Wine Competition
Best of Class

2011 INDY International Wine Competition

Vinifera Varieties

White Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chardonnay
The Winery at Wolf Creek Ohio, US Chardonnay   2009
Gewurztraminer
Carlson Vineyards Colorado, US Gewurztraminer Cougar Run, Dry NV
Muscat
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Muscat Canelli, Muscat Alexander Moscato 2010
Pinot Gris/Grigio
Arrowleaf British Columbia, CA Pinot Gris Okanagan Valley 2010
Riesling
Willamette Valley Vineyards Oregon, US Riesling   2009
Sauvignon Blanc
Merritt Estate Winery New York, US Sauvignon Blanc   NV
Viognier
Keswick Vineyards Virginia, US Viognier   2010
Other White Viniferas
Gray Monk Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Ehrenfelser   2010
White Vinifera Blends
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Auxerrois, Riesling Desert Sun 2010
Vinifera Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Ehrenfelser Minus 9, Ice Wine 2010

Red Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cabernet Franc
Kokomo California, US Cabernet Franc Pedroni Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley 2008
Cabernet Sauvignon
Richard Partridge California, US Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2007
Malbec
Spero Winery Colorado, US Malbec   2008
Merlot
Fetzer Vineyards California, US Merlot The Earth Friendly Winery 2009
Petite Sirah
Raven's Glenn Winery Ohio, US Petite Sirah Winemaker's Reserve 2007
Pinot Noir
Parkers Estate California, US Pinot Noir   2009
Sangiovese
Kokomo California, US Sangiovese Mountainview Ranch, Dry Creek Valley 2007
Syrah/Shiraz
Covington Cellars Washington, US Syrah   2007
Zinfandel
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Zinfandel   2009
Red Vinifera Varietal
Loma Prieta Winery California, US Pinotage Amorosa Vineyards 2009
Red Bordeaux-style Blend
Helena View Johnston Vineyards California, US Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon   2005
Red Vinifera Blend
Waterstone California, US Cab. Sauv., Syrah, Merlot Study in Blue, Napa Valley 2007
Vinifera Blush/Rosé
Arrowleaf British Columbia, CA Pinot Noir, Zweigelt, Merlot Okanagan Valley, First Crush Rose 2010

Hybrid Varieties

White Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cayuga White
Tonne Winery Indiana, US Cayuga White Waldo's White 2010
Chardonel
River City Winery Indiana, US Chardonel 2010 Chardonel 2010
Seyval Blanc
Lucas Vineyards New York, US Seyval Blanc   2010
Traminette
Tonne Winery Indiana, US Traminette Clear Capsule 2010
Vidal Blanc
Sandhill Crane Vineyards Michigan, US Vidal Blanc   2010
Vignoles
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Vignoles   2010
Other White Hybrids
Calona Vineyards Artist Series British Columbia, CA Sovereign Opal VQA Okanagan Valley 2010
White Hybrid Blend
Superior Estates Winery Nebraska, US Traminette Tornado Alley Raindrop 2010
Hybrid Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Saint Croix Vineyards Minnesota, US LaCrescent   2009

Red Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chambourcin
Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery Kansas, US Chambourcin   2009
Chancellor
Lemon Creek Winery Michigan, US Chancellor Grands Lacs Rouge NV
Foch
River City Winery Indiana, US Foch Neyron Red NV
Frontenac
Carlos Creek Winery Minnesota, US Frontanac   2009
Other Red Hybrids
Prairie Crossing Vineyard & Winery Iowa, US St. Croix Wagon Trail Red 2008
Red Hybrid Blends
Thousand Islands Winery New York, US Foch Saint Lawrence Red NV
Hybrid Blush/Rosé
Noboleis Vineyards Missouri, US Chambourcin Autumn Blush 2010

American Varieties

American (White & Red)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Catawba
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Catawba   2010
Diamond
Torrey Ridge Winery New York, US Diamond   NV
White Muscadine
Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards Florida, US White Muscadine Southern White NV
Niagara
French Lick Winery Indiana, US Niagara French Lick White NV
Other White Americans
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Delaware   2010
White American Blend
Raven's Glenn Winery Ohio, US Niagara White Raven NV
American Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Wight-Meyer Vineyards & Winery Kentucky, US Diamond Winter Solstice 2009

Dessert Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Sherry-style
Goose Watch Winery New York, US Concord, Delaware, Chardonel, Cayuga, Niagara, Catawba   NV
Fruit
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Black Raspberry   NV
Flavored (fruit, spices, chocolate)
Leelanau Wine Cellars Michigan, US Raspberry   NV

Sparkling Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Bottle Fermented
Gloria Ferrer California, US Pinot Noir, Chardonnay Carneros Cuvee 1999
Sparkling Fruit Wines
Montezuma Winery New York, US Rhubarb Pintail NV

Fruit Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Apple/Pear
Owen Valley Winery Indiana, US Pear Timber Ridge 2010
Stone Fruit
Nissley Vineyards Pennsylvania, US Cherry Montmorency 2010
Berry
Marquette Maid Iowa, US Blackberry, Raspberry, Cranberry, Blueberry Campfire Hootch 2010
Dry Style Fruit Wines
Island Grove Wine Company Florida, US Blueberry   2010
Tropical/Citrus
Florida Orange Groves Winery Florida, US Orange, Pineapple Coco Polada NV
Fruit Blends
Purple Toad Kentucky, US Strawberry, Peach Peach Berry NV
Grape Wine & Fruit Blends
Prairie Berry Winery South Dakota, US Zinfandel, Blueberry Blue Suede Shoes NV
Naturally Flavored
Winzerwald Winery Indiana, US White Grape, Cranberry Cranberry Weisser NV
Hard Cider
White Winter Winery Wisconsin, US Apple   NV

Honey Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Pure Honey
Vino Florida Florida, US Orange Blossom Honey Pirate Mead NV
Honey & Fruit Blend
White Winter Winery Wisconsin, US Honey, Apple Cyser NV
Naturally Flavored
Axum T'ej Ethiopia Honey, Ethiopian Woody Hops   NV
Sparkling Honey Wines
White Winter Winery Wisconsin, US Honey   NV