AV Winery 2009 Awards

We got A GOLD Medal! AV Winery just received a Gold Medal on our 2006 Tempranillo from the American Wine Society! Thanks to the AV Community for their support the past 19 years, Cecil McLester our Winemaker, our staff and volunteers, and grower Efren Chavez! Join us at our Open House Saturday 11/14, Noon to 5PM, at AV Winery 42041 20th Street West, Lancaster, to help us celebrate!

The American Wine Society’s 2009 Commercial Wine Competition was held October 2 and 3 at the Four Points Sheraton North located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This year 86 wineries were represented with 476 wines entered. Although there were no Double Gold awards, there were 30 Gold, 128 Silver and 210 Bronze medals awarded. This year, only AWS certified judges made up the judging panels.

Listed below are this year’s award-winning wines.

Antelope Valley Winery, California
2006 Tempranillo, Gold
Non-Vintage Dolce Rosso, Silver
2006 Fusion, Silver
Non-Vintage Sweet Cyndee, Silver
Non-Vintage Fleur, Bronze

Chantel Kilmer
Antelope Valley Winery
Account Executive