In The News

David Hunt Featured in Fox News business page Sept 11, 2018
https://www.foxbusiness.com/small-business/…

Hunt Cellars Winery receives high marks – Paso Robles Daily News

Wow your senses with exciting wines from Hunt Cellars – SLO Visitors guide

Visionary Without Vision – Sonoma County Food and Wine Examiner

Vision Undeterred – Sacramento Bee

Wine Country This Week – Wine Country This Week

The Diddy of Wine Promotion – Forbes

Blind Winemaker Has Vision for Music
https://makingmusicmag.com/blind-winemaker-has-vision-for-music/

Awards

Robert Parker of Wine Advocate

2013 Cabernet Sauvigon Reserve “Cabovation” 91 points
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon “Cloud 9” 91 points
2013 Syrah Reserve “Hilltop Serenade” 91 points
2013 Syrah/Petite Syrah “Que Sirah Sirah” 90 points
2013 Grenache “Let it Be” 90 points
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Food and Beverage World 2016 Winners

California “Other” Red Bordeaux of the Year: Hunt Cellars 2012 “Rhapsody in Red” Blend
California Pinot Noir of the Year: Hunt Cellars 2014 “Imagination” Pinot Noir
California “Other” Red Wine of the Year: Hunt Cellars 2012 “Thriller” Blend

“Best of California Wines 2015” competition held by Food and Beverage World

Best California Cabernet: Three winners, Hunt Cellars 2011 “Cabovation”
Best California Bordeaux Blend: Hunt Cellars 2011 “Red Velvet”
Best Zinfandel Hunt Cellars 2011 “Outlaw Ridge Zinfandel”
Best Other Red Blend Hunt Cellars 2011 “Maestro” A Super Tuscan Blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet, Merlot & Cab Franc

“Best of California Rhone”: Competition 2014

Best Viognier, 2010 “Twilight Time” 93 points
Best Syrah, 2009 “Hilltop Serenade” 95 points
Best Non Traditional Blend 2008 “Que Sirah Syrah ” 95 points

“Best of California Wine Competition 2013” competition held by Food and Beverage World

Best White Wine 2010 Viognier “Twilight Time” 93 Points
Best Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 “Cabovation” Reserve 96 Points
Best Zinfandel 2008 “Zinovation” 95 Points
Best Port 2001 Tawny Cabernet Sauvignon Port “Good Vibrations” 93 Points

“California Wines of the Year 2012” Competition
Best Chardonnay 2009 “Moonlight Sonata” 93 Points
Best Pinot Noir 2009 “Imagine” 96 Points
Best Syrah Port 2004 “Tawny Sweet Serenade” 95 Points

Some of our other awards include

2002 Syrah “Serenade” Reserve
Multiple Gold Medal Awards
2001 Zinfandel “Outlaw Ridge”
4 Gold – Indiana State Competition
2 Best of Class

2001 Syrah “Hilltop Serenade”
4 Gold Medals Awards
2 Best of Class Awards

1997 Sangiovese Reserve
Featured in Sante & Club Gourmet Magazine, Best in California – Wine Works and Food & Beverage International

1997 Rhapsody in Red
Best in California – Consorzio Cal-Italia, October 2000 by: Wine Works, Food & Beverage International

1997 Syrah
5 Awards including
“Best Syrah in Class”

1997 Petite Sirah
Wine Enthusiast “Top Wines of 2002”
Featured in Sante & Patterson Magazine
Scored 90 – Wine Enthusiast Magazine

1998 Zinfandel
90 Points – Wine Enthusiast May 2000
1999 Zinfandel Reserve “Zinphony”
“91” Points – Wine Enthusiast Magazine

1999 Syrah “Serenade”
Best in Class – L.A. County Fair Wine Competition
Gold – L.A. County Fair Wine Competition

1999 Meritage “Rhapsody”
Gold – Florida State Fair (International Wine and Grape Juice Competition)

2000 Zinfandel Port “Zinful Delight”
Gold – Florida State Fair (International Wine and Grape Juice Competition)

2000 Zinfandel Port “Good Vibrations”
Gold – Florida State Wine Competition

2002 Syrah “Serenade” Reserve
Multiple Gold Medal Awards

2001 Chardonnay “Moonlight Sonata”
“90” Points – California State Fair
Multiple Medal Awards

2001 Zinfandel “Outlaw Ridge”
4 Gold – Indiana State Competition
2 Best of Class

2001 Barbara
7 Gold Medal Awards
4 Best of Class Awards

2001 Duets
(50% Cabernet, 50% Syrah)
Best of Region – California State Fair
GOLD San Francisco Chronicle

2000 “Rhapsody in Red”
Double Gold Winner
Best of Class
(A Super Tuscan Blend)

2001 Syrah “Hilltop Serenade”
4 Gold Medals Awards
2 Best of Class Awards
Multiple Gold Medal Awards

2000 Meritage “Rhapsody”
Multiple Medal Award Winner

1999 Cabernet Sauvignon “Cab-Ovation”
2000 Sangiovese Reserve “Rhapsody”
Best of Class – California State Fair
Multiple Gold Medals Awards

2000 Sauvignon Blanc “Starlight Concerto”
Robert Balzer, Wine Writer to the Stars -“Best Sauvignon Blanc I’ve ever had” Featured in Patterson Magazine

2000 Zinfandel Zinphony #1 “Outlaw Ridge”
2 Gold Medal Awards

2000 Zinfandel Zinphony #2 “Old Vines”
92 Points – Wine Enthusiast Magazine