The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has announced the Champion wines that competed in the International Wine Competition held September 9-10, 2019. These award-winning wines were selected by an impressive panel that judged over 1,000 entries. Nearly 350 wineries from around the world submitted entries with 27 from Texas. Find most of these wines at your nearest H-E-B or order online at heb.com.
The Champion Wines are:
• Grand Champion – 2016 Reata Three County Pinot Noir
• Reserve Champion – 2014 LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards Centennial Zinfandel
• Top All-Around Winery – LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards
• Best of Herd Texas Winery – Becker Vineyards
• Best of Show Red Wine – 2015 Krutz Family Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Stagecoach Vineyard’, Napa Valley
• Best of Show White Wine – 2017 Black Stallion Estate Winery Chardonnay, Napa Valley
• Best of Show Texas Red Wine – 2018 Bent Oak Winery Tempranillo
• Best of Show Texas White Wine – 2015 Longhorn Cellars Burro Blanco Texas High Plains
• Best of Show International Wine – 2013 Villa Monsignore, Barolo DOCG
• Best of Show Sparkling Wine – NV Anna de Codorniu Blanc de Blancs
• Best of Show Rosé Wine – 2018 Day Owl Rosé
• Best of Show Sweet Wine – 2018 Dulcis Moscato d’ Asti
• Best of Show Value Wine – 2018 Schloss Vollrads Riesling
• Best of Show Canned Wine – Porch Pounder Red
To see the complete list of awards, click here.
Come celebrate these winners along with food pairings as well as silent and live auctions at the Champion Wine Auction Dinner on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Rosenberg Sky Room at the University of the Incarnate Word. For more information and tickets, visit sarodeo.com/wineauction.
Be sure to also stop by the Wine Garden during the 71st annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo on February 6-23, 2020, to enjoy these wines by the taste, glass or bottle. Proceeds from all wine events and the Wine Garden benefit the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship Fund with a portion for the advancement of viticulture.
The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo takes place February 6-23, 2020. It has received the PRCA Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year award for over a decade. Established in 1949, it has grown to be one of the largest and most prestigious single events in the city with nearly 2 million visitors each year. The success of the organization is attributed to over 6,000 volunteers who give countless hours to the organization. With community, donor and volunteer support, the organization has committed over $210 million to the youth of Texas through scholarships, grants, endowments, auctions, a calf scramble and show premiums. For more information, visit sarodeo.com. Tickets on sale now!