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2010 San Diego International Wine Competition
By Robert Whitley
May 31, 2010
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The list of winners of the 2010 San Diego International Wine Competition has been posted on the competition website, www.SDIWC.com.

Now in its 27th year, the SDIWC benefits the charitable activities of San Diego's Sisters of Social Service and the San Diego Social Services Auxiliary, primarily Camp Oliver in Descanso, California.  Many of the SDIWC award-winning wines will be available to taste and for purchase at the annual Wine & Roses Charity Wine Tasting and Sale, 3:00 to 6:30 on Sunday June 13, 2010, on the rooftop terrace of the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego.  Wine & Roses is an afternoon of fine wine, food and entertainment. Tickets to Wine & Roses may be purchased at www.WineAndRoses.net

The 2011 San Diego International Wine Competition will be April 2 and 3.


 2010 Best of Show Awards

Best of Show Red

2007 LaZarre Pinot Noir, Central Coast ($35)

Best of Show White

V. Sattui 2008 Early Harvest White Riesling, California ($18.75)

Best of Show Sparkling

Korbel Brut Rose, California ($11)

Best of Show Dessert

Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards 2008 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine, Finger Lakes ($40, 375ml)

Best of Show Rose

Penman Springs Vineyard 2008 Two Roses Syrah Rose, Paso Robles ($15)

Complete list of 2010 SDIWC award winners can be found at http://www.sdiwc.com/results_sd.html