Midwest Wineries Winners at Finger Lakes
Midwest Wineries were well represented in the winner’s circle at the recent 2012 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition:
Best of Competition
Best Riesling– Chateau Fontaine, Lake Leelanau, MI, Don and Lucie Matthies, owners
Best Ice Wine- Black Star Farms, Suttons Bay, MI, Lee Lutes, head wine maker.
Double Gold Medals
Cherry, Ackerman Winery, Amana, IA, Linda and Les Ackerman owners
Riesling, Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville, MI, Doug Welsch, winemaker
Sweet Rose, Henke Winery, Cincinnati, OH, Joe Henke, owner
Blackberry, Lagoda Ridge Winery, Smithville, MO, Galen and Linda Haddock, owners
Chambourcin, Oliver Winery, Bloomington, IN, Bill Oliver, owner
See related story: Reds a Natural at Oliver Winery
Traminette, Tabor Hill Winery, Buchanan, MI, Mike Merchant, winemaker
Blush Rose Sparkling, Tassel Ridge Winery, Leighton, IA, Bob Werson, president
Thanks so much fo your kind mention of our recent success at the Finge Lakes competiton. Should you ever venture to Cincinnati, please stop by fo a visit and perhaps, a few tastes of our 14 other award winning wines! Again, thanks so much for your recognition!