Plenty of Gold Received at the NY Wine & Food Classic

Aug 16, 2011

At the NY Wine & Food Classic known as the Oscars of NY wine was held in Watkins Glen on Aug. 15 & 16.

Here are the results:

Governor's Cup was won by Martha Clara Vineyards for their 2010 Riesling and Lamoreaux Landing won Winery of the Year.

Awards taken by the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail wineries:

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