The San Francisco Chronicle’s 2018 Wine Judging Competition is a national contest and is the largest competition of American wines in the world, The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Judging Competition is an annual contest that has been held each January for the past 18 years. Judges are selected from across the U.S. with a variety of backgrounds including in the wine trade, education, media, retail and hospitality. Wines are judged using an extensive process that divides the varietals into categories and subcategories. Winning entries are rated Bronze, Silver, Gold or Double Gold.


  • Limited Release Petit Verdot – Silver
  • Three Kings Port – Silver
  • Limited Release Vienna Waltz – Silver
  • White Alchemy – Silver