Cascade Valley Wine Country Wins Big at the 2017 Seattle Wine Awards

With just over 100 Wineries receiving awards at the 2017 Seattle Wine Awards this year, 25 Cascade Valley Wine Country Winery and Tasting Room members throughout Leavenworth, Wenatchee, and Lake Chelan brought home awards. Many receiving multiple Double Gold and Gold Medals including Chateau Faire Le Pont of Wenatchee WA, with 6 prestigious Diamond of the Decade awards!

This year our region truly shines and we would like to congratulate all of the award winners from our region for continuously producing high quality beautiful wines that are sure to continue to please and excite our pallets!

Regional Wineries that won silver of better include:

37 Cellars: Double Gold: nonvintage Quartet; Gold: 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014 Quintet, 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon; Silver: 2013 Merlot, 2014 Malbec.

Baroness Cellars: Silver: 2013 Carmenere.

Cairdeas Winery: Double Gold: 2014 Cinsault, 2016 Grenache Blanc, 2014 Counoise; Gold: 2015 Nellie Mae.

Chateau Faire Le Pont: Diamond of the Decade:2007 Syrah, 2007 Confluence, 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007 Tre Amore,2007 Merlot, 2007 Provence.

Crayelle Cellars: Double Gold: nonvintage Tempranillo; Gold 2016 Albarino, 2016 Neve’s Blanc, 2016 Rosé.

Hard Row to Hoe: Gold: 2015 Barbera, 2015 Rumours White, 2014 Burning Desire Cabernet Franc; Silver: 2015 Chardonnay.

Jones of Washington: Double Gold: 2015 Riesling, 2015 Sauvignon Blanc; Gold: 2015 Pinot Gris, 2014 Chardonnay; Silver: 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 Carmenere, 2013 Petit Verdot.

Karma Vineyards: Double Gold: 2013 Pink sparkling wine, 2013 Brut sparkling wine.

Malaga Springs Winery: Double Gold: 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon; Gold: 2014 Chenin Blanc; Silver: 2014 Malbec.

Mellisoni Vineyard: Double Gold: 2016 Gewurtztraminer; Gold: 204 Malbec, 2016 180 Degrees Rosé; Silver: 2016 Pinot Grigio.

Plain Cellars: Gold: 2015 Chardonnay, 2014 Tempranillo, 2014 Petite Syrah, 2014 Eclipse; Silver: 2014 Summer Solstice, 2014 Just Plain Red, 2014 Cabernet Franc.

Rio Vista Wines: Double Gold: 2016 Sunset on the River; Gold: 2016 Wild Rose Rosé; Silver: 2016 Viognier, 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Rocky Pond Wines: Double Gold: 2015 Double D Syrah; Gold: 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, 2015 Viognier; Silver: 2015 La Domestique.

Ryan Patrick Wines: Double Gold: 2015 Redhead Red; Gold: 2016 Rosé, 2015 Rock Island Chardonnay, 2014 Reserve Syrah, 2015 Reserve Chardonnay (Sagemoor Vineyard); Silver: 2014 Rock Island Red, 2015 Naked Chardonnay, 2015 Reserve Chardonnay (French Creek Vineyard).

Stemilt Creek Winery: Double Gold: 2014 Ascent Syrah; Gold: 2014 Caring Passion Merlot, 2014 Ascent Cabernet Sauvignon; Silver: 2014 A Day’s Work Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014 Boss Lady, 2016 Ascent Rosé.

Tildio Winery: Double Gold: 2013 Estate Tempranillo; Gold: 2013 Estate Syrah, 2016 Rosado of Cabernet Franc; Silver: 2013 Estate Cabernet Franc.

Tsillan Cellars: Double Gold: 2016 Estate Dry Riesling; Gold: 2016 Estate Sempre Amore, 2016 Estate Gewurtztraminer, 2016 Estate Riesling, 2014 Estate Syrah, 2016 Estate Nudo Chardonnay, 2016 Estate Chardonnay, 2014 Estate Syrah-Grenache, 2014 Estate Barbera, 2014 Estate Malbec; Silver: 2014 Estate Reserve Syrah, 2014 Estate Sangiovese, 2014 Bellissima Rossa, 2014 Estate Sinistra.

Villa Monaco: Double Gold: Corner Store Cabernet Sauvignon; Silver: 2014 Ruthie’s Reserve.

Wedge Mountain Winery: Silver: 2015 Merlot.

Wine Girl Wines: Double Gold: 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon; Silver: 2016 Pinot Gris, 2015 Reserve Chardonnay.

About Seattle Wine Awards- The Seattle Wine Awards is the largest, most prestigious, and professional recognition program for Washington State wine, cider and fruit wine. This year, 2017 is marking the 12th anniversary of the Seattle Wine awards.

Wine from recognized Washington AVA’s and AVA’s extending into Oregon are judged
By a panel of recognized industry professionals such as sommeliers, restaurateurs, wine critics and media personnel.

Evaluation is held by blind tasting, varietal, and retail price tiers.
Awards: Double Gold/ Gold/ Silver/ Bronze- Grand Awards of Excellence

For  full list of award winners click here!