San Francisco treats selected from 3,800 hopefuls

Slogging their way through more than 3,800 wines, a group of 55 judges selected the top entries in the 2007 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

More than 1,500 wineries from two dozen states paid to be part of the newspaper's prestigious competition held in Sonoma County Jan. 9-12. However, complete results will not be released until the Feb. 16 edition of the Chronicle is published.

A public tasting is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. Tickets information is available online. Meanwhile, here are the sweepstakes winners:

Santa Rita Hills Rancho Santa Rosa
Flying Goat Cellars 2005 Pinot Noir

North Coast Petite Sirah
B.R. Cohn Winery 2004 Petite Sirah

California Geyser Peak Winery
2006 Sauvignon Blanc

Alexander Valley Premium Label
Windsor Vineyard 2006 Gewurztraminer

Anderson Valley L'Ermitage
Roederer Estate 1999 Brut

Anderson Valley
Navarro Vineyards 2005 Late Harvest Muscat Blanc

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