Tasting Award
Winning Wines












Voted

"Best
Winery & Tasting Room
of the Gorge"

Best of The Gorge
2010


2011

Best of the Gorge 2012
2012


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Awards

Barbera
2006 Bronze - Oregon State Fair
2008 Silver - U.S. International
2008 Silver - Los Angeles International
2008 Bronze - Northwest Wine Summit
2009 Silver - Northwest Food and Wine
2009 Bronze - Los Angeles International
2010 Silver - Dallas Morning News
2011 Silver - Los Angeles International, Critics Choice
2011 Bronze - Dallas Morning News
2012 Gold - Los Angeles International
2012 Bronze - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2013 Gold - Sunset Magazine
2013 Silver - Los Angeles International
2014 Double Gold - San Francisco International Wine Competition

Barbera Riserva
2013 Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2013 Gold - Jefferson Cup

Dolcetto
2008 Silver - Oregon State Fair
2014 Bronze - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Nebbiolo
2009 Silver - Los Angeles International
2010 Best of Class - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2012 Gold - Los Angeles International
2013 Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2013 Gold - Jefferson Cup

Piasj
2012 Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2013 Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Pinot Grigio
2009 Best of Class - Wasco County Fair
2009 Silver - Northwest Wine Summit
2014 Silver - San Francisco International

Pinot Noir
2008 Silver - Los Angeles International
2008 Bronze - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2014 Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Primitivo
2009 Best of Class - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2009 Silver - Oregon Wine Competition - Critics Choice
2012 Bronze - Los Angeles International
2013 Bronze - Los Angeles International
2014 Gold - Los Angeles International
2014 Silver - San Francisco International

Sangiovese
2008 Double Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2009 Silver - Northwest Food and Wine
2012 Best of Class - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2013 Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2014 Gold - Savor NW
2014 Silver - Grand Harvest Awards
2015 Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Sangiovese Riserva
2009 Best of Class - Sunset Magazine
2014 Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Uvaggio Cereja
2008 Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2008 Silver - Oregon Wine Competition
2008 Bronze - Los Angeles International
2009 Silver - Los Angeles International
2013 Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Pace
2013 Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2014 Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Marchesi Vineyards

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Press & Accolades

Taste la dolce vita at Hood River's Marchesi Vineyards / Read the Article
October 23, 2015 by Viki Eierdam, Follow The Columbian Corks and Forks

2014 BEST OF CLASS WInner Announced at SFCWC / Press Release Jan 2014
WIth over 5400 wines from across the country, Marchesi Vineyards Sangiovese 2012 wins a 'Best of Class' at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.
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2013 Marchesi Vineyards Press Release / Press Release 2013
We wish to share with you the recent awards issued to Marchesi Vineyards of Hood River, Oregon as of March 18th, 2013.

Much to our delight, we have been informed that the three wines submitted by Marchesi Vineyards to the prestigious San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition received significant awards at America's largest wine judging event.
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2013 Sunset Magazine Wine Competition / Best of Class, Marchesi Vineyards
The Marchesi Vineyards 2009 Sangiovese Reserve is Awarded 'Best of Class'!
The Sunset International Wine Competition is quickly becoming one of the most important competitions. Sunset has assembled a stellar panel of judges for 2013, including esteemed winemakers, journalists and wine educators.
2013 Sunset Magazine Award Winners Read More...

2012 Dallas Morning News Wine Competition / Press Release, Marchesi Vineyards
The Marchesi Vineyards 2009 Achille Barbera Takes Gold Medal!
It took 60 wine experts two full days of tasting, but after 13,000 glasses of wine from 3,272 entries representing  25 states and  18 countries -- and countless hours tabulating the results -- this year's winners of The Dallas Morning News and TexSom Wine Competition are now official. 
Dallas Morning News TexSom Wine Competition Read More...
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2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition / Press Release, Marchesi Vineyards
Our Primitivo was awarded the 2011 'Best of Class' at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. This competition upholds the title of the "Largest Competition of American Wines in the World" with a staggering number of entries, 5,050 from 23 states.
San Francisco Wine Competition Medal Winners.
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Vino Italiano with an Oregon twist / Special Publications, Cole Danehower
Italian grapes may be Oregon's new wine frontier, as vintners in the state increasingly pursue unique new expressions of varietals such as Sangiovese and Dolcetto.
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Good Wine is Worth the Wait / Hood River News, Adam Lapierre
It's a great metaphor, and a question worth asking in almost any pursuit: Is the juice worth the squeeze?
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Get Ready for Grapes / Columbia Gorge Magazine, Ruth Berkowitz
Franco Marchesi, who came to Hood River via Italy and California, says his grandfather used to make wine, and that vino is in his DNA.
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