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2019 Rodeo Houston International Wine Competition

I've decided to take a look at the results on the 2019 Houston based wine competition & list all the results of South African wines. To make sure everyone understands the results I've also edited the results from gold, silver & bronze medals, etc to Vivino Style Ratings. Double Gold would be 5 stars, Gold 4.5, Silver 4 stars and bronze 3.5.

Here are the overall best of show results first.

The 2019 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition champions included:

Grand Champion Best of Show – Graham Beck Brut Rosé, Robertson NV

Reserve Grand Champion Best of Show – Bodegas Muriel Reserva, Rioja DOCa, 2013

Top Texas Wine – McPherson Les Copains White, Texas, 2017

Top Sparkling Wine – Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noir Brut, Carneros, NV

Top White Wine – Rombauer Vineyards Chardonnay, Carneros, 2017

Top Red Wine – Chloe Wine Selections Cabernet Sauvignon, San Lucas, 2015

Top Region Wine – Ancient Peaks Winery Renegade, Santa Margarita Ranch, 2016

Top Dessert Wine – San Felice Belcaro Vin Santo, Chianti Classico DOCG, 2009

Top Value Wine – Ravage Cabernet Sauvignon, California, 2016

Top All-Around Winery – Wilson Winery

Top Region Wine Company – J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

Top Wine Company – Constellation Brands International

Top Texas Winery – Haak Vineyards & Winery

Here is how South Africa faired against some stiff competition.

5 Stars -

Arra Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon, Paarl Western Cape, 2013

4.5 Stars -

Bayten Sauvignon Blanc, Constantia Western Cape, 2017

Graham Beck Brut Rosé, Robertson, NV

4 Stars -

Arra Cape Blend, Paarl Western Cape, 2012

Arra Cape Vintage, Coastal Region, 2008

Arra Pinotage, Paarl WC, 2016

Arra Shiraz, Stellenbosch WC, 2009

DeMorgenzon Reserve Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch WC, 2016

Simonsig Estate Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, 2016

3.5 Stars -

Arra Blanc de Noir, Paarl WC, 2018

Arra Viognier, Paarl WC, 2014

Thanks for reading this article. For morning information on Rodeo Uncorked you can find it here. Rodeo-uncorked2019.

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