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Award Winning Wines Women Love

Jessica Altieri on July 12, 2013 - 7:58 am in Featured Video, WineChannelTV

Women Winemakers. Women Judges. Winning  combination. The result; wines women love! Vineyard & Winery Management announced the results of the 2013 International Women’s Wine Competition (IWWC), including the overall Best of Show winner – Rock Wall Wine Company’s Harris Kratka 2010 Zinfandel from Alexander Valley. Wine Channel TV CEO and Certified Sommelier Jessica Altieri was a judge for the 2nd year in a row and onsite with fellow women winemakers and judges.

Jessica Altieri - Angelina Mondavi - Shauna Rosenblum    International Women's Wine Competition

Jessica Altieri – Angelina Mondavi – Shauna Rosenblum International Women’s Wine Competition

The Best Wine By A Woman Winemaker went to Shauna Rosenblum, Rock Wall Wine Company, for the Harris Kratka 2010 Zinfandel. Panelists gave this combined comment on the wine:   “Friggin’ Gold! Spice, apple, perfectly picked grape.”

Here is a breakdown of the award winning wines that women love:

Best of Show in their respective categories:

Best of Show Dessert Wine:  Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery – 2011 Late Harvest Cabernet  Franc – Chester County, Pennsylvania

Best of Show Fruit Wine:   Galena Cellars 2012 Red Raspberry Wine

Best of Show Red Wine:   ROCK WALL – AGAIN – 3 AWARDS!

Best of Show Rosé Wine:   Mey Icki Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. Kayra Vintage 2012 Blush, Turkey

Best of Show Sparkling Wine:   Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards – 2005 Royal Cuvee, Carneros

Best of Show White Wine:   Inman Family Wines – 2011 Russian River Valley Chardonnay

Chief Judge Debra Del Fiorentino, Sommelier, CWP, CSW, commented: “We had excellent, top notch judges including Liz Thach, MW, Professor of Wine Business & Management, SSU Wine Business Institute; Theo Snyder, wine buyer for Total Wine & More; Traci Dutton, Sommelier, The Culinary Institute of America; Jessica Alteri, Sommelier, CEO Wine Channel TV Network; and Shauna Rosenblum, Head Winemaker, Rock Wall Winery.”

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