A History of Award Winning Wines

A GLANCE AT PAST & PRESENT AWARDS

Since its wineries Napa Valley debut in the early 90s, Stonehedge has consistently received high critical accolades and sustained press coverage. From major wine publications to major metropolitan newspapers, Stonehedge is highly praised and often touted as the wine to be discovered. Here is just an overview of some past & present accolades:

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Awards:

  • El Dorado County Wine Competition 2008 Winners:
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Malbec 2006 – Silver Medal
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Petite Syrah 2004 – Bronze Medal
    • Stonehedge California Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 – Bronze Medal

  • San Diego National Wine Competition 2008 Winners
    • Stonehedge Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Gold Medal
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Petite Syrah 2004 Gold Medal
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Malbec 2006 Bronze Medal
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay 2005 Bronze Medal

  • National Women’s Wine Competition 2008 Winners
    • Stonehedge California Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Bronze Medal
    • Stonehedge Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 Bronze Medal
    • Stonehedge California Old Vine Zinfandel 2005 Silver Medal
    • Stonehedge Reserve Napa Valley Merlot 2005 Silver Medal

  • Tasters Guild International Wine Competition 2008 Winners
    • Stonehedge California Old Vine Zinfandel 2005 Gold Medal
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Petite Syrah 2005 Silver Medal
    • StonehedgeTerroir Select Mendocino Malbec 2006 Silver Medal
    • Stonehedge California Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Silver Medal

  • California State Fair Wine Competition 2008 Winners
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2005 Silver Medal
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Malbec 2006 Silver Medal (Best In Class)
    • Stonehedge Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 - Honorable Mention

  • San Francisco International Wine Competition 2008 Winners
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Petite Syrah 2004 Double Gold
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Malbec 2006 Bronze Medal
    • Stonehedge Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Bronze Medal
    • Stonehedge Reserve Napa Valley Merlot 2005 Bronze Medal

  • Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2008 Winners
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Malbec 2006 – Critics Silver Medal

  • Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2008 Winners
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Malbec 2006 Bronze Medal
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Petite Syrah 2004 Bronze Medal
    • Stonehedge California Old Vine Zinfandel 2005 Bronze Medal

  • Orange County Fair Wine Competition 2008 Winners
    • Stonehedge California Chardonnay 2005 Bronze Medal
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Malbec 2006 Silver Medal
    • Stonehedge Reserve Dry Creek Valley Merlot 2004 Silver Medal
    • Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Zinfandel 2005 - Bronze Medal

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Accolades:

  • Wine Enthusiast
    • 88 points, Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Petite Syrah 2004
  • Ken’s Wine Guide
    • 88 points Very Good, Stonehedge Terroir Select Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay 2005
    • 90 points Very Good +, Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Petite Syrah 2004
    • 88 points Very Good, Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Zinfandel 2005
    • 88 points Very Good, Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Malbec 2003
    • 88 points Very Good, Stonehedge Terroir Select Mendocino Syrah 2003
    • 94 points Excellent, Stonehedge Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

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Archives:

  • The Wine Spectator:
    • BEST VALUE ZINFANDELS TO BUY NOW, California Zinfandel, 2001
    • 88 Points, "Signature Vines" Petite Syrah 2000
    • 87 Points, "Signature Vines" Cabernet Sauvignon 2000
    • 86 Points, Napa Valley Merlot 2000
    • 85 Points, California Cabernet Sauvignon 2001
    • 92 Points, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
    • BEST BUY, California Chardonnay 1995
    • BEST BUY, California Chardonnay 1997
    • BEST BUY, California Sauvignon Blanc 1996
    • BEST BUY, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1992 
  • The Wall Street Journal:
    • Dow Jones Petite Sirah Index, Very Good\Good, California Petite Sirah, 2001
  • Connoisseurs' Guide:
    • BEST BUY, 1 PUFF, Napa Valley Zinfandel, 2000
       
  • Wine & Spirits Magazine:
    • 87 Points, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2000
    • 90 Points, Napa Valley Merlot 1999  
    • 88 Points, Napa Valley Zinfandel 1999 
    • "RECOMMENDED NEW RELEASE", California Syrah 2000
  • The Toronto Star:
    • Recommended, "Solid Value", California Chardonnay 2001 
  • Orange County Fair 2003:
    •  GOLD MEDAL, California Chardonnay 2001
  • San Diego Wine Competition:
    • GOLD MEDAL, "Signature Vines" Syrah 2000
       
  • Les Citadelles du vin:
    • "Trophee Excellence", Signature Vines, Syrah 2000
    • "Trophee Prestige", Signature Vines, Cabernet Sauvignon 2000
       
  • Los Angeles County Fair 2003:
    •  GOLD MEDAL, California Zinfandel 2001

  • Wine Enthusiast Magazine:
    • "BEST BUY", California Zinfandel 2000 
    • 89 Points, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1999
    • 85 Points, California Merlot 2000
       
  • Restaurant Wine Guide:
    • 5 STARS , California Petite Sirah 2001  
    • 4 STARS , California Chardonnay 2000
    • 4 STARS , California Syrah 2000
  • Sante Magazine:
    • "Recommended" , California Merlot 2000
  • New World International Wine Competition:
    • GOLD MEDAL, BEST OF CLASS, California Pinot Noir 2000
    • GOLD MEDAL, Reserve Chardonnay 2000
    • GOLD MEDAL, California Sauvignon Blanc 2000
  • California State Fair:
    • 94 Points, GOLD Medal, California Chardonnay 2000
  • The Wine Advocate (Robert Parker Jr.) Americas  Recommended New Releases:
    • Stonehedge California Chardonnay 1995
    • Stonehedge Napa Valley Chardonnay 1995
    • Stonehedge Napa Valley Zinfandel 1994
  • Washington Post:
    • WINE OF THE WEEK, Stonehedge California Merlot 1998
  • Chicago Tribune
    • WINE OF THE WEEK, Stonehedge California Chardonnay 1997
    • WINE OF THE WEEK, Stonehedge Napa Valley Zinfandel 1995

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