Riesling Awards

Grands Concours du Monde 2013

Grandes Médailles

  • RUHLMANN-DIRRINGER de Dambach la Ville en Alsace, pour un Riesling 2011 Vieilles Vignes.
  • DOPFF & IRION – DOMAINES DU CHÂTEAU DE RIQUEWIHR de Riquewihr en Alsace, pour un riesling 2007 Grand Cru Schoenenbourg – Vendanges Tardives
  • SCHLOSS ORTENBERG WEINGUT de Ortenberg en Allemagne, pour un Riesling 2011 Klingelberger – Spätlese trocken

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San Francisco International Wine Competition 2012

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IWSC Northern Hemisphere 2012 Results

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Riesling du Monde 2011

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Canberra Riesling Challenge 2011

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Riverside International Wine Competition 2011

  • International Riesling Foundation Awards for Top Rieslings

Dry Wine Trophy – 2008 Heron Hill Winery, Ingle Vineyard
Medium Dry Wine Trophy – 2009 Chateau Ste. Michelle / Dr. Loosen Eroica, Riesling

Medium Sweet Wine Trophy – 2009 Lakewood Vineyards, Riesling

Sweet Wine Trophy – 2010 Chateau Lafayette Reneau, Late Harvest Riesling

The Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition

One of the largest and most prestigious in the United States, uses the IRF Riesling Taste Profile categories for its judging and awards.

  • Best Riesling: Heron Hill 2007 Ingle Vineyard Finger Lakes Riesling (also best Medium Dry category winner)
  • Black Box 2008 Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, Washington
  • Jekel 2008 Dry Riesling, Monterey, California
  • Chateau Grand Traverse 2008 Lot 49 Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, Michigan (Medium Sweet category)
  • Polka Dot 2008 Riesling, Pfalz, Germany (Medium Dry category)

 

San Francisco International Wine Competition

Included 3,897 wines from 1,290 wineries in 27 countries and 28 states.

  • Best White Wine and Best Riesling: Whitecliff Vineyards 2009 Riesling, New York

Double Gold Medals:

  • Belhurst Estate Winery 2009 Dry Riesling, Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes, NY
  • Chateau LaFayette Reneau 2009 Semi-Dry Riesling, Finger Lakes, NY
  • Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards 2009 Riesling, Finger Lakes, NY
  • Keuka Spring Vineyards 2009 Riesling, Finger Lakes, NY
  • Sea Glass 2009 Riesling, Monterey County, CA

 

Long Beach Grand Cru

Is an international competition organized by Dan Berger, and also uses the IRF Riesling Taste Profile to define its categories.

  • Best White Wine and Best Riesling: Belhurst Estate Winery 2009 Dry Riesling, Finger Lakes, NY

 

Best of Riesling

Jeld in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, included 1,877 wines (1,752 from Germany, 125 from other countries) rated by 150 judges (www.bestofriesling.com)

The 2010 winners in categories

  • TROCKENE RIESLINGE (DRY)
    2009 Michelbacher Apostelgarten, Spätlese
    Weingut Heilmann, Alzenau, Franken
  • HALBTROCKENE RIESLINGE (MEDIUM DRY)
    2009 Sausenheimer Honigsack, Kabinett
    Weingut Schenk-Siebert, Grünstadt-Sausenheim, Pfalz
  • FRUCHTIG-SÜSSE RIESLINGE (FRUITY/SWEET)
    2009 Zeller Nußberg, Spätlese
    Weingut Stephan Fischer, Zell, Mosel
  • EDELSÜSSE RIESLINGE (NOBLE SWEET)
    2009 Laumersheimer Kirschgarten, Trockenbeerenauslese, Großes Gewächs
    Weingut Philipp Kuhn, Laumersheim, Pfalz
  • BESTER EUROPÄISCHER RIESLING (BEST EUROPEAN RIESLING)
    2009 Wormeldange Koeppchen „Les Terrasses“
    Domaine Alice Hartmann, Wormeldange, Luxemburg
  • BESTER RIESLING AUS DER NEUEN WELT (BEST NEW WORLD RIESLING)
    2008 Cayuga Lake
    Cayuga Ridge Estate, Ovid, New York
  • BESTE RIESLING KOLLEKTION (BEST RIESLING COLLECTION)

Weingut Wilker, Pleisweiler-Oberhofen, Pfalz

  • 2009 Riesling trocken
  • 2009 Riesling Kabinett trocken
  • 2009 Riesling Spätlese trocken

Weingut Kees-Kieren, Graach, Mosel

  • 2009 Graacher Domprobst, Steillage Spätlese trocken
  • 2009 Graacher Himmelreich, Spätlese
  • 2007 Graacher Himmelreich, Trockenbeerenauslese