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Niagara Wine Trail Wins Several Awards at New York State Fair’s Wine Competition

In Uncategorized on July 2, 2012 at 8:09 pm
Even though Eat Drink Local Week is over, we’re still passionate about eating and drinking locally. This is just another reason to frequent out local wineries!

From the Niagara Wine Trail:

The Niagara Wine Trail is honored to announce that our wineries were awarded at the 2012 New York State Fair Wine Competition. The judges and State Fair Attendees tasted New York State wines and fruit juices from across 66 categories. Resulting from the competition, Niagara Wine Trail wineries were honored with a number of Gold, Silver and Bronze awards.

Three of the Niagara Wine Trail wineries were awarded with 18 total medals. Awarded Wineries include Black Willow Winery’s first gold medal Trilogy White, silver medal Bare Cat Blush and bronze medals for Black Widow Berry, Chardonnay, Freyja’s Passion, Odin’s Nectar, Reserve Riesling and Valkyrie’s Lure; Schulze Vineyards and Winery honored with two silver medals for their Chardonnay Reserve and Lotus, in conjunction with bronze medals for Lake House Red, Riesling and Thirty Mile Point Catawba; and The Winery at Marjim Manor with silver awards for their Carondelet Cabernet and Shubal’s Sunset paired with bronze awards on 100 Windows, Gift from the Vine and Starlight.

Awards won may be viewed on the Niagara Wine Trail website (www.niagarawinetrail.org/page/nwt-awards-2012.html). Comprehensive lists of the winners of the 2012 New York State Fair Wine Competition may also be viewed online (http://www.nysfair.org/uploads/files/results/2012_Commercial_Wine-results.pdf).

Post courtesy of Elizabeth Maute, Niagara Wine Trail Coordinator, Spokesperson

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