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2008 San Diego Wine Competition Results W-X-Y-Z
By Robert Whitley
Apr 24, 2008
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The 25th San Diego International Wine Competition was staged April 19-20 at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego. More than 1100 medals were awarded, including 138 Golds and 408 Silvers.

I congratulate the winners on their fine showing before a star-studded panel of 35 wine experts, including Chief Judge Michael Franz, the Editor of Wine Review Online.

Winners are listed here along with prices.

MEDAL WINNERS W-X-Y-Z


Wakefield
 Silver 2005 Riesling, Promised Land South Australia $12.99
 Silver 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Clare Valley $16.99
 Bronze 2006 Chardonnay, Promised Land, Unwooded South Australia $12.99
 Bronze 2005 Riesling Clare Valley $16.99

White Owl Winery
 Silver NV Sweet Liberty Illinois $8.95

Whitehaven
 Bronze 2006 Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough $22.00

Wiens Family Cellars
 Bronze 2006 Chardonnay Temecula Valley $25.00

Wildhurst Vineyards
 Bronze 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve Lake County $16.00
 Bronze 2005 Merlot, Reserve Lake County $16.00
 Bronze 2007 Sauvignon Blanc, Reserve Lake County $12.00

Willowbrook Cellars
 Bronze 2005 Pinot Noir, Estate Grown Russian River Valley $34.00
 Silver 2005 Chardonnay Russian River Valley $24.00

Willowcroft Farm Vineyards
 Silver 2006 Riesling Muscat Ottonel Virginia $15.95
 Bronze NV Petit Verdot Virginia $25.70

Wilson Creek Winery & Vineyards
 Bronze NV Quartet Blanc, Jazz Series Temecula Valley $18.95
 Silver 2005 Merlot, Barrel Reserve Temecula Valley $32.95
 Bronze 2005 Zinfandel, Estate Temecula Valley $34.95
 Bronze NV Almond Champagne California $16.95

Windsor Oaks
 Bronze 2006 Pinot Noir, Estate Grown & Bottled Russian River Valley $35.00
 Silver 2005 Zinfandel, Reserve, Estate Grown & Bottled Russian River Valley $29.00

Windsor Vineyards
 Bronze 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Private Reserve Knights Valley $20.00
 Silver 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Platinum Series Sonoma County $30.00
 Silver 2006 Pinot Noir, Platinum Series Russian River Valley $28.00
 Silver 2005 Syrah, Private Reserve Dry Creek Valley $20.00
 Bronze 2005 Zinfandel, Private Reserve North Coast $15.00
 Bronze 2006 Semillon, Middle Ridge Vineyard Mendocino County $14.00

Wine Cube
 Silver 2006 Cabernet Shiraz California $15.99
 Silver 2006 Merlot California $15.99
 Bronze 2006 Pinot Grigio California $15.99

Wollersheim Winery
 Bronze NV White Riesling American $9.00
 Gold, Sweeps 2007 Prairie Fume American $8.00
 Bronze 2006 Chardonnay American $14.00

Woodbridge By Robert Mondavi 
 Gold, Sweeps 2006 Chardonnay, Select Vineyard Series, Ghost Oak  Lodi $11.99
 Bronze 2007 Pinot Grigio California $7.99

Yellow Tail
 Bronze 2007 Pinot Grigio South Eastern  Australia $8.00

Yellowglen
 Bronze NV Pink South Eastern  Australia $12.00

Zaca Mesa Winery
 Silver 2005 Z CuvĂ©e Santa Ynez Valley $18.00
 Gold, Sweeps 2006 Roussanne Santa Ynez Valley $25.00
 Bronze 2006 Viognier Santa Ynez Valley $17.00

ZD Wines
 Silver 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley $50.00
 Silver 2006 Pinot Noir Carneros $40.00
 Bronze 2006 Pinot Noir, Reserve Carneros $65.00
 Bronze 2006 Chardonnay California $34.00

Zefina Winery
 Bronze 2004 Serience Red Horse Heaven Hills $29.99

Zig Zag Zin
 Bronze 2005 Zinfandel Mendocino County $14.99