World Wine & Spirits: The wine winners

The results have just been released for the 2016 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition. For ease of reading, given the large number of categories, I have split the spirits and wines into two separate postings.

Here are the "Best of" awards in the wines categories, plus Best in Show when indicated (go here for the spirits winners):

Best Pinot Noir -- Babich 2015 Pinot Noir, Babich Wines Ltd.

Best Sauvignon Blanc -- Babich 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Babich Wines Ltd

Best in Show White --  Barton & Guestier 2015 Chemin Blanc, Barton & Guestier Patriarche USA

Best in Show Sparkling Wine -- Celler Barcelona NV Brut, Cordelina Wine Co.

Best Cabernet Sauvignon -- Louis M. Martini 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, E&J Gallo

Best Merlot -- Columbia Winery 2014 Merlot, E&J Gallo

Best Chardonnay -- J Vineyards 2014 Chardonnay, E&J Gallo

Best White Blend -- Easy Drinker 2015 Colombard Sauvignon Blanc, Les Domaines Grassa SAS

Best Vermouth -- Odd Society NV Barrel Aged Bittersweet Vermouth, Odd Society Spirits

Best in Show Red -- Santa Sofia 2011 Amaronedella Valipolicella Classico, Santa Sofia

Best Bordeaux Blend -- V. Sattui Winery 2013 Bordeaux Blend Paradiso, V. Sattui Winery

Best Non-Bordeaux Blend -- V. Sattui Winery 2014 Red Blend Entanglement, V. Sattui Winery

Best Zinfandel -- V. Sattui Winery 2014 Ancient Vine Zinfandel Quagha Vineyard, V. Sattui Winery

Best Shirza -- Taylor Wines 2015 Shiraz Promised Land, Wakefield/Taylors Wines

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