Wine Competition
Trophy Recipients

2012 INDY International Wine Competition

Trophies Presented to Wineries
Commercial

Winemaker of the Year

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery, Oliver, British Columbia, Canada

Trophies Presented for Wines
Commercial

Wine of the Year

River City Winery, 2011 Vignoles, Indiana, United States

Sparkling Wine of the Year

Gloria Ferrer, 2000 Carneros Cuvee (Pinot Noir, Chardonnay), California, United States

Red Wine of the Year

Chateau Ste. Michelle, 2009 Cold Creek Vineyard (Cabernet Sauvignon), Washington, United States

White Wine of the Year

Tabor Hill Winery, 2011 Lake Michigan Shore (Gewurztraminer), Michigan, United States

Rosé Wine of the Year

21 Brix Winery, 2011 Ellatawba (Catawba), New York, United States

Dessert Wine of the Year

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery, 2011 Signature Ice Wine (Riesling), British Columbia, Canada

Fruit Wine of the Year

Galena Cellars, Inc., 2010 Cracklin Apple (Apple), Illinois, United States

Indiana Wine of the Year

Wildcat Creek Winery, Chambourcin, Indiana, United States

Indiana Traminette of the Year

Wildcat Creek Winery, Traminette, Indiana, United States

Honey Wine Blend of the Year

Wyldewood Cellars, 2011 Honey, Elderberry, Kansas, United States

Honey Wine of the Year

White Winter Winery, My Faire Lady (Honey), Wisconsin, United States

Indiana-grown French-American Wine of the Year

River City Winery, 2011 Vignoles, Indiana, United States

Indiana-grown Vinifera Wine of the Year

Huber's Orchard & Winery, 2010 Heritage (Cab Franc, Cab Sauvignon, Petit Verdot), Indiana, United States

Indiana Winery & Vineyard Association

Indiana-grown Fruit Wine of the Year

Brown County Winery, 2011 Hard Cider (Apple), Indiana, United States

Amateur

Amateur Honey Wine of the Year

Ron Hopwood, 2011 Honey, Indiana, United States

Amateur Honey Wine Blend of the Year

Rick Dietz, 2007 Tr�jniak Mi�d Pitny (Polish Mead) (Clover Honey, Hops, Spices), Indiana, United States

Indiana Winery & Vineyard Association

Amateur Indiana Winemaker of the Year

Skip Pluhar, 2010 Semillon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Indiana, United States

Tippie Taster's - American Wine Society

Amateur Indiana-grown Wine of the Year

Allen Brown, 2011 Beyond Burgenland-Chambourcin B (Chambourcin), Indiana, United States