CCW 2018 Tempranillo places 2nd in the Pacific Northwest!
Last fall when Wine Press Northwest staged its 21st Platinum Judging, it became apparent that the Spanish red variety Tempranillo deserved to be the focus of a region-wide tasting.
There were 26 examples of Northwest-grown Tempranillo that earned a gold medal at one of the qualifying wine competitions around the world during the pandemic-plagued 2020. Seven of those went on to merit a Platinum.
So in March, we conducted what is believed to be the largest tasting of Tempranillo produced in Pacific Northwest as winemakers entered 73 bottlings of red table wine...