Wine Competition
Best of Class

2008 Indy International Wine Competition

Vinifera Varieties

White Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chardonnay
Chateau Ste. Michelle Washington, US Chardonnay Canoe Ridge Estate 2006
Gewurztraminer
Penguin Bay Winery New York, US Gewurztraminer   2007
Muscat
Lost Angels California, US Muscat Canelli Central Coast 2007
Riesling
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery Canada Riesling Larch Trees Hill 2007
Sauvignon Blanc
St. Supery Vineyards & Winery California, US Sauvignon Blanc Estate Bottled, Napa Valley 2007
Viognier
Montpellier Vineyards California, US Viognier   2006
Other White Viniferas
Gray Monk Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Pinot Blanc   2007
White Bordeaux-style Blend
Mission Hill Family Estate Canada Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon   2006
White Vinifera Blends
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Auxerrois, Riesling Desert Sun 2007
Vinifera Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Ehrenfelser Ice Wine Minus Nine Icewine 2007

Red Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cabernet Franc
Glades Pike Winery Pennsylvania, US Cabernet Franc   2006
Cabernet Sauvignon
V. Sattui Winery California, US Cabernet Sauvignon Vittorio's Vineyard, Napa 2005
Merlot
Barrister Winery Washington, US Merlot Columbia Valley 2005
Petit Sirah, Syrah, Shiraz
Bianchi Winery California, US Petite Sirah Signature Selection 2005
Pinot Noir
Villa Mt. Eden California, US Pinot Noir Bien Nacido 2005
Shiraz/Syrah
Francis Coppola Diamond Collection California, US Syrah Green Label 2006
Zinfandel
Bonterra Vineyards California, US Zinfandel Organic Grapes 2006
Red Vinifera Varietal
Elements of Sonoma California, US Malbec Weeping Willow Vyd 2004
Red Bordeaux-style Blend
Conn Creek Washington, US Red Bordeaux Blend Anthology, Napa Valley 2004
Red Vinifera Blend
San Juan Vineyards Washington, US Cabernet, Merlot   2005
Vinifera Blush/Rosé
Chateau St. Croix Winery Wisconsin, US Zinfandel, Palomino, Grenache Wild River Rose NV

Hybrid Varieties

White Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cayuga White
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Cayuga White   2007
Chardonel
StarView Vineyards Illinois, US Chardonel   2007
Seyval Blanc
Blue Sky Vineyard Illinois, US Seyval Blanc   2007
Traminette
Torrey Ridge Winery New York, US Traminette   2006
Vidal Blanc
Ferrante Winery Ohio, US Vidal Blanc Grande River Valley 2007
Vignoles
St. James Winery Missouri, US Vignoles Vintner's Select 2007
Other White Hybrids
Prairie Berry Winery South Dakota, US Frontenac Gris Lewis & Clark Vyd 2007
White Hybrid Blend
The Winery at La Grange Virginia, US Vidal Blanc, Traminette, Riesling Cuvee Blanc 2007
Hybrid Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Mazza Chautauqua Cellars New York, US Vidal Blanc Ice Wine   2006

Red Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chambourcin
Stone Hill Winery Missouri, US Chambourcin   2005
Chancellor
Mackinaw Trail Winery Michigan, US Chancellor Big Red 2007
Foch
Mallow Run Winery Indiana, US Foch   NV
Other Red Hybrids
La Chiripada Winery New Mexico, US Leon Millot Rio Embudo Red 2007
Red Hybrid Blends
Galena Cellars, Inc. Illinois, US Frontenac Gen Res Red 2007
Hybrid Blush/Rosé
Penguin Bay Winery New York, US Chambourcin Rose'   2007

American Varieties

American (White & Red)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Catawba
Lakewood Vineyards New York, US Catawba   2007
White Muscadine
Cypress Bend Vineyards North Carolina, US White Muscadine Livingston NV
Niagara
Torrey Ridge Winery New York, US Niagara   NV
Other White Americans
Wight-Meyer Vineyards & Winery Kentucky, US Diamond Kentucky NV
White American Blend
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Diamond Svenska White NV
American Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Still Pond Winery Georgia, US Muscadine Late Harvest Noble 2004

Dessert Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Port-style
Smith Woodhouse Portugal Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz 20 Year Tawny Port NV
Sherry-style
Summerside Vineyards & Winery Oklahoma, US Chardonnay Cream Sherry   NV
Fruit
Wyldewood Cellars Kansas, US Raspberry Red Slipper 2007

Sparkling Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Bottle Fermented
Chateau Frank New York, US Riesling Celebre NV
Tank Fermented
Bel Lago Vineyards & Winery Michigan, US Cayuga White Leelanau Brillante NV
Carbonated
Stone Hill Winery Missouri, US Catawba Spumante Blush NV

Fruit Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Apple/Pear
Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery Vermont, US Apple   NV
Stone Fruit
Bel Lago Vineyards & Winery Michigan, US Cherry Leelanau County NV
Berry
Ertel Cellars Indiana, US Blackberry   2007
Tropical/Citrus
Florida Orange Groves Winery Florida, US Banana   NV
Flower/Vegetable
Prairie Berry Winery South Dakota, US Rhubarb, Raspberry Red Ass NV
Fruit Blends
Pheasant Hollow Winery Illinois, US Blueberry, Cherry Red & Blue 2008
Grape Wine & Fruit Blends
Starr Hill Pennsylvania, US Niagara, Cranberry Cranberry Bog 2007
Naturally Flavored
Georgia Winery Georgia, US Muscadine, Peach Georgia on My Mind 2007

Honey Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Pure Honey
White Winter Winery Wisconsin, US Honey Sweet NV
Honey & Fruit Blend
Torrey Ridge Winery New York, US Honey, Cranberry, Raspberry Scarlet Red NV
Dry Style Honey Wines
Montezuma Winery New York, US Sparkling Mead   NV