Awards

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2012 J&S Reserve Barbera
Silver Medal - 90 points - California State Fair
Silver - 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Silver - Amador County Fair

2011 J&S Reserve Barbera
Gold - Houston Rodeo Competition
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle

2009 J&S Reserve Barbera
Gold Medal - 94 points - California State Fair
Silver - Amador County Fair
Silver - 89 points - Beverage Testing Institute

2008 J&S Reserve Barbera

Class Champion - Houston Rodeo
Silver - American Fine Wine Competition
Silver - California State Fair
Silver - Los Angeles International
Silver - New World International Wine Competition

2007 J&S Reserve Barbera
90 points - Wine Enthusiast
Silver - Amador County Fair
Silver - New World Wine Competition
2011 Old Vine Reserve Zinfandel
Gold - 91 points - Exceptional - Beverage Testing Institute
Gold - Riverside Wine Competition

2010 Old Vine Reserve Zinfandel
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Silver - American Fine Wine Competition

2009 Old Vine Reserve Zinfandel
Gold - 90 points - Ultimate Wine Challenge
Gold - 94 points - Beverage Testing Institute
Silver - 90 points- California State Fair
Silver - New World International Wine Competition

2007 Old Vine Reserve Zinfandel

Silver - Amador County Fair

2006 Old Vine Reserve Zinfandel
Gold - 94 points - Beverage Testing Institute
86 points - Wine Spectator
2011 J&S Reserve Syrah
90 points - Wine Enthusiast
Silver - American Wine Competition

2009 J&S Reserve Syrah
Silver - New World International Wine Competition

2008 J&S Reserve Syrah
Gold - Amador County Fair

2006 J&S Reserve Syrah
Silver - New World Wine Competition
2011 Vineyard 1869 Zinfandel
Gold - Jerry Mead, NWIWC

2010 Vineyard 1869 Zinfandel
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle

2009 Vineyard 1869 Zinfandel
Silver - 86 points - Beverage Testing Institute
Silver - Amador County Fair

2008 Vineyard 1869 Zinfandel
90 points - Wine Enthusiast
Silver - Houston Rodeo Competition

2007 Vineyard 1869 Zinfandel

90 points - Wine Enthusiast
Gold - American Fine Wine Competition
Top Ten Best Zinfandel - Snooth
2012 Mountain Selection Barbera
Silver - 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
94 Points - Beverage Testing Institute

2011 Mountain Selection Barbera
Gold - San Francisco Chronicle
Silver - 2014 Houston Rodeo Competition

2009 Mountain Selection Barbera
Class Champion - Houston Chronicle

2008 Mountain Selection Barbera
Silver - Amador County Fair

2007 Mountain Selection Barbera
Silver – Amador County Fair
Reserve Class Champion – Houston Rodeo Competition

2006 Mountain Selection Barbera
Silver - Amador County Fair
2011 Mountain Selection Zinfandel
90 points - Ultimate Wine Challenge
Double Gold - 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Silver - Amador County Fair

2010 Mountain Selection Zinfandel
92 points - Cellar Selection & Best Buy - Beverage Testing Institute
Gold - Sunset International Wine Competition
Gold - Amador County Fair
Silver - Tasters Guild

2008 Mountain Selection Zinfandel
Silver – Amador County Fair
96 Points – Best Buy – Beverage Testing Institute
Silver – Orange County Fair
Silver – San Francisco International Wine Competition

2007 Mountain Selection Zinfandel
Silver – 89 Points – Beverage Testing Institute
Gold – Houston Rodeo Competition
2011 Mountain Selection Syrah
88 points - Highly Recommended - Beverage Testing Institute

2008 Mountain Selection Syrah
Gold – Amador County Fair
Gold – Fiddletown Wine Competition
Gold – San Francisco Chronicle

2006 Mountain Selection Syrah
Silver – Beverage Testing Institute
Silver – Fiddletown Wine Competition
Silver – Amador County Fair
Silver – California State Fair
Silver – El Dorado County Fair
Silver – Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
2012 InZINerator
85 points - Very Good - Strongly Recommended - Ultimate Wine Challenge
Silver - Wine TV Awards
Silver - 86 points - Highly Recommended - Beverage Testing Institute

2011 InZINerator
Best of Class – International Wine Channel
Double Gold – International Wine Channel
Silver - Houston Rodeo Competition
Gold - Dallas Morning News
Double Gold - Best of Class - Wine TV Awards

2009 InZINerator
94 Points - Platinum Medal - 2012 Consumer Wine Awards

2008 InZINerator
Silver - Houston Chronicle Competition

2007 InZINerator
Gold - 94 points - California State Fair
Silver - New World International Wine Competition
2006 Forte
Gold - Amador County Fair
Silver - Consumer Wine Awards

2005 Forte
Gold - California State Fair
Gold - Amador County Fair
Jana Old Vine Zinfandel2011 Jana Napa Valley Old Vine Zinfandel
89 points - Wine Enthusiast
2010 Jana Cathedral
93 Points - Exceptional – Cellar Selection - 2014 Beverage Testing Institute
Gold - Jerry Mead, Wine Columnist (NWIWC)

2006 Jana Cathedral
Double Gold - American Fine Wine Competition

2005 Jana Cathedral
Gold – 91 Points – Beverage Testing Institute
92 Points – Snooth
Silver – New World International Competition
Exceptional - Dan Berger, Wine Columnist
Double Gold - American Fine Wine Competition
Best Cabernet Sauvignon -- Gayot.com
Top Steak Wine -- Gayot.com, The Guide to the Good Life
2013 Jana Mendocino Riesling
86 points - Highly recommended - Beverage Testing Institute

2012 Jana Mendocino Riesling
88 points - Wine Enthusiast

2009 Jana Mendocino Rieslng
Gold Medal – Riverside International Competition
89 Points – Highly Recommended – Beverage Testing Institute
Silver Medal – World Wine Championships

2008 Jana Napa Valley Old Vine Riesling
Silver - Pacific Rim Wine Competition

2007 Mendocino Old Vine Riesling
Silver – Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition
Exceptional – Dan Berger’s Vintage Experiences
Silver – Riverside International Wine Competition
2013 Angel Eis
Gold Medal - 2015 Consumer Wine Awards

2010 Angel Eis
Silver - Riverside Wine Competition

2006 Angel Ice
Silver - 88 points - World Wine Championships
2007 Jana Rose of Grenache
Gold - Appellation America
2007 Leelanau Peninsula (Michigan) Riesling
Best White Wine – Pacific Rim International Wine Competition
Silver (one of 3) – Best of Riesling 2008
Sauv.Blanc2013 Jana Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc
90 points - Exceptional - Beverage Testing Institute

2012 Jana Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Double Gold – California State Fair
98 Points – California State Fair
Best Napa Valley White – California State Fair