Results of the 2023 Idaho Wine & Cider Competition

It's time for the 14th annual Idaho Wine Competition! We're at the beautiful Koenig Vineyards today with Great Northwest Wine and will be sharing real-time updates on the winners at this link throughout the day. Who will take home the gold? 🏅🍷 Follow along to find out!


Best of Show / Best Sweet Wine / Gold Medal

Koenig Vineyards NV Riesling Ice Wine, Snake River Valley

Best Red Wine / Gold Medal

Williamson Vineyards 2020 Sangiovese, Snake River Valley

Best White / Best Chardonnay / Double Gold Medal

Hat Ranch Winery 2022 Unoaked Chardonnay, Snake River Valley

Best Sparkling / Double Gold Medal

Split Rail Winery 2022 White Noise Pétillant Naturel Sparkling White Wine, Snake River Valley


Best Cider / Double Gold Medal

Highpoint Cider Alpenglow Cellar Series No. 4. Raspberry, Mint, Lime


Double Gold Medal

Cinder Wines, 2021 Syrah

Coiled Wines, 2021 Black Mamba Red Wine

Famici Wine Co., 2018 Winemaker's Reserve Vineyard Blend Red Wine

Hat Ranch Winery/ Vale Wine Co., 2022 Unoaked Chardonnay

Hat Ranch Winery, 2020 Malbec

Holesinsky Vineyard and Winery, 2020 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Kerry Hill Winery, 2019 Vixen Cabernet Franc

Sawtooth Winery, 2022 Classic Fly Chenin Blanc

Snake River Winery, 2020 Estate Montepulciano

Split Rail Winery, 2022 White Noise Pétillant Naturel Sparkling White Wine

Ste. Chapelle, 2022 Open Air White Blend

Vale Wine Co., 2020 Cabernet Sauvignon

Veer Wine Project, 2021 Mataro


Highpoint Cider, Alpenglow - Raspberry, Mint, Lime, Semi-sweet


Gold Medal

3100 Cellars, 2018 Whitewater Sparkling Wine

Cinder Wines, 2022 Emerald Slope Vineyard Verdejo

Coiled Wines, 2021 Rizza Sparkling Wine

Domaine Holesinsky, 2022 Estate Stainless Steel Chardonnay

Dude DeWalt Cellars, 2019 Malbec

Holesinsky Vineyard and Winery, 2021 40% Viognier 40% Sémillon 20% Muscat White Wine

Huston Vineyards, 2020 Private Reserve Red Wine

Huston Vineyards, 2021 Malbec

Indian Creek Winery, 2021 Tempranillo

Indian Creek Winery, 2022 Viognier

Kindred Vineyards & Winery, 2021 Legacy Cabernet Franc

Koenig Vineyards, 2022 Dry Riesling

Koenig Vineyards, 2021 Chardonnay

Koenig Vineyards, NV, Riesling Ice Wine

Koenig Vineyards, 2020 Three Vineyard Cuvee Syrah

Lindsay Creek Vineyards, 2021 Cabernet Franc

Rolling Hills Vineyard, 2021 Moscato

Rolling Hills Vineyard, 2020 Reserve Tempranillo

Sawtooth Winery, 2020 Trout Series Petit Verdot

Sawtooth Winery, 2022 Classic Fly Dry Riesling

SCORIA Vineyards, 2020 Malbec

Ste. Chapelle Winery, 2020 Panoramic Petite Sirah

Vizcaya Winery, 2018 Tempranillo

Williamson Orchards & Vineyards, 2020 Sangiovese



Highpoint Cider, Transplant - New England Style Unfiltered Semi-Dry, Semi-dry

Highpoint Cider, Spur - Ginger Infused Unfiltered Session Cider, Semi-dry

Highpoint Cider, Tram-Line - Unfiltered and Juicy, Semi-dry

Meriwether Cider, Foothills Semi-Dry Hard Cider, Semi-dry