Wine Competition
Best of Class

2014 INDY International Wine Competition

Vinifera Varieties

White Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chardonnay
Tsillan Cellars Washington, US Chardonnay Estate Nudo 2013
Gewurztraminer
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Gewürztraminer   2013
Muscat
Gallo Family Vineyards California, US Muscat   NV
Pinot Gris/Grigio
Sharrott Winery New Jersey, US Pinot Grigio   NV
Riesling
St. Julian Wine Company, Inc Michigan, US Riesling Reserve 2013
Sauvignon Blanc
Dr. Franks Vinifera Wine Cellar New York, US Sauvignon Blanc Finger Lakes 2012
Viognier
Trump Winery Virginia, US Viognier Monticello 2013
Other White Viniferas
Tabor Hill Winery Michigan, US Kerner Lake Michigan Shore 2012
White Vinifera Blends
Big Cork Vineyards Maryland, US Russian Var. XIV,SK77, Muscat Canell Russian Kiss 2013
Vinifera Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Buck Creek Winery Indiana, US Cab Franc Ice   2009

Red Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cabernet Franc
Rappahannock Cellars Virginia, US Cabernet Franc V.S. 2012
Cabernet Sauvignon
Jeff Gordon Collection California, US Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2009
Malbec
Red Rock Winery California, US Malbec   2013
Merlot
Ghost Pines California, US Merlot Napa, Sonoma 2012
Petite Sirah
Bogle Vineyards, Inc. California, US Petite Sirah   2012
Pinot Noir
Jeff Gordon Collection California, US Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2011
Sangiovese
Barrister Winery Washington, US Sangiovese Red Mountain, Kiona Estate 2011
Syrah/Shiraz
Verano Canada Shiraz   2012
Zinfandel
Klinker Brick Winery California, US Zinfandel Old Ghost 2012
Red Vinifera Varietal
Kokomo California, US Grenache Dry Creek Valley 2012
Red Vinifera Blend
Mackinaw Trail Winery Michigan, US Cab Sauv, Merlot, Cab Franc   2013
Vinifera Blush/Rosé
Barefoot Refresh California, US Vinifera Blush, Rosé Perfectly Pink NV

Hybrid Varieties

White Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cayuga White
Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard Indiana, US Cayuga White   2013
Chardonel
James River Wine Cellars Virginia, US Chardonel   2013
Seyval Blanc
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Seyval Blanc   2013
Traminette
Thirsty Owl Wine Company New York, US Traminette   2013
Vidal Blanc
Debonne Vineyards Ohio, US Vidal Blanc Grand River Valley 2013
Vignoles
Saint Croix Vineyards Minnesota, US Vignoles   2013
Other White Hybrids
Prairie Creek Vineyards Nebraska, US Brianna Afternoon Delight NV
White Hybrid Blend
Beachaven Vineyards & Winery Tennessee, US Traminette Governor's White 2013
Hybrid Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Debonne Vineyards Ohio, US Vidal Blanc Ice Wine   2013

Red Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chambourcin
Satek Winery Indiana, US Chambourcin Kreibaum Bay Larry's Luscious Red 2013
Foch
Staller Estate Vineyard and Winery Wisconsin, US Foch Estate Reserve 2013
Frontenac
Dancing Dragonfly Winery Wisconsin, US Frontenac Sashay 2013
Other Red Hybrids
Satek Winery Indiana, US Dechaunac   2013
Red Hybrid Blends
Bluestone Vineyard Virginia, US Chambourcin Quartz Hill Red NV
Hybrid Blush/Rosé
Carlos Creek Winery Minnesota, US Frontenac You Betcha Blush 2013

American Varieties

American (White & Red)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Catawba
Easley Winery Indiana, US Catawba Pink NV
Diamond
Torrey Ridge Winery New York, US Diamond   NV
White Muscadine
Chateau Elan Winery Georgia, US Carlos Duncan Creek NV
Niagara
Lavender Crest Winery Illinois, US Niagara Beaches 2013
White American Blend
Nissley Vineyards Pennsylvania, US Niagara, Vidal Grapeful White 2013

Dessert/Fortified (>14% alc)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Port-style
Breitenbach Wine Cellars, Inc. Ohio, US Concord, Baco Noir Tawny Tawny Port NV
Sherry-style
St. Julian Wine Company, Inc Michigan, US Sherry Solera Cream NV
Fruit (>14% alc)
Satek Winery Indiana, US Blackberry Port Amaro NV

Sparkling

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Bottle Fermented
Gloria Ferrer California, US Pinot Noir, Chardonnay Carneros Cuvee 2003
Tank Fermented
Goose Watch Winery New York, US Diamond Golden Spumate NV
Sparkling Fruit Wines
Florida Orange Groves Winery Florida, US Key Lime Sparkling NV
Carbonated
French Lick Winery Indiana, US Catawba French Tickle NV

Fruit Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Apple/Pear
Nissley Vineyards Pennsylvania, US Apple   2013
Stone Fruit
Galena Cellars, Inc. Illinois, US Cherry   2013
Berry
Purple Toad Kentucky, US Blackberry Lauren's NV
Dry Style Fruit Wines
Pomona Winery Illinois, US Apple Jonathan 2013
Flower/Vegetable/Tropical Fruit
Mallow Run Winery Indiana, US Rhubarb   NV
Fruit Blends
Purple Toad Kentucky, US Blackberry, Peach   NV
Grape Wine & Fruit Blends
Purple Toad Kentucky, US Blackberry, Concord Black & Bruised NV
Naturally Flavored
Winzerwald Winery Indiana, US Cherry, Chambourcin Cherry Red 2013
Hard Cider
Worthog Cidery New York, US Hard Cider   NV
Fruit Hard Ciders
Worthog Cidery New York, US Cherry Hard Cider Porky's Pleasure NV

Honey Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Pure Honey Wines/Meads
Galena Cellars, Inc. Illinois, US Honey   2014
Honey & Fruit Blend
Von Jakob Vineyard, Ltd. Illinois, US Honey, Concord   NV
Naturally Flavored Honey Wines
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Honey, Peach   NV