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Welcome to the Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery blog, here is where we will be highlighting events and news from around the winery.


 

John Huber
 
June 29, 2018 | John Huber

Gold Behind the Orange Curtain


Local Winery Wins Gold at Orange County Fair Commercial Wine Competition

Dedication to Craft Deals Crestline Based Winery a Winning Hand

Crestline, CA June 29, 2018 – Sycamore Ranch Vineyard and Winery placed 8 wines in the prestigious Orange County Fair Commercial Wine Competition, presented by the Orange County Wine Society. This annual competition is the largest competition dedicated solely to California wines, in the world.

The winning varietals produced by winemaker Richard Krumwiede include gold for the 2016 Primitivo, and the 2016 Merlot, while silver was awarded to the 2016 Ranch Red blend, 2016 Petite Sirah, 2016 Grenache, 2016 SGM, 2017 Viognier and two-year barrel aged  2015 Cabernet Sauvignon.

“It’s a huge source of pride,” said Mr. Krumwiede, “having our hand-crafted wines judges so favorably by the professional judges of the OCWC. It’s a testament to our dedication, expectations and our ultimate goal of creating superior California wines and an unsurpassed tasting room experience.”

All wines are produced at the “Ranch” located in the San Bernardino County community of Crestline, with fruit sourced from premier Central Coast vineyards. The small, craft winery and ciderworks is situated on 3 1/2 acres of picturesque vineyards, orchards, and beautifully landscaped grounds. The “Ranch” produces about 700 cases of Bordeaux and Rhone varietals per year.

Tastings, tours, and on-site sales are welcomed by appointment: (909)338-1725
Wines and hard ciders are also for sale on their website: SycamoreRanch.com

Buy a Winner!

Time Posted: Jun 29, 2018 at 10:38 AM
John Huber
 
June 28, 2018 | John Huber

Best in Class - L.A. Gold!

Local Winery Wins Best in Class at LA International Wine Competition

Crestline Based Craft Winery Scores Gold with Limited Production Vintages

Crestline, CA June 28, 2018 – Sycamore Ranch Vineyard and Winery had 8 wines place in the Los Angeles International Wine Competition, held at the Los Angeles County Fairplex. This annual competition is considered one of the most prestigious and influential showcases for wineries both large and small. The winners produced by winemaker Richard Krumwiede include “Best in Class” for the 2016 Petite Sirah, 2016 Syrah, and with 94 total points the 2016 Grenache– made with grapes sourced from the Santa Ynez Valley and Paso Robles, California.

Other winning entries include Gold for the 2015 Altitude 4576’ made with a co-fermented blend of Zinfandel and Syrah grapes grown at the “Ranch” estate vineyard. Rounding out the other finalists– the 2016 Primitivo scored silver, while three entries were awarded bronze including the 2016 Ranch Red blend, 2016 Merlot, and the winery’s first ever, two-year barrel aged 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon.

“We are thrilled that our attention to detail is recognized (by) this prestigious international competition,” said Mr. Krumwiede. “We are always looking to exceed expectations both with the wines we make, and the tasting room experience we provide for our discerning visitors.”

All wines are produced at the “Ranch” located in the San Bernardino County community of Crestline, with fruit sourced from premier Central Coast vineyards. The small, craft winery and ciderworks is situated on 3 1/2 acres of picturesque vineyards, orchards, and beautifully landscaped grounds. The “Ranch” produces about 700 cases of Bordeaux and Rhone varietals per year.

Tastings, tours, and on-site sales are welcomed by appointment: (909)338-1725
Wines and hard ciders are also for sale on their website:

Buy a Winner!

Time Posted: Jun 28, 2018 at 9:29 AM
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