Wine Competition
Best of Class

2015 INDY International Wine Competition

Vinifera Varieties

White Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chardonnay
Waterstone California, US Chardonnay Carneros 2014
Gewurztraminer
Cedar Creek Winery Wisconsin, US Gewurztraminer   2014
Muscat
Barefoot Cellars California, US Moscato   NV
Pinot Gris/Grigio
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Pinot Grigio   2014
Riesling
Easley Winery Indiana, US Riesling   2014
Sauvignon Blanc
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Sauvignon Blanc   2014
Viognier
Jones von Drehle North Carolina, US Viognier Estate 2014
Other White Viniferas
Dr. Franks Vinifera Wine Cellar New York, US Gruner Veltliner   2014
White Vinifera Blends
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Auxerrois, Riesling, Chardonnay Desert Sun 2014
Vinifera Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Dr. Franks Vinifera Wine Cellar New York, US Riesling Late Harvest   2013

Red Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cabernet Franc
Narmada Winery Virginia, US Cabernet Franc Reserve 2011
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard {511} California, US Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Diamond Mountain District 2011
Malbec
Dona Paula California, US Malbec Estate 2012
Merlot
Pollak Vineyards Virginia, US Merlot Estate Grown 2012
Petite Sirah
Bogle Vineyards, Inc. California, US Petite Sirah   2013
Pinot Noir
Picket Fence California, US Pinot Noir   2013
Sangiovese
Fawnridge Winery California, US Sangiovese Sierra Foothills 2013
Syrah/Shiraz
Highland Valley Vineyards California, US Syrah San Diego County 2013
Zinfandel
Kokomo California, US Zinfandel Winemaker's Reserve, Pauline's Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley 2013
Red Vinifera Varietal
Dr. Franks Vinifera Wine Cellar New York, US Lemberger   2012
Red Vinifera Blend
Peace Water Winery Indiana, US Cabernet Franc Grateful Red 2012
Vinifera Blush/Rosé
Mercer Estates Washington, US Grenache Horse Heaven Hills Spice Cabinet 2014

Hybrid Varieties

White Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cayuga White
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Cayuga White   2014
Chardonel
Butler Winery Indiana, US Chardonel   2013
Seyval Blanc
Merritt Estate Winery New York, US Seyval Blanc   2014
Traminette
Easley Winery Indiana, US Traminette   2014
Vidal Blanc
Sandhill Crane Vineyards Michigan, US Vidal Blanc   2014
Vignoles
Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard Indiana, US Vignoles American 2014
Other White Hybrids
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Aurora Lakeside White 2014
White Hybrid Blend
St. James Winery Missouri, US Cayuga, Valvin Muscat, Vignoles Friendship School White NV
Hybrid Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Shelburne Vineyard Vermont, US Vidal Blanc Ice Wine Duet 2014

Red Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chambourcin
French Lick Winery Indiana, US Chambourcin   2013
Foch
Staller Estate Vineyard and Winery Wisconsin, US Foch Estate Reserve 2014
Frontenac
Parley Lake Winery Minnesota, US Frontenac   2011
Other Red Hybrids
Fireside Winery Iowa, US Marquette   2012
Red Hybrid Blends
Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard Indiana, US Marquette, Cab Sauv, Merlot Proprietor's Reserve 2013
Hybrid Blush/Rosé
Falconer Vineyards Minnesota, US Frontenac Frontenac Rose� 2014

American Varieties

American (White & Red)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Catawba
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Catawba Rose'   2014
Diamond
Reid's Livery Winery Kentucky, US Diamond Diamond's and Lace 2014
White Muscadine
Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards Florida, US Carlos Southern White NV
Niagara
Turtle Run Winery Indiana, US Niagara Slip My Mind 2014
Other White Americans
Quibble Hill Indiana, US Delaware Deladew 2014
White American Blend
Hillside Winery Ohio, US Niagara Quarry Blush 2014
American Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Merritt Estate Winery New York, US Concord Ice Wine Bella Ice 2014

Dessert/Fortified (>14% alc)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Port-style
Breitenbach Wine Cellars, Inc. Ohio, US Tawny Port 4 Barrel NV
Sherry-style
San Sebastian Winery Florida, US Niagara Cream Sherry NV
Fruit (>14% alc)
McClure's Orchard and Winery Indiana, US Apple Ice Cider NV
Flavored Ports
Froggy Wines Texas, US Chocolate Blend Chocolate Retreat 2014

Sparkling

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Bottle Fermented
Gloria Ferrer California, US Pinot Noir, Chardonnay Royal Cuvee 2007
Tank Fermented
Barefoot Bubbly California, US Extra Dry   NV
Sparkling Fruit Wines
Galena Cellars, Inc. Illinois, US Apple Cracklin' NV
Carbonated
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Valvin Muscat Moscato 2014

Fruit Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Apple/Pear
A.R. Winery Ohio, US Apple Forbidden NV
Stone Fruit
Dubuque Heritage Winery Iowa, US Montmorency Cherry Washington Park 2014
Berry
Best Vineyards Indiana, US Red Raspberry Red Raspberry 2014
Dry Style Fruit Wines
Pomona Winery Illinois, US Apple Jonathan 2014
Flower/Vegetable/Tropical Fruit
Holtkamp Winery Indiana, US Watermelon   2015
Fruit Blends
Purple Toad Kentucky, US Strawberry, Peach PeachBerry NV
Grape Wine & Fruit Blends
Schnabeltier Indiana, US Peach, Apricot, Chardonnay Barr Lake 2014
Naturally Flavored
Harmony Winery Indiana, US Merlot, Watermelon Copper Tiger 2014
Hard Cider
Kaneb Orchards LLC New York, US Hard Cider, Apple St. Lawrence 2014
Fruit Hard Ciders
Kaneb Orchards LLC New York, US Cranberry, Apple Hard Cider Cranberry Crisp Cider 2014

Honey Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Pure Honey Wines/Meads
Pirtle Winery Missouri, US Honey Effervescent 2014
Honey & Fruit Blend
Wyldewood Cellars Kansas, US Honey, Elderberry Elderberry Mead 2014
Naturally Flavored Honey Wines
Melovino Meadery New Jersey, US Honey, Apple Cider, Cinnamon, Vanilla Nice As Pie NV