~ Heitz Wine Cellars impresses international panel:
2010 JAPAN WINE CHALLENGE
Heitz Wine Cellars selected as Best Red Winemaker USA
Heitz’ 2005 Napa Valley Cabernet named Best USA Wine
Heitz’ 2005 Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet earned Gold Medal
Heitz’ 2001 Trailside Vineyard Cabernet earned Gold Medal

The 13th Japan Wine Challenge was held July 2010 at the Sheraton Miyako Hotel in Tokyo. With over 1,500 wines from 23 different countries, this event is now firmly established as Asia's most prestigious wine competition. Judges from Decanter Magazine and The Institute of Masters of Wine headed the impressive international panel of experts.

Amid the crowd of contenders, Heitz Wine Cellars earned several coveted awards including the Riedel Japan Award for Best Red Winemaker in the USA. Heitz’ 2005 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon was selected as the Best USA wine in addition to winning a Trophy for Best New World Red Wine (only 11 trophies were bestowed) and a Gold Medal; Heitz’ 2005 Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet earned a Gold Medal and Heitz’ 2001 Trailside Vineyard Cabernet also earned a Gold Medal.

Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado made the awards presentation during a ceremony in Roppongi.
For more information: www.japanwinechallenge.com
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~ 2008 Japan Wine Challenge:
Heitz Cellars named Best Red Winemaker USA
Heitz’ 2002 Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet named Best USA Wine
Heitz’ 2001 Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet earns Gold Medal

The 11th Japan Wine Challenge was held July 2008 at the Sheraton Miyako Hotel in Tokyo. With over 1,700 wines from 27 different countries, this event is now firmly established as Asia's most prestigious wine competition. Judges from Decanter Magazine and The Institute of Masters of Wine headed the panel.

Amid the crowd of contenders, Heitz Wine Cellars earned several coveted awards including the Riedel Japan Award for Best Red Winemaker in the USA. Heitz’ 2002 Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon was selected as the Best USA wine in addition to winning a gold medal, and Heitz’ 2001 Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet also earned a gold.

Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado made an awards presentation during a ceremony in Roppongo.
For more information: http://www.japanwinechallenge.com

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