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Saturday, January 13, 2007

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Announces Winners

The 55 judges in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition recently tasted 3,800 wines from 1,573 wineries in 20 states before handing out medals, awarding best in class honors and determining the Sweepstake Winner awards for the best sparkling, white, red and dessert/specialty wines.

The Sweepstake Winners for 2007 are:

-- Sparkling Wine: 1999 Roederer Estate Brut, Anderson Valley
-- White Wine: 2006 Geyser Peak Winery Sauvignon Blanc, California, and 2006 Windsor Vineyards Gerwurztraminer, Alexander Valley
-- Red Wine: 2005 Flying Goat Cellars Pinot Noir, Rancho Santa Rosa, and 2004 B.R. Cohn Winery Petite Sirah, North Coast
-- Dessert/Specialty Beverage: 2005 Navarro Vineyards Late Harvest Muscat Blanc, Anderson Valley.

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