Awards

Graveyard Vineyards has won numerous awards, but our following is the acknowledgment for our wonderful wines.

Cold Roses Viognier
Vintage 2015
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle
Vintage 2013
GOLD 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp
SILVER 2014 San Francisco International Wine Comp
SILVER 2014 Orange Co Wine Society

Sauvignon Blanc
91 PTS. GOLD 2014  Consumer Int’l Wine Awards

Paso Tombstone White

89 PTS 2018 Wine Enthusiast Magazine
SILVER 2013 Orange County Wine Society
“Best of Appellation” SILVER 2012 California State Wine Competition
Best of Appellation” SILVER 2011 California State Wine Competition
Best of Appellation” SILVER 2010 California State Wine Competition
“Best of Appellation” SILVER 2009 California State Wine Competition

Misguided Angel Grenache Blanc
Vintage 2015
GOLD 2017 San Francisco Chronicle

Vintage 2013
GOLD 2015 California State Wine Competition

Chardonnay

Vintage 2016

SILVER  2018 San Francisco Chronicle

Reserve Chardonnay
Vintage 2015
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle

Spanish Castle Queen Albarino
Vintage 2017
SILVER 2018 Orange County Wine Society

Vintage 2015
GOLD 2017 San Francisco Chronicle

 

Love & Squalor Riesling
Vintage 2012
Chairman’s Award 2013  Orange County Wine Society

Pretty in Pink Rosé
SILVER 2018 Orange County Wine Society

SILVER 2017 San Francisco
SILVER 2015 Orange County Wine Competition
BEST PINK/GOLD 2014 Central Coast Wine Competition

 

Paso Tombstone Pink

BEST OF CLASS OF CENTRAL CA 2016 CA STATE

GOLD 2014 Orange Co Wine Society
SILVER 2012 California State Wine Competition
SILVER  2012 Sunset International Wine Competition 
GOLD 2011 Central Coast Wine Competition

 

Spanish Castle Magic Tempranillo
Vintage 2015
BEST OF TEMPRANILLO 2017 Central Coast Wine Comp

Vintage 2013
GOLD 2015 San Francisco Chronicle

 

Bushong Grenache
Vintage 2015
SILVER Central Coast Wine Comp

Vintage 2013
GOLD 2015 San Francisco Chronicle

Bushong Malbec
Vintage 2013
GOLD 2015 San Francisco Chronicle

Merlot
Vintage 2015
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle
Vintage 2013
SILVER 2015 San Francisco Chronicle

Estate Syrah
Vintage 2016

DOUBLE GOLD 2018 Central Coast Wine Society

Vintage 2015

BEST OF CLASS 2018 San Francisco Chronicle
92 PTS Wine Enthusiast
GOLD 2017 San Francisco Chronicle
Vintage 2013
GOLD 2015 San Francisco Chronicle
Vintage 2012
4STAR GOLD  2014 Orange Co Wine Society (38 4STAR GOLD given out of 2323 entries)
GOLD 2014 Central Coast Wine Comp
Vintage 2009
SILVER 2013 Orange County Wine Society
Vintage 2005
GOLD 2008 Central Coast Wine Competition

 

Reserve Syrah
Vintage 2014

GOLD 94PTS   2016 Central Coast wine Comp

Vintage 2012
SILVER 2014 San Francisco International Wine Comp
SILVER Orange Co Wine Society
Vintage 2011
GOLD 2013 Orange County Wine Society
91 PTS/FINALIST/EXCELLENT, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED 2013 Ultimate Wine Challenge, NY. 

BEST OF CLASS OF REGION/SILVER 2013 California State Wine Competition

Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage 2015
GOLD 2018 San Francisco Chronicle

SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle
Vintage 2014
GOLD 2016 Orange Co Wine Society

Vintage 2013
GOLD 2015 Central Coast Wine Comp

Vintage 2012
4STAR GOLD 2014 Orange Co Wine Society (this prestigious award given to 36 wines out of 2400 entries)

Vintage 2009
95 PTS/GOLD 2012 California State Wine Competition

 

Mortal Zin  Zinfandel
Vintage 2016
SILVER 2018 San Francisco Chronicle

Vintage 2015
GOLD 2017 San Francisco Chronicle
Vintage 2013
GOLD 2015 San Francisco Chronicle

 

CSM
Vintage 2013
BEST OF CLASS, GOLD 2015 Central Coast Wine Competition
SILVER 2015 San Francisco Chronicle

MPC (Merlot, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon)
Vintage 2014
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle

Unknown Pleasures
Vintage 2015
DOUBLE GOLD Orange County Wine Society

Vintage 2014
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle
Vintage 2012
GOLD 2014 Orange Co Wine Society
GOLD 2014 Central Coast Wine Comp

Dark Phantom Petite Sirah
Vintage 2014
GOLD 2017 San Francisco Chronicle

Vintage 2013
GOLD 2015 Orange Co Wine Society
Vintage 2012
SILVER 2014 Orange Co Wine Society
SILVER 2014 San Francisco International Wine Comp
Non Vintage
GOLD 2012 Orange County Wine Society

PSYCHO Sirah

Vintage 2016

SILVER San Francisco Chronicle

Vintage 2015

SILVER Orange County Wine Society

STP  Syrah, Tempranillo, Petite Sirah
GOLD 2015 Orange Co Wine Society

Paso Tombstone Red
GOLD  2018 Orange Co Wine Society

91 PTS 2016 CA State Wine comp

98 PTS/BEST OF CALIFORNIA, BEST OF CLASS, DOUBLE GOLD 2014 CA State Comp
94 PTS/PLATINUM/BEST OF CLASS 2013-Consumer International Wine Comp, Lodi
92 PTS/GOLD 2013 Central Coast Wine Competition 
90 PTS/FINALIST/EXCELLENT, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED 2013 Ultimate Wine Challenge NY
BEST OF CLASS OF REGION 2013 California State Wine Competition, Sacramento 
GOLD 2012
4-STAR GOLD 2011 Orange County Wine Society  (This prestigious award given to 34 wines out of 2,512 entries)
97 PTS/DOUBLE GOLD/BEST OF CALIFORNIA 2008  California State Wine Competition 

Tannat
Vintage 2014
GOLD Central Coast Wine Comp

SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle

Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage 2013
BEST OF CLASS, GOLD 2015 Central Coast Wine Competition
 Vintage 2010
91 PTS/SILVER 2013 California State Wine Competition, Sacramento 
Vintage 2008
95 PTS/GOLD 2012 California State Wine Competition

SCREAM

Vintage 2015    

DOUBLE GOLD 2018 San Francisco Chronicle

SWEET ILLUSIONS Cream Sherry
96PTS/PLATINUM 2015 Consumer Int’l Wine Competition

Deliverance Port style Chocolate Dessert Wine
People’s Choice Award 2017 Vino Magazine

GOLD 2016 Orange Co Wine Society

98PTS/PLATINUM 2015Consumer Int’l Wine Competition
GOLD/CHAIRMAN’S AWARD 2014 Orange Co Wine Society
97 PTS. PLATINUM,  ROBERT MONDAVI MEMORIAL TROPHY 2014 Consumer Int’l Wine Competition
95 PTS/GOLD 2013 California State Wine Competition, Sacramento 
91 PTS/GOLD 2013 Consumer International Wine Competition
97 PTS/PLATINUM 2011 Consumer International Wine Competition
GOLD 2012 Orange County Wine Society
4STAR GOLD/BEST OF CLASS 2011 Orange County Wine Society  (This prestigious award was given to 34 wines out of 2,512 entries)