Pedernales Cellars announced that they have been commissioned to create a limited edition 2012 Texas Tempranillo to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the election of President H.W. Bush. The event was organized by the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation which kicked off the event with a Vintner Dinner and wine auction in Houston. Pedernales Cellars owners David and Heather Kuhlken were named honorary co-chairs for the event. A limited numbers of bottles of the special wine are on sale at the winery.
This recognition caps off a year of strong progress for Pedernales Cellars. In 2013 the winery won the following awards in wine competitions:2010 Texas Tempranillo Silver, 2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition Silver, 2013 Dallas Morning News & TexSom Wine Competition Silver, 2013 Lone Star International Wine Competition 2010 High Plains Tempranillo Double Gold, 2013 Lone Star Intl Wine Competition Gold, 2013 Dallas Morning News & TexSom Wine Competition Silver, 2013 San Antonio KLRN Wine Competition Silver, 2013 San Francisco Intl Wine Competition 2011 Texas Tempranillo Silver, 2013 Long Beach Grand Cru 2011 Tempranillo Reserve Gold, 2013 San Francisco Intl Wine Competition