2013 Best of Fest Results


Congratulations to our 2013 Best of Fest Medal Winners!

The 2013 competition judging was led by Richard Leahy from July 22-23 at the Wine Country Inn in Palisade, CO. It featured 165 total entries, with 73 wines (44%) receiving medals.

Best of Fest
Best of Fest: Fruit, Berry and Mead Wine
St. Kathryn Cellars Blueberry Bliss NV
Best of Fest: Dessert Wine
Graystone Winery Port V 2005
Best of Category: Red Wine 
Turquoise Mesa Winery Colorado Crimson 2011
Best of Category: White Wine
Plum Creek Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2012
 
* “Best of Fest” wines are recognized as best in a category and received no less than a gold medal. “Best of Category” is the highest scoring wine in a category where there were no gold or double gold medals. 

Gold Medals
Graystone Winery Port V 2005
Meadery of the Rockies Cherries ‘N Honey NV
St. Kathryn Cellars Blueberry Bliss NV

Silver Medals
Boulder Creek Winery Cabernet Franc 2011
Canyon Wind Cellars Petit Verdot 2010
Carlson Vineyards Tyrannosaurus Red 2011
DeBeque Canyon Winery Fortified Merlot 2004
Meadery of the Rockies Strawberries ‘N Honey NV
Meadery of the Rockies Apricots ‘N Honey NV
Meadery of the Rockies Raspberry Chocolate Satin NV
Meadery of the Rockies Honey Sheré NV
Mesa Park Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2011
Plum Creek Cellars Chardonnay 2012
Plum Creek Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2012
St. Kathryn Cellars Cherry Wine NV
St. Kathryn Cellars Lavender NV
Talon Winery Moscato 2012
Turquoise Mesa Winery Colorado Crimson 2011
Turquoise Mesa Winery Chardonnay 2012
Turquoise Mesa Winery Cabernet Franc 2010
Vino Salida Tenderfoot Stomp Merlot 2011
Whitewater Hill Vineyards Muscat Canelli 2012

Bronze Medals
Black Bridge Winery Oaky Chardonnay 2011
BookCliff Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2011
BookCliff Vineyards Zinfandel 2011
Boulder Creek Winery Chardonnay 2012
Boulder Creek Winery Consensus III 2010
Canyon Wind Cellars Proprietor’s Reserve Port 2009
Canyon Wind Cellars Chardonnay 2012
Canyon Wind Cellars 47-Ten Rosé 2012
Carlson Vineyards Laughing Cat Sweet Gewurztraminer 2012
Colorado Cider Company Glider NV
Colorado Cider Company Grasshop-Ah NV
DeBeque Canyon Winery Trefoil 2004
Garrett Estate Cellars Pinot Noir 2010
Grande River Vineyards Viognier 2012
Guy Drew Vineyards Nectar of the Ancients NV
Guy Drew Vineyards Meritage 2011
Guy Drew Vineyards Unoaked Chardonnay 2012
Guy Drew Vineyards Metate Blanc 2011
Meadery of the Rockies Guinevere NV
Meadery of the Rockies Peaches ‘N Honey NV
Meadery of the Rockies Blackberry Satin NV
Meadery of the Rockies Camelot NV
Meadery of the Rockies Blackberries ‘N Honey NV
Meadery of the Rockies Raspberries ‘N Honey NV
Mesa Park Vineyards Barn Owl Red NV
Mesa Park Vineyards Rosé Merlot 2012
Mesa Winds Winery Pinot Gris 2011
Mesa Winds Winery 2011 Meunier 2011
Plum Creek Cellars Grand Mesa 2008
Plum Creek Cellars Palisade Festival NV
Plum Creek Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Reeder Mesa Vineyards Petit Verdot 2011
Reeder Mesa Vineyards Tempranillo 2011
Reeder Mesa Vineyards Gewurztraminer 2012
St. Kathryn Cellars Peach Passion NV
St. Kathryn Cellars Strawberry Rhubarb NV
St. Kathryn Cellars Sweet Scarlet NV
St. Kathryn Cellars Riesling NV
Stone Cottage Cellars Gewurztraminer 2012
Stone Cottage Cellars Syrah 2011
Talon Winery Riesling 2011
Talon Winery Aquila Dessert 2009
Talon Winery Chardonnay 2011
Talon Winery Gewurztraminer 2012
Talon Winery Wingspan White 2009
Turquoise Mesa Winery Gewurztraminer 2012
Two Rivers Winery Port 2006
Two Rivers Winery Chardonnay 2012
Two Rivers Winery Riesling 2012
Whitewater Hill Vineyards Ethereal 2011
Whitewater Hill Vineyards Zero Below 2012

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