Chaparral Gardens is honored to have received several awards over the years for our artisan vinegars and oils.

The 2017 Sofi Gold Winner - Ole Mole

In 2017 our Ole Mole was named the Sofi Gold Winner in the vinegar category.
Chaparral Gardens 2017 Sofi Gold Winner

The Good Food Award - Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar

In January 2017 our Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar was awarded the Good Food Award.
Chaparral Gardens Vinegar Good Food Award

The  sofi™ Award

The sofi Award is known as "the most coveted honor in specialty food" and we are thrilled that our vinegars have won  several times over. Below is a list of our winning products as well as a video from the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) with information about the award.


                                                                    Our Kaffir Lime

 was a 2014 Sofi finalist for best vinegar.




2012 sofi Gold Winner: Champagne Mimosa

Our Champagne Mimosa blend won the 2012 sofi gold for Outstanding Shelf-Stable Foodservice Product.


2011 sofi Gold Winner: Blackberry Balsamic

In 2011 it was our Blackberry Balsamic that took home the sofi gold for Outstanding Salad Dressing.


2011 sofi Silver Winner: Pacific Spice

Our Pacific Spice blend also took home a silver in the Outstanding Cooking Sauce/Flavor Enhancer category.


About the sofi™ Award