North Carolina Wineries win big in North America Wine Competition

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North Carolina wineries brought home a total of 27 medals, including two "Best in Class" and one "Double Gold" in the latest San Francisco Chronicle wine competition. The event is the largest competition of North American wines in the states.

The competition brought together 64 professional judges to evaluate over 6,800 wines from a total of 1,132 North American wineries.

Below is a list of all the wineries here in North Carolina that won. Most of these wines are available at the wineries – so head out to a NC winery and pick up some award-winning wines to try for yourself!

Biltmore Estate Winery

2017 Sémillon, Best of Class

2017 Barbera, Silver

2017 Chardonnay, Silver

2017 Cabernet Franc, Silver

Grove Winery & Vineyards

2013 Block B Meritage, Bronze

Jones von Drehle Vineyards

2017 Petit Manseng, Best of Class

2015 Steel and Stone, Gold

2017 Viognier, Gold

2015 Malbec, Bronze

2015 Petit Verdot, Bronze

2015 Rock and Rail, Bronze

Junius Lindsay Vineyards

2013 Syrah Reserve, Silver

McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks

2016 Muscat Blanc, Gold

2013 Ring of Fire, Silver

2014 Ring of Fire, Silver

Raffaldini Vineyards

2017 Liguria, Gold

2017 Auguri, Silver

2016 Il Falco, Silver

2014 Sangiovese, Bronze

RayLen Vineyards

2017 Rosé of Cabernet Franc, Double Gold

2017 Viognier, Silver

2017 Petit Verdot, Silver

2016 Cabernet Franc, Bronze

Sanctuary Vineyards

2017 Albarino, Bronze

2015 Wright Brothers Reserve, Bronze

2016 Chardonnay, Silver

2017 The Triangle White Blend, Gold

2015 Double Barrel, Silver

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Wine & MeadDathan Kazsuk