March 20, 2013

*About the 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Hosted by the San Francisco Chronicle, this is the largest competition of American Wines in the World and is recognized for its participation by the most distinguished judges in the country.  More than 60 judges, including winemakers, sommeliers, wine educators, bloggers, and members of the media, evaluated more than 5000 wine entries.  Judging for this prestigious wine competition took place from January 8-11, 2013 at the Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds in Sonoma County, CA.  For more information, visit

Smith-Berry winery was awarded a total of six medals; a Double Gold for our Blackberry wine, a Gold medal for our Cheviot Blanc, Silver for our Bluegrass Blush and Petite Sirah. We received Bronze medals for our John Harley and Drennon Creek.

“I could not be more proud of the wine produced from our farm over the years and I am honored to receive such prestigious recognition from this reputable competition. “ Charles Smith says of this recent accomplishment.

Along with making their award winning wines, Smith-Berry Winery also hosts a Dinner/Concert Series annually and boasts 400-500 tickets sold for each event. Smith-Berry Vineyard and Winery is located in New castle, KY about 34 miles East of Louisville. All wines are available for sale and tastings in our tasting room.  For a list of retailers that carry Smith-Berry wines, please visit our website.

Hours of operation:  Monday – Saturday   10 – 6    and     Sunday   1 – 6           888-845-7091 /   502-845-7091

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