San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2013 Winners

Congratulations to all of our medal winning clients, and there are many of you. Who knew that even in a blind tasting a strong label design could still influence the decision making process of the most discerning palates?! Below is a not so short list of the winners that adorn their bottles with an Auston Design Group wine label design.

Bogle Vineyards Essential Red 2010 — All Red Blends - Up to $14.99 — Best of Class Bogle Vineyards 2010 — Merlot - up to $9.99 — Gold Bogle Vineyards 2010 — Petite Sirah - Up to $19.99 — Silver Bogle Vineyards 2011 — Chardonnay - up to $9.99 — Silver Bogle Vineyards 2010 — Cabernet Sauvignon - up to $14.99 — Silver

Dry Creek Vineyard The Mariner 2009 —Bordeaux Blends $40.00 to $49.99 — Best of Class Dry Creek Vineyard 2010 Heritage — Zinfandel - up to $19.99 — Double Gold Dry Creek Vineyard 2012 — Sauvignon Blanc or Fume - $14.00 to $19.99 — Double Gold

Vigilance Winery & Vineyards 2010 — Petite Sirah - $20.00 & Over — Best of Class Vigilance Winery & Vineyards 2011 — Sauvignon Blanc or Fume - $14.00 to $19.99 — Gold Vigilance Winery & Vineyards 2011— Chardonnay - $20.00 to $24.99 — Bronze

Trinity Oaks 2011 Pinot Grigio — Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio — Up to $14.99 — Best of Class Trinity Oaks 2011 — Chardonnay - up to $9.99 — Gold Trinity Oaks 2010 — Pinot Noir - up to $19.99 — Silver

McManis Family Vineyards 2011 Petite Sirah — Petite Sirah - Up to $19.99 — Best of Class McManis Family Vineyards 2011 — Merlot- up to $9.99 — Gold McManis Family Vineyards 2011 River Junction — Chardonnay - up to $9.99 — Silver McManis Family Vineyards 2011 — Pinot Noir - up to $19.99 — Silver McManis Family Vineyards 2011 — Viognier - Up to $19.99 — Bronze

Bailiwick Wines 2010 Borderline — Pinot Noir - $35.00 to $39.99 — Gold Bailiwick Wines 2010 — Pinot Noir - $35.00 to $39.99 — Gold Bailiwick Wines 2010 — Cabernet Franc — Silver Bailiwick Wines 2010 — Pinot Noir - $35.00 to $39.99 — Silver Bailiwick Wines 2011 Vermentino — All Other White Varietals — Silver

Gnarly Head 2011 — Merlot - $10.00 to $14.99 — Double Gold Gnarly Head 2011 — Sauvignon Blanc or Fume - $14.00 to $19.99 — Gold Gnarly Head 2011 — Chardonnay - $10.00 to $14.99 — Silver Gnarly Head 2011 — Pinot Noir - up to $19.99 — Silver Gnarly Head 2011 — Cabernet Sauvignon - up to $14.99 — Silver Gnarly Head 2010 — Authentic Red — All Red Blends - Up to $14.99 — Bronze

Irony 2011 — Chardonnay - $10.00 to $14.99 — Silver Irony 2010 — Cabernet Sauvignon - $15.00 to $19.99 — Silver Irony 2010 — Merlot - $15.00 to $19.99 — Silver Irony 2011 — Pinot Noir - up to $19.99 — Bronze

Buccio Winery 2009 — Chardonnay - $15.00 to $19.99 — Silver

Benziger Family Winery 2011 — Chardonnay - $30.00 to $34.99 — Silver Benziger Family Winery 2010 — Chardonnay - $15.00 to $19.99 — Bronze

Eponymous 2009 — Cabernet Franc — Gold Eponymous 2007 — Cabernet Sauvignon - $50.00 to $59.99 — Silver

Anthony August 2008 — All Red Blends - Over $35.00 — Silver

Jargon 2010 — Pinot Noir - up to $19.99 — Silver

Fritz Underground Winery 2010 — Pinot Noir - $50.00 & Over — Silver Fritz Underground Winery 2010 — Zinfandel - $25.00 to $29.99 — Silver Fritz Underground Winery 2011— Chardonnay - $25.00 to $29.99 — Bronze

Avalon 2010 — Cabernet Sauvignon - $15.00 to $19.99 — Gold

Bota Box 2011 — All Red Blends - Up to $14.99 — Silver Bota Box 2011 — Cabernet Sauvignon - up to $14.99 — Bronze