Reviews & Accolades

Wine Shows

San Francisco Int. Wine Show

  • SILVER – Pacifica 2012 Pinot Noir

San Francisco Chronicle Show

  • GOLD – Pacifica 2014 Rose
  • GOLD – Pacifica 2017 Riesling

Wine Awards

Riverside International Wine Competition

  • SILVER – Pacifica 2011 Cabernet/Merlot

San Francisco Chronicle Show

  • SILVER – Pacifica 2011 Cabernet/Merlot
  • SILVER – Pacifica 2010 Meritage

Tasters Guild International

  • SILVER – Pacifica 2010 Meritage
  • SILVER – Pacifica 2010 Pinot Noir
  • GOLD – South Hill 2018 Sauvignon Blanc
  • GOLD – South Hill 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • SILVER – South Hill 2018 Riesling
  • SILVER – South Hill 2016 Meritage
  • SILVER – South Hill 2016 Whiskey Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon

Cascadia Wine Show

  • SILVER – South Hill 2018 Sauvignon Blanc
  • SILVER – South Hill 2018 Riesling

Ultimate Wine Challenge

CHAIRMANS TROPHY – Pacifica 2017 Riesling 

Los Angeles Wine Competition

  • BRONZE – Pacifica 2010 Pinot Noir

Kosherfest 2012 USA


  • Best New Kosher Wine of 2012

Pacifica 2017 Evans Collection Riesling

Wine Review – 

Gold Medal Exceptional!
‘2018 World Value Wine Challenge-Top 10 White Wine $20 and Under’ Best Value US Riesling.

A Particularly Pleasing Wine

Every year the Royal Wine Corp./ Kedem, owned and managed by the Herzog family, the largest producer, importer and distributer of kosher wines and spirits, organizes a huge wine and food tasting in New York. The Kosher Food and Wine Experience, or KFWE, was held...

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Pacifica Oregon Pinot Noir 2012

New Zealand vintner Philip Jones launched this lineup of kosher wines, touted as the first produced in the Pacific Northwest, in 2010. While the 25-acre estate planting is on Washington’s Underwood Mountain along the Columbia Gorge, Oregon is the focus for its Pinot...

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Pacifica Washington Meritage 2011

Fresno State-trained viticulturalist Rich Garvin has been managing vineyards in Hood River since the turn of the century, but he began working in 2010 with New Zealand vintners Matthew Rutherford and Philip Jones. Their collaboration in this Bordeaux blend, which...

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Finding A Kosher Wine Niche

Non-Jew Founds Pacific Northwest's First All-Kosher Vineyard A tale of wine drew me in. The intriguing account of a new kosher winery's genesis was being spun by a tall man with a gray beard and restless blue eyes for the benefit of an intent listener, Adam...

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Gourmet Kosher Cooking

Kosherfest Winner! Pacifica Meritage from Royal Wines is a must try wine. I couldn't wait to taste it there. The grapes were sourced from the famous Pepperbridge and Seven Hills vineyards located in the Walla Walla Valley area of Washington. These two vineyards are...

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