Since 1980, the San Francisco International Wine Competition has grown into  one of the most influential wine competitions world-wide. A member of the Tasting Alliance, which features other competitions such as the Singapore World Spirits Competition, the San Francisco International Wine Competition combines legacy, integrity, and experience to create a competition event that both consumers and producers rely on.

For the full results, visit sfwinecomp.com/results.

Here are the very best from a great year:

 

Best In Show


 Best in Show White Wine

Picchetti Winery Leslie’s Estate Chardonnay
Santa Cruz Mountains, USA
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $55

Best in Show Red Wine

Fog Crest Vineyards Upper Block Estate Pinot Noir
Russian River Valley
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $69

Best in Show Sparkling Wine

Champagne COLLET Millésime Brut
Champagne, France
Vintage: 2008, Retail Price: $65

Best in Show Dessert Wine

Rancho de Philo Triple Cream Sherry
Cucamonga Valley
Vintage: NV, Retail Price: $40

Best In Class


Best Blanc de Blancs

Champagne COLLETT Premier Cru Blanc de Blancs
Champagne, France
Vintage: NV, Retail Price: $49

Best Sparkling Rosé

J Vineyards and Winery Brut Rosé
Russian River Valley, USA
Vintage: NV, Retail Price: $45

Best Pinot Gris

Franz Keller Vom Loss Pinot Gris
Baden, Germany
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $30

Best Pinot Blanc

AGROPOL MIKULOV Rulandské bílé
Moravia, Czech Republic
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: 10€

Best Sauvignon Blanc

Mud House Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough, New Zealand
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $13

Best Semillion

College Cellars Stan Clarke Vineyard Estate Semillion
Walla Walla Valley, USA
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $18

Best Sauvignon Blanc / Semillion Blend

Bird In Hand Two in the Bush Sauvignon Blanc Semillion
Adelaide Hills, Austrailia
Vintage: 2019, Retail Price: $14

Best Italian White Varietal

Settesoli Grillo
Sicily, Italy
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $12

Best White Rhône Varietal

McPherson Cellars Reserve Roussanne
Texas High Plains, USA
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $17

Best Other White Varietal .7% or Below • Best Other White Varietal

B\V Vinarství Müller Thurgau
Moravia, Czech Republic
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price:N/A

Best Other White Varietal .71% or above

Ostrožovic Special Collection Lipovina
Tokaj, Slovakia
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $29

Best Chenin Blanc

Simonsig Estate Chenin Blanc
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Vintage: 2019, Retail Price: $14

Best Riesling .7% or Below

Bird In Hand Riesling
Clare Valley, Australia
Vintage: 2019, Retail Price: $17

Best Riesling .71% or Above • Best Riesling

Vinařství Líbal Ryzlink
Vintage: 2017 , Retail Price: 8€

Best Riesling 6% r.s. or above

AGROPOL MIKULOV Ryzlink vlašský
Vintage: 2015, Retail Price: 13€

Best Muscat

Massolino Moscato d’Asti
DOCG, Italy
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $23

Best Gewürztraminer

Nepenthe Winemaker’s Selection Gewürztraminer
Adelaide Hills, Australia
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $18

Best Varietal Rosé • Best Rosé

Bird In Hand Pinot Nero Rosé
Adelaide Hills, Australia
Vintage: 2019, Retail Price: $20

Best Rosé Blend

Sunseeker Rosé
California, USA
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $18

Best Saké

HEAVENSAKE Junmai Daiginjo Sake
Yamaguchi, Japan
Vintage: 2019, Retail Price: $90

Best Gamay Beaujolais

Leon Roux Beaujolais-Villages Gamay Beaujolais
A.O.C Beaujolais- Villages, France
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $15

Best Tempranillo

Duchman Family Winery Salt Lick Vineyards Tempranillo
Texas, USA
Vintage: 2015, Retail Price: $52

Best Spanish / Portugese / Argentine Red

South Coast Winery Wild Horse Peak Mountain Vineyards Touriga Nacional
South Coast, USA
Vintage: 2016, Retail Price: N/A

Best Barbera

DANCIN Vineyards Onore Barbera
Rogue Valley, USA
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $39

Best Sangiovese • Best Italian Red

Naggiar Vineyards Estate Grown Sangiovese
Sierra Foothills, USA
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $29

Best Other Italian Red

Duchman Family Winery Oswald Vineyards Aglianico
Texas, USA
Vintage: 2015, Retail Price: $30

Best Merlot

Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Okanagan Valley Gran Reserve Estate Merlot
BC VQA, Canada
Vintage: 2016, Retail Price: $25

Best Malbec

Shadybrook Estate Coombsville Malbec
Napa Valley, USA
Vintage: 2015, Retail Price: $95

Best Cabernet Franc

Hamilton Cellars Weinbau Cabernet Franc
Wahluke Slope, USA
Vintage: 2015, Retail Price: $35

Best Petit Verdot

V. Sattui Winery Petit Verdot
Napa Valley, USA
Vintage: 2016, Retail Price: $47

Best Cabernet Sauvignon

Priest Ranch Snake Oil Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley, USA
Vintage: 2016, Retail Price: $100

Best Cabernet / Syrah Blend

Cellardoor Winery Aurora Red Wine
American, USA
Vintage: 2015, Retail Price: $32

Best Premium Bordeaux Blend • Best Bordeaux Blend

San Simeon Stormwatch
Paso Robles, USA
Vintage: 2015, Retail Price: $75

Best Non-Bordeaux Blend < $25 • Best Non-Bordeaux Blend

Gnarly Head Double Black Red Blend
Lodi, USA
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $13

Best Non-Bordeaux Blend > $25

Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery Grande Riserva Proprietary Red Wine
Swan Creek, USA
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $55

Best Native American Red

Johnson Estate Winery Concord
Lake Erie, USA
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $10

Best Zinfandel

Miro Cellars Hemar Vineyard Old Vines Zinfandel
Alexander Valley, USA
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $26

Best Petite Sirah

Jeff Runquist Wines Salman Vineyards Petite Sirah
Clarksburg, USA
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $28

Best Syrah

Arrington Vineyards Syrah
American, USA
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $27
Best Other Rhône Varietal
Carol Shelton Wines Oat Valley Vineyards Old Vine Carignane
Alexander Valley, USA
Vintage: 2016, Retail Price: $28

Best Red Rhône Blend

Robert Oatley Vineyards Signature Series GSM
McLaren Vale, Australia
Vintage: 2017, Retail Price: $20

Best Sweet Red

Grape Creek Vineyards Grande Rouge Sweet Red Wine
Texas, USA
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $22

Best Late Harvest Red

Vinselekt Michlovský Agni
Moravia, Czech Republic
Vintage: 2007, Retail Price: $17

Best Late Harvest • Best Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc

The King’s A Sticky End Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough, New Zealand
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $20

Best Late Harvest Riesling

Navarro Vineyards Cluster Select Late Harvest Riesling
Anderson Valley, USA
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $35

Best Icewine

Inniskillin Niagara Sparkling Vidal Icewine
Niagara Peninsula, Canada
Vintage: 2018, Retail Price: $80

Best Passito

Barboursville Vineyards Paxxito
Virginia, USA
Vintage: 2015, Retail Price: $32

Best Ruby Port

Grape Creek Vineyard Ruby Port
Texas, USA
Vintage: NV, Retail Price: $33

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