May 2015 – Matchbook Wines

Month: May 2015



May 27th, 2015

Chasing Venus GOLD at Sunset!

by: Dave Kempa
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Well, you guessed it: Matchbook Wine Company took home another batch of medals! This time from the Sunset International Wine Competition. All Gold and Silver winners will be featured in Sunset Magazine’s October issue, as well as online at (which will include Bronze winners, too). Here are our results:
Chasing Venus 2014 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
Mossback 2013 Russian River Valley Chardonnay
Matchbook 2012 The Arsonist Red Blend
Chasing Venus 2013 Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Matchbook 2013 Old Head Chardonnay
Matchbook 2012 Dunnigan Hills Syrah
Mossback 2013 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
Mossback 2013 Central Coast Pinot Noir

May 8th, 2015

Riverside International Wine Competition

by: Dave Kempa

The results are in from the Riverside International Wine Competition… and again the Matchbook family came out strong with 10 medals–including 3 Gold medals!


Here’s a complete list of the Matchbook medalists:


2013 Matchbook Cabernet Sauvignon
2012 Matchbook Syrah
 2013 Mossback Russian River Pinot Noir


2014 Chasing Venus Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
2013 Chasing Venus Russian River Sauvignon Blanc
2011 Matchbook Tempranillo
2012 Mossback Cabernet Sauvignon


2012 The Arsonist Red Blend
2014 Matchbook Rose of Tempranillo
2013 Mossback Chardonnay