Saturday, May 23, 2009

2009 Pennsylvania Wine Competition



Sorry, I'm a little late on this. My apologies!

Congrats to Benigna, Greendance, Flickerwood, and all the rest.

Competition Held: February 8, 2009
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cromwell, Connecticut
Competition conducted by Amenti Del Vino
362 entries: 190 winners=52%
68 Bronze, 67 Silver, 48 Gold, 7- Double Gold, 3- Special Awards

BEST WINE IN COMPETITION – 2009
“2008 Benigna’s Creek Sunshine-Vidal”
BEST RED WINE IN COMPETITION:
“2007 Greendance Barbera”
BEST FRUIT WINE IN COMPETITION:
“2006 Flickerwood Wine Cellars Flickerberry Dew”

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL WINNERS
Antler Ridge Winery Diamond 2007
Benigna’s Creek Sunshine – Vidal 2008
Calvaresi Winery Peach Mist 2007
Flickerwood Wine Cellars Flickerberry Dew 2006
Flickerwood Wine Cellars Rosebud 2006
Franklin Hill Vrds Desire 2007
Greendance Barbera 2007

GOLD MEDAL WINNERS
Arrowhead Wine Cellars Dazzling Niagara N/V
Arrowhead Wine Cellars Vignoles N/V
Briar Valley Vrds & Winery Chardonnay 2007
Calvaresi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Chaddsford Winery Due Rossi 2005
Chaddsford Winery Merican 2005
Chaddsford Winery Proprietor’s Reserve Red 2007
Chaddsford Winery Rubino 2006
Chaddsford Winery Syrah 2006
Clover Hill Vineyards Niagara N/V
Clover Hill Vineyards Riesling N/V
Clover Hill Vineyards Vignoles N/V
Crossings Vrd & Winery Merlot 2006
Eagle Rock Winery Millionaire’s Heritage 2007
Eagle Rock Winery Rudolpho Red 2007
Flickerwood Wine Cellars Chardonnay 2007
Flickerwood Wine Cellars Gewurztraminer 2007
Galen Glen Vrd & Winery Cellar White 2008
Galen Glen Vrd & Winery Stone Cellar Cabernet Franc 2007
Galen Glen Vrd & Winery Stone Cellar Gruner Veltliner 2007
Greenhouse Winery Traminette 2007
Grovedale Vrd & Winery Seyval/Chardonnay 2007
Manatawny Creek Winery Merlot 2006
Mazza Vineyards Cream Sherry N/V
Mazza Vineyards South Shore Rose N/V
Naylor Wine Cellars Topaz N/V
Nimble Hill Vrds & Winery Cabernet Franc 2007
Nissley Vineyards Niagara 2007
Paradocx Vineyard Leverege 2005
Penn Shore Vineyards Niagara N/V
Penns Woods Winery Ameritage Reserve 2005
Pickering Winery Fran Cat 2007
Pickering Winery Niagara 2006
Pickering Winery Riesling 2006
Pickering Winery Traminette 2007
Pinnacle Ridge Winery Brut Rose N/V
Pinnacle Ridge Winery Merlot 2007
Pinnacle Ridge Winery Riesling 2008
Pinnacle Ridge Winery Veritas 2005
Shade Mountain Winery Syrah 2007
Shade Mountain Winery Young’s Hill Riesling 2007
Sorrenti Cherry Valley Vineyards Pinot Grigio 2008
Starr Hill Vrd & Winery Seyval Blanc 2006
The Winery at Wilcox Bearly Blush 2008
The Winery at Wilcox Elk Country White 2008
The Winery at Wilcox Peach Mist 2008
Vynecrest Vrds & Winery Lemberger 2007
Winfield Winery Vignoles 2007

SILVER MEDAL WINNERS
Adam’s County Winery Black Magic N/V
Antler Ridge Winery Antler Ridge Blush 2007
Antler Ridge Winery Blueberry Wine 2008
Antler Ridge Winery Fireside White 2007
Arrowhead Wine Cellars Pink Catawba N/V
Arrowhead Wine Cellars Vidal Ice Wine2007
Benigna’s Creek Benigna’s Tears 2008
Benigna’s Creek Peach Wine 2008
Benigna’s Creek Red Raspberry 2008
Bernigna’s Creek Chambourcin Reserve 2006
Blue Mountain Vrds Meritage 2005
Briar Valley Vrds & Winery Cabernet Franc 2007
Briar Valley Vrds & Winery Merlot 2007
Briar Valley Vrds & Winery Proprietor’s Red 2007
Brookmere Winery & Vrd Frog Hollow 2007
Calvaresi Winery Riesling 2008
Chaddsford Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Chaddsford Winery Merlot 2006
Chaddsford Winery Naked Chardonnay 2007
Christian Klay Winery Catawba 2007
Christian Klay Winery Summit Mist 2007
Clover Hill Vineyards Spiced Apple N/V
Clover Hill Vrds Catawba N/V
Clover Hill Vrds Merlot 2006
Conneaut Cellars Winery Merlot 2007
Conneaut Cellars Winery Pymaturing Rose N/V
Conneaut Cellars Winery Sansbury Red N/V
Conneaut Cellars Winery Wolf Island N/V
Crossings Vrd & Winery Vintner’s Select White N/V
Flickerwood Wine Cellars Blueberry Moon 2007
Flickerwood Wine Cellars Spiced Peach 2007
Flickerwood Wine Cellars Strawberry Fields 2007
Franklin Hill Vineyards Chardonnay 2006
Galen Glen Winery Stone Cellar Pinot Noir 2007
Galen Glen Vrd & Winery Paragon 2007
Galen Glen Winery Vin Gris of Chambourcin 2008
Greendance Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Greendance Concord 2007
Greendance Niagara 2007
Greendance Peach Wine N/V
Greenhouse Winery Diamond 2008
Grovedale Vrd & Winery Cabernet Franc 2007
Heritage Wine Cellars Fredonia 2008
Heritage Wine Cellars Isabella 2008
Heritage Wine Cellars Peach Port 2008
Mazza Vineyards Crystals of Chambourcin 2007
Nissley Vineyards Fantasy ‘07 2007
Nissley Vineyards Grapeful White 2007
Nissley Vineyards Valley Red 2007
Nissley Vineyards Vignoles 2007
Paradocx Vineyard Haywagon Chardonnay 2007
Penn Shore Vineyards Concord N/V
Penn Shore Vineyards Kir N/V
Penns Woods Winery Merlot Reserve 2005
Penns Woods Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2006
Pickering Winery West Hill Red 2007
Pinnacle Ridge Winery Pinot Noir 2007
Presque Isle Wine Cellars Blushing Heron N/V
Presque Isle Wine Cellars Creekside Niagara N/V
Presque Isle Wine Cellars Eskimo Kisses 2007
Shade Mountain Winery Cabernet Franc 2005
Vynecrest Vrds & Winery Cabernet Franc 2007
Vynecrest Vrds & Winery Traminette 2007
Windgate Vineyards Red Raspberry 2006
Windgate Vineyards Shomokin Red N/V
Winfield Winery Fredonia 2007

For a complete list of all winners go to:
http://www.pennsylvaniawine.com/ViewNewsItem.aspx?articleid=257