The Tasting Panel magazine

September 2012

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International Wine Competition 2012 San Francisco Results of the On behalf of all of us at THE TASTING PANEL, I would like to congratulate the winners of this year's San Francisco International Wine Competition, the largest and most prestigious international wine judging event in America. ies, representing 26 states and 29 countries. Our 49 distinguished judges convened in San Francisco in mid-June—hosted by the accommodating and luxurious Hotel Nikko—to spend the weekend evaluating the many entries. This year saw 4,556 wines entered from more than 1,300 winer- The Competition is ably run by our excellent San Francis- co–based staff and their many dedicated volunteers, un- der the leadership of Managing Director Chandler Moore with assistance from Offi ce Manager Dottie Bridge and Offi ce Assistant Chloe Turan. My thanks go out to ev- eryone involved, as well as to the many wineries who entered the judging, again making the Competition the unique event it has been for these 32 years. listings of our Silver Medal, Bronze Medal and Label Division winners, go to —Anthony Dias Blue, Executive Director THE TASTING PANEL Magazine Winery of the Year Ste. Michelle Wine Estates André Tchelistcheff Winemaker of the Year Corey Beck, Francis Ford Coppola Winery Portfolio of the Year Vincor International the Premium Award winners and the Double Gold and Gold medal winners. For complete results, including Due to space constraints, we are listing here only

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