OWFBF Winners

Best of Show at the Oregon Wine, Food & Brew Festival Wine Competition.

On Jan. 5, four Oregon wine judges evaluated 70 different wines submitted for the Oregon Wine, Food & Brew Festival Wine Competition. The competition took place at the Salem Red Lion Inn, under a blind-taste format, using the UC Davis 20-point scale.

“The judges were meticulous and extremely dutiful in their consideration of each and every entry,” said Jill Ingalls, co-owner of the festival. “I am amazed at their knowledge, expertise and dedication to this industry.”

The contest was open to all 36 wineries that poured in the 29th annual festival, which took place Jan. 14–15 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds’ Americraft Center in Salem.

Along with the wineries, the festival also featured Oregon restaurants and caterers, microbreweries, as well as local artists.  For more information about the festival, visit www.oregon


Best of Show: TeSóAria 2010 Syrah

Double Gold: Noble Estate 2010 Muscat

Double Gold: Zerba 2007 Syrah 

Gold: Gilstrap Bros. 2008 45 Reserve Malbec

Gold: Methven Family 2010 Gamay Noir

Gold: Zerba Cabernet Sauvignon 

Silver: Cardwell Hill 2010 Pinot Noir

Silver: Duck Pond 2009 Pinot Noir

Silver: Eola Hills 2009 Chardonnay

Silver: Gilstrap Bros. 2009 45 Paradise Cabernet Sauvignon

Silver: Noble Estate 2007 Merlot

Bronze: Abbey Creek 2009 Pinot Noir

Bronze: Abiqua Wind 2010 Müller-Thurgau

Bronze: Cubanisimo 2009 Pinot Noir

Bronze: Cubanisimo 2009 Rumba Pinot Noir

Bronze: Delfino 2009 Tempranillo

Bronze: Duck Pond 2010 Pinot Gris

Bronze: Eola Hills 2007 Syrah

Bronze: Gilstrap Bros. 2008 45 Magic Syrah,

Bronze: Gilstrap Bros. NV 45 Passion Dessert Syrah

Bronze: Mark’s Ridge 2009 Gewürztraminer

Bronze: Melrose 2007 Blend

Bronze: Orchard Heights 2009 Late Harvest Gewürztraminer

Bronze: Silver Falls 2009 Cheers Sparkling

Bronze: TeSóAria 2008 Blend

Bronze: TeSóAria 2010 Italian Red

Bronze: TeSóAria 2010 Pinot Noir

Bronze: Vitis Ridge 2008 Fab Four Blend

Bronze: Vitis Ridge NV Late Harvest Syrah

Bronze: Vitis Ridge 2010 Marechal Foch

Bronze: Zerba 2007 Late Harvest Syrah/Port 

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