Houdini Pinot Noir wins Double Gold in 2015 North of the Gate Wine

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Houdini continues wine competition success in 2015.

Houdini Wines

The Houdini family of wines.

It’s a huge win for us and our brand because it is our first year producing Pinot Noir.

Houdini Inc. is delighted to announce that they have won a Double Gold award in the 2015 North of the Gate Wine Competition for their 2012 Pinot Noir. “It’s a huge win for us and our brand because it is our first year producing Pinot Noir.” Founded in 1984, Houdini Inc. celebrates its 31st anniversary later this year.

There was a 17 day fermentation, including a 6 day cold soak, in an open top fermenter with three punch downs per day except during the cold soak. With such positive results, Houdini plans on treating the next release the same way.

Many of the wines entered in this prestigious competition are often medal winners as they come from great wine making regions such as Napa and Sonoma. Typically less than 2% of the wines entered will win a Double Gold and the Pinot Noir category has the most entries and is therefore quite competitive. In order to receive the Double Gold, all judges must give the wine a Gold as their initial reaction with no conversation discussing the wine influencing anyone’s rating.

The 2012 Houdini Pinot Noir as well as other award winning wines and wine gift baskets can be found at Wine Country Gift Baskets. To order a bottle of Houdini Pinot Noir or one of their other varietals, visit http://www.winecountrygiftbaskets.com or call a gift consultant, 1-800-394-0394.

About Wine Country Gift Baskets

Wine Country Gift Baskets, a division of Houdini Inc. headquartered in Fullerton, California, is a premier supplier of wine gifts, gourmet food gifts, wine gift baskets, Father's Day gifts, spa, fruit and chocolate gifts and gift towers. Founded in 1984, they have been manufacturing and selling handcrafted, distinctive personal and corporate gifts for 30 years. Their Deals of the Day, Free Shipping Collection and everyday low pricing on their gift baskets have earned them a reputation as The Best Value in Gift Giving. Their personalized, enthusiastic customer service, intuitive site design, Best Value and 100% Satisfaction Guarantees have earned them a Stella Service award. Gift consultants can be reached at (800) 394-0394 or visit their website at http://www.winecountrygiftbaskets.com.

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