The 2017 Bottleshock Open home wine competition awards are in! Judging for the event was on March 3 in Lodi. Congratulations to the SHW members’ wines that earned awards. The complete list of awards can be viewed at this link.
Special congrats to John Lymath whose 2013 Merlot won a Double-Gold plus the Best of Class Merlot.
Golds and Above winners (in alpha order):
Bettencourt, Donna – 2014 Portuguese Blend, Double-Gold
Lemay, Kevin – 2014 Barbera, Double-Gold
Lymath, John – 2013 Merlot, Double-Gold and Best of Class
Lymath, John – 2013 Bordeaux Blend, Gold
Pock, Rob – 2015 Sangiovese, Gold
Streng, Steve – 2016 Barbara, Double-Gold
See how your best competes with the rest. SHW’s Jubilee wine competition entries will be accepted through April 19, 2017. The Jubilee along with the California State Fair Home Wine Competition are the two required contests for SHW’s Winemaker of the Year competition.
See here for Jubilee wine entry details. Contact Henry Wilkinson at email@example.com with questions on the Jubilee.
See here for Winemaker of the Year details. Contact Chief Judge Donna Bettencourt at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions on WOY.