July 16, 2015 11:00 ET

BevMo!'s Private Label Wines Win Awards in Three International Wine Competitions

Sixty Vineyard Partner Wine Labels Win Major Awards at Riverside, Los Angeles and San Francisco International Wine Competitions

CONCORD, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2015) - BevMo!, the ultimate neighborhood specialty beverage retailer, announced today that 60 of its Vineyard Partner wine labels won 232 awards across three recent California international wine competitions. This marks the biggest awards season for BevMo!'s private label wines in BevMo! history.

Vineyard Partners wines are exclusive to BevMo!, and are proprietary blends from vineyards around the world. The Vineyard Partners collection is comprised of more than 400 wines that offer amazing quality at the best value to BevMo! customers.

"We're honored that our private label wines have been recognized at such a high level in California wine competitions," said Bob Paulinski, BevMo!'s senior vice president of wine. "Vineyard Partner wines such as Main & Geary, Dawn til Dusk and Michael Pozzan have long offered award-winning taste and value to wine enthusiasts throughout California, Arizona and Washington, and we're proud that their superior quality has been honored at the Riverside, Los Angeles and San Francisco International Wine Competitions."

Most recently, the San Francisco International Wine Competition awarded Vineyard Partner wines with 54 medals at its event in June, including eight gold medals and two double gold medals, with both double gold medals going to Challis Lane wines.

In May, the Riverside International Wine Competition awarded BevMo! private label wines 99 awards, including 17 gold medal awards and 11 Chairman's Awards (for wines unanimously awarded gold medals by all judges). Eight bottles also took home Best of Class awards, including wines from Gina, Ryder Estate and La Pincoya. La Pincoya also took home one of 15 gold medals awarded to Vineyard Partner wines at the 2015 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition, held in June. The Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition awarded medals to 79 wines from 36 Vineyard Partner labels.

BevMo! is the leading alcoholic beverage-lifestyle specialty retailer in the western United States and among the largest in the country. In addition to offering a vast selection of the best beer, wines and spirits, BevMo! has a handpicked assortment of hard-to-find products and customized selections, including rare vintages, exclusive bottles and support for parties, events and weddings. With 157 stores across California, Arizona and Washington, BevMo! and provide a unique, friendly and welcoming environment for specialty beverages and "goes with" products such as gourmet foods, cigars, glassware and related bar and wine accessories.