Monday, July 09, 2007

Dr. Frank and Others Find New York Gold in Michigan

New York Gold was found in Michigan at the recent Great Lakes Wine Competition, where Dr. Frank’s Vinifera Wine Cellars dominated the medals with a Double Gold (2005 Cabernet Sauvignon) and 5 Golds (2000 Blanc de Blanc, 2005 Cabernet Franc, 2006 Gewurztraminer, 2006 Pinot Gris, and 2006 Dry Riesling). Wagner Vineyards also earned Double Gold for its 2006 Semi-Dry Riesling, and Gold medals went to Fulkerson 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Hazlitt White Stag and 2005 Pinot Noir, Hunt Country 2006 Semi-Dry Riesling and 2006 Vignoles, Keuka Spring 2005 Riesling, and Lamoreaux Landing 2006 Gewurztraminer. In the 2007 Northeast Big E Gold Wine Competition, Hazlitt led the New York charge with a Double Gold for White Cat (voted Best New York and Best Grape Wine) and Golds for White Stag and 2006 Riesling. Pazdar also got a Double Gold for Hot Sin and Gold for Summer’s Ecstasy; Dr. Frank got Double Gold for 2006 Rkatsiteli and Gold for 2006 Semi-Dry Riesling; and Hunt Country got Gold for its 2006 Vignoles.