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Home Winemaking Competition Results - Templeton Man Takes Best Of Show

Friday, May 18

PASO ROBLES (CA) – The California Mid-State Fair hosted the Home Wine Competition. Central Coast home winemakers were represented by 131 total entries. Huge thanks to Baker Wine & Grape Analysis, ETS Laboratories, Laffort USA and The Vintner’s Vault for the great support this year.

“We received awesome feedback during the seminar and awards presentation. It was great to hear how much the exhibitors appreciated those additions. There were 25 gold medals awarded this year compared to last year’s 23 and overall, the quality of the wines submitted is getting better yearly”, noted Mike Jones Home Winemaking coordinator.

The fair would like to thank all the participants and congratulate the following Best of’s:

Best of Show and Best White Wine:

Jim Allen (Templeton) Verdelho

Best of Dessert:

Brian Runstrom (Arroyo Grande) Syrah Port

Best of Red:

Cameron Tapp (San Luis Obispo) Syrah/Grenache

Best of Rose:

Cameron Tapp (San Luis Obispo) GSM

For a list of full results and more please visit http://www.midstatefair.com/ Don’t forget to stop at Estrella Hall to see the winning entries.

The 2018 California Mid-State Fair runs July 18-29 and this year’s theme is “Ole, It’s Fiesta Time!” Connect with the California Mid-State Fair on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.

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