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MEADOWCROFT, FOYT FAMILY & THOMAS HENRY WINES GARNER MULTIPLE AWARDS AT SF CHRONICLE COMPETITION

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SONOMA, CA—Founded in 1983, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition boasts more than 4,000 entries in their prestigious event.  Meadowcroft Wines, Thomas Henry Wines, and Foyt Family Wines, all crafted by Tom Meadowcroft, garnered 12 medals including two Double Gold, for the 2011 Meadowcroft Sonoma County Zinfandel and 2010 Foyt Family Mt. Veeder Napa Valley Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon. 

Additional award winners include seven Silver Medals for NV Port "All She Wrote," 2011 Meadowcroft Chardonnay, 2012 Meadowcroft Pinot Noir, 2010 Meadowcroft Sangiovese, 2011 Foyt Family Chardonnay, 2011 Foyt Family Meritage and 2011 Thomas Henry Zinfandel.  Three Bronze medals were awarded to the 2010 Meadowcroft Mt Veeder Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Thomas Henry Chardonnay and 2011 Thomas Henry Cabernet Sauvignon.

"What I am particularly happy to see," expresses Tom Meadowcroft, "is that three of the wines we received accolades for in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, come from my Meadowcroft Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard in the Mt. Veeder appellation, in Napa, California.  To receive a Double Gold for our Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon two years in a row is an incredible compliment and validation. Mt. Veeder is one of the most intriguing wine growing areas in Napa Valley, and we have been wine growing here for more than 12 years."

Meadowcroft Wines includes the Meadowcroft, Thomas Henry, and Foyt Family labels.  The tasting room is located within the Cornerstone Sonoma complex that features 22 world class gardens, art galleries and cutting edge design shops all set among acres of vineyards.  The tasting room is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (11-5 winter hours).  The venue is available for private parties, private tastings, wine dinners and other events.  With plenty of free parking at Cornerstone Sonoma, the area is a perfect setting for any type of event, both indoors or outdoors. Please call the tasting room to place your orders while supplies last. For information or to make reservations, please call 707-934-4090.

MEADOWCROFT CABERNET SAUVIGNON GARNERS 91 POINT RATING

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SONOMA, CA—Wine Enthusiast (www.wineenthusiast.com) magazine has honored the 2008 Meadowcroft Wines Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley  Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon with a 91 rating in its June 2012 issue.  The review noted that "the Cabernet remains hefty in tannins, which are soft and lush, and in fact, they are an integral part of the network that makes the wine so interesting."  It concluded with "Drink this elegant wine over the next six years."

"The 2008 Meadowcroft Mt. Veeder Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon stands shoulder to shoulder with the three previous Cabernet vintages," stated Tom Meadowcroft, winemaker, winegrower and owner of Meadowcroft Wines.  "We are very pleased to receive high praise for our wines.  Our Mt. Veeder vineyard is a very special place and generates great fruit flavors."

The Mt. Veeder vineyard was planted by winemaker Tom Meadowcroft in 2000.  The vineyard sits 1,200 feet above the Napa Valley floor and is surrounded by forests of Oak, Madrone and Redwood trees.  Harvested in October, 2008, the wine features flavors of dark fruit including blackberry, black cherry and currant.  A hint of the mountain forest also combines with the aromatics and flavors.

Meadowcroft's inaugural 2005 Mt. Veeder Estate Cabernet Sauvignon received a 94 rating from the magazine as well as a "2005 Cellar Selection" and "Top 100 Wines of the Year."  All the Mt. Veeder vintages have received double gold or gold medals at prestigious competitions such as the San Francisco Chronicle, San Diego Wine Competition, the Dallas Morning News competition, and the Grand Harvest competition.

Meadowcroft Wines includes the Meadowcroft, Thomas Henry, and Foyt Family labels.  The tasting room is located within the Cornerstone Sonoma (www.cornerstonesonoma.com) complex that features 24 world class gardens, art galleries and cutting edge design shops all set among acres of vineyards.  The tasting room is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The venue is available for private parties, private tastings, wine dinners and other events.  With plenty of free parking at Cornerstone Sonoma, the area is a perfect setting for any type of event, both indoors or outdoors. For information or to make reservations, please call 707-934-4090.