California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross joined representatives of the California State Fair on the State Capitol’s west steps earlier today to recognize the Best of Show winners from the 2018 Commercial Wine, Beer, Cheese, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil competitions. Below is a full list of the winners.
California State Fair Best of Show Awards
Best of Show Red – St. Amant Winery, Lodi
Best of Show White – Picchetti Winery, Cupertino
Best of Show Dessert – Stephen & Walker, Healdsburg
Best of Show Pink – Malene (Crimson Wine Group), San Luis Obispo
Best of Show Sparkling – Gwinllan Estates, Somerset
Best Value Wine – Collier Creek (Peltier Winery), Acampo
Best of Show – Captain Fatty’s Brewery, Goletta
Brewery of the Year – Mraz Brewing Company, El Dorado Hills
Best of Show Cow – Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co. (3rd year in a row!), Point Reyes
Best of Show Other Milk Type – Moonside Creamery, Sebastopol
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Best of Show EVOO – Wild Groves, Newcastle
Best of Show Flavored – Sciabica’s California Olive Oil, Modesto
Champion of Technology, Individual – Sunne Wright McPeak
Champion of Technology, Organization – San Joaquin County
See the original announcement on the California State Fair site here.
The 2018 California State Fair runs July 13-29.