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Carlson Creek Vineyard Awarded Gold and Silver Medals


Carlson Creek Vineyard Awarded Gold and Silver Medalsin 2019 World Wine Championships

AZ vineyard received ratings ranging from 85-95 points for reds, whites and Rosé 

(The results are in from the 2019 World Wine Championships and one of Arizona’s leading vineyards, Carlson Creek Vineyard, received both gold and silver medals for their red wines, white wines and Grenache Rosé.

“To be recognized among some of the world’s best wines – and score so highly with certain varietals – has been truly humbling,” said Co-Owner and Winemaker of Carlson Creek Vineyard, Robert Carlson III. “Having this feedback and the panels’ reviews will also help us plan for future plantings and expansions at the vineyard as we continue to have more acreage under vine.”  

Following are the points and medals that were awarded to Carlson Creek Vineyard in this year’s World Wine Championships:

Gold Medals:

95 points – 2014 Sangiovese. Willcox, AZ. $28 (View Review/Tasting Notes Here)

91 points – 2015 Sauvignon Blanc. Willcox, AZ. $23 (View Review/Tasting Notes Here)

Silver Medals:

89 points – 2015 Rule of Three Blend. Willcox, Arizona. $35 (View Review/Tasting Notes Here)

88 points – 2017 Chardonnay. Willcox, AZ. $25 (View Review/Tasting Notes Here)

85 points – 2017 Rosé, Grenache. Willcox, AZ. $23 (View Review/Tasting Notes Here)

All wines are available for purchase at, or by calling, each of the Carlson Creek Vineyard tasting rooms (listed below).

For more information and ongoing updates from Carlson Creek visit www.carlsoncreek.comor connect with them on FacebookTwitterand Instagram.

Cottonwood Tasting Room

1010 N. Main St. Cottonwood, AZ 86326


Hours:  Sun-Thur 11am to 7pm Fri-Sat 12 to 9pm

Scottsdale Tasting Room

4142 N. Marshall Way Scottsdale, AZ 85251


Hours: Open daily 12 to 8 p.m.

Willcox Tasting Room

115 N. Railview Ave. Wilcox, AZ


Hours: Thur-Sun 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Established in 2008, Carlson Creek Vineyard is a family-owned vineyard located in southeastern Arizona, with tastings rooms in Willcox, Scottsdale and Cottonwood, Arizona. Their 280-acre Willcox vineyard produces varietals of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Muscat, Syrah, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Malbec, Mourvèdre and Grenache Rosé, with Chenin Blanc and Merlot varietals being locally sourced. Shipping is currently available to Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and New Mexico. For more information, hours of operation and upcoming events, visit

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