850 Wine Cellars, Cabernet Franc, Fair Play, 2016

Bronze – 1850 Wine Cellars, Mourvedre, Cooper Vineyards, 2016

Bronze – 1850 Wine Cellars, Riesling, El Dorado County, 2016

Bronze – Goldline Cellars, Chardonnay, Napa Valley, 2016

Bronze – Myka Cellars, Malbec, Paso Robles, 2016

Bronze – Myka Cellars, White Blend, California, 2016

Bronze – Myka Cellars, Sauvignon Blanc, North Coast, 2016

 

2017 San Francisco Chronicle

 

Best of Class – Myka Cellars Chardonnay, 2015
Double Gold – Coast Merlot, 2014
Gold Medal – 1850 Wine Cellars Sangiovese, 2014
Gold Medal – Myka Cellars Côtes du Cruz Red Wine, 2013
Silver Medal – Myka Cellars Côtes du Cruz Blanc, 2015
Silver Medal – Myka Cellars Pinot Noir, 2014
Bronze Medal – 1850 Wine Cellars Viognier, 2015
Bronze Medal – 1850 Wine Cellars Rosé, 2015
Bronze Medal – 1850 Wine Cellars Zinfandel, 2015

 

Beverage Testing Institute

 

Gold Medal Wines
Myka Cellars "Mitzi" Chardonnay, 2013
Myka Cellars Côtes du Cruz Blanc, 2015
Myka Cellars Côtes du Cruz Rouge, 2013
Myka Cellars "Rebecca" Pinot Noir, 2013
Myka Cellars "Kane" Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012
Myka Cellars "Chloe" Reserve Meritage, 2012 - Cellar Selection
Myka Cellars "Mitzi" Chardonnay, 2013 - Best Buy & Eco-Friendly Wine Challenge Winner
Myka Cellars "Baci" Cuvée, 2012
1850 Wine Cellars Sangiovese, 2014
Myka Cellars Malbec, 2011
Myka Cellars "Mitzi" Chardonnay, 2015 - Best Buy

Silver Medal Winners
1850 Wine Cellars Zinfandel, 2015
Myka Cellars "Mitzi" Pinot Noir, 2013 + Cellar Selection
Myka Cellars Chardonnay, 2014 + Best Buy
Myka Cellars Rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 + Eco-Friendly Wine Challenge Winner
Coast Cabernet Sauvignon, 2015 + Best Buy
Myka Cellars "Whitney" Petite Sirah, 2011
Myka Cellars "Chloe" Meritage, 2013 + Best Buy
1850 Wine Cellars Red Meritage, 2014
1850 Wine Cellars Rosé, 2015
Myka Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, 2015 + Best Buy
1850 Wine Cellars Malbec, 2014
Myka Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014
Myka Cellars Pinot Noir, 2014 + Best Buy
Coast Merlot, 2014
1850 Wine Cellars Viognier, 2015
Myka Cellars "Mitzi" Chardonnay, 2014
Myka Cellars Pinot Noir, 2014

Bronze Medal Winners
Coast Cabernet Sauvignon, 2015
Coast Chardonnay, 2013

 

The Finger Lakes International

Wine Competition

 

Gold Medal Wines
1850 Wine Cellars Sangiovese, 2015

 

Silver Medal Wines
1850 Wine Cellars Viognier, 2015
Myka Cellars Côtes du Cruz Blanc, 2014
Myka Cellars Côtes du Cruz Rouge, 2015
Myka Cellars Pinot Noir, 2014
Coast Merlot, 2014

 

Bronze Medal Wines
Myka Cellars Chardonnay, 2015

Copyright GoldLine Brands 2020