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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