The Herald Net By Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue
May 10, 2019
The medal is only for wines that earned a gold medal by unanimous vote at the Cascadia competition.
When looking through the results of a wine competition, you may notice some wines winning a “double-gold medal” and become curious about what that means, much the same way you wondered what extra-virgin olive oil is.
Basically, it indicates that a wine earned a gold medal by unanimous vote, meaning every judge on a panel awarded it a gold medal. At a wine competition, a panel typically consists of three to five judges. Getting that many wine professionals to agree on something is rare. Indeed, a wine achieving a double-gold medal should be considered special, one that nearly everyone may enjoy.
At this year’s Cascadia International Wine Competition, 22 professional judges evaluated more than 1,000 wines from Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Idaho. They awarded 40 of those wines a double-gold medal.>>>Read the entire article featuring Brian Carter Cellars and Davenport Cellars and more on The Herald Net
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