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
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

Reserve Chardonnay
Vintage 2015
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle

Spanish Castle Queen Albarino
Vintage 2015
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle

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

Pretty in Pink Rose
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle
SILVER 2015 Orange County Wine Competition
BEST PINK/GOLD 2014 Central Coast Wine Competition

Paso Tombstone Pink
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 2013
GOLD 2015 San Francisco Chronicle

Bushong Grenache
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 2015
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 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, N Y. 
BEST OF CLASS OF REGION/SILVER 2013 California State Wine Competition

Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage 2015
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle
Vintage 2012
4STAR GOLD 2014 Orange Co Wine Society  (38 4STAR GOLD given out of 2323 entries)

Mortal Zin  Zinfandel
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 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

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

Paso Tombstone Red
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
SILVER 2017 San Francisco Chronicle

Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage 2009
95 PTS/GOLD 2012  California State Wine Competition

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

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

Deliverance Port style Chocolate Dessert Wine
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)