Awards

+2024 Wine Awards
2020 Syrah
Wine Enthusiast 89 Points
Almond Sparkling Wine
Los Angeles Invitational Wine and Spirits Challenge Silver
Peach Bellini Sparkling Wine
Los Angeles Invitational Wine and Spirits Challenge Silver
NV White Cabernet Sauvignon
Los Angeles Invitational Wine and Spirits Challenge Bronze
Peach Bellini Sparkling Wine
Houston Rodeo Uncorked International Wine Gold, Class Champion
Almond Sparkling Wine
Houston Rodeo Uncorked International Wine Gold
White Cabernet Sauvignon
Houston Rodeo Uncorked International Wine Bronze
2021 Cabernet Franc
Sunset International Wine Competition Gold, 91 Points
2021 Meritage
Sunset International Wine Competition Silver
2020 Syrah
Sunset International Wine Competition Silver
Peach Bellini Sparkling Wine
Sunset International Wine Competition Bronze
+2023 Wine Awards
2021 Family Reserve Mourvédre
Wine Enthusiast 89 Points
2019 Family Reserve Malbec
Wine Enthusiast 88 Points
2020 Cabernet Franc
Wine Enthusiast 88 Points
2021 Barbera
Wine Enthusiast 86 Points
2022 Roussanne
Wine Enthusiast 88 Points
Peach Bellini Sparkling
California State Fair 94 Points – Gold
Almond Sparkling
California State Fair 93 Points – Silver
2020 Vardande
Sunset International Wine Competition Double Gold/Best of Class – 98 Points
2022 Sauvignon Blanc
Sunset International Wine Competition Silver
2022 Viognier
Sunset International Wine Competition Silver
2021 Roussanne
Sunset International Wine Competition Silver
2020 Double Dog
Sunset International Wine Competition Double Gold – 95 Points
2021 Barbera
Sunset International Wine Competition Bronze
2022 Sauvignon Blanc
Wine Enthusiast 91 Points (Editor’s Choice)
2022 Viognier
Wine Enthusiast 87 Points
Peach Bellini Sparkling
Los Angeles Invitational Wine Challenge Silver Medal
Almond Sparkling
Los Angeles Invitational Wine Challenge Silver Medal
Rosé Sparkling Wine
Los Angeles Invitational Wine Challenge Silver Medal
2020 Double Dog 
Toast of the Coast Wine Competition Silver  – 89 points
2021 Viognier
Toast of the Coast Wine Competition Silver  – 87 points
+2022 Wine Awards
Peach Bellini Sparkling
Houston Rodeo Uncorked International Wine Competition Class Champion
Sunset International Wine Competition Gold Medal
Texsom Silver Medal
Almond Sparkling
Texsom Bronze Medal
2020 Double Dog Red 
*Wine Enthusiast 90 Rating
2020 Ecclesia
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2020 Family Reserve Merlot
*Wine Enthusiast 87 Rating
+2021 Wine Awards
2017 Reserve Cabernet Franc
*Wine Enthusiast 91 Rating
*OC Wine Society 80 Points – Bronze Medal
2017 Reserve Cinsault
*Wine Enthusiast 90 Rating – Editor’s Choice
2017 Vardande Red Blend
*Wine Enthusiast 90 Rating
2018 Tank 15 Zinfandel
*Wine Enthusiast 90 Rating
NV Ecclesia Red Blend
*Wine Enthusiast 89 Rating
2016 Reserve Zinfandel 
*Wine Enthusiast 87 Rating
2018 Cabernet Sauvignon
*OC Wine Society 85 Points – Silver
2018 Meritage Red
*OC Wine Society
84 Points – Silver
2017 Cabernet Franc
*OC Wine Society 81 Points – Bronze
2018 Zinfandel
*OC Wine Society
80 Points – Bronze
+2020 Wine Awards
2018 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
*Wine Enthusiast 91 Rating
2017 Reserve Petite Sirah
*Wine Enthusiast 90 Rating
Almond Sparkling Wine
*The Fifty Best Double Gold Medal
2016 Matriarch Vineyard Malbec
*Wine Enthusiast 90 Rating
2017 Molly’s Merlot
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2018 Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel
*Wine Enthusiast 85 Rating
2018 Rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon
*Wine Enthusiast  86 Rating
+2019 Wine Awards
2017 Cammi Ridge Vineyard Syrah
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2018 Chloe Vineyard Viognier
*Wine Enthusiast 87 Rating
2017 ZSM Red Blend
*Wine Enthusiast 86 Rating
2018 Variant Series Red Blend
*Wine Enthusiast 83 Rating
2016 Distinction Vineyard Family Reserve Petite Sirah
*Wine Enthusiast 91 Rating
2017 Cammi Ridge Vineyard Winemaker’s Select Syrah
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2017 ZSM Red Blend
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2018 Variant Series Cabernet-Zinfandel Red Blend
*Wine Enthusiast 87 Rating
2017 Winemaker’s Select Zinfandel
*Wine Enthusiast 85 Rating
2017 Family Meritage (Editor’s Choice)
*Wine Enthusiast 91 Rating
2017 Winemaker’s Select GSM (Editor’s Choice)
*Wine Enthusiast 90 Rating
2017 Promenance Vineyard Family Reserve Zinfandel
*Wine Enthusiast 89 Rating
2017 Gerry’s Vineyard FR Cabernet Sauvignon
*Wine Enthusiast 89 Rating
2017 Double Dog Red Five Paws Vineyard Red Blend
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
NV The Venetian Red Blend
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2017 Winemaker’s Select Cabernet Sauvignon
*Wine Enthusiast 87 Rating
2018 Harmony Vineyard FR Roussanne
*Wine Enthusiast 84 Rating
2018 Winemaker’s Select Riesling
*Wine Enthusiast 83 Rating
Peach Bellini Sparkling Wine
Florida State Fair Wine Competition  Silver
Almond Sparkling Wine
Florida State Fair Wine Competition  Bronze
+2018 Wine Awards
2015 Family Reserve Petite Sirah
*Wine Enthusiast 89 Rating
2015 Family Reserve Zinfandel
*Wine Enthusiast 89 Rating
2017 Winemaker’s Select Viognier
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2016 Orange Muscat (Special Edition)
*Wine Enthusiast 86 Rating
2014 Double Dog
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2016 Cellar Select Teroldego
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2016 Cellar Select Legacio
*Wine Enthusiast 87 Rating
2015 Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
*Wine Enthusiast 86 Rating
2017 Riesling
*Wine Enthusiast 84 Rating
2016 Family Reserve GSM
*Wine Enthusiast 90 Rating
2016 Winemaker’s Select Syrah
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2017 Yes Dear Chardonnay
*Wine Enthusiast 88 Rating
2016 Winemaker’s Select Cinsault
*Wine Enthusiast 92 Rating
2015 Winemaker’s Select Zinfandel
*Wine Enthusiast 90 Rating
2016 Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel
*Wine Enthusiast 86 Rating
+2015 Wine Awards
Sparkling Rosé Wine
*New York’s Fifty Best Wine Competition GOLD
*Los Angeles International Wine Competition BRONZE
+2013 Wine Awards
2012 Roussanne
*Jerry Mead’s New World International Wine Competition GOLD
*Orange County Fair Wine Competition GOLD
*Riverside International Wine Competition SILVER
*XXI Concurso Internacional “Ensenada Tierra del Vino” SILVER
2010 Reserve Syrah
*Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition SILVER
2010 Syrah
*XXI Concurso Internacional “Ensenada Tierra del Vino” SILVER
*Orange County Fair Wine Competition SILVER
2010 Reserve Petite Sirah
*Riverside International Wine Competition SILVER
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
*XXI Concurso Internacional “Ensenada Tierra del Vino” SILVER
2009 Reserve Zinfandel
*Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition SILVER
2009 Family Reserve Late Harvest Petite Sirah
*Riverside International Wine Competition CHAIRMAN’S AWARD; BEST OF CLASS
*Jerry Mead’s New World International Wine Competition SILVER
*Inland Empire Magazine Competition SILVER
2009 Merlot
*Inland Empire Magazine Competition GOLD
2012 White Cabernet Sauvignon
*Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition BRONZE
Sangria Sparkling Wine
*Orange County Fair Wine Competition SILVER
Orange Mimosa Sparkling Wine
*Orange County Fair Wine Competition BRONZE
+2012 Wine Awards
Cuvee Rouge Sparkling Wine
*Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition GOLD
*Riverside International Wine Competition SILVER
*36th Annual OC Fair & Events Center Commercial Wine Competition BRONZE
Angelica Cream Sherry
*36th Annual OC Fair & Events Center Commercial Wine Competition GOLD
2009 Double Dog Red
*San Diego International Wine Competition GOLD
*Riverside International Wine Competition SILVER
2009 Reserve Merlot
*36th Annual OC Fair & Events Center Commercial Wine Competition SILVER
2009 Cabernet Sauvignon
*Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival Awards GOLD
2009 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
*36th Annual OC Fair & Events Center Commercial Wine Competition BRONZE
2010 Viognier
*Inland Empire Magazine 2012 Wine Awards BRONZE
2009 Reserve Late Harvest Zinfandel
*36th Annual OC Fair & Events Center Commercial Wine Competition GOLD
2008 Reserve Merlot
*36th Annual OC Fair & Events Center Commercial Wine Competition SILVER
2008 Reserve Late Harvest Zinfandel
* Inland Empire Magazine 2012 Wine Awards BRONZE
2010 Riesling
* 36th Annual OC Fair & Events Center Commercial Wine Competition BRONZE
Almond Sparkling Wine
*36th Annual OC Fair & Events Center Commercial Wine Competition BRONZE
+2011 Wine Awards
2008 Reserve Petite Sirah
*West Coast Wine Competition SILVER
*The Dallas News Wine Competition BRONZE
*Long Beach Grand Cru BRONZE
Golden Medley
* Dallas Morning News Wine Competition SILVER
• Southern California Wine Country Competition GOLD
2008 Late Harvest Zinfandel
• Southern California Wine Country Competition GOLD
2008 Estate Zinfandel
• Southern California Wine Country Competition SILVER
2007 Meritage
• Southern California Wine Country Competition SILVER
2009 Muscat Canelli
• Southern California Wine Country Competition SILVER
2009 White Cabernet
• Southern California Wine Country Competition BRONZE
+2010 Wine Awards
Golden Medley
* Dallas Morning News Wine Competition SILVER
• Southern California Wine Country Competition GOLD
2008 Late Harvest Zinfandel
• Southern California Wine Country Competition GOLD
2008 Estate Zinfandel
• Southern California Wine Country Competition SILVER
2007 Meritage
• Southern California Wine Country Competition SILVER
2009 Muscat Canelli
• Southern California Wine Country Competition SILVER
2009 White Cabernet
• Southern California Wine Country Competition BRONZE
+2009 Wine Awards
2008 Grenache Rosé
* Southern California Wine County Wine Competition GOLD
* Diego International Wine Competition GOLD
* Pacific Rim Wine Competition GOLD
* Best-of-Appellation, Temecula Valley GOLD
2008 Viognier
* Southern California Wine County Wine Competition GOLD
* Best-of-Appellation, Temecula Valley GOLD
2006 Estate Syrah
* 2009 Critics Challenge Awards GOLD
* 2009 Long Beach Grand Cru BRONZE
2006 Estate Zinfandel
* Pacific Rim Wine Competition GOLD
2007 Petite Sirah
* Southern California Wine County Wine Competition GOLD
* Riverside International Wine Competition GOLD
* Diego International Wine Competition GOLD
* Orange County Wine Society Competition GOLD
* Pacific Rim Wine Competition SILVER
Decadencia®
  GOLD
* Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Rochester, N.Y. undefined
2005 Family Legacy
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE
2006 Cabernet Sauvignon
* Pacific Rim Wine Competition SILVER
2005 Cabernet Sauvignon
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER
* Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Rochester, N.Y. BRONZE
2006 Merlot
* Diego International Wine Competition SILVER
* Pacific Rim Wine Competition SILVER
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE
* Southern California Wine County Wine Competition BRONZE
2006 Mourvedre
* Southern California Wine County Wine Competition BRONZE
2008 Muscat Canelli
* Southern California Wine County Wine Competition GOLD
* Riverside International Wine Competition SILVER
* Pacific Rim Wine Competition SILVER
* Orange County Wine Society Competition BRONZE
* 2009 Long Beach Grand Cru Chairman’s Best of Class
2007 Muscat Canelli
* Diego International Wine Competition SILVER
2007 Sauvignon Blanc
* Diego International Wine Competition SILVER
* California State Fair Wine Competition BRONZE
2007 Estate Chardonnay
* Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Rochester, N.Y. SILVER
Almond Sparkling Wine
* Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Rochester, N.Y. SILVER
* Pacific Rim Wine Competition BRONZE
Angelica Cream Sherry
* Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Rochester, N.Y. BRONZE
Golden Jubilee
* Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Rochester, N.Y. BRONZE
* 2009 Long Beach Grand Cru BRONZE
2006 Viognier
* California State Fair Wine Competition SILVER
+2008 Wine Awards
2005 Cabernet Sauvignon
* New World International BRONZE Medal
2005 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
* Orange County Fair BRONZE Medal
* West Coast Wine Competition SILVER Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
2005 Estate Zinfandel
* West Coast Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* New World International DOUBLE GOLD Medal
2005 Wilson Family Legacy
* New World International BRONZE Medal
2005 Merlot
* West Coast Wine Competition SILVER Medal
2005 Merlot Barrel Reserve
* New World International BRONZE Medal
* San Diego International SILVER Medal
2005 Mourvedre
* West Coast Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Los Angeles Int’l Wine & Spirits Competition SILVER Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
2005 Petite Sirah Barrel Reserve
* New World International GOLD Medal
2005 Temecula Valley Chardonnay
* Riverside International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
2006 Sauvignon Blanc
* New World International BRONZE Medal
Almond Champagne
* Los Angeles Int’l Wine & Spirits Competition SILVER Medal
* West Coast Wine Competition SILVER Medal
* New World International BRONZE Medal
* San Diego International BRONZE Medal
Angelica Cream Sherry
* New World International SILVER Medal
Quartet Blanc
* West Coast Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
* New World International BRONZE Medal
* San Diego International BRONZE Medal
+2007 Wine Awards
2004 Cabernet Sauvignon
* Temecula Valley Wine Growers Association BRONZE Medal
2004 Wilson Family Legacy
* Long Beach Grand Cru BRONZE Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
2004 Zinfandel
* Temecula Valley Wine Growers Association BRONZE Medal
2005 Chardonnay
* Temecula Valley Wine Growers Association SILVER Medal
2005 Estate Chardonnay Barrel Reserve
* Orange County Fair SILVER Medal
2005 Sauvignon Blanc
* San Diego International BRONZE Medal
2006 Riesling
* Temecula Valley Wine Growers Association BRONZE Medal
Decadencia Chocolate Port
* Orange County Fair BRONZE Medal
Grand Cuvee Champagne
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* San Diego International BRONZE Medal
* Temecula Valley Wine Growers Association BRONZE Medal
+2006 Wine Awards
2003 Estate Syrah
* New World International Wine Competition GOLD Medal
2003 Merlot
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
2003 Mourvedre
* Riverside International Wine Competition GOLD Chairman’s Award
2004 Barbera Barrel Reserve
* New World International Wine Competition GOLD Medal
* California State Fair BRONZE Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
Almond Champagne
* Orange County Fair SILVER Medal
Angelica Cream Sherry
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition GOLD Medal
Decadencia Chocolate Port
* Orange County Fair GOLD Medal
Grand Cuvee Champagne
* California State Fair SILVER Medal
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
+2005 Wine Awards
Grand Cuvee
* Temecula Valley GOLD Medal
* California State Fair SILVER Medal
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Long Beach Grand Cru BRONZE Medal
2004 White Cabernet Sauvignon
* Long Beach Grand Cru BRONZE Medal
2004 Sauvignon Blanc
* Temecula Valley BRONZE Medal
2004 Muscat Canelli
* Long Beach Grand Cru BRONZE Medal
Golden Jubilee
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Long Beach Grand Cru BRONZE Medal
2001 Destiny Vineyards Sangiovese
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
2002 Vintner’s Reserve Sangiovese
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
* Pacific Rim International SILVER Medal
2002 Mouvedre
* Orange County Fair GOLD Medal
* California State Fair BRONZE Medal
* Riverside International BRONZE Medal
2003 Duet
* Riverside International SILVER Medal
2003 Estate Syrah
* Long Beach Grand Cru SILVER Medal
* Pacific Rim International BRONZE Medal
* LA County Fair BRONZE Medal
* Temecula Valley BRONZE Medal
2002 Estate Zinfandel
* Temecula Valley BRONZE Medal
* Long Beach Grand Cru BRONZE Medal
2002 California Merlot
* LA County Fair BRONZE Medal
Angelica Cream Sherry
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
* Long Beach Grand Cru SILVER Medal
* California State Fair BRONZE Medal
“Decadencia” Chocolate Port
* Orange County Fair GOLD Medal
* Long Beach Grand Cru SILVER Medal
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
+2004 Wine Awards
2001 Estate Zinfandel
* New World International Wine Competition GOLD Medal
2003 Muscat
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
2001 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
Grand Cuvee
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
2002 Estate Chardonnay
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
+2003 Wine Awards
2002 Duet
* Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
2001 Reserve Syrah
* New World International Wine Competition GOLD Medal
* New World International Wine Competition  
* Presentation BEST OF CLASS
* Pacific Rim National Wine Competition NWIWC Gold Medal
2001 Mourvedre
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Pacific Rim National Wine Competition SILVER Medal
  SILVER Medal
* LA County Fair Wine Competition GOLD Medal
  undefined
* Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition undefined
2002 Muscat Canelli
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Orange County Fair Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
Grand Cuvee * Presentation
2002 White Cabernet
* Presentation NWIWC Gold Medal
Green Hungarian
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
2000 Cabernet Sauvignon
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* LA County Fair Wine Competition  
2000 Merlot
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* San Diego National Wine Competition SILVER Medal
2001 Chardonnay
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
Gewurztraminer
* Presentation NWIWC Gold Medal
2000 Sangiovese
* Riverside International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Pacific Rim National Wine Competition  
Almond Champagne
* Presentation NWIWC Silver Medal
* Pacific Rim National Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
* Orange County Fair Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
  SILVER Medal
* LA County Fair Wine Competition undefined
Decadencia Chocolate Port
* Riverside International Wine Competition CHAIRMAN’S Award
* Riverside International Wine Competition GOLD Medal
* Pacific Rim National Wine Competition SILVER Medal
  SILVER Medal
* LA County Fair Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
  undefined
* Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition undefined
Angelica Cream Sherry
* Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition GOLD Medal
+2002 Wine Awards
2000 Estate Chardonnay
* Riverside International Wine Festival BRONZE Medal
2001 White Cabernet
* Los Angeles County Fair BEST OF CLASS
* Los Angeles County Fair GOLD Medal
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
Green Hungarian
* New World International Wine Competition BRONZE Medal
2001 Riesling
* Riverside International Wine Festival BRONZE Medal
2000 Mourvedre
* Los Angeles County Fair GOLD Medal
* Riverside International Wine Festival GOLD Medal
2000 Reserve Merlot
* New World Internal Wine Competition GOLD Medal
* Los Angeles County Fair BRONZE Medal
2000 Double Dog Old Vine Zinfandel
* Los Angeles County Fair BRONZE Medal
Duet Late Harvest Zinfandel, Cabernet
* Riverside International Wine Festival SILVER Medal
Decadencia Chocolate Port
* Los Angeles County Fair SILVER Medal
* New World International Wine Competition SILVER Medal
* New World International Label Competition GOLD Medal
2000 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
  BRONZE Medal
(released this fall) BRONZE Medal
* California State Fair BRONZE Medal
* Los Angeles County Fair undefined
* Riverside International Wine Festival undefined
Almond Champagne
* California State Fair GOLD Medal
* California State Fair BEST OF CLASS