This year’s competition was staged at the Riverside Marriott, the location where the judges stayed. The judges evaluated 2614 wines and then another 63 sweepstakes wines, before the conclusion of the event.
2015 Judge Notes
Chairman's Award (Unanimous Gold), Best of Class
Lava Cap - Merlot
2012 Merlot, El Dorado, Estate Bottled & Produced
"Mesquite smoke, super silky, elegant and long. Gorgeous red fruit, watermelon, red cherry and plum."
- Debbie Zachareas, Wine Judge