Category Archives: Awards

8 Awards in San Francisco Chronicle Awards, 2019 Merlot wins Gold

Wines made in GOfermentor wins 6 years in a row

Sky Acres Winery has exclusively used GOfermentor technology since 2014. The advanced GOfermentor+SmartBarrel winemaking process enables us to safely make wines without any sulfite additions. These wines have enhanced color and a fresher, fruitier flavor.

2019 Merlot, Gold

2016 Cabernet Franc NJ, Silver

2019 Black River Red, Bronze

2015 Cabernet Franc, Bronze

2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, Bronze

2019 Riesling, Bronze

2019 Sauvignon Blanc, Bronze

GOfermentor wins San Francisco Chronicle Awards 5 years in a row

Sky Acres Winery has exclusively used GOfermentor technology since 2014. The advanced GOfermentor+SmartBarrel winemaking process enables us to safely make wines without any sulfite additions. These wines have enhanced color and a fresher, fruitier flavor.

Our wines won 4 medals in the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle competition, continuing a winning streak over 5 years. Of particular note is our Petite Syrah 2016, which won a bronze in 2018. The same wine won bronze again in 2020, showing the aging potential of our wines, even with no sulfites added. “Our GOfermentor+SmartBarrel made wines are pure – just grapes and yeast.” says Meera Singh, Winemaker, Sky Acres Winery.

Evaluating nearly 6,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries for the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

Sky Acres Wins Again!

2018 San Francisco Chronicle Awards

After receiving nearly 7,000 entries from 36 states across the country, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines in the world, has once again narrowed thousands of wines down to an exclusive few, with our Cabernet Franc NJ 2016 winning Silver, our Black River Red 2016 winning Bronze and our Petite Syrah 2016 also winning Bronze.

Sky Acres Winery Cabernet Franc NJ wins Gold!

San Francisco Chronicle Awards

After receiving 7,000 entries from 28 states across the country, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, hailed as the largest competition of American wines in the world, has once again successfully narrowed thousands of wines down to an exclusive few, with  our Cabernet Franc NJ 2015 winning Gold, our Black River Red 2015 winning Silver and our Petite Syrah 2015 winning the Bronze.

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Cabernet Franc NJ 2015

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Black River Red 2015

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Petite Syrah 2015

Harvest Challenge Award

HarvestChallengeAt the Harvest Challenge, judges taste wines with other wines of the same appellation. Thus, with cross-regional competition removed, the inherent quality of wines can be seen without the influences that sometimes eclipse even a wine of very high quality.

Petite Syrah 2014 wins Bronze