Awards & Medals

2015 Wild Thing® Rendezvous Rosé

GOLD Medal - 2016 Monterey Wine festival

2014 Wild Thing™ Chardonnay

GOLD Medal– 2013 Monterey Wine Competition

2014 Wild Thing® Old Vine Zinfandel

Best of Class and GOLD Medal from the 2016 International Women's Wine Competition
GOLD Medal - 2016 Los Angeles County Fair
GOLD Medal - 2016 Toast of the Coast

2014 Coquille Blanc, White Rhone Blend

91 Points – Wine Enthusiast, December 2015
91 Points—2015 California Grapevine
92 Points—The Wine Review
GOLD Medal – 2015 California State Fair

2013 Pinot Noir, Larson Vineyard

GOLD Medal – 2015 Pacific Rim International Wine Competition

2012 Rockpile Reserve Petite Sirah

Best of Class & Gold Medal, 2015 New World Wine Competition
Gold, 2015 Orange County Fair
Gold, North of the Gate Wine Competition

2012 Old Vine Carignane, Oat Valley Vineyard

GOLD Medal - 2015 Pacific Rim International Wine Competition

2012 King Ridge Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

GOLD Medal - 2015 North Coast Wine Challenge


Besides her countless medals for her wines, Carol has also received awards throughout her career:

  • Bon Appetit Magazine’s The Andre Tchelistcheff Award, 1993
  • Jerry Mead’s Winemaker of the Year, 1996
  • California State Fair, Golden Winery Award 1996
  • Dan Berger’s Winemaker of the year, 1999
  • San Francisco Chronicle Winemaker of the Year, 2005
  • North of the Gate, Winemaker of the Competition, 2008
  • Riverside Wine Competition, Winery of the Year, 2008
  • Honored by The Women’s History Project in 2005 as one of eight Pioneer Women Winemakers of Sonoma County along with Zelma Long, Merry Edwards, and Helen Turley.