Stargazer Barn Wins at North of the Gate Wine Competition 2017


Stargazer Barn Wins at North of the Gate Wine Competition 2017 Each year, more than 300 wines are entered in the North of the Gate Wine Competition at the Sonoma-Marin County Fair to face fierce evaluation and appraisal by a nine-judge panel of sommeliers, connoisseurs, and veteran winemakers.  The competition is stiff, as this Wine Competition highlights the viticulture regions north of San Fransisco, including the world-class vineyards of Napa and Sonoma counties).  “That is what makes this award  particularly special,” says winemaker Wil Franklin,  “our little known AVA of Willow Creek in Humboldt County is going head to head with the very best.”   Last year was our first time participating in this competition and we were pleased to bring home the most prestigious wine awards of Gold and Silver for our 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, 2014 Chardonnay, 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, and 2013 Merlot.  So, once again we were more than pleased to join this year’s competition with our 20
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