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2017 Winners

Announcing the Winners of the 7th Annual New York International Wine Competition!

Thanks to everyone who participated our seventh phenomenal year in New York City!

1300+ Submissions
23+ Countries



50+ Categories
The 7th Annual NYIWC Took Place on May 7th & 8th, 2017 in New York City

The New York International Wine Competition was thrilled with the quality of wine submissions that it received in its 7th year. We were proud to showcase our 1300+ wine submissions from over 23 countries.

Our trade-buyer-only judging panel judged the wines both by their category and actual price. We are already excited for next year’s 8th Annual New York International Wine Competition, slated for May 6th-7th, 2018 in the heart of New York City at the 3 West Club.

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Winners
Double Gold Medal

Austria, White
Baumgartner Gruner Veltliner Reserve
Baumgartner 2016 Premium Gruner Veltliner
Domane Baumgartner 2016 Gurner Veltliner

Cabernet Sauvignon, Australia $17.00 and lower
Jacob’s Creek 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon, California Napa Valley $60.00 and higher
Bright Angel Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Cabernet Sauvignon, California
Robert Hall 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Sutter Home Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon NV

Chardonnay, California 
Steeplechase 2015 Chardonnay

Dry Red Blends, Australia 
Jacob’s Creek 2016 Classic Cabernet Merlot

Fortified Dessert Wine, Flavored
Cana Sweet Vermouth

France Red
Terroir Cellars 2015 85% Cabernet Sauvignon-15% Petit Verdot

France White
Une Lle NV Vin Blanc

Gruner Veltliner
Nepenthe Winemaker Select Gruner Veltliner 2016

Hungary White
MAD 2015 Mad Furmint

Italy Red Toscana IGT
Urlari 2011 Prevale

Malbec, Argentina 
Graffigna 2015 Malbec
Sutter Home Family Vineyards Malbec NV

Malbec, Other
McGuigan 2015 Founder Series Malbec

Merlot, US Other
Wolffer Estate 2013 The Grapes of Roth Merlot

Moscato
Martini & Rossi Moscato NV

Non Vinifera Red Dry
Coyote Moon Special Marquette Reserve 2012

Pinot Noir, California
Hawthorne Grove 2015 Pinot Noir
The Naked Grape NV Cabernet Sauvignon

Pinot Noir, California Central Coast 
Blair Estate Delfina’s Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014

Pinot Noir, California Russian River Valley
Montagu 2013 Pinot Noir
Seufert Winery 2013 Barron Whal Vineyard

Pinot Noir, New Zealand
Staete Landt 2015 State of Grace Pinot Noir

Portugal, Red Vinho Regional Varietal Wines
Vinhas DE Pegoes Syrah 2016

Portugal, Vinho Regional Red Blends 
Adega de Pegoes 2014 Selected Harvest Red

Portugal, White Table Wines
Quinta Do Casal Monteiro Chardonnay & Arinto 2016

Riesling, 0-1% Residual Sugar
Hillersden 2015 Riesling
The Seeker 2015 Riesling

Sauvignon Blanc, California 
Tom Gore Vineyards 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

Shiraz, Australia $18.00-$26.99
McGuigan The Shortlist Shiraz 2014 

Shiraz, Australia $27-$39.99
McGuigan Hand Made Shiraz 2015

Spain, Rioja DOCa Reserva
Bodegas Ysios 2011 Rioja Reserva

Spain, VdT Red
Isabella Ferdinand 2015 Tempranilio-Petit Verdot
Uno De Mil 2011 Tempranillo & Petit Verdot

Spain, White
Badia 2015

Syrah, California
Barefoot Shiraz NV

Tempranillo, New World
Mallee Estate 2013 Reserve Tempranillo
Mallee Estate 2015 Tempranillo

Viognier, California 
Landa Vineyards 2015

White Dessert Wines, 6.1% and above
MAD 2014 Late Harvest
Wolffer Estate Descencia

White Semi Sweet Wines
Arrington 2015 Symphony

White Table Blends, New World
Blue Rock Vineyard Baby Blue Blanc 2016

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Stay tuned for submission info for next year’s competition!