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Accolades

Line 39 wines have consistently been recognized for the their high quality and value from respected wine publications and competitions. Below you’ll find highlights of our most current awards for the brand and  by varietal, plus links on the right to complete listings of all accolades by vintage.

Overall Brand Awards

Highlights:

Brand Awards Vintage
  • 2019 Growth Brand Award - Fast Track

    Beverage Information Group

  • 2018 Impact Hot Prospects Award

    Shanken's Impact Global Newsletter

  • 2016 Growth Brand Award - Fast Track

    Beverage Dynamics

  • 2015 Growth Brand Award - Fast Track

    Beverage Information Group

  • 2015 Value Brand of the Year

    Wine & Spirits

  • 2015 Impact Hot Prospects Award

    Shanken's Impact Global Newsletter

  • 2014 Growth Brand Award - Fast Track

    Beverage Information Group

  • 2013 Growth Brand Award - Fast Track

    Beverage Information Group

All Accolades:

Cabernet Sauvignon

Highlights:

2017 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 96 Points

    California State Wine Competition

2016 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 93 Points

    Sommelier Challenge

  • Gold Medal / 92 Points

    Los Angeles International Wine Competition

  • 91 Points

    California State Wine Competition

  • Great Value / 90 Points

    Ultimate Wine Challenge

2015 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 95 Points

    California State Fair Wine Competition

2014 Vintage
  • Platinum Award / 94 Points

    Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition

  • 91 Points

    California State Fair Wine Competition

  • Gold Medal

    San Diego International Wine Competition

  • Gold Medal

    San Francisco International Wine Competition

Chardonnay

Highlights:

2016 Vintage
  • Gold Medal

    Rodeo Uncorked International Wine Competition

2015 Vintage
  • Gold Medal

    San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

  • Gold Medal

    TEXSOM International Wine Awards 

2014 Vintage
  • 93 Points

    California State Fair Wine Competition

  • Gold Medal / 91 Points

    San Francisco International Wine Competition

  • Gold Medal / 90 Points

    Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition

All Accolades:

Excursion Red Blend

Highlights:

2017 Vintage
  • 91 Points
    California State Fair Wine Competition
2016 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 90 Points

    Critics Challenge International Wine Competition

All Accolades:

Merlot

Highlights:

2017 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 90 Points

    Orange County Fair Wine Competition

2016 Vintage
  • 91 Points

    California State Fair Wine Competition

2015 Vintage
  • 93 Points

    California State Fair Wine Competition

2014 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 90 Points

    San Diego International Wine Competition

2013 Vintage
  • Platinum Award / 94 Points

    Critics Challenge International Wine Competition

Petite Sirah

Highlights:

2017 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 90 Points

    Orange County Fair Wine Competition

2014 Vintage
  • Highly Recommended / 94 Points - Ultimate Beverage Challenge

    “Peppery smoked meat, eucalyptus and cedar wood counterbalance rich, succulent blueberry and fresh vegetation on this tangy, spicy red.  Ripe acidity and chewy tannins frame rustic but detailed fruit, transitioning into black raisin and concord grape skin.”

  • Gold Medal / 90 Points

    San Diego International Wine Competition

  • Gold Medal

    TEXSOM International Wine Awards

All Accolades:

Pinot Grigio

Highlights:

2016 Vintage
  • 91 Points

    California State Fair Wine Competition

2014 Vintage
  • Best Buy - Wine Enthusiast

    “This wine tastes appley, fresh and crisp, beginning with bright floral aromas, then offering vibrant Pippin apple and citrus flavors. The body is light and the texture smooth but nicely tangy.”

  • Gold Medal / 90 Points

    Critics Challenge International Wine Competition

All Accolades:

Pinot Noir

Highlights:

2017 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 90 Points

    Orange County Fair Wine Competition

2016 Vintage
  • Platinum Medal / 94 Points

    Critics Challenge International Wine Competition

  • 91 Points

    Sommelier Challenge

  • Great Value / 90 Points

    Ultimate Wine Challenge

  • Gold Medal

    San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

  • Double Gold

    Millennial Award Show

2015 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 91 Points

    Critics Challenge International Wine Competition

  • Gold Medal

    New York International Wine Competition

2014 Vintage
  • Best Buy / 90 Points - Wine Enthusiast

    “A tasty vein of cranberry and raspberry runs from the nose to the palate and lingers on the finish, giving this value-priced wine focus and vibrance. It has plenty of fresh acidity, fine tannins and good depth of flavor.”

  • Double Gold Medal

    San Francisco International Wine Competition

  • Gold Medal / 92 Points

    Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition

2013 Vintage
  • Best Buy / 90 Points - Wine Enthusiast

    “Aromatic and elegant, generous and supple, this tastes rich while feeling polished and complete. An enticing, light aroma of oaky spice and raspberry mixes with tasty red cherry and black currant flavors on the palate. It is medium bodied, smooth in texture, and has a mild finish.”

  • Gold Medal / 90 Points

    Critics Challenge International Wine Competition

Sauvignon Blanc

Highlights:

2017 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 91 Points

    Sommelier Challenge

2016 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 95 Points

    California State Fair Wine Competition

  • Gold Medal

    New York International Wine Competition

2015 Vintage
  • Top 100 Values & Year's Best New World Sauvignon Blanc - Wine & Spirits

    "This is pleasantly lush in the middle, frisky in the end, lasting on fresh, clean varietal flavors of jalapeno and grapefruit."

2014 Vintage
  • Gold Medal / 92 Points

    Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition