Awards

2014 Awards

 

New York Wine & Food Classic

Specialty Wine Champion

King Ferry Winery - 2013 Apple Mystique

Best Limited Production Wine

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2013 Late Harvest Riesling

Best Spirit

Hidden Marsh Distillery (Montezuma Winery) - Judd's Wreckin' Ball Corn Whiskey

Best Sauvignon Blanc

Hosmer Winery - 2013 Sauvignon Blanc

Best Pinot Grigio

Swedish Hill Winery - 2013 Pinot Grigio

Best Cayuga

Lucas Vineyards - 2013 Cayuga White

Best Traminette

Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2013 Traminette

Best Vidal

Swedish Hill Winery - 2013 Vidal Blanc

Best Hybrid White

Lucas Vineyards - 2013 Harbor Moon

Best Niagara

Lucas Vineyards - Miss Behavin

Best Vinifera/Hybrid Red

Buttonwood Grove Winery - Redbud

Best Fruit

King Ferry Winery - 2013 Apple Mystique

Best Spirit

Hidden Marsh Distillery (Montezuma Winery) - Judd's Wreckin Ball Corn Whiskey


Indy International Wine Competition

Concordance (Double Gold)

Goose Watch Winery - Diamond Sparkling Wine, Snow Goose and 2013 Viognier

Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2013 Traminette

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - Classic Cream Sherry

Swedish Hill Winery - Naturel Sparkling Wine, 2013 Blue Waters Riesling and 2013 Cayuga White

Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2013 Vidal Blanc and 2013 Gewurztraminer


Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition

Gold/Best of Categoy

Knapp Winery - 2013 Semi-Dry Gewurztraminer

Gold

Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2013 Dry Riesling and 2013 Riesling


Wine & Spirits Rating

93 Points

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2012 Pinot Gris

90 Points

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2012 Gewurztraminer


San Francisco International Wine Competition

Double Gold

Goose Watch Winery - Classic Cream Sherry

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - 2013 Diamond

Swedish Hill Winery - 2013 Riesling, 2013 Blue Waters Riesling and 2013 Vidal Blanc


Houston Livestock & Rodeo International Wine Competition

Top White Wine

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2011 Riesling

Top Sweet Wine

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2010 Riesling Ice Wine


New York State Fair's Commercial Wine Competition

Best Winery

Swedish Hill Vineyard

Double Gold

Goose Watch Winery - Pinot Grigio

Knapp Winery - Dry Riesling

Long Point Winery - Dry Riesling

Lucas Vineyards - Cayuga White and Butterfly

Swedish Hill Vineyard - Blue Waters Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Cayuga White, Dry Riesling and Riesling Cuvée

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - Traminette

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - Diamond and Classic Cream Sherry

Hosmer Winery - Cabernet Franc and Dry Rosé

Knapp Winery - Brut

Lucas Vineyards - Dry Riesling and Reserve Cabernet Franc

Full competition results: www.nysfair.org/competitions/results


Finger Lakes AVA Riesling Challenge

Best Dessert Riesling

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2013 Late Harvest Riesling


Wine Enthusiast Rating

90 Points

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2012 Dry Riesling


Pacific Rim International Wine Competition

Best of Class (Gold)

Americana Vineyards - 2012 Riesling

Goose Watch Winery - Snow Goose

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - Diamond and 2013 Snow Owl

Gold

Americana Vineyards - Crystal Lake

Goose Watch Winery - 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2012 Rose of Isabella

Swedish Hill Vineyard - Naturel, Blue Waters Riesling, 2012 Off-Dry Riesling and 2012 Dry Riesling

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - 2013 Chardonnay


Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Double Gold

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2013 Dry Rose and 2012 Gewurztraminer

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2012 Riesling

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - Classic Cream Sherry and Golden Spumante

Hosmer Winery - 2012 Riesling

Knapp Winery - 2011 Lemberger

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2012 Luckystone Rd

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2011 Cabernet Franc, Blue Waters Riesling and Spumante Blush


International Eastern Wine Competition

Best of Class (Double Gold)

Thirsty Owl Wine Co.  - 2012 Meritage and 2012 Diamond

Double Gold

Hosmer Winery - 2012 Single Wheel Riesling

Swedish Hill Vineyard - Blue Waters Riesling

Gold

Knapp Winery - 2012 Dry Riesling

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2010 Riesling Ice Wine

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2012 Riesling, Blue Waters Chardonnay-Riesling and 2011 Cabernet Franc

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Wine


San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Best of Class (Double Gold)

Goose Watch Winery - 2012 Diamond

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2012 Cayuga White, Viking Red and 2012 Marechal Foch

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - Naturel

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2012 Dry Riesling, 2012 Riesling and Blue Waters Riesling

Knapp Winery - 2012 Dry Riesling KV Estate


Florida State Fair International Wine Competition

Best of Show (Double Gold)

Swedish Hill Vineyard - Spumante Blush (Best Sparkling Wine)

Double Gold

Goose Watch Winery - 2012 Pinot Grigio

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2011 Cabernet Franc-Lemberger, 2012 Chardonnay Reserve and Viking Red

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - 2012 Diamond and 2012 Riesling

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - Pinor Noir Brut Rose and Golden Spumante

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2012 Cayuga White and 2012 Marechal Foch


2013 Awards

 

Grand Harvest Awards

Best of Class (Double Gold)

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2012 Riesling

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon and Golden Spumante

Swedish Hill Vineyard - Blanc de Noirs, 2012 Dry Riesling, 2012 Semi-Dry Riesling and 2011 Cabernet Franc

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - 2012 Riesling, 2012 Vidal Blanc and 2012 Snow Owl

 

Texas Competition

Best White Wine

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2011 Riesling

Best Dessert Wine

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2010 Riesling Ice Wine

Only the second time in the competition's history where a single winery topped more than one category.

 

American Wine Society Competition

Double Gold

Knapp Winery - 2012 Dry Reisling and 2012 Reisling

Swedish Hill Winery - 2012 Dry Riesling

Gold

Americana Vineyards - 2012 Semi-Dry Riesling and 2012 Apparition

Goose Watch Winery - 2012 Pinot Grigio

Swedish Hill Vineyard - Blanc de Blancs

 

Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition

Nomination (Equivalent to a Double Gold in other competitions)

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2012 Dry Reisling

Awards of Excellence (Equivalent to Gold)

Swedish Hill Vineyard - 2012 Marechal Foch and Blanc de Blanc

 

Canberra International Riesling Challenge

Best American Riesling--USA Embassy Perpetual Trophy

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2012 Late Harvest Rielsing

 

Wine & Spirits Magazine Rating

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2012 Finger Lakes Pinot Gris - 93 points

 

New York State Fair Commercial Wine Competition

Top Winery (given to the winery that wins the most medals in the show)

Swedish Hill Vineyard (1 double gold, 4 golds, 13 silvers & 5 bronzes)

Best Rosé/Blush Wine

Lucas Vineyards - 2012 Dry Rosé

Best Sparkling Wine

Goose Watch Winery - Pinot Noir Brut Rosé

Best Distilled

Montezuma Winery - Queen Bee's Flight Honey Brandy

 

New York Wine & Food Classic

Best of Class Awards

Best Medium Sweet Riesling

Swedish Hill Winery - 2012 Riesling

Best Lemberger

Hosmer Winery - 2010 Lemberger

Best Hybrid Red Blend

Swedish Hill WInery - Viking Red

Double Gold

Goose Watch Winery - 2011 Viognier and Renaissance Red

Hosmer Winery - 2010 Lemberger

King Ferry Winery (Treleaven) - 2011 Meritage

Montezuma Winery & Hidden Marsh Distillery -  Judd's Wreckin' Ball Corn Whiskey

Swedish Hill Winery - Blanc de Blanc, 2012 Dry Riesling, 2012 Riesling, Riesling Blue Waters, 2012 Marechal Foch and Viking Red

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - NV Golden Spumante

Knapp Vineyards Winery & Restaurant - 2012 Dry Riesling KV

Lucas Vineyards - NV Miss Behavin & 2012 Dry Dock

Montezuma Winery & Hidden Marsh Distillery - 2011 Lemberger

Sheldrake Point Winery - 2011 Riesling Reserve, 2011 Riesling, 2012 Pinot Gris & 2010 Riesling Ice Wine

Swedish Hill Winery - 2012 Chardonnay/Riesling Blue Waters, 2012 Cayuga White, Classic Catawba & Classic Concord

Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2012 Dry Riesling, 2011 Riesling 7 2012 Snow Owl

Indy International Wine Competition

Concordance Gold (Requiring unanimity of a panel)

Swedish Hill Vineyards - Spumante Blush, 2012 Riesling & 2012 Cayuga White

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - 2012 Snow Owl

Gold

Swedish Hill Vineyards - 2012 Blue Waters Chardonnay, 2012 Cry Riesling & Cynthia Marie Port

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - 2012 Chardonnay & 2012 Dry Riesling

Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition

Best of Category

Thirsty Owl WIne Co. - 2012 Pino Gris

Gold

Americana Vineyares - 2011 Sunrise Riesling

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - 2012 Chardonnay & 2012 Riesling

World Wine Championships

Gold (Scores of 90+)

King Ferry Winery/Treleaven - 2011 Eis-Late harvest Riesling (95), 2012 Dry Rose (93), Apple Mystique (91) & 2011 SEmi-Dry Riesling (91)

Montezuma Winery - Sparkling Honey Mead (90)

San Francisco International Wine Competition

Best Red Hybrid Varietal

Swedish Hill Winery - 2012 Marechal Foch

Double Gold

Swedish Hill Winery - Spumante Blush

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - Golden Spumante

Swedish Hill Winery - 2010 Lake Harvst Vignoles, Doobie Blues, Blue Water Chardonnay & Spumante Blush

Critics Challenge

Best of Class

Swedish Hill Winery - 2011 Dry Riesling

Platinum

Swedish Hill Winery - 2012 Riesling

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - 2012 Melody

Swedish Hill Winery - Spumante Blush

Long Beach Grand Cru Competition

Double Gold

Swedish Hill Winery - Blanc De Blanc

Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2011 Diamond

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - 2011 Viognier

Swedish Hill Winery - 2010 Late Harvest Vignoles

Ultimate Wine Challenge

-number scores are assigned to the wines as well as designations of a Chairman's Trophy or Finalist.

Finalist

Sheldrake Point WInery - 2011 Riesling (93) & 2012 Geverztraminer (91)

Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - 2011 Diamond (96), 2011 Melody (95) & Snow Goose (92)

Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2012 Vidal (93) & 2012 Snow Owl (91)

Tasters Guild International Competition

Double Gold

Swedish Hill Winery -  2010 Late Harvest Vignoles and 2011 Vidal Blanc

Gold

Goose Watch - Golden Spumante, 2011 Viognier and 2011 Melody

Knapp - 2010 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine

Swedish Hill - 2011 Cab Franc/Lemberger

Thirsty Owl - 2012 Chardonnay, 2012 Riesling, and Tailspin

Treleaven - 2011 Late Harvest Riesling

Riverside International Wine Competition

Best of Class

Goose Watch - 2011 Diamond

Chairman's Awards (equal to Double Gold)

Knapp - 2012 Cabernet Franc Rosé

Gold

Goose Watch - 2011 Cabernet Franc Ice

Sheldrake Point - 2011 Riesling

Swedish Hill - Raspberry Infusion, 2011 Riesling, and 2010 Late Harvest Vignoles

Thirsty Owl - 2012 Dry Riesling

US National Wine Competition

Sponsored by Vineyard & Winery Management Magazine

Gold

Goose Watch Winery - 2011 Viognier

Swedish Hill Vineyard - Vidal Blanc (also Best of Class)

Swedish Hill Vineyard - Spumante Blush (also Best of Class)
 

 

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Double Gold

Swedish Hill WInery - 2011 Riesling

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. - 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Gold

Americana Vineyards - 2010 Chardonnay

Hosmer Winery - 2010 Riesling

Knapp Vineyards - 2012 Dry Riesling

 

Finger Lakes Wine Symposium- 2013

Hosmer WInery- Best Dry Riesling

Monterey (CA) Wine Competition

Double Gold

Goose Watch WInery - Classic Cream Sherry & 2001 Traminette

Swedish Hill Winery- 2011 Riesling

Gold

Goose Watch WInery - Golden Spumante

Swedish Hill Winery - Viking Red, Blanc de Blancs & 2011 Dry Riesling

 

New World International Wine Competition

Double Golds

Goose Watch Winery- Best of Class-2011 Viognier

Swedish Hill Winery- Best of Class and Best Varietal- 2010 Vignoles

Gold

Goose Watch Winery- 2011 Diamond, Golden Spumante & Classic Cream Sherry

Knapp Winery- Gewurztraminer

Swedish Hill Winery- Blue Waters Riesling

 

Eastern Wine Competition

Gold

Knapp Winery- Best of Class-2011 Dry Gewurztraminer & 2011 Dry Riesling

Goose Watch Winery- 2011 Melody

Swedish Hill Winery- 2011 Dry Riesling & 2010 Late Harvest Vignoles

 

Winemaker Challenge Competition

Gold

Goose Watch Winery- Best of Class- 2011 Traminette & 2011 Riesling-Gewurztraminer

 

Florida State Fair International and Grape Juice Competition

Double Gold

Goose Watch Winery- Best Dessert Wine-Classic Cream Sherry

Swedsih Hill Winery- Blanc de Blanc & 2011 Riesling

Gold

Goose Watch Winery- Golden Spumante

Swedsih Hill Winery- Spumante Blush

Montezuma Winery- Diamond

Wine Spectator

92 Points

Sheldrake Point Winery- 2010 Finger Lakes Riesling Ice Wine

 

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Gold Medals

Goose Watch Winery- 2011 Cabernet Franc, 2011 Melody, 2011 Traminette

Swedish Hill Winery- Blanc de Blanc

 

 

2012 AWARDS

NY Wine & Food Classic

Best of Category Award:

Sheldrake Point Winery-  Best Dessert  Wine--2010 Riesling Ice Wine

 Best of Class Gold Medal Winners:

Sheldrake Point Winery- Best Gewurztraminer & Best Ice Wine--Riesling Ice Wine

Lucas Vineyard-- Best Dry Riesling & Best Cayuga White

Thirsty Owl Wine Co.-Best Pinot Gris,

Goose Watch Winery--Best Traminette & Diamond

Long Point Winery-Best Vidal Blanc.

 

San Francicso Chronicle Wine Competition

Double Gold Medals

Goose Watch Winery ~ Traminette

Swedish Hill Vineyard 2010 Riesling

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Florida State Fair International WIne & Grape Juice Competition

Double Gold

Americana Vineyard ~ 2009 Finger Lakes Chardonnay

Montezuma Winery ~ Fat Frog Red

Swedish Hill Vineyard ~  2010 Finger Lakes Riesling and Viking Red

 

Gold Medals

Ameericana VIneyard~ 2010 FInger Lakes Crystal Lake

Swedish Hill Vineayrd ~ Finger Laes Riesling Cuvee and Spumante Blush

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Monterey

Best of Show

Swedish Hill Vineyard ~  Late Harvest Vignoles

Best of Class

Goose Watch Winery ~ 2010 Traminette and Merritt Bella Rose

Platinum

Swedish Hill Winery ~ Spumante

Gold

Swedish Hill Winery~ Viking Red

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New World International Wine Competition

Best of Class & Double Gold

Swedish HIll ~ 2010 Vignoles ~ 25th Anniversary Reserve  ~ Riesling Cuvee

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International Eastern Wine Competition

Best Of Class

Swedish Hill Winery ~ Viking Red

Gold Medals

Swedish Hill ~ 2007 Optimus and Spumante Blush

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Pacific Rim Competition

Gold/Best of Class

Goose Watch ~ 2011 Rose of Isabella

Swedish Hill ~ Riesling Cuvee

Gold

Goose Watch Winery 2010 Tuxedo White and 2011 Riesling- Gewurztraminer

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Finger Lakes Wine Competition

Double Gold

King Ferry ~2010 Dry Riesling

Goose Watch ~ 2010 Traminette

Gold

Knapp~ 2010 Vidal Ice Wine and 2011 Riesling

Six Mile Creek ~ Bellissimo and 2010 Cabernet Franc

Swedish Hill ~ 2007 Optimus and  2011 Cayuga White

Thirsty Owl ~ 2010 Pinot Noir Reserve

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Tasters Guild International Wine Competition

Double Gold 

Thirsty Owl Wine Company  ~2011 Diamon

Gold

King Ferry ~Gilded Lily~ Silver Linning (unoaked) Chardonnay~2010 Dry Riesling

Thirsty Owl ~2011 Vidal Blac~2011 Riesling

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Ultimate Wine Challenge

Sheldrake Point WInery ~ 2011 Dry Riesling

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Riverside International Wine Competition

Winery of the Year ~ Swedish Hill Winery

Best Of Class

Thirsty Owl ~ 2011 Diamond

Chairman's Award

Thirsty Owl~ 2011 Diamon

Swedish Hill ~ Blue Waters Riesling

Gold

Swedish Hill ~ Spunmante~2007 Optimus~2010 Chardonnay Reserve~ 2011 Riesling~ 2011 Cayuga White

Thirsty Owl ~ 2011 Snow Owl

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Crisics Challenge Competition

Platinum

Goose Warch Winery~ 2011 Riesling- Gewurztraminer

Gold

 Goose Watch Winery ~ Classic  Cream Sherry

Swedish Hill  ~ Riesling Cuvee and 2011 Vidal Blanc

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Los Angeles Wine & Sprits Competition

 

Gold/Best of Class

Goose Watch~ Glen Spumante

Gold 

Goose Watch  ~2011 Rose Of Isabella ~ 2010 Traminette

Swedish HIll ~ Spumante Blush ~ 2011 Riesling ~ 2011 cayuga  ~ 2011 Vidal

Thirsty Owl ~ 2011 Diamond ~ 2011 Riesling

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San Francisco International Wine Competition

Double Gold

Goose Watch ~ 2011 Riesling ~ Gewurztraminer

Swedish Hill ~ 2007  Late Harvest Vignoles

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New Your State Fair Commercial Wine Competition

Best Rose/Blush

Lucas Vineyards ~ Cab Franc Rose

Best Fortified

Goose Watch Winery ~ Classic Cream Sherry

Double Gold 

Lucas Vineyards ~ 2010 Vidal Blanc Iced

Swedish Hill  Vineyards ~ Cabernet Frac ~ Spumante Blush

Gold

Goose Watch Winery ~ Viognier ~ Riesling Gewurztraminer~ Lemberger ~Classic Cream Sherry

Hosmer ~ 2011 Riesling

Knapp ~ 2011 Riesling

Long Point ~ 2011 Vidal Blanc

Lucas Vineyards ~ 2009 Limited Reserve Cabernet Franc~ 2011 Dry Rose ~ Butterfly ~ Tug Boat Red ~ Miss Behavin

Swedish Hill Vineyard ~ 2011 Riesling ~ 2011 Marechal Foch

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San Francisco International Wine Competition

Double Gold

Goose Watch 2011 Riesling / Guwurtraminer  and 2010 Traminette

Gold

Goose Watch 2011 Diamond

Swedish Hill ~ Spumante Blush

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Long Beach Grand Cru Competition

Best Of Class

Goose Watch ~ 2011 Diamond and 2011 Rose of Isabella

Swedish Hill ~ 2011 Riesling

Gold 

Goose Watch~ 2011 Cabernet Franc and 2010 Traminette

Swedish Hill ~ 2011 Chardonnay - Riesling Blue Water, Blanc de Blanc . 2011 Dry Riesling and 2011 Cayuga White

 

 

 

 

2011 AWARDS

Beverage Testing Institutes World Wide Wine Challenge

Gold

Knapp Winery-2010 Riesling

Knapp Winery- 2010 Vignoles

Best Buys

Knapp Winery- 2010 Riesling, 2010 Dry and Semi-Dry Gewurztraminer, 2010 Vignoles and 2010 Seyval

 

Canberra International Wine Challenge in Australia

Top Gold

Sheldrake Point Vineyard- 2010 Riesling Ice Wine

Best American Riesling

Sheldrake Point Vineyard-2010 Reisling Ice Wine

 

Denver International Wine Competition

Gold

Sheldrake Point Vineyard- Apple Wine

 

Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition

Best Gerwurztraminer

Sheldrake Point Vineyard- 2010 Gewurztraminer

Best of Show White Wine

Sheldrake Point Vineyard- 2010 Gewurztraminer

 

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Double Gold

Goose Watch Winery-2008 Viognier

Long Point Winery-2007 Syrah

Gold

Americana Vineyards-2009 Pinot Gris

Hosmer Winery-2009 Cabernet Franc
                              2009 Dry Riesling
                              2009 Lemberger
                              2009 Riesling

Lucas Vineyards-2009 Semi-Dry Riesling

Swedish Hill Winery-NV Raspberry Infusion

Thirsty Owl Wine Co.-2010 Snowy Owl


Jerry Mead's New World International Wine Competition

Gold

Goose Watch Winery-NV Pinot Noir Brut Rosé

Knapp Winery-2009 Riesling

Thirsty Owl Wine Co.-2009 Diamond


Wine Maker's Challenge

Gold

Goose Watch Winery-NV Golden Spumante
                                        NV Pinot Noir Brut Rosé

Swedish Hill Winery-NV Blanc de Blanc
                                      2009 Dry Riesling


Monterey Wine Competition

Platinum

Swedish HIll-2009 Valvin Muscat

Gold

Lucas Vineyards-30th Anniversary Extra Dry
                                2009 Semi-Dry Riesling

Swedish Hill Winery-2009 Riesling


Grand Harvest Awards

Gold

King Ferry Winery-2008 Late Harvest Riesling

Lucas Vineyards-2009 Dry Riesling

Thirsty Owl Wine Co.-2009 Dry Riesling
                                       2009 Riesling
                                       2009 Diamond
                                       2009 Vidal Blanc
 


San Diego Winemaker's Challenge Competition in CA 

Gold Medals:

Swedish Hill Winery-Blanc de Blanc, Semi-Dry Sparkling Wine
                                      2009 Dry Riesling

Goose Watch Winery-Golden Spumante, Semi-Sweet Sparkling Wine
                                        Pinot Noir Brut Rosé, Dry Sparkling Wine


Florida State Fair International Wine Competition in Tampa

Double Golds:

Lucas Vineyards-30th Anniversary Sparkling Wine, Miss Behavin and 2009 Cayuga White
Knapp Winery-2009 Vignoles(Estate grown, Cayuga Lake)

Gold:

Goose Watch Winery-Pinot Noir Brut Rosé
Knapp Winery-Superstition Concord
Swedish Hill Winery-Blue Waters Chardonnay and 2009 Dry Riesling


San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Best of Class:

Swedish Hill - NV Spumante Blush - Sparkling Sweet, 2009 Valvin Muscat - White Hybrid

Double Gold:

Goose Watch - Golden Spumante
Montezuma - Cranberry Bog

Gold:

Goose Watch - Voignier


2010 AWARDS


2010 New York Wine & Food Classic Competition

"Governor's Cup":

Swedish Hill (3 time winner!) - Riesling Cuvée

 

 

Winery of the Year:

Sheldrake Point Vineyards (Winners in 2009 and 2010!)

 

 

Best Sparkling Wine:

Swedish Hill - NV Riesling Cuvée

Best of Class:

Lucas Vineyards - Best Vignoles
Sheldrake Point - Best Gewürztraminer
Swedish Hill - Best Vinifera Sparkling
Swedish Hill - Best Sparkling
Swedish Hill - Best Cayuga White
Swedish Hill - Best Vidal Blanc

Double Gold:

Hosmer - 2008 Cabernet Franc
King Ferry (Treleaven) - 2008 Dry Riesling
Lucas - 2009 Vignoles
Swedish Hill - 2009 Cayuga White, 2009 Vidal Blanc
Sheldrake Point - 2008 Gewürztraminer, 2008 Late Harvest Riesling

Gold:

Americana - 2009 Crystal Lake
Goose Watch - NV Classic Cream Sherry
King Ferry (Treleaven) - 2008 Eis - Late Harvest Riesling, NV Gilded Lily
Knapp - 2009 Dry Riesling, NV Limencello, 2008 Vidal Blanc
Lucas - 2007 Limited Reserve Cabernet Franc, 2009 Cayuga White
Montezuma - NV Maple Liquer, NV Semi-Sweet Mead
Sheldrake Point - 2009 Dry Riesling, 2007 Reserve Riesling
Swedish Hill - 2009 Dry Riesling, 2009 Riesling, NV Riesling Cuvée
Thirsty Owl - 2009 Dry Riesling, 2007 Meritage, 2009 Vidal Blanc


Atlantic Seaboard Competition in Virginia

Best of Category:

Lucas - 30th Anniversary Extra Dry, 2009 Blues

Gold Medals:

Knapp - 2009 Riesling
Lucas - 30th Anniversary Extra Dry


"Best of Riesling" Competition in Germany

Best Riesling from the New World:

Cayuga Ridge Estate - 2008 Riesling


Big E Northeast Competition

Gold Medals:

Knapp - 2008 Vidal Blanc


Canberra International Riesling Challenge

Best Riesling in the New World:

Sheldrake Point - 2008 Late Harvest Riesling


Dallas Morning News Competition

Gold:

Hosmer - 2008 Riesling


Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Double Gold:

Sheldrake Point - 2008 Late Harvest Riesling

Gold:

Americana - NV Cabernet Franc
Cobblestone - 2008 Vignoles
Goose Watch - 2008 Viognier
Sheldrake Point - 2008 Riesling Ice Wine, 2006 Reserve Riesling
Thirsty Owl - 2008 Pinot Gris, 2008 Vidal Blanc


Florida State Fair International Wine Competition

Best Sparkling Wine & Best of Show:

Swedish Hill - NV Blanc de Blanc

Double Gold:

Goose Watch - 2008 Traminette, 2008 Cabernet Franc Rosé
Lucas - 2007 Limited Reserve Cabernet Franc
Swedish Hill - Blanc de Blanc, 2008 Marechal Foch

Gold:

Goose Watch - Classic Cream Sherry, 2008 Viogner
Knapp - 2008 Cayuga White, 2008 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine
Lucas - 2008 Blues
Six Mile Creek - 2008 Cabernet Franc
Swedish Hill - 2007 Cabernet Franc, 2008 Vidal Blanc, White Catawba


Grand Harvest Awards:

Gold:

Hosmer - 2008 Riesling


Great Lakes Wine Judging:

Gold:

Hosmer - 2008 Dry Riesling
Knapp - 2009 Riesling


Hilton Head Wine Judging and Competition

Gold & Best Value:

Knapp - 2008 Seyval Blanc


2010 Indy International Wine Competition at Purdue University

Best in Class:

Cayuga Ridge - 2008 Cayuga White
Swedish Hill - 2007 Cabernet Franc

Concordance Honors (Double Gold):

Cayuga Ridge - 2008 Cayuga White
Swedish Hill - 2009 Cayuga White, 2007 Cabernet Franc

Gold Medals:

Swedish Hill - 2009 Valvin Muscat, 2007 Late Harvest Vignoles, 2009 Riesling
Lucas - 2009 Chardonnay
Cayuga Ridge - 2008 Gewürztraminer
Thirsty Owl - 2009 Riesling


International Eastern Wine Competition

Double Gold Medal:

Swedish Hill - 2009 Riesling

Gold:

Knapp - 2009 Riesling
Lucas - 30th Anniversary Extra Dry Sparkling Wine
Swedish Hill - Blue Waters Riesling, 2007 Cabernet Franc, Cynthia Marie Port, 2009 Dry Riesling
Thirsty Owl - 2009 Diamond, 2009 Vidal Blanc


International Review of Spirits

Gold:

Montezuma - NV Maple Liquer (91 points)


Jefferson Cup Invitational

Jefferson Cup (similar to a Double Gold):

Sheldrake Point - 2008 Late Harvest Riesling
Swedish Hill - 2009 Vidal Blanc

Jefferson Cup Nominee (similar to a Gold):

Goose Watch - 2009 Diamond
Knapp - 2009 Vignoles


Jerry Mead's New World International Wine Competition

Best New World Sparkling Wine:

Goose Watch - NV Pinot Noir Brut Rosé

Platinum:

Goose Watch - NV Pinot Noir Brut Rosé

Best in Class:

Goose Watch - NV Pinot Noir Brut Rosé
Knapp - 2008 Vidal Blanc

Double Gold:

Knapp - 2008 Vidal Blanc

Gold:

Swedish Hill - NV Doobie Blues


LA International Wine & Spirits Competition

Best of Class:

Goose Watch - NV Pinot Noir Brut Rosé
Swedish Hill - 2009 Vidal

Gold:

Goose Watch - 2009 Pinot Grigio, 2009 Villard Blanc, NV Pinot Noir Brut Rosé
Swedish Hill - 2009 Cayuga, 2009 Vidal Blanc
Thirsty Owl - 2009 Diamond


Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition

Best of Class:

Goose Watch - Pinot Noir Brut Rosé, Golden Spumante, 2009 Villard Blanc
Swedish Hill - 2009 Vidal Blanc
Lucas Vineyards - 2008 Vidal Blanc Iced, 2009 Dry Riesling

Gold Medals:

Goose Watch - 2007 Chambourcin, 2009 Diamond, Classic Cream Sherry, 2008 Cabernet Franc Ice
Lucas- 2009 Cayuga White
Swedish Hill - 2009 Valvin Muscat, 2009 Cayuga White, Blanc de Blanc, Spumante Blush, Viking Red


Monterey Wine Competition

Gold:

Swedish Hill - 2008 Cayuga White, 2008 Vidal Blanc


New York State Fair

Best of Category:

Goose Watch - NV Classic Cream Sherry, NV Pinot Noir Brut Rosé
Hosmer - NV Raspberry Rhapsody

Double Gold:

Goose Watch - 2008 Cabernet Franc Rosé, NV Classic Cream Sherry, NV Golden Spumante
King Ferry (Treleaven) - 2008 Semi-Dry Riesling
Knapp - 2008 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine
Long Point - 2009 Ciera Rosé
Lucas - 2008 Vidal Blanc Iced Wine
Swedish Hill - NV Blue Waters Riesling, 2009 Dry Riesling

Gold:

Americana - 2008 Apparition
Goose Watch - 2009 Diamond, NV Pinot Noir Brut Rosé
Hosmer - NV Carousel
Lucas - 2009 Dry Rosé, 2008 Harbor Moon
Swedish Hill - NV Doobie Blues, 2009 Riesling, 2009 Vidal Blanc
Thirsty Owl - 2009 Dry Riesling, 2009 Vidal Blanc


Pacific Rim International Wine Competition in San Bernardino, CA

Best of Class:

Goose Watch -Snow Goose, 2008 Pinot Grigio, 2009 Melody
Swedish Hill - 2009 Vidal

Gold:

Goose Watch - 2007 Finale White Port, 2009 Melody, 2008 Pinot Grigio, NV Snow Goose
Swedish Hill - 2008 Marechal Foch, Blanc de Blanc, Naturel, 2009 Vidal Blanc


Riverside International Wine Competition

Riesling Trophy - Medium Dry Riesling:

Thirsty Owl - 2009 Riesling

Chairman's Awards (Double Gold):

Goose Watch - 2009 Melody, NV Snow Goose
Thirsty Owl - 2008 Riesling

Gold:

Goose Watch - NV Classic Cream Sherry, 2009 Villard Blanc, 2008 Traminette


San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Best of Class:

Swedish Hill - Svenska Red

Judge's Choice:

Goose Watch - 2008 Diamond, Snow Goose
Swedish Hill - Spumante Blush

Double Gold:

Swedish Hill - 2008 Vidal Blanc

Gold:

Goose Watch - Golden Spumante, 2008 Pinot Grigio
Swedish Hill - Naturel


San Francisco International Wine Competition

Best Native American Varietal:

Goose Watch - 2009 Diamond

Double Gold:

Goose Watch - 2009 Diamond, 2009 Villard Blanc
Lucas - 2009 Semi-Dry Riesling

Gold:

Goose Watch - Golden Spumante


Tasters Guild International Wine Competition

Gold:

Hosmer - 2008 Cabernet Franc
King Ferry - 2008 Eis - Late Harvest Riesling
Knapp - Brandy, 2008 Seyval Blanc, 2008 Cayuga
Thirsty Owl - 2009 Diamond, 2009 Vidal Blanc


Tasters Guild Wine Lovers Consumer Wine Judging

Gold:

Knapp - 2009 Semi-Dry Riesling


Wine Spectator

Gold:

King Ferry (Treleaven) - 2008 Dry Riesling
Sheldrake Point - 2008 Late Harvest Riesling (92 points), 2007 Riesling (90 points & Best Buy)
Thirsty Owl - 2008 Riesling (90 points & Best Buy)


Wine & Spirits Magazine: Finger Lakes Rieslings

Year's Best:

Sheldrake Point - 2007 Finger Lakes Riesling
Thirsty Owl - 2008 Finger Lakes Riesling
King Ferry/Treleaven - 2008 Cayuga Lake Dry Riesling

Dessert Wine:

Sheldrake Point - 2008 Finger Lakes Late Harvest Riesling

Best of Category:

Goose Watch - Sparkling - Pinot Noir Brut Rosé, Rosé/Blush - 2008 Cabernet Franc Rosé, Fortified - Classic Cream Sherry
Hosmer Winery -Specialty - Raspberry Rhapsody


Wine World Championships

Gold:

Hosmer - 2008 Dry Riesling (90 Points)
King Ferry (Treleaven) - 2008 Eis - Late Harvest Riesling (94 points)
Knapp - 2008 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine (90 points)


Winemakers Challenge International Competition in San Diego

Platinum Award:

Goose Watch Winery - NV Golden Spumante

Gold:

Goose Watch Winery - 2008 Traminette, 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon


World Value Wine Challenge

Gold:

Knapp - 2009 Riesling (92 points & Best Buy)


2009 AWARDS


New York Wine & Food Classic

Winery of the Year:

Sheldrake Point Vineyards

Specialty Wine Champion:

Montezuma Winery

Best Red Wine:

Swedish Hill Winery - 2007 Cabernet Franc

Best Dessert Wine:

Sheldrake Point Vineyard - 2008 Late Harvest Riesling

Best of Class:

Knapp Winery - Best Seyval - NV Pasta White
Goose Watch Winery - Best Traminette - 2008 Traminette
Lucas Vineyards - Best Hybrid Blush - 2008 Captain's Belle
Swedish Hill Winery - Best Cabernet Franc - 2007 Cabernet Franc
Swedish Hill Winery - Best Hybrid Red Blend - NV Viking Red
Sheldrake Point Vineyards  - Best Fruit Wine - NV Ice Apple Splash
Sheldrake Point Vineyards - Best Late Harvest - 2008 Late Harvest Riesling

Double Gold:

Goose Watch Winery - 2008 Traminette
Knapp Winery - NV Pasta White, 2007 Prism
Lucas Vineyards - 2008 Captain's Belle
Montezuma Winery - NV Cranberry Bog
Sheldrake Point Vineyard - 2007 Riesling

Gold:

Americana Vineyards & Winery - NV Crystal Lake
Goose Watch Winery - 2008 Diamond
Hosmer Winery - 2008 Dry Riesling, 2008 Seyval
King Ferry Winery - 2007 Meritage
Lucas Vineyards - 2007 Cabernet Franc
Sheldrake Point Vineyard - NV Ice Apple Splash, 2008 Late Harvest Riesling
Swedish Hill Winery - NV Viking Red, 2007 Carbernet Franc, NV Naturel, 2008 Dry Reisling, NV Viking White
Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2007 Reserve Pinot Noir, 2008 Dry Reisling, 2008 Pinot Gris, 2008 Diamond


Long Beach CA, Grand Cru Competition

Best Rosé:

Goose Watch - Rosé of Isabella

Best of Class:

Goose Watch - 2008 Pinot Gris, 2008 Melody
Swedish Hill - Country Concord, 2008 Cayuga White, Svenska White


San Francisco International Wine Competition

Gold:

Lucas Vineyards - 2008 Cayuga White
Swedish Hill Vineyards - 2007 Late Harvest Vignoles


New York State Fair Competition

"Best of" Category Winners:

Montezuma Winery - Cranberry Bog and Rhubarb
Goose Watch Winery - 2007 Finale White Port
Lucas Winery - 2007 Chardonnay

Gold:

Americana Vineyards - 2007 Chardonnay
Goose Watch Winery - 2007 Finale White Port
Swedish Hill Winery - 2008 Vidal Blanc, Svenska White
Thirsty Owl - 2008 Dry Riesling


Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition

Gold:

Goose Watch - 2008 Diamon, Brut Rosé
Swedish Hill - 2007 Marechal Foch, Spumante Blush, Country Concord


Indy International Wine Competition

Double Gold:

Lucas Vineyards - 2008 Cayuga White
Thirsty Owl - 2008 Riesling

Gold:

Goose Watch - 2007 Finale White Port
Lucas Vineyards - 2008 Captain's Belle, 2007 Chardonnay
Montezuma - Queen's Flight (Honey Brandy)
Swedish Hill - Natural, Spumante Blush, Svenska Red, Svenska White, Viking White, 2007 Late Harvest Vignoles,  2008 Riesling
Thirstly Owl - 2008 Vidal Blanc, 2008 Pinot Gris


Atlantic Seaboard

Best of Category:

Lucas Vineyards - Extra Dry Sparkling Wine

Gold:

Hosmer Winery - 2007 Riesling, 2007 Vintner's Reserve Riesling


Apellation of America

Double Gold:

Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery - Riesling 2007, Cayuga White 2007
King Ferry - 2007 Late Harvest Vignoles, 2006 Late Harvest Riesling
Six Mile Creek Vineyard - Riesling 2007, Semi-Sweet Riesling 2007

Gold:

Knapp Winery - Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, White Cabernet Franc 2007, Cayuga White 2007, Vignoles 2006
King Ferry - Pinot Noir 2007, Dry Riesling 2007, Meritage 2007
Six Mile Creek Vineyard - Reserve Riesling 2007, Cabernet Franc 2006


Best of Appellation Regional Evaluation

Double Gold:

Hosmer Winery - 2007 Chardonnay, 2007 Cabernet Franc
Knapp Winery - 2007 Estate Dry Riesling

Gold:

Hosmer Winery - 2007 Pinot Noir
Knapp Winery - 2007 Chardonnay, 2007 Vignoles, 2007 Cabernet Franc, 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007 White Cabernet Franc


Big E Gold Wine Competition

Double Gold:

Lucas Winery - 2007 Vignoles

Gold:

Goose Watch Winery - Diamond, 2007 Traminette
Swedish Hill Winery - Svenska Red


Critics Challenge International

Gold:

Knapp Winery - 2006 Dry Riesling


Finger Lakes International

Gold:

Goose Watch Winery - 2007 Traminette
King Ferry Winery - 2006 Late Harvest Riesling, 2007 Dry Riesling
Sheldrake Point Vineyard - 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Late Harvest Riesling


Florida State Fair International Wine Competition

Double Gold:

Swedish Hill - 2007 Dry Riesling, Svenska Blush

Gold:

Cobblestone - 2007 Cherry
Goose Watch - Renaissance Red
Hosmer Winery - 2007 Dry Riesling, 2007 Pinot Gris
Swedish Hill - Spumante Blush, 2007 Cayuga White, Blue Waters Chardonnay


Golden Nose Awards

Best of Class:

Goose Watch Winery - Cabernet Sauvignon

Double Gold:

Hosmer Winery - Riesling

Gold:

Goose Watch Winery - Pinot Grigio, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rosé of Isabella
Sheldrake Point Vineyard - Summer White
Swedish Hill Winery - Dry Riesling, Vidal Blanc, Doobie Blues


International Eastern Wine Competition

Double Gold:

Goose Watch Winery - 2007 Traminette, Rosé of Isabella
Swedish Hill Winery - Blanc de Blanc, 2008 Vidal Blanc

Gold:

Goose Watch Winery - 2007 Viognier
Hosmer Winery - 2007 Chardonnay
Knapp Winery - Superstition
Montezuma Winery - Semi-Sweet Mead
Swedish Hill Winery - Blue Waters Riesling, 2007 Cayuga White, Naturel
Sheldrake Point Winery - 2007 Riesling Ice Wine, 2007 Barrel Reserve Chardonnay


Great Lakes Competition in Michigan

Gold:

Hosmer Winery - Raspberry Rhapsody
Lucas Vineyards - 2007 Vignoles


Indy International

Double Gold:

Swedish Hill Winery - Svenska White, 2007 Riesling

Gold:

Goose Watch Winery - Golden Spumante, 2007 Traminette, 2007 Viogner
Swedish Hill Winery - Svenska Red, 2007 Cayuga White, Blue Waters Riesling, 2007 Dry Riesling
Long Point Winery - 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon
Lucas Winery - 2007 Cayuga White
Sheldrake Point Winery - 2007 Dry Rosé

 

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Tasters Guild International Wine Competion

Gold Medals:

Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2010 Riesling and 2010 Diamond

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Riverside International Wine Competition

Gold Medals:

King Ferry 2008 Late Harvest Eis Riesling

Knapp 2010 Late Harvest Vignole

Swedish Hill New York Rasberry Infusion, Spumante Blush, 2009 Finger Lakes Dry Riesling, and 2009 Finger Lakes Vidal Blane

Thirsty Owl:  2010 Fingerlakes Ponot Grigio, 2010 Diamond, and 2010 Riesling, Snow White Owl

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Pacific Rim International Wine Competition

Gold Medal:

Goose Watch: Brut Rose and 2009 Pinot Gris

Thirsty Owl: 2009 Off-Dry Riesling, 2010 Off0 DRy Riesling, 2010 Pinot Gris and 2010 Vidal

Thirsty Owl: had particulary stron showing, winning 4 gold medals along with Silver and Bronze

 

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Florida State Fair International WIne Competition

Double Gold

Lucas: 30th Anniverary Sparkling Wine, Miss Behavin, and 2009 Cayuga White

Knapp: 2009 Vignoles( Estate Grown, Cayuga Lake)

Gold Medals

Goose Watch: Pinot Noir Brut Rose and 2009 Diamond

Knapp: Susperstition Concord

Swedish Hill: Blue Water Chardonnay and 2009 Dry Riesling

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Gold Nose Competition

 THIRSTY OWL NAMES RIESLING CHAMPION FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR AT NYWCC'S GOLDEN NOSE COMPETITION

Best of Class

Goose Watch NV Pinot Noir, Brut Rose for Sparkling WIne

Sheldrake Point 2010 Gewurztraminer for best Vinifera White Wine

Americana Vineyard NV Crystal Lake for Best native grape wine

Double Gold Medals:

Goose Watch Winery NV Pinot Noir Brut Rose and NV Classic Cream Sherry

Knapp Winery 2010 Vignoles

Lusa Vineyard 2009 Semi-dry Riesling

Sheldrake Point Vineyard 2010 Gewurtraminer

Swedish HIll Winery 2010 Dry Riesling and NV Doobie Blue

Thirsty Owl WIne COm. 2010 Diamond and Villa Bellangelo 2010 Semi-sparkling

Gold Medals:  

Americana Vineyard NV Crystal Lake

Goose Watch Winery 2010 Melody

Lucas Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Franc

Sheldrake Point Vineyard 2009 Dry Riesling

Swedish HIll Winery NV Blue Water Riesling, 2009 Reserve Chardonnay

Thirsty Owl Wine CO. 2010 Riesling and 2010 Vidal Blanc

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Los Angeles Inertnational Wine & Spirits Competition

Gold & Best of Class:

Swedish Hill 2009 Dry Riesling and 2010 Cauyuga

Thirsty Owl WIne Company 2010 Diamond

Gold Medal

Swedish Hill Winery 2009 Vidal, 2010 Dry Riesling and Doobie Blue

Thirsty Owl Wine Co. 2009 Dry Riesling and 2010 Vidal

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Critics Chanllenge Competition

Platinum

Lucas 2009 Dry Riesling

Gold

Lucas 2010 Dry Riesling, 2010 Semi-dry Riesling, and 2009 Semi-dry Riesling

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New York State Fair Commercial Wine Competition

Double Gold and Best Of Class

Hidden Marsh Distillery - the distilled spirits category

Sliver Medal

Hidden Marsh Distillery Maple Liqueur

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International Eastern Wine Competition

Double Gold/ Best of Class

Lucas Vineyards 2009 Semi-Dry Riesling

Double Gold

Hosmer 2010 Cayuga Lake Riesling

Thirsty Owl 2010 Fingerlakes Semi-Dry Riesling

Gold Medals:

Hosmers Sparkling Wine

Thirsty Owl 2009 Finger Lakes Sem-Dry Riesling

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Great Lakes Wine Competition

Gold Medals:

Lucas Vineryards 2009 Blues,  2008 Cabernet Franc Reserve and Miss Chevious

 

 

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NY Wine & Food Classic


Best Pinot Gris -- Americana Vineyards--Pinot Gris
Best Niagara --Americana Vineyards--Crystal Lake
Best Vinifera Blend--Sheldrake Point Vineyard--Luckystone White
Best Spirit--Swedish Hill Vineyard--Raspberry Infusion

Double Gold:

Knapp Winery--Limencello
Lucas Vineyards--2009 Semi-Dry Riesling
Montezuma Winery--Riesling
Thirsty Owl Wine Co.--2099 Dry Riesling

Gold:

Americana Vineyards--Chardonnay
Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery--Riesling Estate Grown
Goose Watch Winery--Classic Cream Sherry
Hosmer Winey--Sparkling Wine Methode Champenoise
King Ferry Winery--Silver Lining Chardonnay
Knapp Winery--2010 Riesling, and Brandy
Lucas Vineyards--2010 Dry Riesling
Montezuma Winery--Fat Frog Red
Thirsty Owl Wine Co.--2010 Vidal Blanc

 

Dever International Wine Cometition

Gold Medal: Sheldrake Point Vineyards--Apple Wine

Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition

Sheldrake Point Vineyard: 2010 Gewurztraminer took both Best Gewurtraminer and Best of Show White WIne