Wine Competition Awards

38th Annual Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition Award

After tasting hundres of wines the judges have made their pronouncements:

  • Best of Show Red: 2013 Graziano Carignane  
  • Best of Show White: 2015 Handley Cellars Pinot Gris 
  • Best of Show Sparkling: 2007 Scharffenberger Blanc de Blanc
  • Best of Show Rose': 2015 Seebass Family Wines Rose' - "Fantasie"
  • Best of Show Dessert: 2011 McFadden Late Harvest Riesling


A complete list of all 2016 awards is available for download by winery (pdf) or by category (pdf).

Thank you to our judges:  Ziggy- The Wine Gal, Chris Sawyer, Laura Ness, Ron Washam, Debra Parker Wong, Randy Caparoso, Mark Bowery, John Sverko, Mike Dunne, Laurie Daniel, Madeleine de Jean, Greg Richtarek, Debra Del Fiorentino, and Ellen Landis.