Nearly 1,400 wines were entered into the 2017 San Diego International Wine and Spirits Challenge, Robert Whitley’s annual competition judged by an esteemed and varied panel of industry veterans — including wine buyers, critics, winemakers, sommeliers, and educators. Wines from Banfi fared well, with 30 collecting medals — including four taking “Best of Show” honors.
Results from the 2016 Sommelier Challenge are in, and medals galore were bestowed upon wines from the Banfi Vintners portfolio. The judging panel consisted of sommeliers from some of the top restaurants around the country, including Jean-Georges, Mandarin Oriental, Cohn Restaurant Group, Four Seasons, The Bellagio, Michael Mina, and others. Full results and more information […]
With football season approaching, Riunite kicks off its second annual Ultimate Chili Challenge – a nationwide chili cook-off, culminating in a Grand Prize trip to the Big Game in Phoenix, February 2015. Home cooks around the country are spicing up their recipes alongside bottles of Riunite to create the best chili & Lambrusco pairing. With […]
The results of the San Diego Wine Competition have been posted. Here is a summary of medals won by Banfi Vintners wines: Joe Janish Joe Janish is Director of Public Relations for Banfi Vintners, a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), and a veteran of the wine industry for almost 20 years. He launched one of […]