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  1. “Wet Ones” Fall Pickup Party

    Saturday & Sunday,
    November 18 & 19
    11:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Join us for some fabulous food, wine, and music and […]

  2. Holiday Open House

    Saturday & Sunday,
    December 9 & 10
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    Wine, Food and Festivities at Drytown Cellars.  Happy Holidays!

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    January 13 & 14
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    February 10 & 11
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    Saturday & Sunday,
    March 3 & 4
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    Saturday & Sunday,
    April 28 & 29
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    Saturday, May 19
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Awards

2017 Wine Competition Winners

NV Amador County Red on Red

Gold/Best of Class of Region – California State Fair (95 pts)

Gold – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Silver – Amador County Fair

Bronze – Orange County Fair

NV Amador County Vaira Ranch Red

Silver – Orange County Fair

 

2015 Amador County Zinfandel

Double Gold/Best of Class of Region – California State Fair (98 pts)

Double Gold – Amador County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

 

2015 Amador County Primitivo

Silver – California State Fair (91 pts)

Silver – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Bronze – El Dorado County Fair

 

2015 Amador County Barbera

Double Gold – El Dorado County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

2015 California Tempranillo

Gold – El Dorado County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Bronze – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

 

2015 Sierra Foothills Syrah

Double Gold – El Dorado County Fair

Gold – California State Fair (95 pts)

Double Gold – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

Bronze – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

 

2015 Sierra Foothills Malbec

Silver – Orange County Fair

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

 

2015 Sierra Foothills Cab. Sauvignon

Gold – Amador County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – California State Fair (86 pts)

 

2015 Sierra Foothills Petite Sirah

Double Gold/Best of Class – Amador County Fair

Gold – Orange County Fair

Silver – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

 

NV Sierra Foothills Gold

Gold – Orange County Fair

Silver – California State Fair (91 pts)

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

2016 Sierra Foothills Viognier

Silver – California State Fair (88 pts)

Bronze – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

2016 Sierra Foothills Chardonnay

Gold – California State Fair (95 pts)

Bronze – Orange County Fair

Bronze – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

2016 Amador County Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze – Orange County Fair

Bronze – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

2016 Sierra Foothills Malvasia Bianca

Silver – California State Fair (91 pts)

Silver – Orange County Fair

Bronze – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2016 Sierra Foothills Riesling

Double Gold – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Silver – California State Fair (88 pts)

Silver – Amador County Fair

 

2016 Sierra Foothills Sparkling Rose

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – California State Fair (86 pts)

2016 Wine Competition Winners

Gold Sierra Foothills

Double Gold/Best of Class  – Amador County Fair

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – California State Fair

Best of Class – California State Fair

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

 2015 Amador County Sauvignon Blanc

Gold – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

Bronze – Orange County Fair

2014 Amador County Verdelho

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

2015 Sierra Foothills Estate Chardonnay

Bronze – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

2015 Sierra Foothills Estate Riesling

Double Gold/Best of Class – Amador County Fair

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

Bronze – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

2014 Amador County Sangiovese

“4 Star” Gold/Best Red Wine – Orange County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – California State Fair

2015 Amador County Barbera

Double Gold – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

  2015 Amador County Primitivo

Silver – Amador County Fair

2013 Shenandoah Valley Zinfandel

Gold – Calaveras County Fair

2014 Shenandoah Valley Zinfandel

“4 Star” Gold – Orange County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

Red on Red

Gold – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Silver – Amador County Fair

2014 Sierra Foothills Estate Syrah

Gold/Best of Class – California State Fair

Gold – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

2014 Shenandoah Valley of CA Tempranillo

Double Gold – Calaveras County Fair

Gold – Amador County Fair

Gold – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – California State Fair

Port

Gold – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Vaira Ranch Red

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

2014 Estate Sierra Foothills Cabernet Franc

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

2015 Wine Competition Winners

Gold Sierra Foothills

Silver – Amador County Fair

2014 Amador County Sauvignon Blanc

Gold – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

Bronze – Finger Lakes Int. Wine Comp.

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

2013 Sierra Foothills Barrel Fermented Viognier

Bronze – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Finger Lakes Int. Wine Comp.

Bronze – El Dorado County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

2014 Amador County Verdelho

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Finger Lakes Int. Wine Comp.

Silver – Consumer Wine Awards

Bronze – Amador County Fair

2014 Sierra Foothills Estate Chardonnay – Sold Out

Double Gold/Best of Class – El Dorado County Fair

Gold – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Bronze – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

Silver – San Francisco International Wine Comp.

2014 Sierra Foothills Estate Riesling

Double Gold – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Silver – Finger Lakes Int. Wine Comp.

Bronze – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

2014 Sierra Foothills Estate Rosé of Malbec

Silver – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

Silver – The Rose Competition

2013 Sierra Foothills Estate Pinot Noir

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

Bronze – Orange County Fair

2012 Sierra Foothills Estate Merlot – SOLD OUT

Bronze – El Dorado County Fair

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

2013 Amador County Sangiovese

Silver – Finger Lakes Int. Wine Comp.

Bronze – Consumer Wine Awards

Bronze – El Dorado County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

Bronze – San Francisco International Wine Comp.

2013 Amador County Barbera – SOLD OUT

Bronze – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Orange County Fair

2014 Amador County Barbera

Bronze – Amador County Fair

Vaira Ranch Red

Gold – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Calaveras County Fair

Gold – Orange County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

 2013 Amador County Primitivo

Double Gold/Best of Class – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – San Francisco International Wine Comp.

Bronze – Consumer Wine Awards

Silver – Sunset Magazine Wine Comp.

Gold – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Silver – Amador County Fair

Bronze – CA State Fair

2013 Shenandoah Valley Zinfandel – SOLD OUT

Bronze – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Gold – Amador County Fair

Red on Red

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Bronze – Amador County Fair

Silver – Calaveras County Fair

2013 Sierra Foothills Estate Syrah

Double Gold/Best of Class of Region – CA State Fair

Double Gold/Best of Class – Amador County Fair

Gold – El Dorado County Fair

Gold – Finger Lakes Int. Wine Comp.

Gold – Calaveras County Fair

2012 Estate Syrah- SOLD OUT

Silver – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

2013 Amador County Estate Petite Sirah

Silver – El Dorado County Fair

Bronze – Calaveras County Fair

Silver – Orange County Fair

Bronze – Amador County Fair

Port

Gold – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp.

Silver – Orange County Fair

2014 Wine Competition Winners

California PORT

 Amador County Fair – Best of Class/Double Gold

Sunset Magazine – Silver

 2011 Amador County Zinfandel

 Amador County Fair – Best of Class/Double Gold

(“Best Amador County Zinfandel”)

2013 Amador County Verdelho

Amador County Fair – Gold

(“Best Amador County Iberian”)

2012El Dorado County Pinot Noir

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Double Gold

Amador County Fair – Bronze

 Amador County Vaira Ranch Red

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Silver

 2012 Sierra Foothills Barbera

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Silver

Amador County Fair – Bronze

Sunset Magazine – Bronze

CA State Fair – Silver

 

2012 Sierra Foothills Syrah

CA State Fair – Silver

Amador County Fair – Silver

 2012 Amador County Primitivo

CA State Fair – Silver

 

2012 Sierra Foothills Malbec

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Bronze

Amador County Fair – Silver

 

2012 Sierra Foothills Chardonnay

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Bronze

2012 Sierra Foothills Riesling

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Bronze

NV CaliforniaRed on Red

CA State Fair – Bronze

Amador County Fair – Bronze

2013 Wine Competition Winners

 

Amador County Vaira Ranch Red

Amador County Fair – Gold/Best of Class

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Silver

2011 Amador County Primitivo

Amador County Fair – Gold

2012 Barrel Fermented California Viognier

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Silver

Sunset International Wine Competition – Bronze

2010 Shenandoah Valley Tempranillo – SOLD OUT

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Bronze

2012 California Riesling

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Bronze

2011 Amador County Barbera

Sunset International Wine Competition – Bronze

Amador County Fair – Silver

2012 Amador County Sauvignon Blanc

Amador County Fair – Bronze

2010 Amador County Sauvignon Blanc “California Gold”

Amador County Fair – Bronze

Amador County Red on Red

Amador County Fair – Bronze

2011 Amador County Cabernet Franc

Amador County Fair – Silver

2010 Amador County Petite Sirah

Amador County Fair – Bronze

2012 Wine Competition Winners

NV Red on Red

CA State Fair – Silver, BEST OF CLASS

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

Amador County Fair – Silver

2009 Sierra Foothills Syrah – SOLD OUT

Winemaker’s Challenge – Gold

San Francisco Chronicle Comp. – Bronze

Orange County Fair – Silver

2010 Amador County Estate Petite Sirah

Long Beach Grand Cru – Chairman’s Best of Class

Rhone Shootout – Gold

CA State Fair – Silver

Amador County Fair – Silver

Orange County Fair – Silver

San Francisco International Wine Competition – Bronze

Mother Load Fair (Sonora) – Bronze

2010 Shenandoah Valley of California Barbera

Winemakers Challenge – Gold

Long Beach Grand Cru – Silver

San Francisco Chronicle Comp. – Silver

Mother Load Fair (Sonora) – Bronze

2010 Sierra Foothills Cabernet Franc – SOLD OUT

San Francisco Chronicle Comp. – Silver

Winemaker Challenge – Silver

2009 Shenandoah Valley of CA Reserve Zinfandel- SOLD OUT

El Dorado County Fair – Bronze

Zin Challenge – Silver

Alameda County Fair Zin Challenge – Silver

2010 Shenandoah Valley of CA Zinfandel

CA State Fair – Gold

Long Beach Grand Cru – Silver

San Francisco International Wine Competition – Silver

Orange County Fair – Bronze

Mother Load Fair (Sonora) – Bronze

2010 Shenandoah Valley of CA Tempranillo – SOLD OUT

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

Amador County Fair – Bronze

Mother Load Fair (Sonora) – Silver

2010 Amador County Primitivo

Amador County Fair – Bronze

NV Vaira Ranch Red

Amador County Fair – Silver

Orange County Fair – Bronze

2011 Wine Competition Winners

All Vintages below are SOLD OUT

2009 Sierra Foothills Syrah

San Diego Int. Wine Comp. – Silver


2009 Shenandoah Valley of California Reserve Barbera

Grand Harvest Awards – Gold

Winemakers Challenge – Platinum

New World Int. Comp. – Silver

CA State Fair – Silver

Orange County Fair – Silver

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

2009 Shenandoah Valley of California Barbera

Winemakers Challenge – Silver

Orange County Fair – Silver

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

San Francisco Chronicle – Bronze

NV Red on Red

CA State Fair – Gold

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

Grand Harvest Awards – Silver

Orange County Fair – Bronze

2009 Shenandoah Valley of CA Reserve Zinfandel

CA State Fair – Silver

Orange County Fair – Silver

2009 Shenandoah Valley of CA Zinfandel

El Dorado County Fair – Gold

2008 Amador County Primitivo

Monterey Wine Competition – Silver

New World Int. Comp. – Silver

Orange County Fair – Silver

2009 Amador County Estate Petite Sirah

El Dorado County Fair – Gold

Orange County Fair – Bronze

 

2009 Sierra Foothills Sauvignon Blanc

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

Grand Harvest Awards – Bronze

CA State Fair – Bronze

2010 Sierra Foothills Pinot Grigio

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

NV Deedee Bubble Gum

San Diego Int. Wine Comp. – Silver

2010 Wine Competition Winners

2008 Shenandoah Valley of California Barbera

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp. – Best of Class

West Coast Wine Comp. – Best of Class and Gold

Amador County Fair – Double Gold

Florida State Fair – Gold

Winemakers Challenge – Gold

2009 Shenandoah Valley of California Barbera

Long Beach Grand Cru – Silver

NV Red on Red

Monterey Wine Competition –Gold

San Diego International Wine Comp. – Silver

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

Riverside Int. Wine Comp. – Silver

West Coast Wine Comp. – Bronze

Long Beach Grand Cru – Silver

2008 Shenandoah Valley of California Zinfandel -SOLD OUT

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp. – Silver

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

Winemakers Challenge – Silver

Fiddletown Wine Comp. – Silver

Zin Challenge – Silver

2009 Shenandoah Valley of California Zinfandel

Long Beach Grand Cru – Gold

2007 Amador County Primitivo – SOLD OUT

Amador County Fair – Best of Class and Gold

Florida State Fair – Double Gold

San Francisco Int. Wine Comp. – Silver

San Diego International Wine Comp. – Platinum

Pacific Rim Int. Wine Comp. – Gold

Critics Challenge – Silver

Dallas Wine Competition – Silver

2008 Amador County Primitivo

Motherlode Fair – Silver

2008 Amador County Cabernet Franc -SOLD OUT

Pacific Rim Int. Wine Comp. – Best of Class and Gold

Amador County FairGold

Critics ChallengePlatinum

Dallas Wine Competition – Silver

Winemakers Challenge – Silver

Monterey Wine Competition – Silver

2008 Amador County Estate Petite Syrah

Florida State Fair – Gold

Grand harvest Awards – Bronze

2009 Sauvignon Blanc

Amador County Fair – Bronze

2009 Chardonnay

Amador County Fair – Bronze

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

2007 Cabernet Sauvignon – SOLD OUT

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

Amador County Fair – Bronze

Motherlode Fair – Silver

2008 Cabernet Sauvignon

Amador County Fair – Silver

2008 Syrah

San Francisco Int. Wine Comp. – Gold

Motherlode Fair – Silver

Amador County Fair – Silver

El Dorado County Fair – Bronze

Long Beach Grand Cru – Silver

2009 Wine Competition Winners

2007 Amador County Primitivo

Orange County Fair – Gold

San Diego International Wine Competition – Gold

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Silver

Florida State Fair – Silver

Pacific Rim International Wine Competition – Silver

International Eastern Wine Competition – Silver

Amador County Fair – Silver

Long Beach Grand Cru – Bronze

2007 Amador County Grenache

Grand Harvest Awards – Bronze

Ringer Lakes International Wine Competition – Bronze

2008 California Malvasia Bianca

Orange County Fair – Silver

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Silver

Grand Harvest Awards – Bronze

Florida State Fair – Bronze

2007 California Barbera

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Silver

International Eastern Wine Competition – Silver

2006 Sierra Foothills Syrah

Beverage Testing Institute – Silver

Pacific Rim International Wine Competition – Bronze

2007 Shenandoah Zinfandel

Beverage Tasting Institute – Silver

California State Fair – Silver

San Francisco Wine Competition – Silver

2008 Amador County Sauvignon Blanc

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition – Bronze

El Dorado County Fair – Bronze

California Red On Red

California State Fair – Silver

Orange County Fair – Bronze

El Dorado County Fair – Bronze

2007 Sierra Foothills Chardonnay

Amador County Fair – Gold

2006 El Dorado County Cabernet Sauvignon

El Dorado County Fair – Bronze

2006 Amador County Sangiovese

Amador County Fair – Bronze

2008 Wine Competition Winners

2006 Shenandoah Valley Zinfandel

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition- Silver

San Francisco International Wine Competition – Silver

2007 Shenandoah Valley Zinfandel

California Zinfandel Championship– Silver

Beverage Testing Institute – Silver

2006 Sierra Foothills Syrah

Amador County Fair – Double Gold

New World Internationsl Wine – Silver

California State Fair – Bronze

West Coast Wine – Bronze

Beverage Testing Institute – Silver

2006 Amador County Primitivo

International Eastern Wine Competition – Gold

San Francisco International Wine Competition – Silver

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Silver

 2007 Sierra Foothills  Viogner

Critics Challenge – Critics Gold

West Coast Wine – Silver

El Dorado County Fair- Silver

California State Fair – Silver

Grand Harvest Awards – Silver

 2006 Amador County Grenache

Amador County Fair- Gold

Grand Harvest Awards – Bronze

San Francisco International Wine Competition – Silver

 2006 Amador County Sangiovese

Amador County Fair – Silver

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

California State Fair – Silver

International Eastern Wine Competition – Silver

 2007 El Dorado Hills  Cabernet Sauvignon

Beverage Testing Institute “Recommended” – Bronze

Red On Red

 Beverage Testing Institute “Highly Recommended Best Buy!” –  Silver

 2007 Sierra Foothills Chardonnay

 Long Beach Grand Cru – Silver

San Francisco International Wine Competition – Bronze

2007 Wine Competition Winners

2005 Shenandoah Valley Barbera

Orange County Fair – Best of Show

Amador County Fair – Gold

West Coast Wine Competition – Silver

Pacific Rim International Wine Competition – Silver

Central California Wine Competition – Silver

California State Fair – Silver

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Bronze

El Dorado County Fair – Bronze

San Francisco International Wine Competition – Bronze

San Diego International Wine Competition- Bronze

NV Red on Red Table Wine

West Coast Wine Competition – Double Gold/Best of Class

Pacific Rim International Wine Competition – Double Gold/Best of Class

New World International Wine Competition – Gold

Central California Wine Competition – Silver

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

Los Angeles County Fair – Bronze

2005 Shenandoah Valley Zinfandel

Amador County Fair – Double Gold

Pacific Rim International Wine Competition – Gold

Los Angeles County Fair – Gold

San Diego International Wine Competition – Silver

San Francisco International Wine Competition – Silver

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Bronze

El Dorado County Fair – Bronze

2006 Amador County Sauvignon Blanc

San Diego International Wine Competition – Bronze

Pacific Rim International Wine Competition – Bronze

2006 California Malvasia Bianca

El Dorado County Fair – Silver

2006 Shenandoah Valley Primitivo

Amador County Fair – Bronze

California Zinfandel Championship/Pittsburg Seafood Festival- Double Gold

2004 California Pinot Noir

West Coast Wine Competition – Bronze