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Wine & Spirits Magazine Reveals Top 100 Wineries of 2019

by Press Release
September 20, 2019

Wine & Spirits Magazine has unveiled the Top 100 Wineries of 2019, a diverse collection of producers from around the globe, determined by the magazine’s exclusive blind-tasting process and celebrated for their exceptional wines. The Top 100 Wineries will be showcased at the 16th Annual Top 100 Tasting Event on Thursday, October 10th at City View at METREON in San Francisco. Chefs from Wine & Spirits SF50 restaurants will be at the event, preparing delicious food to match these remarkable wines.

“We took a different approach to our tasting this year by focusing on specific regions and delving deeper into them,” said Joshua Greene, editor of Wine & Spirits Magazine. “Our concentrated tastings led to fiercer competition among the great wines of the world to earn a spot in our Top 100. We’re excited to present them at the Top 100 Tasting, alongside chefs from our SF50 restaurants. There’s a lot of great wine and food at the event, and we set it up to make it easy for guests to pair them.”

Some of the restaurants and purveyors serving bites at the Top 100 event include: A16, A Côté, Absinthe, Acquerello, Atelier Fine Foods, Barndiva, Compline, Journeyman Meat Co, The Oyster Girls, Sour Flour, Tartine Manufactory, Point Reyes Cheese and Verjus.

Tickets to the Wine & Spirits Top 100 are now available for purchase and include a one-year subscription to the publication. Proceeds benefit SF Baykeeper, an advocate for clean water in the local watershed, including the north coast vinelands. To purchase tickets, visit: https://bit.ly/2kqnz9l.

COST:
VIP Early Entry Admission:
Cost $185 (plus fees)
Beat the crowd and get your first sips with early access at 5:30 p.m.
General Admission:
Cost $135 (plus fees)
Grants access to the Top 100 Event at 6:30 p.m.

Wine & Spirits Magazine’s Top 100 Wineries of 2019

Argentina

Catena Zapata
Familia Zuccardi

Armenia

Zorah Wines

Australia

Leeuwin Estate
Penfolds
Vasse Felix

Austria

Kracher
Moric
Salomon-Undhof
Schloss Gobelsburg

Chile

Concha y Toro
Tabali


France

Champagne Bollinger
Champagne Bruno Paillard
Domaine de la Chevalerie
Delas Frères
Gérard Duplessis
Vincent Girardin
E. Guigal
Maison Louis Jadot
Champagne Krug
Champagne Louis Roederer
Domaine Matrot
Domaines Ott
Domaine du Pégau
Champagne Robert Moncuit
Domaine Jean Vesselle

Germany

Fritz Haag
Joh. Jos. Prüm
Wittmann

Greece

Alpha Estate
Estate Argyros
Domaine Sigalas

Hungary

Royal Tokaji

Italy

Fratelli Alessandria
Marchesi Antinori
Comm. G.B. Burlotto
Elvio Cogno
Conterno Fantino
Donnafugata
Grattamacco
Masi Agricola
Paolo Meroi
Petrolo
Poggio di Sotto
Rocca di Montegrossi
Tenuta San Guido
Paolo Scavino
Vadiaperti

New Zealand

Felton Road

Portugal

W&J Graham’s
Quinta do Noval
Luis Pato
Soalheiro
Taylor Fladgate
South Africa

Mullineux

Spain

Do Ferreiro
R. López de Heredia
Pere Ventura
Raúl Pérez
La Rioja Alta
Luis A. Rodriguez Vazquez
Suertes del Marqués
Vega-Sicilia

United States

A Tribute to Grace
Bergström Wines
Bethel Heights
Big Table Farm
Brooks
Calera
Chanin
Cobb
Col Solare
Corison
Cristom
DeLille Cellars
Deovlet
Diamond Creek
Dr. Konstantin Frank
Duckhorn Vineyards
Gary Farrell
J. Christopher
L’Ecole No 41
Lingua Franca
Patz & Hall
Radio-Coteau
Ravenswood
Reynvaan
Ridge Vineyards
Roederer Estate
Rose & Arrow
Stags’ Leap Winery
Storybook Mountain
Swiftwater Cellars
Tablas Creek
Terre Rouge
von Strasser
W.T. Vintners
Walter Scott
Williams Selyem

About Wine & Spirits Magazine

Founded in 1982, Wine & Spirits is published seven times a year and read by over 200,000 members of America’s wine community. Consumers and wine professionals read the magazine for information on established and up-and-coming regions and producers, the art and science of viticulture, industry happenings and food and wine pairing. Wine & Spirits, the only wine publication to win the James Beard award five times for excellence in wine writing, evaluates more than 11,500 bottlings every year.

About SF Baykeeper
Since 1989, Baykeeper has been the pollution watchdog for San Francisco Bay, an advocate for clean water, which is critical to the Bay Area as well as to the wine industry. The Top 100 Tasting Event raises money and awareness for SF Baykeeper, helping to protect water resources and support initiatives to fight water pollution. Visit baykeeper.org for more information.


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