Awards, Reviews, and Ratings

 Merrill Cellars 2015 Chardonnay "BEST OF SHOW" 2017 NW FOOD AND WINE
Merrill Cellars 2016 Viognier GOLD MEDAL runner up Best of Show
Merrill Cellars Awarded "People's Choice" Best Red Wine Ashland Food and Wine Classic
Merrill Cellars "GSM" Platinum Medal Northwest Wine and Food Festival
Merrill Cellars Chardonnay was 2013 Peoples Choice at SunRiver Wine Festival
Merrill-Monserrat Tempranillo Reserva 2014 Peoples Choice SunRiver Wine Festival
2011 Chardonnay "Reserve" 90 points by Wine Spectator
2011 Syrah "Reserve" 92 Points by Oregon Wine Geeks, second place Sisters Wine Fest
2012 Viognier -93 points by Oregon Wine Geeks
2011 Pinot Noir 90 points and climbing...Oregon Wine GeeksBest Pinot in show

2010 "GSM"- 92 points by Oregon Wine Geeks

2009 Fortmiller Reserve Pinot Noir-93 points by Oregon Wine Geeks.
they say "possibly the benchmark of Rogue Pinot Noirs" we agree.
Gold Medal Best Pinot Noir at Sisters Wine Festival 2012

2010 Syrah "Reserve" 90 points Wine Spectator, and Oregon Wine Geeks, 
Medalist San Francisco International Wine Competition

2008 Syrah 91 points Wine Spectator, 92 points by Oregon Wine Geeks.

2008 GSM Rhone Blend-91 points by Wine Spectator and Oregon Wine Geeks 
Jury selected by 2011 Portland Indie Wine Festival 
Silver Medal 2011 NW Food and Wine Festival, Portland, OR 
Peoples Choice "Best Red" Ashland Food and Wine Festival

2010 Viognier Reserve-90 points by Wine Spectator,
91 points by Oregon Wine Geeks.
Gold Medal NW Food and Wine Festival Portland,OR
Gold Medal Best Pinot Noir at SunFest Wine Festival 2011, 
Best in Show, Gold Medal, Blue Ribbon Coos County Fair. 

2009 Pinot Gris- 89 points by Oregon Wine Geeks
Gold Medal and Best in Class Pinot Gris Coos County Fair. 

Our AVERAGE SCORE for all our wine ratings is 90.8 by OWG, and 
90.50 by Wine Spectator.   Not bad :-) These are the highest overall ratings 
in Southern Oregon Wine history.