Sunday, July 22, 2007

Pindar and Fox Run Star at New York State Fair

Pindar Vineyards 2005 Johannisberg Riesling Ice Wine from Long Island took “Best of Show” honors at the recent New York State Fair Commercial Wine Competition. The Best of Category Awards went to Fox Run 2006 Riesling (white wine), Knapp 2005 Cabernet Franc (red), Chateau Frank 2000 Blanc de Noirs (sparkling), Torrey Ridge Scarlet Red (fruit),Atwater 2005 Celsius Chardonnay (dessert—shared with Pindar’s Ice Wine), Penguin Bay 2006 Rosé of Chamourcin (rosé/blush), and Goose Watch Classic Cream Sherry (fortified). All of the Best of Category were “Double Gold” medal winners, joined by Fox Run 2005 Dry Riesling, Glenora 2006 Pinot Blanc, Goose Watch Diamond, Knapp Superstition, Ospreys Dominion 2006 Gewurztraminer, Rooster Hill 2006 Traminette, Ventosa 2004 Merlot and 2003/2005 Pinot Noir.