Press Release: Becker Wins in the Sunset International Wine Competition

Posted on August 21, 2012

Menlo Park, CA: It was announced today the results of the Sunset International Wine Competition. Becker Vineyards won a Bronze with the 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Canada Family Vineyard and a Silver with the 2011 Viognier. There were 2,837 entries from the United States and around the world. The judging, held at Sunset’s campus on July 9 and 10, was conducted by 51 of the most respected wine experts in the country, led by honorary chairs Joel Peterson, founder and winemaker, Ravenswood; Tim Gaiser, MS, Former Education Director, Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas; and Sara Schneider, Sunset’s wine editor. We have awarded 61 Best in Class, 283 Gold Medals, 566 Silver Medals, and 567 Bronze Medals. Sunset magazine describes itself as the “magazine of Western living.” The results of the competition will be published in the November 2012 issue of Sunset. Nichole A. Bendele Public Relations & Tasting Room Coordinator Becker Vineyards P.O. Box 393 Stonewall, TX 78671 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 830-644-2681 x 302 830-644-2689 fax Read More