Cardella Winery in west Fresno County received a double gold medal for its 2014 Malbec in the annual California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition.
Based in Mendota, the winery was the only one in the central San Joaquin Valley to receive an award. It won in the Best of Other California Red category.
The competition attracted nearly 3,000 entries from more than 750 wineries.
The top wines, including Best of Region and Best of California, will be featured at the California State Fair in the Save Mart Supermarkets Wine Garden from July 8-24.
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The state fair competition is one of the oldest and most prestigious wine events in the nation.