Awards & Recognition
Explore Our Award Winning Wines
Gratified by the recognition of our peers, another successful award season for Sass Winery, including a Double Gold for our 2019 Sass Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley from Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition.
SUNSET is the leading media brand of the Western lifestyle. Its International Wine Competition makes its winning wines part of the most influential wine program in the country. Its judges are some of the most experienced wine professionals in the West, including many Master Sommeliers and Masters of Wine.
We found out that the judges at the Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition liked the wines we entered. The medal winners are:
2019 Sass Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley
2016 Sass Pinot Noir, Vieux Amis
2020 Sass Catharina (Pinot blanc, gewurztraminer, riesling)
2020 Sass Gamay Noir, Walnut Ridge Vineyard
2020 Sass Chardonnay, Walnut Ridge Vineyard
2020 Sass Sauvignon Blanc, Walnut Ridge Vineyard
2021 Sommeliers Choice Awards
The goal of the Sommeliers Choice Awards is simple: to provide on-premise buyers and sommeliers a valuable benchmark for understanding which wines would make a compelling addition to a wine list.
The judging panel of the Sommeliers Choice Awards in San Francisco will consist entirely of top sommeliers, on-premise wine buyers, and wine directors at U.S. restaurants, bars, pubs, and clubs.