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November 20: Sommelier Capital Advisory board gave a 91 point score to the 2014 “Whisper” Chardonnay.

November 17: Wine Enthusiast gave two wines a score of 90 points; 2012 Lila’s Cuvee and 2012 Murphy’s Choice Pinot Noir!

November 2: Connoisseurs’ Guide awarded the 2011 Estate Syrah a “Good Value” wine!

October 9: Wine Enthusiast gave the 2012 Whitestone Cabernet Sauvignon a score of 86 points!

September 17: Wine Enthusiast gave the 2013 Murphy’s Choice Chardonnay a score of 87 points!

September 11: Fantastic review of the 2014 Reserve Viognier in Good Times Santa Cruz!

August 12: M Magazine lists Clos LaChance as a featured winery to visit in the South County region.

May 22: Rodeo Uncorked gave a Silver metal for our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and Gold metal for our Monterey County Chardonnay!

March 20: Clos LaChance featured in SFGate about our sustainability practices.

February 25: Style Me Pretty features the “Pink Clos LaChance Winery Wedding.” Beautiful pictures of the happy couple!


August 20: Wine Enthusiast gave our Erwin Pinot Noir a ranking of 93!

August 5: San Jose Mercury News chose Clos LaChance as the “Winery of the Week.”

July 3: Bottlenotes voted the Clos LaChance Estate Syrah as a perfect pairing for grilled sausage and peppers.

May 21: Voted one of the “Cream of the Crop Pinot Noirs from the Santa Cruz Mountains“: Murphy’s Choice Pinot Noir.


December 11: Wine Spectator scores our 2010 Reserve Merlot with 88 points! Their tasting notes stated it was ” Soft and juicy, offering appealing notes of cherry, spice and herb, with just enough complexity to keep it lively. Drink now through 2017″-TF.

October 18th:  SCMWA Professional Tasting Results.

September 20: Beautiful wedding pictures taken by Light Splash Photography at Clos LaChance.

August 6: The beautiful wedding of Shefali and J-P, documented by Annie Hall Photography.

July 5: A “Perfect Romance at Clos LaChance Winery” featured in “I do Venues”

June 13: Daze on the Green performed at Time for Wine.

June 5: NBC Bay Area promotes the overnight special offered by CordeValle Rosewood Resort including a Clos LaChance tasting.

May 28: Beautiful pictures taken of a nontraditional wedding held at Clos LaChance by Rebecca Stark Photography.

May 15: The 2012 Estate Rosé received a Silver Medal in the Meritage Wine Competition.

May 8: Bistro Clos Press Release featured in the “Gilroy Dispatch” and “San Benito County Today

April 30: Wine Spectator voted the 2009 Estate Merlot a “Best buy under $25 in California”

April 24: Winemaker Jason Robideaux was photographed in the “Winemakers In Silicon Valley – Go High-Tech” article.

April 24: Clos La Chance Winery has been selected for the 2013 Best of San Martin Award in the Wineries category by the San Martin Award Program.

April 15: Clos LaChance was voted one of the best venues for a wedding in the 2013 Metro “Best of Silicon Valley” contest.

April 11: The 2011 Central Coast Sauvignon Blanc was featured in The Daily Meal.

April 8: Bill Murphy explains how to produce quality wine at an affordable price on Nick’s Wine of the Week.

April 5: Today.com votes the 2009 Central Coast Cabernet as one of the $15 California reds perfect for a Party.

March 23: Great pictures taken during the Santa Clara Passport weekend.

Feb. 1: 2009 Estate Merlot was voted “Best Buy” and received a 88 Point score by Wine and Spirits.

Jan. 28: A classic vintage wedding held at Clos LaChance was featured on weddingchicks.com.


Dec. 1: Clos LaChance listed in the December Issue of Connoisseurs’ Guide to California Wines (Page 5)

Nov. 10: Clos LaChance featured in Discovery Magazine

Sept. 27: Clos LaChance recommended as a perfect place for a winery tour in the Gilroy Area by NBC

July 30: KTSF special on sustainable winemaking in CA featuring Cheryl Murphy Durzy

July 20: Gilroy Dispatch – Best place to picnic

July 19: Joel VanZ – Wedding video

July 11: Style Unvieled – Wedding pictures

July 10: Gilroy Dispatch – Clos LaChance feature