The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is the Largest Competition of American Wines
Every January in San Francisco: Join thousands of fellow wine-lovers to experience award-winning wine at the “San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting” at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture’s Festival Pavilion. With more than 7,000 entries, this event is the largest competition of American wines in the world.
These exceptional wines have been selected by top professional wine judges from across the country — these judges come from a variety of fields, including trade, education, media, retail, and hospitality. This celebrated event is an annual trek for many, a family gathering for others, and a remarkable experience for all.
Taste wonderful vintages, learn more about wine and fine food and enjoy fellowship and celebration on beautiful San Francisco Bay. Raise glasses and cheers to vintners and congratulate the winners in person. This tasting event features more than 1,500 gold-medal winners from hundreds of North American wineries, as well as many winning wines in other categories.
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2021 Pinot Noir
92 Points for 2021 Miro Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Wine Enthusiast June/July 2023 Buying Guide All tastings reported in the Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide are performed blind. Typically, wines are tasted in peer-group flights of from 5–8 samples. Reviewers may know...
Double GOLD, 96 Points
2023 North Coast Wine Challenge:DOUBLE GOLD, 96 Points for 2020 Alexander Valley Zinfandel"Purity of fruit, zesty, gutsy, feisty but polite." Here are the judges who took part in the Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge: Daryl Groom: Chief judge and...
2021 Cuvée Sasha: 100 Points
2021 Cuvée Sasha: 100 Points2021 Chevalier Cuvée Sasha Mendocino County Best of ClassGold Medal100 Points 2023 Los Angeles International Wine Competition
2019 Miro Zin Wins
in the 2021 Critics Challenge Intl. Wine Competition
2019 Miro Zin Wins PLATINUM Medal in the 2021 Critics Challenge Intl. Wine CompetitionThe 2021 Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition received over 1000 wine entries that were evaluated by the judges in a blind tasting in San Diego, CA. A total...
2019 Cuvée Sasha:
BEST OF SHOW
2021 Sunset International
Best Red and Best of Show to 2019 Miro Cellars Cuvée Sasha Grenache/Syrah in the 2021 Sunset International Wine Competition Awards Santa Rosa, Calif., — June 21, 2021—With a record number of entries, the 2021 Sunset International Wine Competition awarded Best Red and...
90 Points and GOLD:
2019 Cuvée Sasha
2021 Orange County Wine Competition Awards Gold Medal and 90 Points to Miro's 2019 Cuvée SashaThe 45th Annual OC Fair Commercial Wine Competition was held June 5th and 6th, 2021. Competition organizers, volunteers, and judges were thrilled to return after the pandemic...
94 Points and Double Gold:
2019 Petite Sirah
2021 Orange County Wine Competition Awards Double Gold Medal to Miro's 2019 Petite SirahThe 45th Annual OC Fair Commercial Wine Competition was held June 5th and 6th, 2021. Competition organizers, volunteers, and judges were thrilled to return after the pandemic...
2019 Cuvée Sasha: GOLD, Best of Class and 98 Points
2021 North Coast Wine Challenge:GOLD, Best of Class and 98 Points for 2019 Cuvée Sasha98 Points, Top Value Wine "Beautiful, sweet & sour cherry, very balanced, loads of baking spices, a WOW wine, stand up and say hello, mocha dust" “Gorgeous extraction … big, ripe...
2018 Cuvée Sasha: Double Gold and Best of Class
2020 East Meets West Coast Wine Competition: Double Gold and Best of Class for 2018 Miro Cellars Cuvée SashaThe West Coast took top honors for Best Red, Best Dessert, Best Rosé and Best of Show at this year’s East Meets West Wine Competition. This is a joint...
2020 San Francisco Chronicle Gold for 2018 Cuvée Sasha
The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is the largest competition of American WinesCloverdale, CA, January 10, 2020 – There were over sixty-five judges, representing various North American wine regions, evaluating nearly 6,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries for...