Wine Competition
Best of Class

2009 Indy International Wine Competition

Vinifera Varieties

White Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chardonnay
Alamos Argentina Chardonnay Mendoza 2008
Gewurztraminer
Maryhill Winery Washington, US Gewurztraminer   2008
Muscat
Gallo Family Vineyards-Twin Valley California, US Moscato   NV
Pinot Gris/Grigio
Red Rooster Winery Canada Pinot Gris Reserve, VQA Okanagan Valley 2008
Riesling
Wollersheim Winery Wisconsin, US Riesling Dry 2008
Sauvignon Blanc
Lynfred Winery Illinois, US Sauvignon Blanc   2008
Viognier
Angove's Australia Viognier   2008
Other White Viniferas
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Ehrenfelser Classic, VQA 2008
White Bordeaux-style Blend
Chateau Thomas Winery Indiana, US Chardonnay, Semillion, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier Quatri Blanc NV
White Vinifera Blends
Canoe Cove Canada Pinot Gris, Madeleine, Sylvaner White 2008
Vinifera Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Ehrenfelser Ice Wine Minus 9 VQA 2008

Red Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cabernet Franc
Fabbioli Cellars Virginia, US Cabernet Franc Reserve 2007
Cabernet Sauvignon
Fetzer Vineyards California, US Cabernet Sauvignon Valley Oaks 2007
Malbec
Maryhill Winery Washington, US Malbec Proprietor's Reserve 2006
Merlot
Sutter Home California, US Merlot   2007
Petite Sirah
Petite Petit California, US Petite Sirah   2006
Pinot Noir
Jargon California, US Pinot Noir   2007
Sangiovese
Stomani Cellars Washington, US Sangiovese Wahlkeke Slope 2007
Syrah/Shiraz
Three Coins California, US Syrah Betsys Vineyard Sonoma Cty 2006
Zinfandel
Rancho Zabaco California, US Zinfandel Reserve Dry Creek Valley 2007
Red Vinifera Varietal
Desert Hills Estate Canada Gamay   2008
Red Bordeaux-style Blend
Indian Valley Vineyards California, US Merlot, Cab Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc Nation 2006
Red Vinifera Blend
Ventana Vineyards California, US Grenache, Syrah Rubystone 2007
Vinifera Blush/Rosé
Galena Cellars, Inc. Illinois, US Zinfandel Rose`   2008

Hybrid Varieties

White Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cayuga White
Lucas Vineyards New York, US Cayuga White   2008
Seyval Blanc
Saint Croix Vineyards Minnesota, US Seyval Blanc   2008
Traminette
Schilling Bridge Winery & Microbrewery Nebraska, US Traminette   2008
Vidal Blanc
Les Bourgeois Vineyards Missouri, US Vidal Blanc Collector's Series 2008
Vignoles
Stone Hill Winery Missouri, US Vignoles   2008
Other White Hybrids
Penguin Bay Winery New York, US Muscat Valvin   2007
White Hybrid Blend
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards New York, US Muscat, Vignoles White Stag NV
Hybrid Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Magnotta Winery Ontario, CA Vidal Ice Wine Limited Edition Lake Erie N.Sh 2007

Red Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chancellor
Mackinaw Trail Winery Michigan, US Chancellor Big Red NV
Foch
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Foch   2007
Frontenac
August Hill Winery Illinois, US Frontenac Hieland Red 2008
Other Red Hybrids
Rose Bank Winery Pennsylvania, US DeChaunac   2008
Hybrid Blush/Rosé
Butler Winery Indiana, US Chambourcin Rose`   2008

American Varieties

American (White & Red)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Diamond
Wight-Meyer Vineyards & Winery Kentucky, US Diamond   2008
White Muscadine
San Sebastian Winery Florida, US White Muscadine Vintner's White NV
Other White Americans
Torrey Ridge Winery New York, US Delaware Bandit White NV
White American Blend
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Niagara Svekska White NV
American Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Chateau Pomije Winery Indiana, US Niagara Late Harvest   2008

Dessert Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Port-style
Goose Watch Winery New York, US Vidal Blanc Port Style Finale` White Port 2007
Sherry-style
Cossart Gordon Portugal Madeira Colheita 1997

Sparkling Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Tank Fermented
Barefoot Bubbly California, US Zinfandel Rose`   NV
Sparkling Fruit Wines
Galena Cellars, Inc. Illinois, US Apple Cracklin Apple 2008

Fruit Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Apple/Pear
Goose Watch Winery New York, US Pear Bartlett NV
Berry
Ertel Cellars Indiana, US Strawberry   2008
Dry Style Fruit Wines
LaBelle Winery New Hampshire, US Blueberry   2008
Tropical/Citrus
Carousel Winery Indiana, US Pomegranate   2008
Flower/Vegetable
Prairie Berry Winery South Dakota, US Rhubarb, Raspberry Red Ass Rhubarb NV
Fruit Blends
Burgdorf's Winery Michigan, US Black Raspberry, Tart Cherry Perfection 2007
Grape Wine & Fruit Blends
Keg Springs Winery Tennessee, US Cayuga, Peach Princess Peach 2008
Naturally Flavored
Winzerwald Winery Indiana, US Cherry, Chambourcin Cherry Red NV
Hard Cider
Boyden Valley Winery Vermont, US Cider Apple Ice Cider 2007

Honey Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Pure Honey
Winehaven Winery Minnesota, US Honey Semi Sweet Honeywine NV
Honey & Fruit Blend
Earle Estates Meadery New York, US Apricot Honey Creamy Apricot NV
Naturally Flavored
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Honey, Mango Harvest Flavor NV
Dry Style Honey Wines
New Day Meadery Indiana, US Honey Dry Mead 2007
Sparkling Honey Wines
Montezuma Winery New York, US Sparkling Mead   NV