Awards / Recongnition
Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Every year this elite wine competition attracts thousands of wineries from countries all across the globe. In 2016 alone, more than 3,800 wines from all 50 states and 24 countries were judged by a panel of the world’s most prestigious judges. Two Santa Maria wines have proudly earned recognition from the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition: our Silver Medal winner Petite Sirah and the Double Gold Medal winner Peach Be With You.
Mid-American Wine Competition
The Mid-American Wine Competition is open to wineries throughout the Midwest, identifying and promoting our region’s most exceptional wines. Unique to this competition is the inclusion of food in the judging, with the results offering a unique perspective on the excellence of a wine selection in regards to its food pairings. Three Santa Maria wines are Mid-American Wine Competition medal winners, including our Silver Medal winning Red Twilight and Plum di de Dee, and our Bronze Medal winning Pinot Grigio.