The Alameda County Fair announces the top medals from its recently held commercial wine competitions. The Gold Medal and Best of Show wines will be available for purchase by the glass in the Wine Garden, during the Alameda County Fair, June 16 – July 9. The Follower were the top medal winners for this year’s competition.
2023 Alameda County Wine Competition
Best of Alameda County: Del Valle Winery, Grenache Rose’, 2022
Best of Alameda County: Las Positas Vineyards, Monastrell, 2020
Best of Show Dessert: Rodrigue Molyneaux Winery, Envie, 2017
Best of Show Red: Las Positas Vineyards, Monastrell, 2020
Best of Show White: Las Positas Vineyards, Verdelho, 2022
Best of Show Rose’: Del Valle Winery, Grenache Rose’, 2022
2023 Zin Challenge & Sauvignon Summit
Best of Show Zinfandel: Florence Vineyard, Zinfandel, 2020
Best of Show Dessert: Macchia, Flirtatious, 2021
Best of Show Sauvignon Blanc: Pope Valley Winery, Sauvignon Blanc Parcel 3, 2022
Wines were judged on appearance and color, aroma and bouquet, total acid, flavor and body, and overall quality. For more information on our commercial wine competition and winners, visit alamedacountyfair.com.