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Acrobat & Signature Pinot Gris are 2 of 10 winners at the Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition

April 26 2010

2010 Pacific Coast Wine & Oyster Competition Acrobat Pinot Gris & Signature Pinot Gris by King Estate

The first round of judging began at the end of March with 163 wines, and over 1,800 oysters. Over 6 days, 5 judges completed two rounds of judging, and the first phase of the Oyster Wine Competition was complete. The contenders were narrowed down to 20 wines, and King Estate had 2 wines out of the remaining 20, 2008 Acrobat Pinot Gris and 2008 Signature Pinot Gris. The wines were then prepared for the final round of tasting, a grand affair which takes place over 3 days (April 20th-22nd) and across 3 different cities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle). The judges consisted of some of the foremost experts in the world of wine & oysters, ranging from sommeliers to wine writers and beyond.

King Estate ranks among the most popular wine brands in America's top restaurants

March 25 2010

21st Wine & Spirits Restaurant Poll - King Estate is the 18th Most Popular Wine Brand

In the April issue of Wine & Spirits Magazine, the results of the 21st Annual Restaurant Poll were announced. The poll represents the best selling wines in America’s top Zagat rated restaurants.

King Estate shows gold in the S.F. Chronicle's annual competition

January 19 2010

San Francisco Chronicle 2010 Wine Competition & Top 100 King Estate

The results of the 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition are in and King Estate had two double gold medal winners and three gold medals. 2008 Signature Pinot Gris was also named one of the San Francisco Chronicle’s top 100 wines of 2009.

'08 Signature Pinot Gris is one of Wine Spectator Magazine's Top 100 Wines of 2009!

January 15 2010

2008 Signature Pinot Gris announced as one of Wine Spectator Magazine's Top 100 Wines of 2009!

Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines in The World is considered by many to be the authoritative list of the year’s best wines. We are proud to announce that King Estate’s 2008 Signature Pinot Gris made the cut and also received a 90 Point score and the “Smart Buy” designation.

Acrobat Pinot Gris is Wine Spectator's Wine of the Week for December 28th, 2009 + Paired Recipe

December 29 2009

Acrobat Pinot Gris is Wine Spectator’s Wine of the Week for December 28th, 2009 + Paired Recipe

Wine Spectator has chosen 2008 Acrobat Pinot Gris by King Estate as the Wine of the Week for December 28th, 2009. Spectator also provided a nice recipe for a suggested pairing: Deviled Quails Eggs on Toast.

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