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2015 TerraMater Magna Limited Reserve Carmenere tied for BEST of SHOW at the 2017 Denver International Wine Competition.

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Denver International Wine Competition Announces 2017 Winners

Double-blind competition draws hundreds of international and domestic entries!

DENVER, Colorado – August 7, 2017

The Denver International Wine Competition has been influencing thousands of wine brands annually since 2006. The double-blind competition is judged by a distinguished panel of Colorado-based and national wine judges (consisting of sommeliers, F&B managers and certified wine judges. Broomfield-based Wine Country Network, Inc., a multi-platform media and event company focused on wine, beer and spirits organizes the competition.

This year’s Best of Show winners (top-scored wines) include:

Best Of Show White: 2015 Slopes Furmint Dry Wine from Tokaj, Hungary
Best of Show Red (Tie): 2015 TerraMater Magna Limited Reserve Carmenere, Chile
Best of Show Red (Tie): 2011 Page Cellars Preface Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain, WA

Several Colorado wineries also took big awards:

Double Gold: Balistreri Vineyards, Syrah 2015, Denver
Double Gold: Black Arts Cellars, Syrah 2015, Littleton
Double Gold: Creekside Cellars, 2014 Franc, Evergreen
Silver: Decadent Saint, Sangria NV, Boulder
Gold: Grand River Vineyards, 2015 Sauvignon Blanc and 2015 Malbec, Palisade

Best Of Show, Double Gold and Gold winning wines will be showcased at The Pairsine Chefs Fine Food and Wine Pairing Competition on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Denver International Wine Festival. Food and Wine magazine describes Pairsine as “a yearly favorite, where Colorado chefs compete to create dishes paired with two standout wines, with the audience tasting and determining the winner.” Tickets range from $120 to $175 at www.Denverwinefest.com.

For a full list of the 2017 winners from the Denver International Wine Competition, visit www.Denverwinecomp.com.


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