San Diego County Fair
Festivals
The Toast of the Coast




En Español

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Thank you to one and all who attended this year! It was a great event. Check back (and bookmark!) thetoastofthecoast.com for exciting news about the next Toast of the Coast Wine Festival at the San Diego County Fair.

Winemakers and vineyards

Please enter your name and email address below to keep informed about The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival for 2015 (entries materials should be available in the fall).








Wine lovers and oenophiles

Please enter your name and email address below to keep informed about joining us for The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival at the San Diego County Fair. Dates should be available in early 2015.







2014 Winners

Best of Show

2013 Wild Thing Rendezvous Rose
Carol Shelton Wines

Double Gold

2013 Wild Thing Rendezvous Rose, Carol Shelton Wines
2011 Black Magic, Carol Shelton Wines
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, First Press
2011 Syrah, Fiocchini Wines
2011 Red Blend, Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection
2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Francis Ford Coppola Director's Cut
2012 Chateau Red, Francis Ford Coppola Votre Sante
2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Hagafen Cellars
2013 Blanc de Franc, Hart Winery
2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Hart Winery
2012 Zinfandel, Navarro Vineyards
2011 Toscanello, Nello Olivo Winery
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Ojai Ridge Vineyard and Winery
2012 Late Harvest Roussane, South Coast Winery

Best of Regions

Best of California Appellation:
2011 Red Blend, Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection
Best of Central Coast (tie):
2012 GSM Red Wine Blend, Hahn Winery
2012 Merlot, Hahn Winery
Best of El Dorado County:
2011 Toscanello, Nello Olivo Winery
Best of Madera County:
2012 Viognier, Idle Hour Winery
Best of Mendocino County:
2013 Wild Thing Rendezvous Rose, Carol Shelton Wines
Best of Napa County (tie):
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, First Press
2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Hagafen Cellars
Best of Riverside County:
2013 Blanc de Franc, Hart Winery
Best of San Benito County:
2011 Cabernet Franc, Cetani Vineyards
Best of San Diego County:
2010 Syrah, Coyote Oaks Vineyards
Best of Sonoma County:
2011 Black Magic, Carol Shelton Wines
Best of Trinity County:
2012 Chardonnay, Merlo Family Estate Vineyards
Best of Valle de Guadalupe:
2012 Brunello, Villa Montefiori
Best of Ventura County:
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Ojai Ridge Vineyard and Winery

Download complete results, listed by awards given
Download complete results, listed alphabetically by winery

Award Criteria

A Bronze Medal wine exhibits proper varietal character with no flaws or faults present, roughly equivalent to a score of 80 to 84 points on a 100 point scale.

A Silver Medal wine exhibits proper varietal character with no flaws or faults present, and shows depth and drinkability beyond accepted industry standards, roughly equivalent to a score of 85 to 89 points on a 100 point scale.

A Gold Medal wine exhibits proper varietal character with no flaws or faults present, and shows depth and drinkability beyond those exhibited by Silver Medal wines, roughly equivalent to a score of 90 to 94 points on a 100 point scale.

A Double Gold Medal is awarded to wines receiving Gold Medal scores from all three judges on a panel.


Questions?

Please contact the Exhibits Office at 858-792-4207 or email entry@sdfair.com. Someone is available to assist you Monday-Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM