Thursday, March 06, 2008

Finger Lakes Wines Win at Monterey Wine Competition

- At the Monterey Wine Competition last week, over 1200 wines from 8 countries were evaluated by 24 wine professionals over 2 days at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds.
Judges awarded 55 gold, 255 silver, and 394 bronze medals. The following Finger Lakes wineries won medals at the competition, winning 6 out of only 55 Gold medals awarded:

Chateau Frank
Gold 2000 Blanc de Noirs Finger Lakes $29.99

Dr Konstantin Frank
Silver 2006 Gew├╝rztraminer Finger Lakes $19.99
Bronze 2006 Riesling, Semi-Dry New York $15.99

Goose Watch Winery
Gold, Sweeps 2006 Goose Watch Finale White Port Finger Lakes $18.00
Gold NV Triple Cream Sherry Finger Lakes $15.00
Silver 2004 Goose Watch Chambourcin Finger Lakes $13.00
Silver NV Goose Watch Snow Goose Table Wine New York $11.00
Bronze 2006 Goose Watch Villard Blanc Finger Lakes $11.00
Bronze, Goose Watch Diamond, Finger Lakes, $9.00

Heron Hill Vineyards
Gold, 2006 Riesling Semi-dry, New York, $12.99
Gold NV Vidal Blanc Finger Lakes $17.99
Silver 2005 Riesling, Estate Reserve Finger Lakes $29.99
Silver 2005 Riesling, Ingle Vineyard Finger Lakes $17

Lakewood Vineyards
Bronze 2006 `Chardonnay Finger Lakes $12.99
Bronze 2006 Pinot Gris, Gigliotti Vineyards Finger Lakes $16.99

Swedish Hill Vineyard
Gold, 2006 Swedish Hill Dry Riesling, Finger Lakes, $15.00
Bronze NV Swedish Hill Cynthia Marie Port Finger Lakes $22.00
Bronze NV Swedish Hill Blanc de Blanc Finger Lakes $14.00
Bronze 2006 Swedish Hill Chardonnay Late Harvest Finger Lakes $25.00
Bronze 2006 Swedish Hill Vidal Blanc New York $11.00

See the complete results here.

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