Sunday, June 28, 2009
Belhurst 2008 Semi-Dry Riesling Best in Show NY State Fair
NEW YORK STATE FAIR COMPETITION results were also released last week, with the Belhurst 2008 Semi-Dry Riesling taking Best of Show Honors, joined by Best of Category winners Montezuma Cranberry Bog (fruit wines), Peconic Bay 2005 Merlot, Anthony Road 2008 Dry Rosé of Cabernet Franc, Chateau Frank 2002 Blanc de Blanc, Earle Estate Raspberry Reflections, Goose Watch 2007 Finale White Port, Montezuma Rhubarb, and Ventosa 2007 Tocaice (ice wine). Additional Double Gold medals went to Belhurst 2008 Dry Riesling, Chateau Frank 2002 Blanc de Noirs and Celebre Rosé, Hazlitt 2008 Gewurztraminer, Lamoreaux Landing 2008 Semi-Dry Riesling, and Lucas 2007 Chardonnay.
Full results are available at www.nysfair.org/competitions. The New York Wine & Food Classic, our annual event involving about 800 New York wines, will take place on August 16-18 in Watkins Glen, with an all-star cast of judges.