Lava Cap Winery

Current Wine Competition Awards

While Lava Cap Winery has received hundreds of awards over the past 27 years, here is a list of our current releases and accolades for wines that you can look forward to in the future. 

White Wines

2012 Chardonnay
  • Silver, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Bronze, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2011 Chardonnay
  • Bronze, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Bronze, Sunset International Wine Competition
  • Gold, Tasters Guild International
  • Silver, San Francisco International Wine Competition
  • 88 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2010 Chardonnay
  • Silver, California State Fair, 88 Points
  • Silver, El Dorado County Fair
  • Silver, Tasters Guild International
  • Bronze, Orange County Fair Wine Competition
  • Bronze, Sunset International Wine Competition
2012 Viognier Vine Hill
  • Bronze, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2012 Muscat Canelli [Pre-Release]
  • Bronze, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition 

Red Wines

2010 American River Red Celebrated Cuvee
  • 86 Points, Wine Enthusiast
  • 88 Points, Wine Spectator
  • Silver, El Dorado County Fair
  • Gold, Tasters Guild International
2011 Barbera Estate Bottled
  • Silver, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2010 Barbera Estate Bottled
  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast
  • 88 Points, Wine Spectator
  • Bronze, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Bronze, California State Fair
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Bottled
  • Silver, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Double Gold, Tasters Guild International
  • Bronze, Orange County Fair
  • 87 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2010 Merlot Estate Bottled
  • Silver, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Gold, Tasters Guild International
  • Silver, Orange County 
  • 87 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2011 Petite Sirah Estate Bottled [Pre-Release]
  • Gold, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Silver, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2010 Petite Sirah Estate Bottled
  • Silver, Sunset International Wine Competition
  • Gold, Tasters Guild International
  • Best of Class / Silver, California State Fair
  • Bronze, Orange County 
2011 Sangiovese Matagrano Vineyards
  • Silver, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2010 Syrah Estate Bottled [Pre-Release]
  • 88 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2011 Zinfandel Reserve Estate Bottled [Pre-Release]
  • Bronze, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 
  • Bronze, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition
2010 Zinfandel Reserve Estate Bottled 
  • 87 Points, Wine Enthusiast
  • Silver, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Gold, Tasters Guild International
  • Silver, San Francisco International Wine Competition
2011 Zinfandel, Rocky Draw Estate Bottled [Pre-Release]
  • Bronze, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition