Awards

Black Mesa Winery Awards 2016

2016 Jefferson Cup Invitational 

The Jefferson Cup Invitational has celebrated its sixteenth year as the only competition that honors the best of the best among wineries from all of America’s wine regions. The Jefferson Cup is a different sort of wine competition, in that it is an invitational in which over seven hundred wines are pre-selected which exemplify top viticulture and wine making throughout America.

2012 Velarde Cabernet Franc Double Gold Medal
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Silver Medal
2014 Malbec  Silver Medal

 

2016 Denver International Wine Competition

2012 Pinot Noir Gold Medal
Black Beauty Gold Medal
Abiquiu White Silver Medal

 

2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Barbera 2013 Double Gold at Finger Lakes
Abiuiiu White Silver at Finger Lakes
Velarde Cabernet Franc 2011 Silver at Finger Lakes

New Mexico Wine Growers Association Awards 2016

In a competition judged by winemakers at the conference Black Mesa Winery won four out of eight catagories:

Black Mesa Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Alta Canyon Moscato
Black Mesa Dry Rose
Black Mesa Sparkling

Black Mesa Winery New Mexico State Fair Awards 2016

Black Mesa won 2 Silver metals and 2 Bronze metals at the fair in 2016

Tempranillo 2014 Silver Medal
Dolcetto 2014 Silver Medal
Velarde Reisling 2014 Bronze Medal
Malbec 2014 Bronze Medal

Black Mesa Winery Awards 2015

2015 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Black Mesa Winery won two Silver Medals

Malbec 2012 Silver Medal
Velarde Merlot 2012 Silver Medal

  • Winners!

  • Black Mesa Winery 2014 Awards

  • 2014 JEFFERSON CUP INVITATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

    The Jefferson Cup Invitational has celebrated its fifteenth year as the only competition that honors the best of the best among wineries from all of America’s wine regions. The Jefferson Cup is a different sort of wine competition, in that it is an invitational in which over seven hundred wines are pre-selected which exemplify top viticulture and winemaking throughout America. 

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  • CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2011

    JEFFERSON CUP  - For Red Vinifera Wine

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  • COSECHA ULTIMA

    JEFFERSON CUP - For Dessert Wine

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  • COYOTE '10

    MEDAL OF AMERICAN MERIT - For Vinefera Red Blend

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  • INDY INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

    Over 2,000 entries from 14 countries and 40 US states were evaluated by our distinguished judges at the 2014 INDY International Wine Competition. Wine writers and winemakers, winegrowers and enologists, chefs and sommeliers, wine distributors, retailers and consumers meet every year in the heart of America, a truly central place for wines to be seen and recognized.

  • CABERNET SAUVIGNON RESERVE 2011

    SILVER - 2014 Indy International Wine Competition For Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • MONTEPULCIANO 2012

    SILVER - 2014 Indy International Wine Competition For Montepulciano

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  • COYOTE 2009

    SILVER - 2014 Indy International Wine Competiton For Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah or Zinfandel

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  • PINOT NOIR 2012

    BRONZE - Indy International Wine Competition for Pinot Noir

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  • NEW MEXICO STATE FAIR WINE COMPETITION

    New Mexico State Fair Wine Competition (through the New Mexico Vine & Wine Society) - 

    Established in 1974 by a group of visionary individuals, the New Mexico Vine & Wine Society is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to the exchange of information among amateur and commercial grape growers, wine makers, wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs. We believe that the uniqueness of New Mexico's wine culture is to be recognized, preserved and celebrated. Our primary mission is to promote and develop oenology and viticulture in New Mexico.

  • PETITE SIRAH 2010

    GOLD - For Miscellaneous Red Varietals Vinifera

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