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San Francisco Chronicles Wine Competition


CLOVERDALE, Calif. – Two Washington wines finished atop the largest wine competition in the United States.

Claar Cellars near Pasco won best dessert wine at the 31st annual San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, held each year in this community in northern Sonoma County.

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition drew 7,162, a record for the judging. More than 70 wine professionals spent four days evaluating the wines, culminating in a Friday morning sweepstakes tasting of the 70 top wines.