Uncorked

COLORADO UNCORKED: A TASTING OF THE 2019 GOVERNOR’S CUP WINNING WINES

WHEN:
Friday, November 15, 2019

WHERE:
History Colorado Center
1200 N Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
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History Colorado Center

2019 Colorado Uncorked participating chefs who pair wines from the Governor’s Collection with original small bite menu items:

Chef Nick Estell, Café Rendezvous – Denver
Chef Eric Skokan, Black Farm Table Bistro– Boulder
Chef Eric Skokan, Bramble & Hare – Boulder
Chef Kyle Foster, Julep – Denver
Chef Scott Skomal, Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
Chef Jeff Rogoff, Sazza Pizza + Salad – Greenwood Village and Aurora
Chef Josh Niernberg, Bin 707 and Taco Party – Grand Junction
Chef Paul Nagan, Narrative – Denver
Chef Chris Euresti, Postino LoHi – Denver
Chef Roman Rodriguez, Ocean Prime – Denver
Chef Franco Ruiz, Woodie Fisher – Denver
Chef Rebecca Weitzman, Logan Street – Denver
Chef Christopher Moore, Springhill Suites – Denver
Chef Ryan DiFranco, DiFranco’s – Denver

 

The Colorado Wine Industry Development Board will announce the Best of Show winner of the 2019 year Governor’s Cup Wine Competition about 7:45 pm.

Don’t miss this unique celebration of Colorado, and your only chance to try each of the wines selected to be in the Governor’s Cup Collection at one time!

2019 Governor's Cup Collection

Colorado’s best wines of the year, determined by our panel of 16 judges made up of sommeliers, winemakers & wine writers.


2019 GOVERNOR’S CUP COLORADO WINE COMPETITION MEDAL LIST


Bonacquisti Wine Company - 2018 Tempranillo
BookCliff Vineyards - 2016 Ensemble
BookCliff Vineyards - 2016 Graciano
Colterris Winery - 2017 Petit Verdot
Plum Creek Winery - 2016 Cabernet Franc
Qutori Wines - 2017 Syrah
Red Fox Cellars - 2017 Nebbiolo
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2016 Petite Sirah
Carlson Vineyards - 2018 NSFW White
Storm Cellar - 2018 Dry Riesling
Storm Cellar - 2018 Riesling
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2018 Moscato
Vino Salida - NV Vermouth Rosso
Carlson Vineyards - Cherry
Avant Vineyards - 2017 Cabernet Franc
BookCliff Vineyards - 2017 Cabernet Franc Reserve
Carboy Winery - 2017 Cabernet Franc
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 Sweet Baby Red
Colterris Winery - 2016 "Estate Selection, Riverside Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon
Colterris Winery - 2017 "Estate Selection, Scott's Vineyard" Malbec
Colterris Winery - 2017 COLORADEAUX
Creekside Cellars - 2014 Petit Verdot
Grande River Vineyards - 2016 Syrah
Red Fox Cellars - 2016 Dolcetto
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2017 Eleve
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2017 Sebastien's Reserve
Turquoise Mesa Winery - 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Turquoise Mesa Winery - 2017 Vintner's Reserve
Wild Mountain Cellars - 2018 Petite Sirah
Carboy Winery - 2018 Viognier
Plum Creek Winery - 2017 Sauvignon blanc
Colterris Winery - 2018 CORAL
Continental Divide Winery - 2018 Haulin' Ass Rose
Storm Cellar - 2018 Rose of Pinot Gris
Storm Cellar - 2018 Rose of Pinot Noir
Annapurna Mead Co. - For the Love of Ginger
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - NV Ruby Classico V
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2018 Zero Below
Allis Ranch Winery - 2015 Two Husky Syrah
Bonacquisti Wine Company - 2018 Rosso di Colorado
Bonacquisti Wine Company - NV Vinny No Neck
BookCliff Vineyards - 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
BookCliff Vineyards - 2016 Cadenza
BookCliff Vineyards - 2016 Petit Verdot
BookCliff Vineyards - 2016 Syrah
BookCliff Vineyards - 2017 Tempranillo
Buckel Family Wine - 2017 Cabernet Franc
Carboy Winery - 2018 Cabernet Franc
Carboy Winery - 2017 Tempranillo
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 High Desert Wine Lab (exodus)
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 NSFW Red
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 Terra
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 Tyrannosaurus Red
Colterris Winery - 2017 "Estate Selection, Cliffside Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon
Colterris Winery - 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Colterris Winery - 2017 Malbec
Continental Divide Winery - 2014 Merlot
Creekside Cellars - 2016 Malbec
Creekside Cellars - 2015 Robusto
Deep Roots Winery - 2016 Barbera
Deep Roots Winery - 2016 Malbec
Deep Roots Winery - 2017 Petit Verdot
Fox Fire Fams - 2017 Petite Pearl
Garrett Estate Cellars - 2015 Pinot Noir
Grande River Vineyards - 2017 Merlot
Grande River Vineyards - 2015 Reserve Petit Verdot
Kingman Estates Winery - 2013 Karen's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Kingman Estates Winery - 2016 Maverick
Kingman Estates Winery - 2016 Zinfandel
Mesa Park Vineyards - NV Barn Owl Red
Mesa Park Vineyards - 2016 Family Reserve Red
Peachfork - 2018 Chambourcin
Peachfork - 2018 Noiret
Plum Creek Winery - 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Purgatory Cellars - 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Purgatory Cellars - 2017 Moscato Black
Qutori Wines - 2017 Estate Pinot Noir
Qutori Wines - 2017 Pinot Noir Reserve
Red Fox Cellars - 2015 Bella Palizziata
Red Fox Cellars - 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Red Fox Cellars - 2016 Cabernet Franc
Red Fox Cellars - 2016 Tempranillo
Restoration Vineyards - 2016 Barbera
Sette Dolori Winery - 2018 Old Vine Red Zinfandel
Sette Dolori Winery - 2018 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2017 Mourvedre
Stone Cottage Cellars - 2015 Pinot Noir
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2016 Merlot
Turquoise Mesa Winery - 2017 Cabernet Franc
Turquoise Mesa Winery - 2016 Chambourcin
Turquoise Mesa Winery - 2017 Malbec
Turquoise Mesa Winery - 2017 Merlot
Turquoise Mesa Winery - 2017 Petite Pearl
Turquoise Mesa Winery - 2017 Syrah
Two Rivers Winery - 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Vinnie Fera - 2016 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
Vino Salida - NV Cabernet Sauvignon
Vino Salida - NV Vino Rosso di Salida
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2017 Cabernet Franc
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2017 Shiraz
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2017 St. Vincent
Wild Mountain Cellars - 2018 Matt's Secret Stash
Wild Mountain Cellars - 2018 Perfect Line
Wild Mountain Cellars - 2018 Super Tuscan
BookCliff Vineyards - 2018 Riesling
BookCliff Vineyards - 2018 Viognier
Carboy Winery - 2018 Albariño
Carboy Winery - 2018 Blan.CO
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 Laughing Cat Gewurztraminer
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 Laughing Cat Riesling
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 Sweet Baby White
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 White Light Riesling
Colterris Winery - 2018 Sauvignon blanc
Continental Divide Winery - 2018 Albariño
Continental Divide Winery - 2017 Chardonnay
Continental Divide Winery - 2018 Gewurztraminer
Creekside Cellars - 2017 Chardonnay
Fox Fire Fams - 2018 Brianna
Garrett Estate Cellars - 2017 Pinot Gris
Ladron Cellars - 2017 Evidence
Mesa Park Vineyards - 2018 Riesling
Peachfork - 2018 Traminette
Purgatory Cellars - 2017 Riesling
Qutori Wines - 2018 Chardonnay
Restoration Vineyards - 2018 Sauvignon blanc
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2018 Dry Riesling
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2017 Roussanne
Stone Cottage Cellars - 2018 Pinot Gris
Storm Cellar - 2018 Chardonnay
Storm Cellar - 2018 Riesling Reserve
Storm Cellar - 2018 Sauvignon blanc
Vinnie Fera - 2016 Chardonnay
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2018 Barrel Select Chardonnay
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2018 No Oak Chardonnay
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2018 Riesling
Carboy Winery - 2018 89%Tempranillo/7%Malbec/4%CabFranc
Carlson Vineyards - 2018 Sweet Baby Blush
Colterris Winery - 2018 LIVID
Continental Divide Winery - 2018 Wildflower Rose
Infinite Monkey Theorem - 2018 rose
K and A Wines - 2018 Rose of Syrah
Two Rivers Winery - 2018 Tulip Rose
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2018 Dry Rose of St Vincent
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2018 Rose
Evergood Elixirs - Switch Stance
Annapurna Mead Co. - Cherry Bee Dazzled
Annapurna Mead Co. - Sauvage Mead Blanc
Redstone Meadery - Passion Fruit Nectar
Redstone Meadery - Vanilla bean & cinnamon stick mountain honey wine
Apple Valley Cider CO - Apple
Apple Valley Cider CO - Cherry
Carlson Vineyards - Peach
Peachfork - 2018 Peach
Avant Vineyards - 2017 Sangiovese
Bigsby's Folly Craft Winery - 2017 Rino Arts District Red Blend
Bigsby's Folly Craft Winery - 2017 Zinfandel
BookCliff Vineyards - 2016 Cabernet Franc Reserve
BookCliff Vineyards - 2017 Malbec Reserve
Carboy Winery - 2018 Malbec
Carboy Winery - 2017 Petite Pearl
Colterris Winery - 2017 "Estate Selection, Riverside Vineyard" Petit Verdot
Colterris Winery - 2017 Merlot
Creekside Cellars - 2016 Syrah
Deep Roots Winery - 2016 Meritage
Deep Roots Winery - 2016 Pinot Noir
Fox Fire Fams - 2017 Marquette
Garrett Estate Cellars - 2016 Pinot Noir
Grande River Vineyards - 2016 Meritage Red
Grande River Vineyards - 2016 Reserve Cabernet Franc
Kingman Estates Winery - 2017 Cabernet Franc
Kingman Estates Winery - 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Kingman Estates Winery - 2015 Karen's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Kingman Estates Winery - 2013 Karen's Reserve Merlot
Kingman Estates Winery - 2014 Kingman Cuvee
Plum Creek Winery - 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Plum Creek Winery - 2017 Petit Verdot
Qutori Wines - 2017 Pinot Noir
Red Fox Cellars - NV 44 Red Blend
Red Fox Cellars - 2015 Barbera
Restoration Vineyards - 2015 Cabernet Franc
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2016 Petit Verdot
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2017 Tempranillo
Two Rivers Winery - 2017 Syrah
Two Rivers Winery - 2016 Vintner's Blend
Vinnie Fera - 2016 Hogback Pinot Noir
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2017 Ethereal
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2017 Merlot
Bigsby's Folly Craft Winery - 2018 Riesling
BookCliff Vineyards - 2018 Chardonnay
Buckel Family Wine - 2018 Sauvignon blanc
Carlson Vineyards - 2018 Chardonnay
Carlson Vineyards - 2018 Gewurztraminer (Dry)
Carlson Vineyards - 2017 Sweet Gewurztraminer
Colterris Winery - 2018 Chardonnay
Creekside Cellars - 2017 Roussanne
Deep Roots Winery - 2016 Dry Riesling
Deep Roots Winery - 2018 Gewürztraminer
Garrett Estate Cellars - 2017 Chardonnay
Garrett Estate Cellars - 2015 Gewurztraminer
Grande River Vineyards - 2016 Sauvignon blanc
Infinite Monkey Theorem - 2018 Sauvignon blanc and Semillon
Kingman Estates Winery - 2017 Chardonnay
Kingman Estates Winery - 2016 Viognier
Peachfork - 2018 Riesling
Plum Creek Winery - 2016 Chardonnay
Restoration Vineyards - 2018 Semillon
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2018 Gewurztraminer
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2018 Semi-Sweet Riesling
Stone Cottage Cellars - 2017 Gewurztraminer
Turquoise Mesa Winery - 2018 Chardonnay
Two Rivers Winery - 2016 Chardonnay
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2018 Gewurztraminer
Infinite Monkey Theorem - 2015 Sparkling
Mesa Park Vineyards - 2018 Rose
Peachfork - 2017 Chambourcin Rose
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2018 Oso Rose
Redstone Meadery - Black & Blue Mountain Honey Wine
Redstone Meadery - Rose Nectar
Vino Salida - NV Bee Vino
Apple Valley Cider CO - Black Currant
Two Rivers Winery - 2015 port

Download Previous Years' Winners:

2018 Winners 2017 Winners 2016 Winners 2015 Winners 2014 Winners



Medal Criteria

Double Gold Medals | Awarded when a panel of judges unanimously assigns a gold medal to an entry in the preliminary round of judging, or a majority of all judges assign a gold in the sweepstakes round.

Gold Medals | Awarded by earning 3 gold votes

A Gold Medal denotes wines that exemplify their varietal character, terroir or stylistic expression in such a way that makes them memorable and desirable –

  • Wines that you would not only recommend, but seek out and purchase
  • Regardless of personal preference, exemplifies how the variety, style, or terroir is supposed to taste like

Silver Medals | Awarded by earning 3 or more Silver or Gold votes

A Silver Medal denotes a wine with special qualities –

  • Distinctive (unique) qualities
  • Character that would cause you to recommend or purchase this wine

Bronze Medals | Awarded by earning 4 medal votes

A Bronze Medal denotes a well-made wine –

  • Good, solid quality
  • Would recommend to others and be happy to drink yourself

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