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Despite a Challenging Year, Family-Owned Lodi Winery, Harney Lane Takes Home Double Gold in the Prestigious American Fine Wine Competition

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Harney Lane Winery recognized in national wine competition, making the 26th accolade received this year.

Harney Lane Winery is excited to announce they’ve been named a best in class and double gold award winner in the highly recognized 2021 American Fine Wine Competition.

Adding to the list of 26 awards received this year, including 7 double gold awards, with 4 of them being best in class:

Best of Class, Double Gold, 2021 American Fine Wine Competition
2018 Lizzy James Old Vine Zinfandel
2018 Home Ranch Petite Sirah

Double Gold, 2021 American Fine Wine Competition
2020 Home Ranch Albarino
2018 Scottsdale Zinfandel

Best of Class, Double Gold, 2021 SF Chronicle Wine Competition
2019 Home Ranch Chardonnay
2018 Petite Sirah

Double Gold, 2021 SF Chronicle Wine Competition
2018 Scottsdale Zinfandel

Best in class, double gold award-winning wines from Harney Lane Winery in Lodi, CA. We believe great wine really does start in the vineyard. That’s why after over 100 years of farming wine grapes, our fruit is still handpicked, hand-sorted, fermented in small lots and barrel-aged to perfection. Our Lodi roots run deep and we are pleased to bring you a taste of what we’ve spent generations working toward.

We are thrilled to have been so highly awarded at the American Fine Wine Competition, said Kyle Lerner, Proprietor. Our family’s mission has always been to take great care of the land we’ve farmed for over 100 years and produce great, quality wines. After such a challenging year for the industry, we are so humbled to represent Lodi on a national level.

In addition to the 4 awards received from the American Fine Wine Competition, Harney Lane Winery was recognized earlier this year by the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and Sunset Wine Competition with silver and gold awards for their Albarino, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Tempranillo, and Petite Sirah.

On a regional level, San Joaquin Magazine named Harney Lane Winery with the best Zinfandel and best tasting room in the 2021 Best of San Joaquin.

Using only the best quality fruit from their estate vineyards, Harney Lane Winery continues to vigilantly work the land on their home ranch, creating award-winning Lodi wines. From planting and tending the grapes each season, to harvest, crush, and bottling, they approach winemaking with the same diligence they use in their Certified Green, sustainably farmed vineyards. Located in Lodi’s Mokelumne River AVA, their fruit is hand-picked, hand-sorted, fermented in small lots, and barrel-aged in programs unique to each of their wines.

Recognized by USA Today for having one of the best winery tours, they invite you to come experience what they’ve spent generations working towards.