Saturday, February 10, 2007

Best in State 2006

Every year the wineries in several states participate in competitions to determine the best wines produced in that state. Here are a list of the Governor Cup winners in a few states. We have tried the Frederick Cellars 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon and the Rappahannock Cellars 2005 Reserve Viognier; both are excellent.

Illinois: Owl Creek Vineyard Bald Knob 2005
Maryland: Frederick Cellars 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon
Michigan: Peninsula Cellars 2005 Gewurztraminer - Manigold Vineyard
Missouri: Augusta Winery 2004 Vignoles
New Jersey: Tomasello Atlantic County Vidal Blanc Ice Wine 2005
New York: Hermann J. Wiemer 2005 Reserve Riesling
North Carolina: Childress Vineyards Syrah
Pennsylvania: Pinnacle Ridge Winery 2004 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine
Virginia: Rappahannock Cellars 2005 Reserve Viognier

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