CALISTOGA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawer Family Wines (www.lawerfamilywines.com) earned eight coveted medals at this year's San Francisco Chronicle wine competition. The medals – including one gold and seven silvers – honored all three of the winery's labels – Duck Shack, Hooker and Three Coins.
"We take great pride in winning gold and silver at this year's San Francisco Chronicle wine competition," said Betsy Lawer, owner of Lawer Family Wines. "This is a top tier competition among California producers, and these medals are a tribute to the quality of our wines, and the talent, skill and hard work of our winery team. Our Winemaker, Larry Levine, is renowned for bold creativity, passion for winemaking and exacting standards, and our Vineyard Manager, John Pina, brings more than 44 years of experience in managing our Calistoga and Knights Valley vineyards."
These awards are a great kickoff to 2013 as Lawer Family Wines launches its three brands nationally. This year also marks the 10th anniversary harvest, and the winery is celebrating that milestone with the first release of its Cannon Block vineyard Chardonnay.
Lawer Family Wines was awarded the following medals:
- Three Coins 2011 Chardonnay – Gold
- Three Coins 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon – Silver
- Three Coins 2011 Viognier – Silver
- Three Coins 2009 Syrah – Silver
- Duck Shack 2011 Chardonnay – Silver
- Hooker 2010 Zinfandel – Silver
- Hooker 2010 Syrah – Silver
- Hooker 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon – Silver
Founded in 2002 by husband and wife team Betsy and David Lawer, Lawer Family Wines is a celebration and tribute to family and friends. The mission is to create and produce superior, limited production wines that can be enjoyed with total confidence. For more information please visit www.lawerfamilywines.com.
SOURCE Lawer Family Wines