Wine Competition
Best of Class

2016 Indy International

Vinifera Varieties

White Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chardonnay
Joel Gott California, US Chardonnay California Unoaked 2015
Gewurztraminer
Sutter Home California, US Gewurztraminer   NV
Muscat
Barefoot Cellars California, US Muscat Moscato NV
Pinot Gris/Grigio
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Pinot Grigio   2015
Riesling
Wagner Vineyards New York, US Riesling Semi Dry Finger Lakes Estate Bottled 2013
Sauvignon Blanc
Taka New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2015
Viognier
Jones von Drehle North Carolina, US Viognier   2015
Other White Viniferas
Prairie Berry Winery South Dakota, US Symphony Anna Pesa Symphony 2015
White Vinifera Blends
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Auxerrois, Chardonnay, Riesling Desert Sun 2015
Vinifera Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery British Columbia, CA Riesling Ice Wine Signature 2015

Red Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cabernet Franc
Spangler Vineyards Oregon, US Cabernet Franc Southern Oregon 2013
Cabernet Sauvignon
Wente Vineyards California, US Cabernet Sauvignon Charles Wetmore 2013
Malbec
Tsillan Cellars Washington, US Malbec Estate 2013
Merlot
Menage a Trois California, US Merlot   2014
Petit Verdot
Horton Vineyards Virginia, US Petit Verdot Private Reserve 2014
Petite Sirah
Fawnridge Winery California, US Petite Sirah Sierra Foothills 2014
Pinot Noir
Kokomo California, US Pinot Noir Gopher Hill Block, Peters Vineyard, Sonoma Coast 2014
Syrah/Shiraz
Two Vintners Washington, US Syrah Some Days Are Stones 2014
Tempranillo
Serra Vineyards Oregon, US Tempranillo Serra Vineyards 2014
Zinfandel
Virgil's Vineyard California, US Zinfandel The Smuggler's Son 2013
Other Red Vinifera
Kokomo California, US Grenache Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County 2014
Red Vinifera Blends
Quadrant California, US Grenache Rhone Blend, Quadrant 2012
Vinifera Rose' & Blush
Little Black Dress California, US Gewurztraminer   2015

Hybrid Varieties

White Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Brianna
Soldier Creek Winery Iowa, US Brianna   2015
Cayuga White
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Cayuga White   2015
Chardonel
River City Winery Indiana, US Chardonel   NV
Edelweiss
Hartland Winery Indiana, US Edelweiss   2015
Frontenac Gris
Parley Lake Winery Minnesota, US Frontenac Gris   2015
La Crescent
Old Mason Winery & Vineyard Inc. Ohio, US La Crescent   2015
Seyval Blanc
Wollersheim Winery Wisconsin, US Seyval Blanc Prairie Fume 2015
Traminette
Two EE's Winery Indiana, US Traminette   2015
Valvin Muscat
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Valvin Muscat   2015
Vidal Blanc
Blackhawk Winery Indiana, US Vidal Blanc   2015
Vignoles
St. James Winery Missouri, US Vignoles   2015
Other White Hybrid
Calico Skies Vineyard & Winery Iowa, US Geisenheim   2014
White Hybrid Blends
Rappahannock Cellars Virginia, US Vidal, Viognier   2015
Hybrid Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Buck Creek Winery Indiana, US Vidal Blanc Ice Wine White Ice Wine 2014

Red Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chambourcin
Creekbend Indiana, US Chambourcin   2013
Foch
Mallow Run Winery Indiana, US Foch   2015
Frontenac
Buchanan House Winery Iowa, US Frontenac Buggy Ride 2013
Marquette
Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard Indiana, US Marquette Indiana Black Capsule 2014
Noiret
Olde Schoolhouse Vineyard & Winery Ohio, US Noiret   2015
Other Red Hybrids
Indian Island Winery Minnesota, US St. Croix St. Croix 2015
Red Hybrid Blends
Calico Skies Vineyard & Winery Iowa, US Chambourcin, Frontenac, Marquette Dee Bo 2014

American Varieties

American (White & Red)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Catawba
Carpenter Creek Cellars Indiana, US Catawba Sunset Rose' NV
Diamond
Thirsty Owl Wine Company New York, US Diamond   2015
White Muscadine
Chateau Elan Winery Georgia, US Carlos Duncan Creek NV
Niagara
Wildcat Creek Winery Indiana, US Niagara Lafayette White NV
White American Blend
Breitenbach Wine Cellars, Inc. Ohio, US Blend Frost Fire NV
American Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Creekbend Indiana, US Catawba Late Harvest   2014

Dessert/Fortified (>14% alc)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Port-style
White Crane Winery California, US Petite Syrah Port, Ethan's Reserve 2012
Sherry-style
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards New York, US Blend Solera Sherry, Proprietary Blend NV
Fruit (>14% alc)
Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard Indiana, US Red Raspberry Red Satin NV
Flavored Ports
Harmony Winery Indiana, US Coffee Port Allegro 2015

Sparkling

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Bottle Fermented
Hagafen Cellars California, US Pinot Noir Late Disgorged Brut Cuv�e 2012
Tank Fermented
St. Julian Wine Company, Inc Michigan, US Traminette Sweet Nancie NV
Sparkling Fruit Wines
Barefoot Bubbly California, US Peach   NV
Carbonated
Buck Creek Winery Indiana, US Catawba Rocio 2014

Fruit Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Apple/Pear
Branches Winery Wisconsin, US Apple Wisconsin Ice 2015
Stone Fruit
Galena Cellars, Inc. Illinois, US Cherry   2015
Berry
Purple Toad Kentucky, US Black Currant   NV
Flower/Vegetable/Tropical Fruit
Galena Cellars, Inc. Illinois, US Rhubarb   2016
Fruit Blends
The Winery at Versailles Ohio, US Lemon, Strawberry Summer Days 2016
Grape Wine & Fruit Blends
Schnabeltier Indiana, US Black Cherry Blair 2015
Naturally Flavored
Canadian River Vineyards and Winery Oklahoma, US Chocolate, Merlot   2014
Hard Cider
von Stiehl Winery Wisconsin, US Apple Hard Cider Apfel 2015
Fruit Hard Ciders
Kaneb Orchards LLC New York, US Apple, Cranberry Hard Cider Medium Sweet Sparkling 2015

Honey Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Pure Honey Wines/Meads
KingView Mead Pennsylvania, US Orange Blossom Honey KingView SUB (Sweet Mead) NV
Honey & Fruit Blend
KingView Mead Pennsylvania, US Honey, Black Currant, Blackberry KingView Doppel Schwarz 2016
Naturally Flavored Honey Wines
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Honey, Black Cherry Orchard Stand NV