Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Belated Congrats!! James River Wins Governor's Cup




2005 Virginia Governor's Cup Wine Competition Awards
June 13, 2005 - Governor Mark R. Warner awarded James River Cellars of Hanover County with the 2005 Governor’s Cup, the highest honor in Virginia’s wine industry, for its 2004 Dolce Vino. In total, 183 medals were awarded including 11 gold, 96 silver, and 75 bronze. Additionally, Keswick Vineyards’ 2003 Chardonnay was named “Best White” and AmRhein Wine Cellars’ 2004 Petit Verdot was named “Best Red.”

2005 Governor's Cup Winners:

Over all choice
2004 James River Cellars Dolce Vino (Dessert Wine)

Best White
2003 Keswick Vineyards Chardonnay

Best Red
2003 Am Rhein Wine Cellars Petit Verdot