Columbia Gorge Winery Wins Big at 2013 Seattle Wine Awards
Maryhill Winery adds to its long list of award-winning wines with an unprecedented 30 wins at the statewide tasting competition
GOLDENDALE, Wash., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryhill Winery, located in Washington's scenic Columbia Gorge AVA, has been awarded an impressive 30 medals in the recent Seattle Wine Awards, a statewide competition judged by esteemed local and national wine professionals. The tasting awards recognize the highest level of achievement in Washington wines, and the Columbia Gorge winery earned the most "Double Gold" medals of any of the 247 participating wineries. In addition to the nine "Double Gold" wins, the top honor in each category, Maryhill varietals took home 21 other awards, including 11 "Gold," nine "Silver" and one "Bronze" medal. The top "Double Gold" award-winning wines include:
- 2010 Maryhill Winery Mourvedre – Vineyard Series, Sugarloaf Vineyards*
- 2010 Maryhill Winery Primitivo - Vineyard Series, Northridge Vineyard*
- 2010 Maryhill Winery Sangiovese Reserve
- 2010 Maryhill Winery Cabernet Sauvignon – Vineyard Series, Clifton Hills*
- 2010 Maryhill Winery Merlot
- 2010 Maryhill Winery Serendipity
- 2010 Maryhill Winery Zinfandel
- 2010 Maryhill Winery Zinfandel Reserve
- 2011 Maryhill Winery Riesling
*Indicates wine club only wines
"Washington has earned its stripes as a world-class wine region, so it's an incredible achievement to have our wines judged against the state's best producers and take home so many top honors," said Craig Leuthold, owner of Maryhill Winery.
The 30 Seattle Wine Award medals add to Maryhill Winery's growing list of accolades, with more than 1,500 award wins since the winery opened its doors in 2001. Among its honors, Maryhill has also been recognized as a top destination winery for its stay-for-a-day activities, including its standout summer concert series, live music on the terrace, world-class bocce courts and sweeping panoramic views. The current award-winning wine releases are available for purchase through the online store, or through a wine club membership, and the winery's full list of award wins can be found here.
For more details on the winery, its diverse portfolio of nearly 40 wines, or wine club membership, please visit www.maryhillwinery.com.
About Maryhill Winery
Established in 1999 by Craig and Vicki Leuthold, Maryhill Winery is the 10th largest winery in Washington state and produces 80,000 cases annually. Nestled among rows of vines along the stunning Columbia River in Goldendale, Wash., Maryhill is a popular destination for wine tastings, tours and special events, with an adjacent 4,000-seat outdoor amphitheater that hosts a world-class summer concert series and free live music on the vine-covered terrace every weekend (Memorial Day – September). Maryhill's 3,000 sq. ft. tasting room and newly opened 1,200 sq. ft. Reserve Room draw more than 80,000 wine enthusiasts from around the globe each year, ranking among the top five most visited wineries in the state. Maryhill sources grapes from some of the most highly-regarded vineyards in the state, producing nearly 40 wines, and has claimed more than 1,500 awards since its first vintage in 2001.
SOURCE Maryhill Winery
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