Cooper Vineyards Wine Awards:Wine Tastings Virginia

WINE AWARDS: Over the years Cooper Vineyards has successfully achieved many local and State
international wine awards. Categories are: GOLD | SILVER | BRONZE

2014 Governor's Cup
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon - Silver
2011 Norton Reserve - Silver
2011 Coopertage - Bronze

2014 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition
2012 Norton Reserve - Gold, Best in Category
2012 Petit Verdot Reserve - Gold, Best in Category
2013 Chardonnay - Silver

2013 Town Point Wine Competition - Press Release
2011 Norton Reserve - Gold
2011 Coopertage - Silver

2013 VA Wine Lovers Magazine Wine Classic Awards
2011 Norton – Platinum
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon – Gold
2012 Viognier – Gold
2010 Cabernet Franc – Silver
Noche – Silver

2013 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association
2011 Norton Reserve – Best in Category, Gold
2010 Petit Verdot Reserve – Best in Category, Gold
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon – Bronze
2011 St. Stephen’s Rose – Bronze

2013 Tasters Guild International
2012 Chardonnay - Gold
2011 Norton Reserve - Gold
2010 Cabernet Franc - Silver
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon - Silver
Noche - Silver

2013 International Eastern Wine Competition
2010 Petit Verdot Reserve - Best of Class
2010 Petit Verdot Reserve - Gold
2010 Chambourcin - Gold
2011 Norton Reserve - Bronze

2013 Governor's Cup Awards
2010 Petit Verdot Reserve – Gold
2010 Cabernet Franc – Silver
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon – Silver
2011 Norton Reserve – Bronze
2011 Chardonel – Bronze
2010 Chambourcin – Bronze

2012 Grand Harvest Awards
2010 Petit Verdot – Gold
2010 Chambourcin – Gold
2011 Viognier – Silver
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon – Bronze

2012 Town Point Competition
2010 Norton Reserve - Silver
2010 Chambourcin - Bronze
2011 Chardonel - Bronze
Noche - Bronze

2012 VA Wine Lover Magazine Wine Classic
2009 Coopertage - Gold
2010 Norton Reserve - Gold
2010 Chardonnay - Gold
2011 Coopertage Blanc - Silver
2011 Viognier - Silver

2012 12th Annual Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association
2010 Norton Reserve - Gold
2011 Coopertage Blanc - Silver
2009 Petit Verdot - Silver
Noche - Silver

2012 New World Int'l. Wine Competition
Norton Reserve 2010 - Best Class, Best of Varietal

2012 Virginia Governor's Cup
Chardonnay 2010 – Bronze
Viognier 2010 – Silver
Cabernet Franc 2009 – Silver
Petit Verdot 2009 – Silver
Coopertage 2009 – Bronze
Norton Reserve 2010 – Silver
Noche – Silver


2012 International Eastern Wine Competition

Petit Verdot 2009 – Silver
Coopertage 2009 – Silver
Norton Reserve 2010 – Silver
Viognier 2010 – Bronze

2012 Peoples Choice Award
Cabernet Franc

2011 Town Point Virginia Wine Competition
Norton Reserve - 2010 Gold

2011 VA Governors Cup - White Wines
Soleil - Viognier Ice Wine - Silver

2011 Wine Lovers Fall Classic
Viognier 2010 - Platinum
Coopertage 2008 - Platinum
Soleil 2009 - Gold
Cabernet Franc 2008 - Gold
Coopertage Blanc 2009 - Silver

2011 State Fair of Virginia
Viognier 2010 - Silver

2011 Wine Lovers Spring Classic
Best Dessert Wine - Noche
Most Eco-Friendly Winery

2011 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition
Viognier 2010 - Silver
Soleil 2009 - Silver
Petit Verdot 2009 - Silver
Cabernet Franc 2009 - Silver

2011 New World Wine Competition
Norton Reserve 2008 - Silver

2011 Tasters Guild International
Viognier 2010 - Silver
Coopertage 2008 - Silver
Petit Verdot 2008 - Silver
Soleil 2009 - Silver
Coopertage Blanc 2008 - Bronze

2011 Grand Harvest Awards
Viogner - Silver
Soleil - Silver
Coopertage - Silver
Petit Verdot - Bronze

2010 Virginia's Governor's Cup
Gold Medal - Noche Chocolate 2008
Silver- Norton Reserve 2008
Bronze-Cabernet Franc 2008

2010-Tasters Guild International Wine Competition
Gold Medal - Petit Verdot 2008
Silver- Coopertage 2008
Silver-Viognier 2009
Bronze-Chardonnay 2009
Bronze-Vida

2010 Grand Harvest Awards
Gold Medal- Viognier 2008
Silver- Coopertage 2008
Silver-Coopertage Blanc 2008

2009 Town Point Wine Competition
Gold Medal- Noche
Silver- Petit Verdot 2008

2009 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition
Silver- Viognier 2008
Silver- Norton 2007
Bronze-Vida

2009 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Silver- Viognier 2008
Bronze- Norton 2007

**2009 Grand Harvest Awards-
Silver- Norton 2007
Silver- Coopertage Blanc 2006
Bronze-Cabernet Franc 2007

**2009 Virginia Governors Cup Awards-
Gold Medal - Noche Chocolate
Gold Medal - Vida
Silver- Norton 2007
Silver- Coopertage Blanc 2006

**October 2008-Town Point Wine Competion -
Gold Medal - Noche Chocolate - Voted Best in Show!!!

Bronze- Viognier 2006
Bronze- Petit Verdot 2006

**2008 Virginia State Fair Wine Competition
Gold- Petit Verdot 2006
Gold-Coopertage Blanc 2006
Silver- Viognier 2006

**2008 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition
Silver- Coopertage Blanc 2006
Silver- Petit Verdot 2006
Bronze- Norton 2006
Bronze- Viognier 2006
Bronze- Coopertage (red) 2006

**2008 National Wines Women Want Competition - Santa Rosa, CA
Silver- Viognier 2006
Bronze- Petit Verdot 2006
Bronze- Noche

**2007 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Silver-Viognier 2006

**National Norton Competition
Bronze-2004 Norton
Bronze-Noche

**2007 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition
Silver-2006 Chardonnay
Silver-2006 Viognier
Silver-2006 Cabernet Franc
Silver-2005 Norton
Silver-2005 Syrah

**Wines Women Want Competition - Napa, CA - judged by Magrit Mondavi - 2007
Silver Medal - Vida - our Vidal Blanc ice wine
Bronze Medal - Noche - our much acclaimed chocolate infused dessert Norton

**Tasters Guild International Wine Competition 2007
Gold Medals
Viognier 2006
Cabernet Franc 2006
Noche Chocolate

Silver Medals
Norton 2005
Vida
Chardonnay 2006

**VA State Fair – 2006
Gold -Norton 2004
Silver -Viognier 2005

**Atlantic Seaboard Vinifera Wine Competition 2006
Best in Category – White Blends – Coopertage Blanc
Silver - Viognier 2005
Bronze -Chardonnay 2005

**Tasters Guild International - May 2006
Gold - Viognier 2005
Gold - Norton 2004
Silver - Merlot 2003
Silver - Cabernet Franc
Silver - Coopertage Blanc
Bronze - Chardonnay 2005

**VA Governor's Cup Results
Silver - Cooper Vineyards Viognier 2005
Bronze - Cooper Vineyards Norton 2004

Our wines were also recently reviewed by the Virginia Wine and Food Society – please come visit to taste our new vintages!!

**Town Point Wine Competition 2005
Gold - Viognier
Gold- Coopertage Blanc
Bronze - Norton 2003

**VWGA 2005 Atlantic Seaboard Vinifera Wine Competition
Silver - Merlot Reserve 2002
Bronze - Cabernet Franc 2003
Bronze - Viognier

**Dallas Morning News Wine Competition 2005
Bronze - Norton 2003

**Grand Harvest Awards, Vineyard & Winery Mngmt Magazine 2005
Silver - Cabernet Franc 2003

**Tasters Guild International Wine Competition 2005
Gold - Viognier
Bronze - Chardonnay 2004, Coopertage Blanc, Merlot 2003, Cabernet Franc 2003, Norton 2003

**VA Governor's Cup Wine Competition 2005
Bronze - Norton 2003, Viognier, Reserve Merlot 2002

**Dallas Morning News International Wine Competition - 2005
Bronze - Norton 2003

**Grand Harvest Awards - 2005
Silver - Cabernet Franc 2003

**Virginia Wine of the Month Club Red Selection - December 2004
Merlot 2002

**Town Point Wine Competition - 2004
Silver - Norton 2002

**San Francisco International Wine Competition 2004
Silver - Norton 2002

**Dallas Morning News International Wine Competition - 2004
Bronze - Norton 2002

**Virginia Governors Cup - 2004
Silver - Chardonnay 2003
Bronze - Rhapsody

**Eastern International Wine Competition - 2004
Bronze - Merlot 2002
Bronze - Norton 2002

**Grand Harvest Awards -
Vineyard & Winery Management Magazine - 2004

Gold - Norton 2002

**Tasters Guild International Wine Competition - 2003
Silver - Norton 2002
Silver - Syrah 2002
Bronze - Merlot 2002
Bronze - Sweet Louisa
Bronze - Rhapsody

**December 2003 - Wines of the South Competition - Knoxville TN
Double Gold Medal - Norton 2002
Silver Medal - Cabernet Franc 2002
Silver Medal - Reserve Merlot 2001
Bronze Medal - Coopertage Blanc 2002

**October 2003 - New Release Norton 2002 - Silver Medal at Town Point Wine Competition, Norfolk Virginia.

** May 2003 - The awards roll in for Cooper Vineyards Norton 2001 - White Walnut Farm. We were thrilled to receive a Gold Medal at the Riverside International Wine Competition, Riverside, CA, a Silver Medal at the Taster's Guild International Wine Competition in Florida and a Bronze Medal at the Governor's Cup Wine Competition in Virginia for our first release of Norton. Norton is the only native Virginia grape and we are proud to be one of the few Virginia wineries producing the hearty red. Our 2001 Norton is a blend of 98% Norton and 2% Viognier aged for about 1 year in Virginia oak barrels.

** May 2003 - Accolades to Cooper Vineyards Viognier 2001
Our first release of Viognier, 2001 vintage was awarded a Bronze Medal in the Taster's Guild International Wine Competition in Florida. This elegant wine is 100% Viognier and was aged in neutral oak for 9 months.

**June 2003 -
Cooper Vineyards Norton 2001 selected for wine delegation to Italian Embassy in Florence - We were truly thrilled to have our 2001 Norton chosen as one of the wines representing the Virginia Wine Industry for a special wine delegation to Italy.

**March 2003 - Dallas Morning News International Wine Competition - Bronze Medal - Norton 2002