The Winners of the 2022 Sunset International Wine Competition
After tasting many (and we mean many) bottles of wine, the judges have chosen winners in the West’s hottest wine competition.
How do you choose the perfect bottle of wine? Well, 37 judges were tasked with deciding just that for our 2022 Sunset International Wine Competition. Our expert panel—which included winemakers, wine journalists, master sommeliers, and more—judged hundreds upon hundreds of bottles to find the very best in all categories. Take a look at the winners in Best of Class, Double Gold, and Gold below.
|Lake Chelan Winery - Wapato Point Cellars||Cabernet Franc||Walla Walla Valley||2018||Best of the Best; Best of Show - Red Wine|
|E&J Gallo Winery - Black Box||Red Sangria||NV||Best of Show - Boxed Wine|
|Maker Wine Company||Muscat Canelli||Lake County||2021||Best of Show - Canned Wine|
|Portland Cider Co.||Strawberry Pineapple||Yamhill County||NV||Best of Show - Cider|
|Baldacci Family Vineyards|
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|Los Carneros (Sonoma)||2019||Best of Show - Dessert/Late Harvest|
|Fortino Winery||Pomegranate||California||NV||Best of Show - Fruit|
|Del Rio Vineyards - Del Rio Vineyard Estate||Grenache Rosé||Rogue Valley||2021||Best of Show - Rosé Wine|
|Domaine Carneros||Brut||Carneros||2018||Best of Show - Sparkling Wine|
|Dry Creek Vineyard||Dry Chenin Blanc||Clarksburg||2021||Best of Show - White Wine|
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