Lido Bay Takes Gold at the 2013 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

31 January, 2013

Lido Bay took home an incredible 15 medals at this year's prestigious San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, plundering two golds medals, 10 silver and three bronze awards.

The San Francisco competition is one of the largest, most influential international wine competitions in America, judged by a talented panel of nationally-recognized wine experts. This annual event draws in huge number of wineries from around the globe. This year saw nearly 6,000 wineries entered in the competition, as wine makers across the United States came together to showcase their fine galleys and see who tastes and rates the best. For nine consecutive years, this SF Chronicle Wine Competition holds strong as the “Largest Competition of American Wines in the World.

We're proud to announce that Lido Bay had our best showing yet of any season, taking home a total of 15 medals this year! Even our newly launched Reveler's line took home medals in their competition group. 

Here are the Lido Bay wines that won at this year's event:


Mercenary 2010 Petite Syrah, Monterey

Seven Seas 2010 Viognier, Santa Barbara


Bitch Tongue 2010 Grenache, Paso Robles

Bitch Tongue 2010 Tempranillo, Paso Robles

Mercenary 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Monterey

Mercenary 2009 Syrah, Monterey

Mutiny 2009 Blend, Calaveras

Reveler's NV White Reserve, Central Coast

Reveler's 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Central Coast

Reveler's NV Red Reserve, Central Coast

Reveler's 2009 Merlot, Central Coast

Seven Seas 2010 Pinot Gris, Santa Barbara


Seven Seas 2010 Chardonnay, Santa Barbara

Bitch Tongue 2011 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara

Mercenary 2009 Zinfandel, Monterey

Congratulations to all of this year's San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition amazing winners! 

Download our PDF awards announcement

About the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Awards

Originally founded in 1983, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is the largest wine competition of American wines in the world. The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting is held annually in February at the Fort Mason in San Francisco. The event is designed for the public to taste the award-winning wines and also to celebrate the achievements of the competition. This year, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition had a record-breaking 5,500 wine entries submitted from more than 1,300 wineries throughout 25 states in America. For the list of winners and pictures from the Public Tasting, go to:

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