Wine Competition
Trophy Recipients

2017 Indy International

Trophies Presented to Wineries

Winery of the Year

Trinchero Family Estates, St. Helena, California, United States

Winemaker of the Year

Winemaker, Allen Dossey, Purple Toad Winery, Paducah, Kentucky, United States

Indiana Farm Winery of the Year (<50k gal)

Buck Creek Winery, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States


Amateur Winemaker of the Year

JoAnn & Michael Nall, Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Trophies Presented for Wines

Wine of the Year

Horse Heaven Hills, Mercer Estates Winery, 2014 Mercer Canyons (Cabernet Sauvignon), Washington, United States

Sparkling Wine of the Year

Prosecco, Extra Dry, Allini, 2016 Prosecco, Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG (Glera), Italy

Red Wine of the Year

Barrister Winery, 2013 Petit Verdot, Washington, United States

White Wine of the Year

College Cellars, 2016 Muscat Ottonel, Washington, United States

Rosé Wine of the Year

Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc., 2016 Blue Waters (Dry Rose'), New York, United States

Dessert Wine of the Year

Buck Creek Winery, 2014 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine, Indiana, United States

Fruit Wine of the Year

Brown County Winery, 2016 Strawberry, Indiana, United States

Wine Packaging Design of the Year

SoLu Estate Winery, 2016 Traditional Estate, Acacia Blossom (Honey), Wisconsin, United States

Label Design of the Year

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Lineage (Cabernet Franc, Merlot), Illinois, United States

Indiana Wine of the Year

French Lick Winery, 2013 Cabernet Franc, Indiana, United States

Indiana Traminette of the Year

Tonne Winery, 2016 Clear Capsule (Traminette), Indiana, United States


Amateur Wine of the Year

David Phillips, 2016 Estate, Sugar Creek Winery (Chambourcin Rose'), Indiana, United States

Amateur Fruit Wine of the Year

Steve Toomey, 2015 Blackberry, Pennsylvania, United States