Monday, February 6, 2017
NYers continue success in Florida wine competition
Wines from New York collected a best-of-show, seven Double Golds, eight Golds, 28 Silvers, and 22 Bronzes.
The top individual showing was by Liberty Vineyards & Winery of Chautauqua County. Its 2016 Dry Riesling won "Best of Show White Wine" to go with Double Gold medals for its Fredonia and its 2015 Riesling.
Other Double Gold medals went to Earle Estates Meadery's Strawberry Shadows, Keuka Spring Vineyards' 2015 Millers Cove Red, Lakewood Vineyards' 2015 Full Monty Riesling and its 2015 Sparkling Catawba, and Swedish Hill Winery's 2015 Pinot Grigio.
Gold medals went to Lamoreaux Landing's 2015 Gewurztraminer and its 2015 Red Oak Vineyard Riesling, Swedish Hill's 2015 Riesling and its Blanc de Blanc, Lakewood's 2016 Abby Rose, Liberty's White Side of the Moon, Torrey Ridge's Emmy Lou, and WortHog Cidery's Hard Cider.
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Posted by William M. Dowd at 8:06 PM