There were a number of high profile wines that made the list and the Chef2Chef community clearly chose St. Supery as the best of the best.
Foster City, CA (PRWEB) February 1, 2010
The voting bottle has been uncorked and St. Supery, a 2003 Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley was named best wine of 2009 by Chef2Chef.net community members and site visitors. More than 70,000 votes were registered across 12 categories by Chef2Chef.net voters to determine the "best of the best in all things culinary."
"We would like to congratulate St. Supery Vineyards on their win," Chef2Chef.net spokesperson, Seth Restaino said. "There were a number of high profile wines that made the list and the Chef2Chef community clearly chose St. Supery as the best of the best."
The annual voting process invites members of the culinary community--anyone from home chefs, to culinary schools and professional chefs--to nominate their favorite wines each year. The the 10 best wines were voted best among a list of 100 nominees.
The following were voted 10 best wines of 2009:
St. Supery 2003 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley
Chimney Rock 2003 Fume Blanc, Napa Valley
Stag's Leap Vineyard 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Kim Crawford 2004 Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand
Roederder Anderson Valley Sparkling Wine, Napa Valley
Rober Mondavi 2001 Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Argyle 2002 Pinot Noir Reserve, Willamette Valley
Kumeu River 2003 Chardonnay, New Zealand
Bonny Doon 2001 Old Telegram, California
Trefethen 1999 Library Selection Chardonnay, Napa Valley
Visit http://www.chef2chef.net/rank/wines.html to view the complete list of nominees in the Best Wines category.
Nominees were ranked from one to five chef hats by voters, resulting in the "best of the best" in a wide range of categories, including wine, beer, recipes, and best culinary schools. Voting for the 2010 rankings will feature even more categories and topics, including regional categories, real-time Twitter feeds, and interactive, user-generated nominee profiles.
The Chef2Chef Community Portal is an online community that brings together professional chefs, culinary school students, and at-home foodies. The site offers forums on all things food and wine, online recipe databases, annual top 100 culinary rankings, a culinary school directory and more.