St. Francis Winery & Vineyards

OUR STORY : Accolades

“St. Francis Winery will consistently produce luscious, elegant, fruit driven wines that best interpret the richness and distinct varietal characteristics of Sonoma’s unique, diverse terroir.”

Recent Acclaim

2012 My Father's Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley

Double Gold Medal • 2014 International Women's Wine Competition • July 2014

2012 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • 2014 International Women's Wine Competition • July 2014

2011 Rockpile Vineyard Red Wine, Rockpile

Best of Class, Gold Medal • Sunset International Wine Competition • June 2014

2011 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

92 Points, Gold Medal • San Francisco International Wine Competition • June 2014

92 Points, Gold Medal • 2014 San Diego International Wine Competition • April 2014

Gold Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

Silver Medal • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

2011 Tres Viejos Zinfandel, Sonoma County

98 points, Double Gold Medal • 2014 North Coast Wine Challenge • May 2014

89 Points • Robert Parker • December 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

92 Points, Gold Medal • 2014 San Diego International Wine Competition • April 2014

2011 Amann Vineyard Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley

90 Points • Wine Spectator • February 2014

92 Points • Robert Parker • December 2013

Gold Medal • 2013 Grand Harvest Awards • November 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

2011 Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley

90 Points • Wine Spectator • February 2014

Gold Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

2011 Lagomarsino Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Russian River Valley

Double Gold • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

2011 Anthem Meritage, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • 2014 American Fine Wine Competition • January 2014

Gold Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

89+ Points • Robert Parker • December 2013

2011 Giovanetti Vineyard Zinfandel, Russian River Valley

Gold Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

92 Points • Robert Parker • December 2013

Gold Medal • 2013 Grand Harvest Awards • November 2013

Gold Medal • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

2011 My Father's Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley

Gold Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

92 Points • Robert Parker • December 2013

2011 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley

Gold Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

91+ Points • Robert Parker • December 2013

2011 Port, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

"Best of Class"/Double Gold • 2013 Grand Harvest Awards • November 2013

2012 Wild Oak Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

2012 Behler Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

Silver Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

89 Points • Robert Parker • December 2013

2012 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

2009 Merlot, Sonoma Valley

Silver Medal • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2014

Gold Medal • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

2010 Lagomarsino Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Russian River Valley

95 Points • Robert Parker • December 2013

89 Points, Cellar Selection • Wine Enthusiast • December 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

2011 Caro Santo Sangiovese, Sonoma Valley

89 Points • Robert Parker • December 2013

2010 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley

92 Points, Editor's Choice • Wine Enthusiast • December 2013

2010 Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley

91 Points • Wine Enthusiast • December 2013

Double Gold Medal • 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2013

Gold Medal • 2012 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2012

2012 Estate Cuvee Blanc, Sonoma Valley

"Best of Class"/Double Gold • 2013 Grand Harvest Awards • November 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 International Wine Channel TV Awards • September 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 International Women's Wine Competition • July 2013

2010 Behler Merlot, Sonoma Valley

"Best of Class"/Double Gold • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

2010 Claret, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 International Wine Channel TV Awards • September 2013

Double Gold Medal • 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2013

2011 Wild Oak Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 International Women's Wine Competition • July 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 Orange County Fair Wine Competition • June 2013

2011 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 International Wine Channel TV Awards • September 2013

2010 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2013 International Wine Channel TV Awards • September 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 Dallas Morning News and TexSom Wine Competition • March 2013

Double Gold Medal • 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2013

89 points • Wine Spectator • December 2012

2012 Pinot Gris, Russian River Valley

Silver Medal • 2013 International Wine Channel TV Awards • September 2013

Gold Medal • 2013 International Women's Wine Competition • July 2013

2010 Anthem Meritage, Sonoma County

89 Points • Wine Spectator • August 2013

90 Points • Wine & Spirits Magazine • June 2013

Gold Medal • 2013 Sunset Magazine Wine Competition • Spring 2013

90 Points • Wine Enthusiast • December 2012

2008 Merlot, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • 2013 International Women's Wine Competition • July 2013

2011 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2013 International Women's Wine Competition • July 2013

Silver Medal • 2013 Orange County Fair Wine Competition • June 2013

2009 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • Critics Challenge X • June 2013

2010 Behler Merlot, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2013 Sunset Magazine Wine Competition • Spring 2013

2011 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2013 Sunset Magazine Wine Competition • Spring 2013

2010 Behler Merlot, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2013 Dallas Morning News and TexSom Wine Competition • March 2013

2010 Port, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2013

2010 Montecillo Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2013

2011 Estate Cuvee Blanc, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2013

2010 Three Valleys Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2013

2011 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2013

2010 Amann Vineyard Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley

89 Points • Wine Spectator • January 2013

2010 Montecillo Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

89 Points • Wine Enthusiast • December 2012

2009 Tres Viejos Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • Sunset International Wine Competition • November 2012

2010 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • Sunset International Wine Competition • November 2012

2010 Behler Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

Silver Medal • Sunset International Wine Competition • November 2012

2010 Montecillo Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

91 Points • Wine Spectator • October 2012

2009 Behler Merlot, Sonoma Valley

Best of Class & Double Gold • 2012 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2012

2010 Rowe Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2012 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2012

2010 Three Valleys Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • 2012 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2012

2010 Montecillo Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2012 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2012

2009 Lagomarsino Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Russian River Valley

Silver Medal • 2012 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2012

2009 Port, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2012 Sonoma County Harvest Fair • October 2012

2010 Montecillo Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

Best of Class & Gold Medal • 2012 International Women's Wine Competition • October 2012

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Valley

Best of Class & Gold Medal • 2012 International Women's Wine Competition • October 2012

2009 Lagomarsino Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Russian River Valley

Silver Medal • 2012 International Women's Wine Competition • October 2012

2009 Behler Merlot, Sonoma Valley

Silver Medal • 2012 International Women's Wine Competition • October 2012

2010 Three Valleys Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2012 International Women's Wine Competition • October 2012

2009 Pagani Vineyard Old Vines Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2012 Orange County Wine Competition • June 2012

2009 Tres Viejos Zinfandel, Sonoma County

4 Star Gold Medal • 2012 Orange County Wine Competition • June 2012

2010 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • 2012 Orange County Wine Competition • June 2012

2009 Tres Viejos Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • Best of the Bay Zinfandel Challenge • Summer 2012

Gold Medal • North of the Gate Wine Competition • Summer 2012

2009 Pagani Vineyard Old Vines Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

93 Points • Wine Enthusiast • March 2012

2009 Montecillo Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

88 Points • Wine Enthusiast • March 2012

2009 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

89 Points • Wine Enthusiast • March 2012

91 Points • Wine & Spirits Magazine • February 2012

2009 Tres Viejos Zinfandel, Sonoma County

91 Points • Wine & Spirits Magazine • February 2012

2009 Port, Sonoma County

Double Gold • 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2012

2010 Behler Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2012

2009 Tres Viejos Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2012

2010 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2012

2009 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition • January 2012

2010 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Best of Class • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • Fall 2011

2009 Montecillo Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • Fall 2011

2009 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • Fall 2011

2007 Wild Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

90 Points • Wine & Spirits • June 2011

2008 Tres Viejos Zinfandel, Sonoma County

93 Points • Wine & Spirits • Spring 2011

2007 Wild Oak Zinfandel, Sonoma County

89 Points • Wine Spectator • Winter 2010

2005 Wild Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

4 stars, 91 Points • Beverage Dynamics Magazine • December 2010

2007 Claret, Sonoma County

4 stars, 90 points • Beverage Dynamics Magazine • December 2010

2007 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Best Buys • Quarterly Review of Wines • Winter 2010

2007 Wild Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

90 Points • Wine Enthusiast • October 2010

2008 Montecillo Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

90 Points • Wine Spectator • October 2010

2008 Pagani Vineyard Old Vines Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

90 Points • Wine Spectator • October 2010

2008 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • September 2010

2007 Rowe Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • September 2010

2007 Tres Viejos Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • September 2010

2006 Lagomarsino Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Russian River Valley

Gold Medal • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • September 2010

2009 Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • September 2010

2007 Wild Oak Syrah, Sonoma County

Gold Medal • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • September 2010

2008 Caro Santo Sangiovese, Sonoma Valley

Best of Class • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • September 2010

2007 Claret, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • Sonoma County Harvest Fair • September 2010

2006 Wild Oak Zinfandel, Sonoma County

4 Stars • Quarterly Review of Wines (QRW) • Summer 2010

2006 Wild Oak Merlot, Sonoma County

5 Stars • Quarterly Review of Wines (QRW) • Summer 2010

2006 Wild Oak Syrah, Sonoma County

5 Stars • Quarterly Review of Wines (QRW) • Summer 2010

2006 Syrah, Sonoma County

5 Stars • Quarterly Review of Wines (QRW) • Summer 2010

2006 Bacchi Vineyard Zinfandel, Russian River Valley

Silver Medal • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2006 Wild Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Double Gold Medal- Best of Class • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2006 McCoy Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2008 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2008 Wild Oak Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

Silver Medal • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2006 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley

Bronze Medal • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2006 Rockpile Vineyard Red Wine, Rockpile

Silver Medal • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2007 Rowe Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

Gold Medal • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2006 Wild Oak Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Silver Medal • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2006 Lagomarsino Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Russian River Valley

Silver Medal • West Coast Wine Competition • May 2010

2006 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

92 Points • Beverage Dynamics • March 2010

2005 Wild Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

90 Points • Wine Enthusiast • December 2009

2007 Montecillo Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

92 Points • Wine Spectator • November 2009

2006 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

4 Stars • Wine & Spirits • Fall 2009

2005 Wild Oak Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

3 Stars • Wine & Spirits • Fall 2009

2008 Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County

Gold Award • Sonoma Valley Wine Competition - "Summer Tastes" • August 2009

2007 Wild Oak Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

5 Stars • Quarterly Review of Wines • Summer 2009

2005 Wild Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

5 Stars • Quarterly Review of Wines • Summer 2009

2004 Wild Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Rated "91" • Wine Enthusiast • October, 2008

2005 Wild Oak Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Rated "88" • Wine Enthusiast • September, 2008

2006 Chardonnay, Sonoma County

Rated "89" • Wine Enthusiast • September, 2008

2004 Syrah, Sonoma County

5 Stars • Quarterly Review of Wines • Summer, 2008

2004 Pagani Vineyard Old Vines Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

5 Stars • Quarterly Review of Wines • Summer, 2008

2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

4 Stars - Best Value • Quarterly Review of Wines • Summer, 2008

2004 Pagani Vineyard Old Vines Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

5 Stars • Quarterly Review of Wines • Summer 2008

2003 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Rated "93" • Wine News Buyline • October, 2007

2005 Wild Oak Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

Rated "90" • Wine & Spirits • October, 2007

2003 Syrah, Sonoma Valley

Rated "91" • winereviewonline.com • May, 2006

2002 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Rated "90" • Wine Spectator • January, 2006

2001 Nuns Canyon Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Valley

Rated "94" • The Wine Report • December, 2005

2002 Pagani Vineyard Old Vines Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley

Rated "89" • The Wine Report • October, 2005

2002 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Rated "92" • Wine & Spirits • October 2005

2002 Behler Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

Rated "90" • Wine & Spirits Magazine • April, 2005

2003 Behler Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

5 Stars • Quarterly Reviews of Wine • April, 2005

2001 Nuns Canyon Vineyard Syrah, Sonoma Valley

Rated "92" • Wine Enthusiast • December, 2004

1999 Kings Ridge Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Rated "92" • Wine Access Magazine • October 11, 2004

1999 Nuns Canyon Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Valley

Rated "92" • WINE ENTHUSIAST • November 15, 2003

2001 "Old Vines" Zinfandel, Sonoma County

Rated "89" • The Wine Advocate • October, 2003

2001 Behler Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley

Rated "90" • Wine Spectator • October, 2003

2000 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Rated "90" • WINE ENTHUSIAST • September 2003

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