Cheers! SJ wines win big

South Jersey wineries brought home 21 medals last week in the largest competition for American wines, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC). The competition’s 64 professional judges received nearly 6,800 entries from more than 1,132 wineries spanning North America this year, with New Jersey wines winning a formidable 36 overall total awards. More than half of those winners are members of the OCPVA, an organization that represents wineries in the Outer Coastal Plain American Viticultural Area that stretches across South Jersey with more than 40 wineries in Cumberland, Cape May, Atlantic and Ocean counties and portions of Salem, Gloucester, Camden, Burlington and Monmouth counties.

Here are South Jersey’s winners:
Bellview Winery Gruner Veltliner 2017 Best of Class
Sharrott Winery Chardonnay 2016 Double Gold
Sharrott Winery Chardonnay 2017 Gold
Sharrott Winery Riesling Gold
Sharrott Winery Trio 2015 Gold
4JG’s Winery Cabernet Franc 2017 Silver
Bellview Winery Chardonnay 2017 Silver
Bellview Winery Petit Verdot 2015 Silver
Bellview Winery Port Batch No. Silver
Sharrott Winery Vignoles Silver
Sharrott Winery Vidal Blanc 2017 Silver
Sharrott Winery Chambourcin 2017 Silver
Sharrott Winery Coeur d’Est 2015 Silver
4JG’s Winery Chardonnay 2017 Bronze
Auburn Road Chardonnay 2017 Bronze
Auburn Road Eidolon (Red Blend) 2014 Bronze
Bellview Winery Cabernet Franc 2016 Bronze
Bellview Winery Chambourcin 2016 Bronze
Sharrott Winery Cabernet Franc 2015 Bronze
Sharrott Winery Tango Bronze
Sharrott Winery Wicked 2014 Bronze

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