Winning Wines of the 2016 Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival


Over 200 wines were blind sampled and scored in the first round of sampling at our Blind Wine Tasting event March 31, 2016. After the points were calculated, the top three red wines and top three white wines were brought to the Chaine des Rôtisseurs Dinner April 14, 2016, were invited guests relied solely on their experienced palate to blind sample, once more, to determine the festival’s Grand Champion, Grand Reserve Champion and Reserve Champion.

Here are the winning wines of The 7th Annual Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival.

Red Wine

Grand Champion: Hidden Crush Cabernet Sauvignon

Grand Reserve Champion: Alexander Valley Vineyard Cyrus

Reserve Champion: Ravenswood Winery Lodi Zinfandel


White Wine

Grand Champion: Fritz Winery Russian River Chardonnay

Grand Reserve Champion: Fess Parker Winery Chardonnay

Reserve Champion: Donati Family Vineyard Sisters Forever UnOaked Chardonnay

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