Wine Competition
Trophy Recipients

2008 Indy International Wine Competition

Trophies Presented to Wineries

Winemaker of the Year

V. Sattui Winery, St. Helena, California, United States

Trophies Presented for Wines

Wine of the Year

Conn Creek, 2004 Anthology, Napa Valley (Red Bordeaux Blend), Washington, United States

Sparkling Wine of the Year

Bel Lago Vineyards & Winery, Leelanau Brillante (Cayuga White), Michigan, United States

Red Wine of the Year

Elements of Sonoma, 2004 Weeping Willow Vyd (Malbec), California, United States

White Wine of the Year

Penguin Bay Winery, 2007 Gewurztraminer, New York, United States

Rosé Wine of the Year

Chateau St. Croix Winery, Wild River Rose (Zinfandel, Palomino, Grenache), Wisconsin, United States

Dessert Wine of the Year

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery, 2007 Minus Nine Icewine (Ehrenfelser Ice Wine), British Columbia, Canada

Indiana Wine of the Year

Chateau Thomas Winery, 2005 CPD (Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah), Indiana, United States

Honey Wine Blend of the Year

Torrey Ridge Winery, Scarlet Red (Honey, Cranberry, Raspberry), New York, United States

Honey Wine of the Year

White Winter Winery, Sweet (Honey), Wisconsin, United States

Indiana-grown American Wine of the Year

Buck Creek Winery, 2007 Alley Cat (Steuben), Indiana, United States

Indiana-grown Vinifera Wine of the Year

Chateau Pomije Winery, 2006 Chardonnay, Indiana, United States


Amateur Honey Wine of the Year

Brian Smith, 2007 Mead, Indiana, United States

Amateur Honey Wine Blend of the Year

Craig Gabor, 2007 Raspberry, Honey, Wisconsin, United States

Indiana Winery & Vineyard Association

Amateur Indiana Winemaker of the Year

Fred Chadwell & Larry Fosler, 2007 Traminette, Indiana, United States

Tippie Taster's - American Wine Society

Amateur Indiana-grown Wine of the Year

Mike Layman, 2007 Boilermaker Blend (Cayuga White, Vidal, La Crescent, Muscat), Indiana, United States