Hopewell Valley Vineyards

Phone: 609-737-4465

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46 Yard Road, Pennington NJ 08534

Email: wine@hopewellvalleyvineyards.com

© 2016 Hopewell Valley Vineyards

History of our award winning wines.

Our finely-crafted wines have dependably won medals from hundreds of local, national, and international wine competitions. At this years Finger Lakes Wine Competition 16 of our 17 submitted wines were selected winners, amongst 3200 wines from 22 countries. Other highlights include the prestigious New Jersey Governor’s Cup for our 2006 Chambourcin, and best in class awards, including our popular 2009 Merlot which scored 92 at the International Los Angeles Wine Competition.

Our Awards by Year

 

2016

NJ Wine Competition 2016

Barbera-Gold

Porto Rosso-Silver/Governor’s Cup

Chocolate Port-Bronze

Dolce Vita-Bronze

Chambourcin-Bronze

Chardonnay-Brode

Porto Bianco-Bronze

Vidal Blanc-Bronze

Pinot Grigio-Bronze

2016 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition

Porto Rosso-Gold

Porto Rosso Chocolate-Silver

Chardonnay -Bronze

Merlot-Bronze

Rosso della Valle-Bronze

Vidal Blanc-Bronze

2015

2015 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition Bronze - 2012 Barbera, 2012 Chambourcin, 2013 Chardonnay, NV Pinot Grigio, 2006 Porto Rosso

2015 NJ Wine Competition Bronze - 2010 ‘Rossa della Valle’ Red Blend, 2012 Barbera, 2013 Chardonnay, 2007 Porto Bianco, nv Pinot Grigio, nv ‘Dolce Vita’ Vidal Blanc

2015 Finger Lakes wine Competition Silver - Porto Rosso Chocolate Port Wine

Bronze - 2010 Rosso della Valle Red Blend, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Merlot

2014

2014 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition Silver - 2011 Barbera, 2010 Chambourcin, 2012 Chardonnay Bronze - 2007 Porto Bianco, 2010 Rosso Della Valle

 

2014 Los Angeles International Wine Competition Silver - 2010 Chambourcin, Villa Neri Spuma Rossa Bronze - 2012 Chardonnay

 

2014 NJ Wine Competition Gold: 2006 Porto Rosso, 2012 Chardonnay Silver - Chocolate Porto Rosso Bronze - 2010 Barbera, 2008 Dolce Vita, Pinot Grigio, Vidal Blanc, 2007 Porto Bianco

 

2014 East Meets West – Eastern Division Best of Class: 2007 Villa Neri Basia  Double Gold: 2007 Villa Neri Basia Silver - 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 Barbera, Villa Neri Spumante Secco Bronze - 2007 Porto Bianco, 2010 Rosso della Valle, 2012 Villa Neri Sangiovese, Villa Neri Spuma Rossa

 

2014 Florida State International Wine Competition Gold: 2007 Villa Neri Basia Silver - 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 Barbera, Villa Neri Spuma Rossa, 2010 Rosso della Valle, 2012 Villa Neri Sangiovese Bronze - 2011 Chardonnay

 

2014 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Silver - 2007 Villa Neri Basia, 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 Rosso della Valle, 2012 Villa Neri Sangiovese, 2006 Villa Neri Sangiovese Riserva, Villa Neri Spuma Rossa, Villa Neri Spumante Secco, Vidal Blanc Bronze - 2010 Barbera, 2010 Chambourcin, 2012 Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, 2007 Porto Bianco, White Merlot

 

 

2013

2013 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Gold: 2009 Sangiovese, Villa Neri Spuma Rossa Silver - 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, White Merlot Bronze - 2008 Barbera, 2011 Chardonnay, 2010 Merlot, Pinot Grigio, 2007 Porto Bianco, Villa Neri Spumante Secco, Stony Brook Blush

 

2013 New Jersey Wine Competition Silver - 2006 Porto Bianco Bronze - 2008 Barbera, 2010 Chambourcin, Dolce Vita

2013 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition Silver - 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007 Chambourcin Bronze - 2010 Merlot, 2007 Sangiovese

 

2013 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Silver - 2008 Barbera, 2010 Merlot Bronze - 2010 Chambourcin, 2011 Chardonnay, 2007 Porto Bianco, Vidal Blanc

 

2013 International Eastern Wine Competition Best of Class: 2009 Villa Neri Sangiovese  Gold: 2009 Villa Neri Sangiovese Silver – 2011 Chardonnay, 2006 Porto Rosso, 2007 Villa Neri Basia, Villa Neri Spumante Secco, Villa Neri Spuma Rossa Bronze – Dolce Vita 2008, 2007 Rosso della Valle, 2008 Barbera, Vidal Blanc, 2010 Chambourcin

 

2013 Florida State International Wine Competition Double Gold: 2009 HVV Cabernet Sauvignon Gold: NV Spuma Rossa Silver:  2007 Basia,2008 Barbera, 2006 Porto Rosso, NV Spumante Secco, 2010 Chambourcin Bronze: 2010 Merlot, 2009 Sangiovese

 

 

2012

2012 Finger Lakes Wine Competition 3200 wines were entered from 22 countries, all 50 states and 6 Canadian Provinces. Gold Medals: Pinot Grigio Silver Medals: 2007 Basia, 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008 Dolce Vita, 2009 Merlot, 2006 Porto Bianco, 2009 Sangiovese, Spuma Rossa, Spumante Secco, Vidal Blanc Bronze Medals: 2008 Barbera, 2008 Chambourcin, 2009 Chardonnay, 2006 Porto Rosso, Stony Brook Blush, White Merlot

 

2012 Grand Harvest Awards Gold Medal: 2007 Basia

 

2012 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition Gold Medals: 2007 Rosso Silver Medals: 2010 Merlot, 2006 Porto Rosso Bronze Medals: Stony Brook Blush, 2006 Porto Bianco

 

2012 LA International Wine Competition Silver Medal: Basia Sangiovese 2007 Bronze Medals: Barbera 2008, Chardonnay

 

2012 Florida State Fair International Wine and Grape Juice Competition Silver Medals: 2007 Villa Neri Basia,2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009 Chardonnay, 2008 Barbera Bronze Medals: 2007 Rosso della Valle, 2009 Merlot

 

2012International Eastern Wine Competition Gold Medals: Spumante Secco, 2006 Porto Rosso Silver Medals: Stony Brook Blush Bronze Medals: Pinot Grigio, 2009 Sangiovese, 2007 Basia, 2008 Barbera, 2007 Rosso della Valle, 2008 Chambourcin, 2006 Porto Bianco

 

 

2011

Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Wine Competition Only 564 wines were entered from 11 states and 37 gold, 131 silver and 187 bronze medals were awarded. Bronze Medals: 2008 Barbera, 2009 Merlot, Pinot Grigio, 2006 Porto Bianco, 2005 Porto Rosso, Vidal Blanc

 

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Gold Medals: 2007 Rossa della Valle, Spuma Rossa, Spumante Secco Silver Medal: White Merlot Bronze Medals: 2008 Chambourcin, Dolce Vita, 2006 Porto Bianco, 2005 Porto Rosso, Stony Brook Blush

Grand Harvest Awards Bronze Medal: 2008 Chambourcin

 

International Eastern Wine Competition Wines were judged from a field of more than 1,400 entries. Judges awarded a total of 54 Double Gold, 81 Gold, 360 Silver and 365 Bronze medals. Silver Medals: 2009 Merlot, Stony Brook Blush, 2007 Basia Bronze Medals: Vidal Blanc, Spuma Rossa

 

Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition Best of Class, Gold Medal: 92 Points 2009 Merlot Silver Medal: 2008 Sangiovese Silver Medal: 2007 Basia

 

New Jersey Wine Competition Bronze Medals: Dolce Vita, Pinot Grigio, 2005 Porto Rosso, 2008 Chambourcin, Vidal Blanc, Barbera

 

 

2010

Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Wine Competition Gold Medal: 2008 Pinot Grigio Bronze Medals: 2008 Chardonnay, 2006 Porto Bianco, 2007 Rosso della Valle, Vidal Blanc, 2006 Chambourcin

 

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Silver Medals: 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Dolce Vita, 2008 Autism Pinot Grigio Bronze Medals: 2006 Chambourcin, 2008 Chardonnay, 2006 Merlot, Porto Bianco, 2007 Rosso della Valle, 2005 Sangiovese, Spumante, Stony Brook Blush

 

Florida State Fair International Wine & Grape Juice Competition Silver Medals: 2006 Merlot, 2005 Basia Bronze Medals: 2007 Barbera, 2008 Autism Pinot Grigio, 2005 Porto Rosso

 

Grand Harvest Awards Bronze Medals: 2008 Autism Pinot Grigio, 2006 Chambourcin, 2005 Basia

 

International Eastern Wine Competition Silver Medals: 2008 Autism Pinot Grigio, Dolce Vita Bronze Medals: 2008 White Merlot, 2007 Barbera, 2006 Chardonnay, 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007 Roso della Valle, 2006 Porto Bianco, 2005 Porto Rosso

LA International Wine and Spirits Competition Silver Medals: 2005 Sangiovese, 2006 Rosso della Valle

 

NJ Wine Competition Silver Medals: 2005 Porto Rosso, Dolce Vita, Vidal Blanc, 2005 Porto Bianco Bronze Medals: 2008 Autism Pinot Grigio, 2007 Rosso della Valle, 2007 Barbera

 

 

2009

Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Wine Competition Best of Category (Blush/Rose Hybrid): 2007 Stony Brook Blush Gold Medal: 2007 Stony Brook Blush Silver Medal: 2005 Rosso della Valle Bronze Medal: 2008 Pinot Grigio

 

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Gold Medals: 2006 Chambourcin, Spumante Silver Medals: 2007 Barbera, 2005 Rosso della Valle, 2007 Pinot Grigio, 2005 Basia Bronze Medals: Spumant Secco, 2005 Sangiovese, 2005 Porto Bianco, 2008 White Merlot, 2005 Stony Brook Blush, Dolce Vita, 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Florida State Fair International Wine & Grape Juice Competition Silver Medals: 2005 Sangiovese, Spumante, Spumante Secco Bronze Medals: 2007 Barbera, 2005 Chardonnay, 2005 Rosso della Valle, 2007 Vidal Blanc, 2005 Porto Bianco, 2003 Porto Rosso, 2007 Dolce Vita, 2005 Merlot

 

Grand Harvest Awards Bronze Medal: Dolce Vita

 

International Eastern Wine Competition Gold Medal: 2005 Porto Bianco Silver Medals: 2005 Basia, 2005 Merlot, 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze Medals: 2005 Rosso della Valle, 2005 Sangiovese, 2006 Chambourcin

 

LA International Wine and Spirits Competition Best of Class, Gold Medal: 2006 Chambourcin Silver Medal: 2005 Rosso della Valle, 2005 Sangiovese, 2005 Basia Bronze Medal: 2007 Dolce Vita

 

NJ Wine Competition Governor’s Cup for Grape, Best Hybrid, Best Estate Wine : 2006 Chambourcin Gold Medal: 2007 Spumante Secco: Best Sparkling Wine Silver Medals: 2007 Spumante Secco, 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2005 Rosso della Valle, 2005 Basia, 2007 Spumante Bronze Medals: 2006 Merlot, 2005 Sangiovese, 2007 Stony Brook Blush, 2007 Barbera, 2007 Dolce Vita, 2005 Chardonnay, 2008 White Merlot, 2007 Vidal Blanc

 

National Woman’s Wine Competition Silver Medal: 2005 Rosso della Valle Bronze Medal: 2005 Chambourcin

 

 

 

2008

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Silver Medals: 2006 Barbera, 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007 Spumante Secco, 2006 Pinot Grigio, 2005 Sangiovese Bronze Medals: 2007 Chambourcin, 2005 Merlot, 2003 Porto Rosso, 2005 Porto Bianco, 2005 Rosso della Valle, 2007 Vidal Blanc

 

Florida State Fair International Wine & Grape Juice Competition Gold Medals: 2005 Porto Bianco Silver Medals: 2006 Barbera, 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2003 Porto Rosso Bronze Medals: 2005 Merlot, 2006 Stony Brook Blush, 2005 Chardonnay, 2005 Rosso della Valle, 2005 Sangiovese

 

Grand Harvest Awards Silver Medals: 2005 Sangiovese, 2005 Chambourcin

 

International Eastern Wine Competition Silver Medal: 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2005 Merlot Bronze Medal: 2003 Porto Rosso, 2007 Chambourcin, 2005 Rosso della Valle, 2006 Barbera, 2006 Stony Brook Blush, 2007 Spumante Secco

 

LA International Wine and Spirits Competition Best of Class, Gold Medal: Chambourcin New Jersey 2005 Bronze Medals: Barbera Pennsylvania 2006, Cabernet Sauvignon California 2004, Non Vinifera Red Blend Rosso Della Valle New Jersey 2005, Port Porto Rosso New Jersey 2003, Sangiovese Villa Neri Italy 2005

 

NJ Wine Competition Gold Medal: 2005 Sangiovese, 2003 Porto Rosso Silver Medals: 2005 Rosso della Valle, 2005 Merlot, 2007 Spumante Secco, 2005 Chambourcin, 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze Medal: 2005 Porto Bianco, White Merlot, 2006 Barbera, 2005 Chardonnay, 2006 Pinot Grigio, Dolce Vita

 

 

2007

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Gold Medal: 2005 Barbera Bronze Medal: 2006 White Merlot, 2005 Vidal Blanc, 2004 Rosso della Valle

 

LA International Wines & Spirits Competition Silver Medals: 2005 Barbera, 2005 Sangiovese

 

National Women’s Wine Competition Bronze Medal: 2006 White Merlot

 

NJ Wine Competition Outstanding Achievement, Best Vinifera: 2004 Cabernet Savignon Gold Medal: 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver Medals: 2005 Chardonnay, 2005 Barbera Bronze Medal: 2005 Merlot

 

 

2006

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Silver Medal: 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon

 

The LA County Fair Wine & Olive Oils of the World Competition Silver Medal: 2004 Rosso della Valle

 

NJ Wine Competition Gold Medal: 2004 Barbera Silver Medals: 2004 White Merlot, 2003 Chambourcin, 2005 Vidal Blanc, 2004 Rosso della Valle[/learn_more

 

 

2005

Florida Wine & Grape Juice Competition Silver Medals: 2003 Pinot Grigio, 2003 Chardonnay Bronze Medal: 2001 Merlot

International Eastern Wine Competition Silver Medal: 2001 Merlot Bronze Medal: 2003 Barbera

 

NJ Wine Competition Gold Medal: 2003 Barbera Silver Medals: 2003 Chambourcin, 2003 Rosso della Valle, 2003 Chardonnay Bronze Medal: 2004 Pinot Grigio

 

 

2004

International Eastern Wine Competition Gold Medal: 2002 Rosso Della Valle Bronze Medals: 2003 Vidal Blanc, 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2001 Merlot

 

NJ Wine Competition Silver Medal: 2002 Chambourcin Bronze Medals: 2003 Porto Bianco, 2001 Merlot, 2002 Rosso Della Valle

 

2003

NJ Wine Competition Bronze Medals: 2001 Merlot, 2002 Rosso della Valle, 2002 Stony Brook Blush