Brian Carter Cellars

Awards & Accolades

2015 Winery of the Year - Wine Press Northwest

2018 Winery of Distinction - Northwest Wine Summit


Northwest Wine Summit 2018

Winery of Distinction Winner
  • 2015 Opulento – Best of Category/Gold
  • 2012 Ace – Best of Category/Gold
  • 2013 Le Coursier – Best of Category/Gold
  • 2013 Solesce – Best of Category/Gold
  • 2014 Trentenaire – Silver
  • 2013 Tuttorosso – Silver
  • 2014 Byzance – Silver
  • 2015 Abracadabra Red – Silver
  • 2014 ONE Cabernet Franc - Silver
  • 2014 ONE Syrah – Bronze
  • 2016 Oriana – Bronze
  • 2014 Corrida – Bronze

Cascadia Wine Competition 2018

  • 2015 Abracadabra Red – Best of Class / Gold
  • 2015 Opulento – Double Gold
  • 2014 Trentenaire – Gold
  • 2014 Byzance – Silver
  • 2013 Solesce – Silver
  • 2013 ACE - Silver
  • 2016 Oriana – Silver
  • 2014 Corrida – Bronze
  • 2016 Oriana – Bronze

Savor NW 2018

  • 2013 Byzance – Silver
  • 2013 Le Coursier – Silver
  • 2013 Tuttorosso – Silver
  • 2014 Corrida – Silver
  • 2014 Opulento – Silver
  • 2016 Oriana – Bronze

Seattle Times Pacific NW Magazine – November 2017

  • 2013 Byzance – Top 50 Wines of 2017

Tri-Cities Wine Festival 2017

  • 2013 Solesce – Best in Class/Double Gold
  • 2014 Opulento – Double Gold
  • 2013 Byzance – Silver
  • 2013 Oriana – Silver
  • 2013 Le Coursier – Bronze

San Francisco International Wine Competition 2017

  • 2013 Corrida – Gold
  • 2015 Oriana – Silver

SIP Northwest - Best of the Northwest 2017

  • 2013 Opulento - Gold
  • 2014 Abracadabra Red - Silver

Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition 2017

  • 2012 ONE Sangiovese – Gold
  • 2013 Ace – Silver
  • 2013 Trentenaire – Silver
  • 2012 Le Coursier – Silver
  • 2013 Byzance – Silver
  • 2013 Corrida – Silver
  • 2016 Oriana – Silver
  • 2014 Opulento – Silver

Seattle Wine Awards 2017

  • 2013 Byzance – Double Gold
  • 2012 Le Coursier – Silver
  • 2013 Trentenaire – Silver
  • 2015 Oriana – Bronze 

Seattle Wine Awards 2017 – Diamond of the Decade

  • 2007 Le Coursier – Diamond of the Decade
  • 2007 Trentenaire – Double Gold
  • 2007 Solesce – Diamond of the Decade
  • 2007 Byzance – Diamond of the Decade
  • 2007 Tuttorosso – Diamond of the Decade
  • 2007 Corrida – Gold

Northwest Wine Summit 2018

Winery of Distinction Nominee
  • 2012 Byzance – Cert of Excellence/Double Gold
  • 2011 Tuttorosso – Best of Category; Gold
  • 2011 Le Coursier – Gold
  • 2012 Corrida – Silver
  • 2014 Oriana – Bronze

Wine Enthusiast Sept 2016

  • 2012 Trentenaire – 91 points
  • 2012 Byzance – 90 points
  • 2012 Corrida – 90 points
  • 2014 ONE Viognier – 89 points

Cascadia Wine Competition 2016

  • 2012 Corrida – Double Gold; Best of Class
  • 2012 Byzance – Silver
  • 2012 Trentenaire – Silver
  • 2011 ONE E&E Shaw Cabernet – Silver
  • 2013 Oriana – Bronze
  • 2014 ONE Viognier – Bronze
  • 2013 Abracadabra – Bronze 

Tri-Cities Wine Festival 2016

  • 2012 Byzance – Silver
  • 2013 Corrida – Silver
  • 2012 Solesce – Silver
  • 2012 Tuttorosso – Silver
  • 2014 Oriana – Silver

Wine Press Northwest “Best Buy Reds” 2016

  • 2013 Abracadabra – Outstanding

Washington State Wine Competition 2018

  • 2017 Abracadabra Rosé – Best of Show
  • 2014 Trentenaire – Double Gold
  • 2015 Opulento – Gold
  • 2015 Takahashi – Gold
  • 2014 Byzance – Silver
  • 2014 ONE Syrah – Silver
  • 2015 Abracadabra Red – Silver
  • 2016 Oriana – Silver
  • 2013 Le Coursier – Bronze
  • 2013 Solesce – Bronze
  • 2014 Corrida – Bronze

Jeb Dunnuck Scores 2018

  • 2013 Le Coursier – 93 points
  • 2013 ACE – 92 points
  • 2013 Tuttorosso – 91 points
  • 2014 Corrida – 91 points
  • 2016 Oriana – 90 points
  • 2014 ONE Syrah – 90 points

Seattle Wine Awards 2018

  • 2016 Oriana – Double Gold
  • 2013 Le Coursier – Double Gold
  • 2013 ACE – Double Gold
  • 2014 Trentenaire – Gold
  • 2013 Tuttorosso – Silver
  • 2014 Corrida – Silver
  • 2013 Solesce – Silver
  • 2014 ONE Syrah – Silver
  • 2014 ONE Cabernet Franc - Silver
  • 2015 Abracadabra Red – Bronze
  • 2014 Byzance – Bronze
  • 2015 Opulento – Bronze

Jefferson Cup Invitational 2017

  • 2014 Opulento – Gold
  • 2013 Byzance – Silver
  • 2013 Solesce – Silver
  • 2013 Trentenaire – Silver
  • 2016 Oriana - Bronze

Wine Advocate 2017 (Robert Parker Scores)

  • 2013 Corrida – 92 points
  • 2013 Byzance – 91 points
  • 2012 Le Coursier – 91 points
  • 2014 ONE Cabernet Franc – 91 points
  • 2012 Solesce – 91 points
  • 2013 Trentenaire – 91 points

Cascadia Wine Competition 2017

  • 2013 Corrida – Double Gold
  • 2012 Solesce – Double Gold
  • 2013 Byzance – Gold / Best of Class
  • 2014 Opulento – Silver
  • 2012 Le Coursier – Silver 
  • 2013 Trentenaire – Gold
  • 2014 Abracadabra – Gold
  • 2014 ONE Syrah (Stone Tree Vineyard) – Silver
  • 2014 ONE Cabernet Franc – Bronze

Wine Enthusiast February 2017

  • 2012 Solesce – 92 points/Cellar Selection
  • 2013 Corrida – 91 points/Editors’ Choice
  • 2012 Le Coursier – 91 points
  • 2012 Tuttorosso – 90 points

Wine Press Northwest 2017

  • 2013 Trentenaire – Double Platinum
  • 2007 Le Coursier – Platinum
  • 2007 Trentenaire – Platinum
  • 2012 Solesce – Platinum
  • 2013 Byzance – Platinum
  • 2016 Abracadabra Rose - Platinum
  • 2007 Byzance – Double Gold
  • 2007 Corrida – Double Gold
  • 2007 Solesce – Double Gold
  • 2007 Tuttorosso – Double Gold
  • 2013 Corrida – Double Gold
  • 2015 Oriana – Double Gold

Jefferson Cup Invitational 2016

  • 2012 Solesce – Jefferson Cup Winner
  • 2014 Oriana – Excellence Award (Double Gold)
  • 2012 Le Coursier – Merit Award (Silver)
  • 2012 Byzance – Bronze 

Seattle Wine Awards 2016 – Diamond of the Decade

  • 2006 Le Coursier – Diamond of the Decade
  • 2006 Trentenaire – Diamond of the Decade
  • 2006 Solesce – Diamond of the Decade 

Seattle Wine Awards 2016

  • 2013 Abracadabra – Double Gold
  • 2012 Byzance – Gold
  • 2012 Corrida – Gold
  • 2014 Oriana – Gold
  • 2011 Tuttorosso – Gold
  • 2011 Le Coursier – Silver
  • 2012 Trentenaire – Silver
  • 2013 Opulento – Bronze 

Wine Enthusiast March 2016

  • 2011 Byzance – 91 points/Editor’s Choice
  • 2011 ONE E&E Shaw Cabernet – 91 points/Editor’s Choice
  • 2011 Trentenaire – 92 points
  • 2010 Solesce – 92 points
  • 2011 Le Coursier – 91 points
  • 2012 ONE Boushey Sangiovese – 90 points

Wine Advocate 2016

  • 2011 Byzance – 91 points/Editor’s Choice
  • 2011 ONE E&E Shaw Cabernet – 91 points/Editor’s Choice
  • 2011 Trentenaire – 92 points
  • 2010 Solesce – 92 points
  • 2011 Le Coursier – 91 points
  • 2012 ONE Boushey Sangiovese – 90 points

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