Texas Winery Prepares Presidential Wine

bushby Andrew Chalk

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

In addition, in CraveDFW’s MoATs (Mother of All Tastings) of Viognier and Tempranillo, Pedernales came first in both categories.

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