Jefferson Cup Award Winners Announced
The Jefferson Cup Wine Invitational Competition winners have been announced. The Jefferson Cup Invitational celebrated its twelfth year as the only competition that honors the best of the best among wineries from all of America’s wine regions. Jefferson Cup Founder and competition director is Doug Frost MS/MW from Kansas City. Of 22 Jefferson Cup Awards, six were won by the following Midwestern winemakers:
Augusta Winery, Augusta, MO. Seyval Blanc 2010, (White non-vinifera) Tony Kooyumjian, Winemaker
Bel Lago Vineyards and Winery, Cedar MI. Leelanau Brillante, (Sparkling Hybrid) Charlie Edson, Kevin Uhl, Cristin Hosmer, Winemakers
Chalet Debonne Vineyards, Madison, Ohio. Vidal Ice Wine, (Dessert Wine) Tony Debvec, Winemaker.
My Three Sons, Norton 2008 Missouri, (Honorary)
Stonehaus Farms Vineyard and Winery, Lee’s Summit, MO. Strother Ridge Vignoles 2009 Missouri, (White non-vinifera) Brett Euritt, Winemaker
Crown Valley Winery, Ste. Genevieve, MO. Norton Fine Old Vintage Museum Collection 2004 Ozark Highland, (Dessert) Daniel Alcorso, Winemaker