Winners have been announced for the 2023 Sunset International Wine Competition, which took place in May in Santa Rosa, Calif. Here’s a hint—they like us. They really really like us!
Jøyus Non-Alcoholic Wines took home the top prize in our category, winning Best-of-Class and Double Gold for our Sparkling Wine. We scored 96 points! Our Cabernet Sauvignon, Sparkling Wine and Rosé all brought home additional Silver medals!
“The number of wines submitted was higher than last year, and the quality of those wines [was exceptional],” said Honorary Head Judge Miro Tcholakov
The Sunset International Wine Competition is judged by esteemed winemakers, respected members of the media, educators, researchers, sommeliers and other industry experts.
“At Sunset, celebrating great wine and the good people who make it is an essential part of our mission to help people live their best possible life in the West,” said Hugh Garvey, editor-in-chief at Sunset Publishing. “This year’s annual wine competition, yet again, saw a record number of entrants submitting their fine bottlings and reflects the ongoing diversity and vitality of the wine industry. It’s a pleasure to share the winners with our audience. Congratulations to one and all!”