Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars in Napa Valley CA  was named “United States Wine Producer of the Year” at the prestigious 2013 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London the same night the 2010 CASK 23 was awarded “Best Cabernet Sauvignon” at the Cathay Pacific International Wine & Spirits Competition in Hong Kong.  In addition to these two Trophies, the wines of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars were awarded eight top medals.

Founded in 1969, the IWSC is considered to be the oldest and most prestigious competition of its kind for recognizing quality in the industry.  Judging includes a blind tasting consisting of panels selected from over 300 experienced industry judges from around the world.

The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition is run in partnership with the London-basedInternational Wine & Spirit Competition and was created specifically for the Asian market.

The following international trophies and medals were awarded at the IWSC Banquet on November 13 at the City of London Guildhall and at an awards ceremony the same night in Hong Kong. 

The International Wine and Spirits Competition London Summary of Awards

TROPHY:
USA Wine Producer of the Year – Stag's Leap Wine Cellars 
GOLD OUTSTANDING: 
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 
GOLD:
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars CASK 23 Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 
SILVER OUTSTANDING: 
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars KARIA Chardonnay 2010 
SILVER: 
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars ARTEMIS Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Competition Summary of Awards

TROPHY: 
Best Cabernet Sauvignon – Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars 2010 CASK 23 Cabernet Sauvignon 
GOLD:
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars CASK 23 Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars FAY Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 
SILVER:
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 
BRONZE: 
Stag's Leap ARTEMIS Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

For more information on The International Wine and Spirits Competition and Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition visit: http://www.iwsc.net/home and
http://www.hkiwsc.com/about-the-competition

 

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