Accolades

2018

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WINE COMPETITION 

  • Gold, 2017 St. James Block Viognier
  • Gold, 2016 St. James Block Tempranillo
  • Silver, 2015 Aimée Cabernet Sauvignon 
  • Silver, 2016 Poor Souls Block Barbera
  • Silver, 2017 St. James Block Moschofilero
  • Silver, 2017 St. James Block Assyrtiko
  • Bronze, Lot 11 Vina Ranch Red Table Wine

 

DAN BERGER INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 

  • Gold, Best in Class, 2017 St. James Block Assyrtiko
  • Gold, 2017 St. James Block Moschofilero
  • Gold, 2016 Poor Souls Block Barbera
  • Silver, 2017 St. James Block Viognier
  • Bronze, 2016 St. James Block Tempranillo

 

CRITICS CHALLENGE WINE COMPETITION 

  • Gold, 93 pts. 2016 Aimée Semillon - French Oak 
  • Gold, 91 pts. 2016 Aimée Moscato
  • Gold, 92 pts. 2017 St. James Block Assyrtiko
  • Gold, 90 pts. Lot 5 Vina Ranch White Table Wine
  • Silver, 2015 Aimée Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Silver, 2017 Aimée Sauvignon Blanc 
  • Silver, 2016 Aimée Semillon - American Oak
  • Silver, 2016 St. James Block Tempranillo
  • Silver, 2017 St. James Block Moschofilero
  • Silver, 2017 St. James Block Albariño
  • Silver, 2017 St. James Block Viognier

 

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 

  • Silver, 2017 St. James Block Assyrtiko
  • Bronze, 2017 St. James Block Moschofilero
  • Tehama County Winery of the Year

 

ULTIMATE BEVERAGE CHALLENGE 

  • 2017, 94 pts. Syrah Rosé 
  • 2017, 92 pts. Tokai Fruliano -Tart Tannins
  • 2017, 91 pts. St. James Block Albariño
  • 2016, 91 pts. Poor Souls Block Barbera
  • 2017, 88 pts. St. James Block Viognier
  • 2017, 87 pts. Tokai Fruliano -Soft Tannins
  • 2016, 86 pts. St. James Block Tempranillo
  • 2015, 84 pts. Aimée Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Lot 6, 84 pts. Angelica 
  • 2015, 81 pts. St. James Block Syrah 

 

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold, 90 pts, 2017, Poor Souls Block Trebbiano
  • Gold, 90 pts, 2016, St. James Block Syrah
  • Silver, 2017, Aimée Sauvignon Blanc
  • Silver, 2015,  Aimée Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Silver 2017, St. James Block Viognier
  • Silver 2016, Poor Souls Block Petite Sirah
  • Bronze 2016, Aimée Merlot
  • Bronze 2017, St. James Block Albariño
  • Bronze 2016, poor Souls Block Tempranillo
  • Bronze Lot 7, Vina Ranch Petite Temptation

 

2017

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WINE COMPETITION

  • Winemaker Aimée Sunseri co-honored as Best Women Winemaker of 2017
  • Double Gold 2016 Syrah Rosé, Best of Class
  • Double Gold 2016 Aimée Pinot Grigio, Best of Class
  • Gold 2015 Aimée Merlot
  • Gold 2015 Poor Souls Block Petite Sirah
  • Gold Vina Ranch Petite Temptation Lot 6 
  • Silver 2016 Aimée Semillon American Oak
  • Silver 2016 Aimée Semillon French Oak
  • Silver Vina Ranch Red Table Wine Lot 9
  • Silver Vina Ranch White Table Wine Lot 5
  • Bornze 2012 Abbot's Reserve Fr Thomas
  • Bornze 2012 Abbot's Reserve Fr. Paul Mark
  • Bronze Abbey Angelica Lot 6
  • Bronze 2016 Moschofilero

 

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2016 Aimée Semillon American Oak, Best of Class
  • Silver 2016 Aimée Semillon French Oak
  • Bronze Vina Ranch Vino Dolce Lot 8

 

SUNSET MAGAZINE

  • Gold Vina Ranch Petite Temptation Lot 6
  • Silver Vina Ranch Red Table Wine Lot 9
  • Bronze 2013 Aimée Cabernet Suavignon
  • Bronze 2016 Aimée Moscato

 

CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR

  • Silver (88pts) 2012 Abbot's Reserve Fr. Thomas
  • Bronze Vina Ranch Red Table Wine Lot 9

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2016 Aimée Moscato
  • Silver 2016 St. James Block Albariño
  • Silver 2016 Syrah Rosé

 

2016

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2013 Poor Souls Petite Sirah
  • Gold Vina Ranch Lot 3 Petite Temptation
  • Silver 2014 Aimée Napa Valley Primitivo
  • Bronze 2014 Aimée Napa Valley Bollicine Brut

 

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2014 St. James Tempranillo
  • Silver Vina Ranch Lot 9 Red Table Wine
  • Bronze 2015 St. James Nouveau Tempranillo
  • Bronze 2015 St. James Syrah Rosé
  • Bronze 2014 Aimée Napa Valley Merlot

 

SUNSET MAGAZINE

  • Gold 2015 Aimée Napa Valley Moscato, Best of Class
  • Bronze 2015 St. James Syrah Rosé

 

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Platinum 2014 Poor Souls Barbera (94 pts) Best in Class
  • Silver 2014 Aimée Napa Valley Bollicine Brut

 

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2014 Aimée Napa Valley Merlot
  • Gold 2014 Aimée Napa Valley Bollicine Brut
  • Gold 2014 Poor Souls Barbera
  • Silver 2013 Aimée Napa Valley Old Vine Zinfandel
  • Silver Vina Ranch Lot 9 Red Table Wine
  • Silver 2015 St. James Viognier
  • Silver 2014 Poor Souls Petite Sirah
  • Bronze 2015 St. James Syrah Rosé
  • Bronze 2014 St. James Tempranillo
  • Bronze 2014 St. James Albariño
  • Bronze 2012 Abbot’s Reserve Fr. Thomas
  • Bronze 2012 Abbot’s Reserve Fr. Paul Mark
  • Bronze 2014 Aimée Napa Valley Primitivo

 

CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR

  • Silver 2014 Aimée Napa Valley Merlot (93 pts) Best of Class of Region
  • Silver 2014 St. James Tempranillo (93 pts) Best of Class of Region
  • Silver 2015 St. James Viognier (88 pts) Best of Class of Region
  • Silver 2012 Abbot’s Reserve Fr. Paul Mark (88 pts)
  • Bronze 2015 St. James Nouveau Tempranillo (85 pts)
  • Bronze 2105 St. James Albariño (85 pts)
  • Bronze Vina Ranch Lot 9 Red Table Wine

 

2015

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2013 Poor Souls Barbera
  • Gold 2013 Poor Souls Petite Sirah
  • Gold Vina Ranch Petite Temptation
  • Bronze 2013 Aimee Primitivo
  • Bronze 2012 Poor Souls Petite Sirah

 

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Bronze Vino Dolce

 

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2012 Poor Souls Petite Sirah (93 pts)
  • Bronze 2013 Aimee Pinot Grigio (88 pts)

 

2014

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION

  • Double Gold 2011 Poor Souls Petite Sirah
  • Bronze 2013 St. James Albarino
  • Bronze 2013 Aimee Primitivo

 

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2012 Poor Souls Barbera
  • Silver Red Table Wine
  • Bronze 2013 Aimee Pinot Grigio
  • Bronze 2011 St. James Tempranillo
  • Bronze Vino Dolce

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2013 St. James Albarino
  • Silver 2013 St. James Viognier
  • Silver 2012 Poor Souls Barbera

LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2013 Albarino
  • Silver Abbey Angelica
  • Bronze 2013 St. James Viognier
  • Bronze 2013 Poor Souls Trebbiano

SUNSET INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2012 Poor Souls Barbera
  • Bronze 2013 Aimee Pinot Grigio
  • Bronze 2013 St. James Viognier

SOMMELIER CHALLENGE

  • Gold 2012 Zinfandel (91 pts)
  • Silver Vina Ranch Petite Temptation (87 pts)
  • Silver Vina Ranch Red Table Wine (88 pts)

 CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR

  • Best In Class Region Silver 2012 Poor Souls Barbera 
  • Best In Class Region Silver Vina Ranch Red Table Wine

 GRAND HARVEST WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2013 Aimee Pinot Grigio
  • Bronze 2012 Poor Souls Petite Sirah

 

2013

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2013 Aimee Primitivo
  • Silver 2010 Aimee Old Vine Zinfandel
  • Silver 2010 St. James Syrah
  • Bronze 2010 St. James Tempranillo
  • Bronze Vina Ranch Petite Temptation

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Double Gold 2010 Poor Souls Petite Sirah Reserve
  • Bronze 2012 St. James Albarino
  • Bronze 2011 St. James Tempranillo
  • Bronze Vina Ranch Red Table Wine

 LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2011 Poor Souls Barbera
  • Silver 2011 St. James Syrah
  • Silver 2012 Aimee Pinot Grigio
  • Silver Abbey Angelica
  • Bronze 2012 St. James Albarino
  • Bronze 2012 St. James Syrah Rose

SUNSET INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2012 Aimee Pinot Grigio
  • Silver 2012 St. James Albarino
  • Silver 2012 St. James Syrah Rose
  • Bronze 2011 Poor Souls Barbera
  • Bronze 2010 Poor Souls Petite Sirah

SOMMELIER CHALLENGE

  • Silver 2011 St. James Syrah

 WINEMAKER CHALLENGE

  •  Gold 2010 St. James Tempranillo

GRAND HARVEST

  • Gold 2011 St. James Tempranillo
  • Silver 2011 Poor Souls Petite Sirah

INTERNATIONAL WINE CHANNEL TV

  • Silver 2010 Poor Souls Petite Sirah Reserve

 

2012

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2010 Aimee Old Vine Zinfandel
  • Silver 2010 St. James Syrah
  • Bronze 2010 Syrah Reserve

 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Bronze 2011 St. James Albarino

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2009 St. James Tempranillo

 LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2010 Poor Souls Barbera
  • Bronze 2009 Poor Souls Petite Sirah
  • Bronze 2011 St. James Viognier

GRAND HARVEST AWARDS

  • Gold 2010 St. James Tempranillo
  • Bronze 2010 Aimee Old Vine Zinfandel

 

2011

SOMMELIER CHALLENGE

  • Gold 2010 St. James Albarino
  • Silver 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Block 10 Allen
  • Silver 2009 St. James Tempranillo
  • Silver 2010 St. James Albarino
  • Silver 2010 St. James Syrah Rose

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2009 Poor Souls Barbera
  • Silver 2009 St. James Tempranillo
  • Bronze 2008 Aimee Old Vine Muscadelle
  • Bronze 2008 Poor Souls Petite Sirah

 

2010

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2007 Poor Souls Petite Sirah
  • Silver 2009 St. James Albarino
  • Bronze 2007 St. James Tempranillo
  • Bronze 2008 Poor Souls Barbera

 SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2009 St. James Albarino
  • Gold 2007 St. James Syrah

LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Bronze 2007 Abbot's Reserve

 

2009

 SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold Sweeps 2008 St. James Albarino
  • Silver 2006 Poor Souls Petite Sirah

CRITICS CHALLENGE

  • Silver 2006 St. James Syrah

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WINE COMPETITION

  • Bronze 2008 Aimee Cabernet
  • Bronze 2008 Aimee Old Vine Zinfandel

 

2008

 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Bronze 2006 Poor Souls Petite Sirah

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Gold 2007 Poor Souls Trebbiano

SOMMELIER CHALLENGE

  • Silver 2006 Aimee Cabernet Sauvignon

CALIFORNIA ZINFANDEL CHAMPIONSHIP

  • Silver 2005 Aimee Zinfandel

 ZINFANDEL COMPETITION

  • Gold 2006 Aimee Old Vine Zinfandel

 

2007

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

  • Silver 2006 St. James Albarino
  • Bronze 2006 Poor Souls Trebbiano