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Local vineyards win in Orange County

Grapevine News

The 45th Orange County Fair Commercial Wine Competition was held June 5 and 6 at the Hilton Hotel in Costa Mesa.

This year, over 2,400 wines were entered. The Orange County Wine Society and the OC Fair and Event Center sponsors the competition, which judges wines made only from California grown grapes. The submitted wines are judged by professional winemakers or winery principals and are categorized by varietal, price and sugar levels.

Triassic Vineyards came away with Double Gold for their Big Bang; Gold for their 2018 Tempranillo; Silver for their 2018 Syrah and Silver for their 2018 Zinfandel. Dorner Family Vineyards won Gold for their 2020 Riesling and Silver for their 2018 Viognier.