2017 Winners

The 4th Annual Berlin International Wine Competition was held on March 5, 2017. Close to 300 wines from more than 15 countries around the world were judged by the trade-only judging panel, by category and actual price.

The Berlin International Wine Competition is part of the International Beverage Competitions, which also include the New York International Wine Competition and Melbourne International Wine Competition. The International Beverage Competitions were founded by Adam Levy, the Alcohol Professor.

Double Gold

All Other White Varietal Wines; 0–.7% Residual Sugar

Grand Arte 2016

All Other Red Varietal Wines

Grand Arte Alicante Boushet Red 2014

Cabernet Sauvignon  $40.01 and Higher

Taylors St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Cabernet Sauvignon $20.01 to $40.00

Taylors Jaraman Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Chardonnay

Grande Arte Chardonnay 2016
Mureda Chardonnay 2016

Dry Red Table Blends
Suvla Kirmizi Red 2014

Dry White Table Blends

MAD Furmint 2015

Dry Red Table Blends Western Europe

Portada Winemakers Selection Red 2016

Malbec

Dona Silvina Malbec 2015

Rioja DOCa Gran Reserva

Bodegas Campo Viejo Gran Reserva 2010 

Rose

Barbara Rose Aleksic 2015
Casa Do Lago Rose 2015

Syrah/Shiraz

Guild of Fermentation Fanatics 2015 Shiraz
Kingston Echelon 2014

White Table Blends;  0–1.2 % Residual Sugar

DFJ Alvarinho & Chardonnay 2016
Puchang White Rkatsiteli 2015
Bodegas Faustino V Blanco 2016

Gold

All Other White Varietal Late Harvest Wines Not Listed; 6.1% and Above Residual Sugar

Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars
Riesling Ice 2014

All Other Red Varietal Wines Not Otherwise Listed
Kingston Echelon Petit Verdot 2012
La Palazzetta Sangiovese 2012
URLA  Bogazkere 2015
URLA  Nero D'Avola 2015

All Other White Varietal Wines Not Otherwise Listed

Quinta Do Rocio 2013

Cabernet Franc

Bar Z Cabernet Franc 2006
Penns Woods Winery Cabernet Franc 2014
Pollak Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2014

Cabernet Sauvignon $20.01–$40.00

Ulupna Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon $40.01 and Higher

Sodaro Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Chardonnay

Penns Woods Winery Chardonnay 2015
Pollak Vineyards Chardonnay 2015

Dry Red Table Blends Western Europe

Alta Corte 2014
Consensus Red 2013
Bigode 2016
Fat Duck 2015
Pomar Red 2016
Touriga Nacional
Touriga Franca 2014

Dry Red Table Blends; Turkey

URLA Nexus 2015

SUVLA SIR 2013

Furmint

St. Tamas Percze Furmint 2015
St. Tamas Szent Tamas Furmint 2013

Malbec

Dona Silvina Malbec Reserva 2009
Georges Vigouroux Tradition Familiale 2016

Non Vinifera Red Blends

TerraVox Chateauneuf du Platte NV

Red Meritage or Bordeaux Blend; $35.01 and Higher

Scotto 50 Harvests Meritage
Sodaro Estate Winery Sodaro Estate Blend 2013

Riesling; .51–1.5%  Residual Sugar

Lakewood Vineyards,Lakewood Vineyards Dry Riesling 2015

Rioja DOCa Reserva

Bodegas Campo Viejo Reserva 2012

Rioja DOCa Gran Reserva

Bodegas Campillo Gran Reserva 2008

Rose

Coreto Joker Rose 2016
Mas de Cadenet Rose 2016
Penns Wood Winery White Merlot 2016

Syrah/Shiraz $20.01–$40.00

Taylors Jaraman Shiraz 201

Sauvignon Blanc; Dry

Fautor Fume Blanc 2015
JR Jordan River Classic Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Syrah/Shiraz $20.00 and Lower

McBains Crossing

Syrah/Shiraz $40.01 and Higher

Michael Gill Cellars Syrah 2014

Tempranillo

La Planta Tempranillo 2015
Bodegas Faustino VII Tinto 2015
Finca La Estacada Tempranillo 2015

White Table Blends; 0–1.2% Residual Sugar

Herdade dos Grous White Reserve
Priam Vineyards Blackledge White 2015

Zinfandel

Bigode White 2016
Mendocino Wine Company Zin-Phomaniac Zinfandel 2015
Scotto Family Cellars Old Vine Zinfandel 2012

Silver

All Other Red Varietal Wines Not Otherwise Listed

Pollak Vineyards Petit Verdot 2014

All Other White Varietal Wines Not Otherwise Listed; 0–.7% Residual Sugar

Paxis Arinto 2016
Paxis Medium Dry Arinto 2016
Puchang Winery, Puchang Vineyard Muscat 2015
Storks Landing White 2016
Velenosi, Rêve Pecorino 2015

All Other White Varietal Late Harvest Wines Not Listed; 6.1% and Above Residual Sugar

St. Tamas Szamorodni 2013
URLA  Symposium Bornova Muscat 2016

Cabernet Sauvignon $20.00 and Lower

Mo Sisters Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Cabernet Sauvignon $20.01–$40.00

Puchang Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Cabernet Sauvignon $40.01 and Higher

Cabana Wines,Cabana Wines RISK 2014

Cabernet Sauvignon $20.01 to $40.00

Cabana Wines, Cabana Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Dessert Style Fruit Wine

Finnviini Oy, Finnviini Sametti Bilberry 2015
Finnviini Oy, Finnviini Valokki Cloudberry 2015

Dry Red Table Blends; Turkey

URLA  Tempus 2015
URLA  Vourla 2015

Dry Red Table Blends; Western Europe

Pedras Do Monte 2014
Velenosi, Roggio del Filare Superiore 2013

Dry Red Table Wine Blends

Karam Wines Saint John Red 2012
Batroun Mountains Pays des Patriarches 2012

Gewurztraminer; 0–1.5% Residual Sugar

Thirsty Owl Wine Company Gewurztraminer 2015

Merlot

Fautor Merlot 2013
JR Jordan River Reserve Merlot 2014

Non Vinifera Red Varietals; 0–2.0% Residual Sugar

Vox Vineyards, TerraVox Norton 2014
Winnica Sloneczny Zakatek Regeno 2015
Winnica Sloneczny Zakatek Ronda 2015

Pinot Noir

Paxis Pinot Noir 2013
Scotto Cellars, Grace Bridge Pinot Noir 2013

Red Meritage or Bordeaux Style Blend $35.00 and Lower

Suvla Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2014

Red Meritage or Bordeaux Style Blend $35.01 and Higher

Pollak Vineyards Meritage 2014

Riesling; 0–.5% Residual Sugar

Taylors St Andrews Riesling 2016

Riesling; .51–1.5% Residual Sugar

Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars Red Oak Vineyard Riesling 2015
Thirsty Owl Wine Company Dry Riesling 2015

Riesling; 1.51–3.0% Residual Sugar

Buttonwood Grove Winery, Riesling 2015
Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars Semi-Dry Riesling 2015
Thirsty Owl Wine Company Riesling 2015 

Rioja DOCa Gran Reserva

Bodegas Faustino, Faustino I Gran Reserva 2005

Rose

Bigode Rose 2016
Dona Silvina Rosado Malbec 2016
Pomar Rose 2016

Sauvignon Blanc; Dry

Georges Vigouroux Pigmentum Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Syrah/Shiraz $20.01–$40.00

Mureda Syrah 2016
Ulupna Winery Shiraz 2015
Taylors Reserve Parcel Shiraz 2015

Syrah/Shiraz $40.01 and Higher

Taylors St Andrews Shiraz 2014

Dry Red Table Blends; Western Europe

Velenosi, Roggio del Filare Superiore 2013

Red Meritage or Bordeaux Style Blend $35.00 and Lower

Società Agricola Colmello di Grotta srl, Colmello di Grotta Rondon 2013

Semi-Sparkling Red (Charmat Process)

Cantine Giubertoni SNC, Lambrusco Mantovano 2016
Cantine Giubertoni SNC, Vecchio Ponte 2016

White Table Wine Blends

Coreto Joker White 2016
Karam Wines Cloud Nine White 2016
Portada Winemakers Selection White 2016
Segada White 2016
Suvla Beyaz White 2016

Bronze

All Other Red Varietal Wines Not Otherwise Listed

Lda, Herdade dos Grous Moon Harvested - Alicante Bouschet 2015 

All Other White Non-Vinifera Varietal Wines Not Otherwise Listed

Vox Vineyards, TerraVox Wetumka 2014

All Other White Varietal Wines Not Otherwise Listed; 0–.7% Residual Sugar

Chapel Creek Winery, Allen Vineyards Albarino 2016
Dona Silvina Torrontes 2016
JR Jordan River Reserve Chenin Blanc 2013

Brut; .51–1.5% Residual Sugar

California Wine Classics, Serendipity Brut Blanc de Blanc 2014
Societã Agricola Colmello di Grotta srl, Brut 2016

Cabernet Sauvignon $20.00 and Lower

Fautor Ltd Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon $20.01–$40.00

Bar Z Winery Lil Hoss Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
JR Jordan River Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Parducci True Grit Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Rosati Family Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Cabernet Sauvignon $40.01 and Higher

Rosati Family Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Chardonnay

Barramundi Wines Chardonnay 2016
Fautor Ltd Chardonnay 2015
Ulupna Winery Chardonnay 2015

Dry Red Table Wine Blends

Barramundi Shiraz/Petit Verdot 2016
Fautor Negre 2015
Karam Wines Maison Red 2015

Dry Red Table Blends; Western Europe

Bodegas Ayuso S.L., Estola Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Lda, Herdade dos Grous 23 Barricas 2015
Lda, Herdade dos Grous Red Reserve 2013
Velenosi, Ludi 2016

Gewurztraminer; 0–1.5% Residual Sugar

Priam Vineyards Gewurztraminer 2015

Malbec

Dona Silvina Fresh Malbec 2015

Non Vinifera Red Varietals; 0–2.0% Residual Sugar

Puchang Vineyard Beichun 2014
Puchang Vineyard Ci Bayi 2013
Winnica Sloneczny Zakatek Leon 2015

Pinot Noir

Bar Z Winery L'efflorescence Pinot Noir 2014
Puchang Vineyard Crimson Reserve Pinot Noir 2013
Thirsty Owl Wine Company Pinot Noir 2015

Riesling; 0–.5% Residual Sugar

Buttonwood Grove Dry Riesling 2015
Buttonwood Grove Frances Amelia Riesling 2015
Thirsty Owl Wine Company Riesling 2014

Riesling; .51–1.5% Residual Sugar

Round Rock Vineyard Riesling 2015 

Riesling; 1.51–3.0% Residual Sugar

Lakewood Vineyards Riesling 2015

Rioja DOCa Reserva

Bodegas Faustino Faustino V Reserva 2012

Rose

Coreto Joker Red 2016
Winnica Sloneczny Zakatek Rose 2016

Sauvignon Blanc; Dry

Fautor Ltd Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Georges Vigouroux Tradition Familiale Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Syrah/Shiraz $20.01–$40.00

JR Jordan River Limited Shiraz 2011
Barramundi Shiraz 2016
McLaren Vale, Paxton Biodynamic MV Shiraz

Tempranillo

Bodegas Arzuaga Navarro S.L.,Pago Florentino Crianza 2014
Mureda Tempranillo 2016
Pernod Ricard Winemakers Spain; S.A., Bodegas Campo Viejo Tempranillo 2015 

Viognier

Penns Woods Winery Viognier Reserve 2015
JR Jordan River Classic Viognier 2015

Individual Awards—International

Argentina

Argentina Winery of the Year
Bodegas Krontiras

Australia

Australia Biodynamic Winery of the Year
Paxton

Australia Cabernet Sauvignon Winery of the Year
Taylor’s

Australia Shiraz Winery of the Year
Kingston Estate

Goulburn Valley Winery of the Year
Ulupna Winery

South Eastern Australia Winery of the Year
Barramundi

China

China Winery of the Year
Puchang Vineyard

Finland

Finland Dessert Winery of the Year
Finnvinni

France

France Malbec Winery of the Year
Georges Vigouroux

Greece

Greece Winery of the Year
Dona Silvina

Hungary

Hungary Wine of the Year
MAD

Hungary Late Harvest Winery of the Year
Szent Tamas Winery

Italy

Sangiovese Wine of the Year
La Palazzetta Sangiovese 2012

Sparkling Winery of the Year
Colmello Di Grotta

Jordan

Jordan Winery of the Year
JR Jordan River

Lebanon

Lebanon Red Wine Winery of the Year
Karam Wines

Lebanon Organic Winery of the Year
Batroun Mountains

Moldova

Moldova Winery of the Year
Fautor

Poland

Poland Winery of the Year
Winnica Sloneczny Zakatek

Portugal

Portugal Winery of the Year
DFJ VINHOS

Serbia

Serbia Winery of the Year
Winery Aleksic

Spain

Spain Winery of the Year
Bodegas Campo

Castilla Winery of the Year
Mureda Mureda Chardonnay 2016

Rioja Winery of the Year
Bodegas Faustino

Turkey

Turkey Winery of the Year
Suvla

Turkey Red Table Blends Winery of the Year
Urla

Individual Awards—United States

California

California Cabernet Sauvignon Winery of the Year
Sodaro Estate

Mendocino Winery of the Year
Rosati Family Winery

Paso Robles Winery of the Year
Michael Gill Cellars

California Zinfadel of the Year
Scotto Family Cellars Old Vine Zinfadel

Connecticut

Connecticut Winery of the Year
Priam Vineyards

New York

New York Gewurtzraminer Winery of the Year
Thirsty Owl Wine

New York Ice Winery of the Year
Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars

New York Riesling Winery of the Year
Lakewood Vineyards

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Winery of the Year
Chapel Creek Winery

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Winery of the Year
Penns Wood Winery

Missouri

Missouri Winery of the Year
Vox Vineyards

Texas

Texas Winery of the Year
Bar Z Winery

Virginia

Virginia Winery of the Year
Pollak Vineyards