The SDCVA won big at the 2020 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition! Twenty-two SDCVA wineries took home silver, gold and double gold medals at this year’s competition. Several also won the coveted “Best Of” awards, including, Best of San Diego County Red Wine, Best Barbera, Best San Diego County Rosé, Best Dry Rosé, Best San Diego County White Wine, Best Blended Red Italian Varietal and Best Cabernet Franc.

The annual competition took place February 29 – March 1 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Eighteen judges sampled hundreds of wines from around the country.

The SDCVA member awards include:

Beach House Winery

  • Gold, 2017 Pinot Noir
  • Silver, 2014 Merlot

BK Cellars

  • Silver, Lee’s Syrah

Campo Creek Vineyards

  • Silver, 2018 Estate Syrah
  • Silver, 2018 Zinfandel

Coyote Oaks Vineyard

  • Gold, 2017 Cabernet Franc
  • Silver, 2017, Tempranillo

Deer Park Winery

  • Silver, 2012 Merlot Dessert Wine

Fallbrook Winery

  • Gold, 2016 BDX
  • Silver, 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

Granite Lion Cellars

  • Gold, 2017 Chardonnay
  • Silver, 2017 Syrah

Highland Valley Vineyards

  • Double Gold, 2017 Barbera
    • Best of San Diego County Red Wine
    • Best Barbera
  • Silver, 2017 Craftsman Cuvee IV

Hungry Hawk Vineyards

  • Double Gold, 2019 Dry Rosé
    • Best of San Diego County Rosé Wine
    • Best Dry Rosé
  • Gold, 2017, Estate Queue Rouge
  • Silver, 2017 Super Tuscan
  • Silver, 2017 Estate Syrah Noir
  • Silver, 2019 Saxy Sparkles
  • Silver, 2018 Estate Viognier
  • Silver, 2018 Estate Albariño
  • Silver, 2019 Estate Sauvignon Blanc
  • Silver, 2018 Alcyone Harmony
  • Silver 2017 Estate Petit Sirah

Koi Zen Cellars

  • Silver, 2017 Merlot
  • Silver, 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

La Finquita Winery & Vineyard

  • Silver, 2017 Tempranillo
  • Silver, 2018 Muscat Canelli

Mahogany Mountain Vineyard & Winery

  • Silver, 2016 Best Friends Red Wine

Mia Marie

  • Gold, 2019 Dry Muscat Estate
  • Silver, 2019 Rosé
    • Best San Diego County White Wine

Milagro Winery

  • Double Gold, 2016 Bellorosso
    • Best Blended Red Italian Varietals
  • Gold, 2018 Rosé
  • Silver, 2016 Bellena Rojo

Ramona Ranch Winery

  • Gold, 2017 Montepulciano

San Pasqual Winery

  • Double Gold, 2016 Tannat
  • Silver, 2016 Syrah

Shadow Mountain Vineyards

  • Gold, 2016 Variation 3 Red Table Wine
  • Silver, 2017 Sangiovese

Sierra Roble

  • Gold, 2015 Puesta del Sol

Speckle Rock Winery

  • Gold, 2018 Rosé

Stehleon Vineyards

  • Gold, 2016 Syrah

Volcan Mountain Winery

  • Double Gold, Carigan
  • Double Gold, Barbera

Woof’n Rose Winery

  • Double Gold, 2016 Eglantine
  • Double Gold, 2016 Cabernet Franc
    • Best Cabernet Franc
  • Double Gold, 2016 Grenache Noir
  • Silver, 2016 Reserve Merlot
  • Silver 2016 Alicante Bouschet