October 2, 2016 – Séamus Wines is excited to announce it is a multi-award winner in the prestigious 2016 Sonoma County Harvest Fair in Santa Rosa, California. The company was honored with the following:
GOLD: 2011 Old Sonoma Cabernet 100
GOLD: 2014 Debutante Rosé
SILVER: 2010 Old Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
BRONZE: 2013 Chardonnay
“It’s great to be validated in the heart of where Séamus Wines began… Sonoma County,” commented James Foley, Jr.
The annual Sonoma County Harvest Fair is the largest regional wine competition in the United States and has been promoting Sonoma winemaking since 1974. Any professional wine made with grapes grown in Sonoma County, with a Sonoma County designated AVA as the only region listed on the bottle, is eligible for entry. This year there were 1,094 wines entered by 195 brands. Séamus Wines took 4 total- 2 Gold, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze -medals. This year’s Harvest Fair took place on September 30, October 1, and October 2.
Séamus Wines is family-owned by father-son team James Foley Senior & James Foley Junior. Jim Sr. runs the business office, wholesale, and retail sales while Jim Jr. oversees grape acquisition, production and winemaking as well as direct distributer sales in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Séamus Wines produces 1200 cases annually of ultra-premium, hand crafted California wines made from fruit purchased from the very finest vineyards and appellations for each varietal sourced The 2016 Harvest Fair award medals, on top of their earlier 8-medal win in the San Francisco Chronicle competition, once again validates this brands quality wines.
Jim Jr. personally poured Séamus Wines at the 42nd annual competition awards showcase of Sonoma County’s “grand harvest” which continues to result in world-class wines, beers and culinary wealth.
Each October, thirsty travelers from across the US come to Santa Rosa, CA to participate in a complete farm-to-table experience inspired by Sonoma County’s farmers, ranchers, vintners and producers. Jim Jr. was excited to shake their hands and pour them a glass of his prized wines.