Foothill Results - January 2016

Following is a list of Mother Lode wineries that received media sat the annual San Francisco Chronicle wine judging. 

Best of Class, Double Gold, Gold, and Silver winners

Amador Cellars Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Barbera ($28.00) Double Gold

Amador Cellars Zinfandel - $40.00 - $43.99: 2012 Amador County Estate Zinfandel ($40.00) Gold

Amador Cellars Zinfandel - $40.00 - $43.99: 2013 Amador County Estate Zinfandel ($40.00) Silver

Amador Cellars Sangiovese - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Ottimista Sangiovese ($24.00) Silver

Amador Cellars Syrah/Shiraz - $25.00 - $28.99: 2013 Amador County Syrah $27.00 Silver

Amador Cellars Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99: 2013 Amador County Estate Zinfandel $30.00 Silver

Amador Cellars All Other Red Varietals 2012: Amador County Clockspring Vineyard Touriga $28.00 Silver

Andis Grenache - $20.00 and above: 2012 Amador County Grenache $25.00 Silver

Andis Wines Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99: 2013 Amador County Estate Zinfandel $28.00 Silver

Andis Wines Cab Franc - $25.00 and above: 2012 Sierra Foothills Cabernet Franc $28.00 Silver 

BellaGrace Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Barbera $30.00 Gold

BellaGrace Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99: 2012 Amador County Old Vine Zinfandel $28.00 Gold

Black Sheep Winery All Other Red Varietals: 2012 Calaveras County Cinsault $24.00 Gold

Black Sheep Winery All Red Blends - $20.00 - $24.99: 2010 Amador County Rambunctious $22.00 Silver

Black Sheep Winery Zinfandel - $20.00 - $23.99: 2012 Amador County Zinfandel $20.00 Silver

Black Sheep Winery White Blends - $0.00 - $19.99: 2014 Calaveras County Ewephoric $16.00 Silver

Boron Mourvedre: 2013 Amador County Shenandoah Valley Los Portales Monastrell $29.00 Best of Class

Borjon Zinfandel - $20.00 - $23.99: 2013 Amador County Shenandoah Valley Zinfandel Reposado $20.00 Best of Class

Borjon Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Shenandoah Valley Barbera Repsado $25.00 Gold

Borjon Sangiovese - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Shenandoah Valley Sangiovese Reposado $25.00 Silver

Borjon Primitivo 2013 Amador County Shenandoah Valley Primitivo Reposado $25.00 Silver

Borjon All Red Blends - $10.00 - $19.99: 2013 Amador County Shenandoah Valley Los Portales Red Wine $18.50 Silver

Borjon Tempranillo - $0.00 - $24.99: 2013 Amador County Shenandoah Valley Los Portules Tempranillo $19.99 Silver

Borjon Grenache - $0.00 - $19.99: 2013 Amador County Shenandoah Valley Los Portales Garnacha $19.99 Silver

Borjon Petite Sirah - $25.00 - $28.99: 2013 Amador County Shenandoah Valley Petite Sirah Reposado $25.00 Silver

Di Arie Syrah/Shiraz - $29.00 - $32.99: 2012 Sierra Foothills C.G. Di Arie Vineyard Syrah $30.00 Gold

Di Arie All Red Blends - $25.00 - $29.99: 2010 Sierra Foothills C.G. Di Arie Vineyard Interlude $25.00 Silver

Di Arie Petite Sirah - $29.00 - $32.99: 2010 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County C.G. Di Arie Vineyard Petite Sirah $30.00 Silver

Dillian Wines Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Hangtree Zinfandel Zinfandel $26.00 Gold

Dillian Wines Primitive: 2012 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Primitivo $26.00 Silver

Dillian Wines Zinfandel - $20.00 - $23.99: 2012 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County TreFratelli Zinfandel $22.00 Silver

Dillian Wines Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2012 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Barbera $26.00 Silver

Distant Cellars Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99: 2011 Fiddletown Distant Cellars Estate Zinfandel Prospect $28.00 Silver

Distant Cellars All Red Blends - $25.00 - $29.99: 2011 Amador County Amador County Vineyards Tribute Red Blend $28.00 Silver

Divergent Vine Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Barbera $25.00 Double Gold

Divergent Vine All Other Red Varietals: 2013 Amador County Alicante Bouschet $22.00 Silver

Drytown Cellars Reds Tempranillo - $0.00 - $24.99: 2014 Shenandoah Valley Tempranillo $19.00 Gold

Drytown Cellars Reds Port NV California Port $20.00 Gold

Drytown Cellars Reds Cab Franc - $0.00 - $24.99: 2014 Sierra Foothills Cabernet Franc $18.00 Silver

Frog's Tooth Vineyards Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2012 Sierra Foothills Barbera $30.00 Gold

Frog's Tooth Vineyards Bordeaux Blends - $25.00 - $30.99: 2012 Calaveras County meritage $28.00 Silver

Frog's Tooth Vineyards Viognier - $0.00 - $24.99: 2012 Calaveras County Viognier $20.00 Silver

Gianelli Vineyards Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2012 Tuolumne County Gianelli Vineyards, Jamestown, CA Barbera $24.00 Silver

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Viognier - $0.00 - $24.99: 2014 Sloughhouse Viognier $18.00 Double Gold

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Petite Sirah - $33.00 and above: 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Frenchmen's Creek Petite Sirah $36.00 Double Gold

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Grenache - $20.00 and above: 2014 California, Shenandoah Valley Frenchmen's Creek Grenache $28.00 Gold

Helwig Vineyards & Winery All Red Blends - $25.00 - $29.99: 2013 California, Shenandoah Valley Dusty Trail $28.00 Gold

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Other Sparkling: 2014 Suisun Valley Sparkling Rose de Syrah $20.00 Gold

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Barbera $36.00 Gold

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99: 2013 Shenandoah Valley East Block Zinfandel $28.00 Gold

Helwig Vineyards & Winery All Red Blends - $10.00 - $19.99: 2013 California (State Appellation) Round Up Red $18.00 Gold

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Dry Rose/Blush: 2014 California, Shenandoah Valley Rose de Shenandoah $20.00 Silver

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Syrah/Shiraz - $25.00 - $28.99: 2013 California, Shenandoah Valley Frenchmen's Creek Syrah $28.00 Silver

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2013 California, Shenandoah Valley Zinfandel $24.00 Silver

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Zinfandel - $15.00 - $19.99: 2013 Amador County Zinfandel $18.00 Silver

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Zinfandel - $15.00 - $19.99: 2012 California, Amador County Zinfandel $18.00 Silver

Helwig Vineyards & Winery Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99: 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County A-Frame Zinfandel $28.00 Silver

Helwig Vineyards & Winery All Red Blends - $35.00 - $39.99: 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Maestro de Bodega $36.00 Silver

Helwig Vineyards & Winery All Other Red Varietals: 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Graciano $36.00 Silver

Hovey Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 El Dorado Walker Vineyard Barbera $28.00 Gold

Hovey Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99 2013 Calaveras County Dragone Ranch Zinfandel $28.00 Silver

Hovey Tempranillo - $25.00 and above: 2013 Calaveras County Rolleri Vineyards Tempranillo $30.00 Silver

Hovey Petite Sirah - $29.00 - $32.99: 2013 Calaveras County Petit Sirah $32.00 Silver

Ironstone Zinfandel - $0.00 - $14.99: 2013 California, Lodi Zinfandel $11.99 Gold

Ironstone Cab Sauv - $10.00 - $14.99: 2014 California, Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon $11.99 Silver

Ironstone Petite Sirah - $0.00 - $24.99:2013 California, Lodi Petite Sirah $11.99 Silver

Ironstone Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99: 2013 California, Lodi Rous Rous Reserve Ancient Vine Zinfandel $29.99 Silver

La Folia Winery Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 California, Sierra Foothills Barbera $30.00 Silver

La Folia Winery Italian Blends - $25.00 and above: 2012 California, Sierra Foothills The Madness $50.00 Silver

Jeff Runquist Pinot Noir - $28.00 - $31.99: 2014 Napa Valley Sisters Pinot Noir $30.00 Gold

Jeff Runquist Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2013 Amador County Nostro Vino "R" Zinfandel Zinfandel $26.00 Red Sweepstakes

Jeff Runquist Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2013 Amador County Massoni Ranch "Z" Zinfandel $24.00 Double Gold

Jeff Runquist Sangiovese - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Pioneer Hill Sangiovese $25.00 Gold

Jeff Runquist Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Barbera $24.00 Silver

Jeff Runquist Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Dick Cooper Barbera $28.00 Silver

Jeff Runquist Dolcetto: 2014 Napa Valley Block House Dolcetto $24.00 Silver

Jeff Runquist Petite Sirah - $25.00 - $28.99: 2013 Clarksburg Salman Petite Sirah $28.00 Silver

Jeff Runquist Grenache - $20.00 and above: 2014 Alta Mesa Silvaspoons Grenache $22.00 Silver

Milliaire Vineyard Selections Gewurztraminer - $15.00 and above: 2014 Sierra Foothills Gewurztraminer $18.00 Bronze

Milliaire Vineyard Selections Pinot Noir - $28.00 - $31.99: 2013 Mokelumne River ~ Lodi Pinot Noir $28.00 Bronze

Milliaire Vineyard Selections Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2012 Calaveras County Zinfandel $24.00 Gold

Milliaire Vineyard Selections Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2012 Calaveras County Ghirardelli Zinfandel $26.00 Silver

Milliaire Vineyard Selections Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2012 Amador County, Sierra Foothills Clockspring Zinfandel $26.00 Silver

Nine Gables Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2013 Shenandoah Valley Blood Gulch Zinfandel $27.00 Double Gold

Nine Gables Rhone Blends - $20.00 - $29.99: 2013 Shenandoah Valley Big Wood Vineyard Grand Menage $26.00 Silver

Nine Gables Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Shenandoah Valley Rockpike Vineyard Barbera $26.00 Silver

Noceto Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99: 2012 Amador County The Original Grandp�re Zinfandel $29.00 Gold

Noceto Dry Rose/Blush: 2015 Amador County Rosato di Sangiovese $15.00 Silver

Renwood All Red Blends - $45.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Grandmere $64.99 Double Gold

Renwood Zinfandel - $48.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Vineyard Designated Jack Rabbit Flat Zinfandel $49.99 Gold

Renwood Zinfandel - $15.00 - $19.99: 2013 California, Amador County Premier Old Vine $19.99 Gold

Renwood Zinfandel - $0.00 - $14.99: 2013 California Zinfandel $14.99 Silver

Renwood Petite Sirah - $33.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Petite Sirah $49.99 Silver

Renwood Zinfandel - $36.00 - $39.99: 2013 Amador County Vineyard Designated- D'Agostini Zinfandel $39.99 Silver

Scott Harvey Zinfandel - $44.00 - $47.99: 2013 Amador County Vineyard 1869 Zinfandel $45.00 Silver

Scott Harvey Wines Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Barbera $35.00 Silver

Sera Fina Cellars Sauvignon Blanc/Fume - $15.00 - $18.99: 2014 Sierra Foothills Sauvignon Blanc $16.00 Silver

Sera Fina Cellars Pinot Gris/Grigio - $10.00 - $19.99: 2015 Fair Play Pinot Grigio $16.00 Silver

Sera Fina Cellars Mourvedre: 2013 Amador County Mourvedre $26.00 Silver

Sera Fina Cellars Other White Varietals: 2015 California Malvasia Bianca $16.00 Silver

Shenandoah Vineyards Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2013 Amador County Paul's Vineyard Zinfandel $24.00 Double Gold

Shenandoah Vineyards Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Amador County Barbera ReZerve $24.00 Gold

Sobon Estate Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2013 Amador County Zinfandel $24.00 Double Gold

Sobon Estate Zinfandel - $0.00 - $14.99: 2013 Amador County Zinfandel $13.00 Silver

Sobon Estate Zinfandel - $15.00 - $19.99: 2013 Amador County Rocky Top Zinfandel $18.00 Silver

Sobon Estate Zinfandel - $15.00 - $19.99: 2013 Amador County Cougar Hill Zinfandel $18.00 Silver

Sobon Estate Primitive: 2013 Amador County Primitivo ReZerve $24.00 Silver

Sobon Estate Barbera - $0.0 - $19.99: 2013 Amador County Barbera $16.00 Silver

Story Winery Chardonnay - $30.00 - $33.99: 2014 Carneros (Sonoma) Chardonnay $33.99 Best of Class

Story Winery Zinfandel - $28.00 - $31.99: 2013 California, Shenandoah Valley Alitia Zinfandel $28.00 Double Gold

Story Winery Primitive: 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Primitivo $21.00 Silver

Story Winery Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2013 California, Shenandoah Valley Creekside Vineyard Zinfandel $27.99 Silver

Story Winery Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99: 2013 California, Shenandoah Valley Quartz Vineyard Zinfandel $24.00 Silver

Terra dOro Barbera - $0.0 - $19.99: 2013 Amador County Barbera $18.00 Double Gold

Terra dOro Petite Sirah - $0.00 - $24.99: 2013 Amador County Petite Sirah $18.00 Double Gold

Terra dOro Muscat/Albarino/Chenin Blanc 2014 California, Clarksburg Chenin Blanc/Viognier $16.00 Silver

Terra dOro Muscat/Albarino/Chenin Blanc 2014 California Moscato $16.00 Silver

Terra dOro Zinfandel - $15.00 - $19.99: 2013 Amador County Zinfandel $18.00 Silver

Terra dOro Sangiovese - $0.00 - $19.99: 2013 Amador County Sangiovese $18.00 Silver

Uphill Vineyards Primitive: 2012 Amador County Primitivo $24.00 Silver

Uphill Vineyards Cab Sauv - $27.00 - $30.99: 2012 Amador County Cabernet Sauvignon $28.00 Silver

Villa Vallecito Vineyards Inc. Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2013 Calaveras County Villa Vallecito Vineyards Barbera $38.00 Double Gold

Villa Vallecito Vineyards Inc. Rhone Blends - $30.00 and above: 2013 Calaveras County Payaso $32.00 Gold

Villa Vallecito Vineyards Inc. Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2012 Calaveras County Villa Vallecito Vineyards Barbera $38.00 Silver

Villa Vallecito Vineyards Inc. Barbera - $20.00 and above: 2011 Calaveras County Villa Vallecito Vineyards Barbera $38.00 Silver

Villa Vallecito Vineyards Inc. Cab Sauv - $27.00 - $30.99: 2012 Calaveras County Villa Vallecito Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon $30.00 Silver

Villa Vallecito Vineyards Inc. Syrah/Shiraz - $33.00 - $36.99 2012 California, Sierra Foothills Villa Vallecito Vineyards Syrah $36.00 Silver

Vina Castellano Mourvedre 2012 California, Sierra Foothills Mourvedre $25.00 Double Gold

Vina Castellano All Red Blends - $20.00 - $24.99 2012 California, Sierra Foothills Abuelito $24.00 Silver

Vina Castellano All Red Blends - $20.00 - $24.99 2010 California, Sierra Foothills Abuelita $24.00 Silver

Vina Castellano Grenache - $20.00 and above 2012 California, Sierra Foothills Grenache $25.00 Silver

Vina Castellano Tempranillo - $25.00 and above 2012 California, Sierra Foothills Tempranillo $25.00 Silver

Vina Moda Cab Sauv - $39.00 - $42.99 2013 California, Sierra Foothills Cabernet Sauvignon $40.00 Double Gold

Vina Moda Grenache - $20.00 and above 2013 California, Sierra Foothills Grenache $40.00 Gold

Vina Moda Barbera - $20.00 and above 2013 California, Sierra Foothills Barbera $36.00 Gold

Vina Moda Syrah/Shiraz - $33.00 - $36.99 2013 California, Sierra Foothills Syrah $36.00 Gold

Vina Moda Petite Sirah - $33.00 and above 2013 California, Sierra Foothills Petite Sirah $44.00 Silver

Vina Moda Chardonnay - $38.00 - $41.99 2014 California, Sierra Foothills Chardonnay $40.00 Silver

Vina Moda All Red Blends - $35.00 - $39.99 2013 California, Sierra Foothills Vinas $36.00 Silver

Wilderotter Vineyard Barbera - $20.00 and above 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Barbera $29.95 Gold

Wilderotter Vineyard Zinfandel - $24.00 - $27.99 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Zinfandel $26.95 Silver

Wilderotter Vineyard Petite Sirah - $29.00 - $32.99 2013 Shenandoah Valley, Amador County Petite Sirah $31.95 Silver

Zucca Mountain Vineyards Dry Rose/Blush - RS

Zucca Mountain Vineyards Barbera - $20.00 and above 2013 Amador County De Witt Vineyards Barbera $34.00 Silver

Zucca Mountain Vineyards Barbera - $20.00 and above 2013 Amador County Cooper Ranches Barbera $34.00 Silver

Zucca Mountain Vineyards Syrah/Shiraz - $25.00 - $28.99 2013 Calaveras County Canterbury Vineyards Syrah $28.00 Silver

Inner Sanctum Cellars Barbera - $20.00 and above 2013 Tuolumne County The Don $26.00 Silver

Inner Sanctum Cab Sauv - $31.00 - 2013 Tuolumne County Rodefer The Beginning $34.00 Silver

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