The International Eastern Wine Competition, established in 1975, is one of the oldest and largest professional wine competitions in the United States. Entries are available to wines produced in the Eastern United States, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Mexico and Eastern Canada. Accordingly, the annual International West Coast Wine Competition, established in 1982, celebrates the wines of the Western United States, British Columbia, Australia, China, India, Japan, the Middle East, New Zealand, the Pacific Rim, Russia, and Tasmania.
This year’s competition held in Sonoma County, CA, combined these two established events into the “International East Meets West Wine Challenge”.
Hiddencroft Vineyards was honored to receive 5 medals in this competition:
Double Gold and “Best in Class” – Dutchman’s Creek Blend (required unanimous first decision from all judges in category).
Gold – 2009 Tranquility / Three2One Cellars. A joint effort between three Loudoun County Wineries: 8 Chains North, Tarara, and Hiddencroft Vineyards for their single vineyard blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Tannat.
Silver – 2009 Cabernet Franc
Silver – 2008 Tannat
Silver – 2011 Traminette