Judging Results

2017 JUDGING RESULTS

Asheville 2017 Wine Commercial Wine Competition

Double Gold

Burntshirt Vineyards – NC – Cabernet Franc Reserve – 2015

Goodwater Vineyard – TN – Corot Noir – 2014

Parker-Binns Vineyard – NC – Chardonnay – 2016

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – Whalehead White – 2015

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – OBX Ice – 2016

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – Riesling – NV

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – Moscato – NV

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – Southern Belle – NV

Watauga Lake Winery – TN – Duncan Hollow – 2015

Gold

Burntshirt Vineyards – NC – Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve – 2015

Burntshirt Vineyards – NC – Meritage Reserve – 2015

Burntshirt Vineyards – NC – Reserve Chardonay – 2014

Burntshirt Vineyards – NC – Gruner Veltliner – 2016

Burntshirt Vineyards – NC – Vidal Blanc -2016

Cades Cove Cellars – TN – Firefly – NV

Elkin Creek Vineyard – NC – Vin Doux – 2011

Elkin Creek Vineyard – NC – Viognier – 2016

Fontaine Vineyard – NC – Riesling – 2015

Goodwater Vineyard – TN – Everything’s Peachy – NV

Goodwater Vineyard – TN – Goodwater Raz – NV

JOLO Winery and Vineyard – NC – Crimson Creek – 2016

JOLO Winery and Vineyard – NC – Jolotage – 2015

JOLO Winery and Vineyard – NC – Pilot Fog – 2016

Jones von Drehle Vineyards – NC – Tempranillo – 2015

Parker-Binns Vineyard – NC – Pea Ridge Red – 2014

Piccione Vineyards – NC – Nero – 2014

Raffaldini Vineyards – NC – Vermentino Superiore – 2016

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – Aglianico – 2015

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – Coastal Collage – 2015

Silver Fork Vineyarda and Winery – NC – Cabernet Franc – 2015

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – Farmhouse White – NV

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – Heritage Red – NV

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – Vineyard White – NV

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – Royal Blue – NV

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – Muscadine – NV

Watauga Lake Winery – TN – Bearly Peach – 2016

Silver

Adagio Vineyards – NC – Vivace – 2016

Adagio Vineyards – NC – Minuet – 2014

Adagio Vineyards – NC – Coda – 2014

Addison Farms Vineyard – NC – Gratitude – NV

Addison Farms Vineyard – NC – Five Twenty Nine – 2015

Addison Farms Vineyard – NC – Red Dress – 2015

Cades Cove Cellars – TN – Chardonnay – 2015Cades Cove Cellars – Tn – Fall Bounty – 2014

Cades Cove Cellars – TN – Riesling – NV

Cades Cove Cellars – TN – Blackberry – NV

Elkin Creek Vineyard – NC – Rossa – 2015

Fontaine Vineyard – NC – Rose – 2014

Fontaine Vineyard – NC – Cabernet Sauvignon – 2015

Goodwater Vineyard – TN – Seyval Blanc – NY

Goodwater Vineyard – TN – Goodwater Black – NV

JOLO Winery and Vineyard – NC – Golden Hallows – 2016

Jones von Drehle Vineyards – NC – Steel Chardonnay – 2015

Jones von Drehle Vineyards – NC – Barrel Chardonnay – 2015

Jones von Drehle Vineyards – NC – Petit Manseng – 2015

Jones von Drehle Vineyards – NC – Cabernet Franc – 2014

Jones von Drehle Vineyards – NC – Petit Verdot – 2014

Mountain Brook Vineyards – NC – Chardonnay – 2014

Mountain Brook Vineyards – NC – Pinot Grigio – 2015

Mountain Brook Vineyards – NC – Cabernet Sauvignon –

Mountain Brook Vineyards  – NC – Petit Verdot – 2013

Mountain Brook Vineyards – NC – Magis Red Blend – NV

Parker-Binns – NC – Petit Manseng – 2016

Parker-Binns – NC – Rose – 2016

Piccione Vineyards – NC – Vermentino – 2015

Piccione Vineyards – NC – Unoaked Chardonnay – 2015

Piccione Vineyards – NC – Sangiovese – 2014

Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery – NC – Bella Misto – 2015

Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery – NC – Pinot Grigio – 2016

Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery – NC – La Dolce Vita – 2016

Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery – NC – Sangiovese Classico – 2014

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – Wild Pony White – 2016

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – The Triangle – 2016

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – Pearl – 2016

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – Chardonnay – 2016

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – Handcrafted Cab Franc – 2015

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – Double Barrel – 2015

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC -Shipwreck – 2015

Silver Fork Vineyard and Winery – NC – Chambourcin – 2015

Silver Fork Vineyard and Winery – – NC – Four Dog Red – NV

Sprout Springs Estates – TN – Smoky Mountain Rose – 2015

Sprout Springs Estates – TN – Blackberry – 2016

Sprout Springs Estates – TN -Cabernet Franc – 2015

Sprout Springs Estates – TN – Chardonnay – NY

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – James’s Peach NV

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm – TN – Red Muscadine – NV

Watauga Lake Winery – TN – Tart N’ Blue – 2015

Bronze

Cades Cove Cellars – TN – Sweet White Muscadine – NV

JOLO Winery and Vineyard – NC – JOLO Pink – 2016

JOLO Winery and Vineyard – NC – Happy Endings – 2015

Sanctuary Vineyards – NC – Handcrafted Viognier – 2016

Sprout Springs Estates – TN – Riesling – 2016


2016 JUDGING RESULTS

Asheville Wine and Food Festival 2016 Commercial Wine Competition

Adagio Vineyards, Elkin, NC, Chaconne -60% Merlot, 30% Tannat, 10% Petite Verdot 2013 – Bronze

Adagio Vineyards, Elkin, NC, Chardonnay, 100% Chardonnay, 2015 – Silver

Adagio Vineyards, Elkin, NC, Minuet, 100% Cabernet Franc, 2015,  Bronze

Addison Farms Vineyard, Leicester, NC, Coming Home, 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, 2013, Gold

Addison Farms Vineyard, Leicester, NC, Structure, 100% Cabernet Franc, 2013, – Double Gold

Addison Farms Vineyard, Leicester, NC Alchemy Love, 100% Honey, NV – Silver

Addison Farms Vineyard, Leicester, NC, Five Twenty-Nine, 100% Barbera, 2014 – Silver

Addison Farms Vineyard, Leicester, NC,  Alchemy Prosperity, 100% Honey, NV – Silver

Addison Farms Vineyard, Leicester, NC, Red Dress, 85% Montepulciano, 15% Petit Verdot, 2014 – Silver

Belle Nicho Winery, Nebo, NC, Traminette, 100% Traminette, NV – Silver

Belle Nicho Winery, Nebo, NC, Chambourcin, 100% Chambourcin, NV – Silver

Belle Nicho Winery, Nebo, NC, Rose, 100% Cabernet Franc, NV – Silver

Belle Nicho Winery, Nebo, NC, Seyval Blanc, 100% Seyval Blanc, NV – Gold

Belle Nicho Winery, Nebo, NC, Sweet Dog Red, 50% Chambourcin, 50% Cabernet Franc, NV – Silver

Biltmore Estate Wine Company, Asheville, NC, Biltmore Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, 93% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Syrah, 1% Merlot – 2014 – Gold

Biltmore Estate Wine Company, Asheville, NC, Biltmore Reserve Cabernet Franc, 95% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon- 2014 – Silver

Biltmore Estate Wine Company, Asheville, NC, Biltmore Reserve Chardonnay, 97% Chardonnay, 3% Viognier, 2015 – Silver

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC, Gruner Veltliner, 100% Gruner Veltliner, 2015 – Gold

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC, Chardonnay, 100% Chardonnay, 2014 – Silver

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC, O Cellars Reserve Cabernet Franc, 76% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot, 2014 – Gold

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC, Merlot, 78% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot, 2013 – Silver

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC, Altitude 3400, 68% Merlot, 21% Cabernet Franc, 11% Chambourcin, NV – Silver

FernCrest Winery, Andrews, NC, Royal White, 100% Vidal Blanc, 2015 – Gold

FernCrest Winery, Andrews, NC, Mountain Wood Red, 100% Norton, 2014 – Silver

FernCrest Winery, Andrews, NC, Southern Lady White, 100% Chardonel, 2015- Silver

JOLO Winery & Vineyards, Pilot Mountain, NC, Jolotage, 33% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cynthiana, 5% Sangiovese, 2014 – Silver

JOLO Winery & Vineyards, Pilot Mountain, NC, Golden Hallows, 55% Vidal Blanc, 35% Viognier, 10% Traminette, 2015 – Double Gold

JOLO Winery & Vineyards, Pilot Mountain, NC, Pink, 100% Chambourcin, 2015, Silver

JOLO Winery & Vineyards, Pilot Mountain, NC, Pilot Fog, 100% Cynthiana/Norton, 2015, Gold

JOLO Winery & Vineyards, Pilot Mountain, NC, Happy Endings, 100% Traminette, 2015 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Estate Viognier, 100% Viognier, 2014 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Malbec, 95% Malbec, 3% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot, 2013 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Estate Reserve Merlot, 99% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc, 2012 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Old Railroad White, 68% Viognier, 32% Chardonnay, NV – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Old Railroad Rose, 69% Mourvedre, 20% Grenache, 11% Merlot, NV – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Jones von Drehle Estate Petit Manseng, 100% Petit Manseng, 2014 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Tempranillo, 76% Tempranillo, 11% Grenache, 5% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014 – Gold

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Estate Barrel Select Chardonnay, 100% Chardonnay (Barrell Fermented) 2013 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Estate Chardonnay, 100% Chardonnay, 2014 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC

Jones von Drehle Estate Viognier, 100% Viognier, 2015 – Gold

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Old Railroad Red, 63% Cabernet Franc, 37% Merlot, NV – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC

Jones von Drehle Rosa Dia, 100% Grenache, 2015 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Estate Petit Manseng, 100% Petit Manseng, 2015 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Rock & Rail, 41% Merlot, 39% Cabernet Franc, 15% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 2012 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, 99% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Cabernet Franc 2012 – Gold

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Tempranillo, 84% Tempranillo, 16% Cabernet Franc, 2013 – Silver

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC, Jones von Drehle Petit Verdot – 97% Petit Verdot, 3% Merlot, 2012 – Silver

Parker-Binns Vineyard, Mill Spring, NC,  You Can Dance, Cabernet, 2011 – Bronze

Parker-Binns Vineyard, Mill Spring, NC, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet,2013 – Gold

Parker-Binns Vineyard, Mill Spring, NC, Chardonnay, 100% Chardonnay, 2015 – Silver

Parker-Binns Vineyard, Mill Spring, NC – Pea Ridge White, 75% Chardonnay, 25% Viognier, 2014 – Silver

Raffaldini Vineyards, Ronda, NC, Girasole, 45.6% Sangiovese, 35.5% Traminette, 8.9% Chardonnay, 7% Nero Amoro, 3% Viognier 2015 – Silver

Raffaldini Vineyards, Ronda, NC, Montepulciano, 75% Montepulciano, 15% Sangiovese, 5% Petit Syrah, 5% Petit Verdot, 2014 – Gold

Raffaldini Vineyards, Ronda, NC, Vermentino Superiore, 75% Vermentino, 15% Pinot Grigio, 10% Traminette, 2015 – Silver

Raffaldini Vineyards, Ronda, NC, La Dolce Vita, 100% Traminette, 2015 – Gold

Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC, Muscadine, Muscadine, 2014 – Silver

Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC, Rose, Cabernet Franc, 2014 – Bronze

Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 – Silver

Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC, Mosaic, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chambourcin, 2014 – Silver

Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC, Kagor, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014 – Silver

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, Wildflowers, 100% Cabernet Franc, 2015 – Silver

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, Double Barrel, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Petit Verdot, 2014 – Silver

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, Pearl, 100% Albarino, 2015 – Gold

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, The Triangle, 83% Viognier, 10% Albarino, 7% Rousanne, 2015  – Silver

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, Wild Pony White, 32% Chardonnay, 20% Pinot Gris, 18% Viognier, 16% Chardonel, 14% Sauvignon Blanc 2015 – Silver

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, Chardonnay, 89% Chardonnay, 11% Albarino, 2015 – Silver

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, Whalehead White, 65% Traminette, 35% Chardonel, 2015 – Gold

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, Aglianico, 100% Aglianico, 2014 – Gold

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, Outer Banks Ice, 72% Vidal Blanc, 28% Petit Manseng, 2015 – Silver

Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg, NC, Coastal Collage, 70% Merlot, 20% Cab Franc, 10% Petit Verdot, 2014 – Silver

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson, NC, Riesling, 100% Riesling, 2015 – Silver

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson, NC, Sauvignon Blanc, 100% Sauvignon Blanc, 2015 – Silver

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson, NC, Two Five Nine Tannat, 95% Tannat, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 – Gold

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson, NC, Cabernet Franc, 79% Cabernet Franc, 16% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Tannat, 2013 – Silver

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson, NC, Merlot, 100% Merlot, 2013 – Silver

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson, NC, Bin 17 Unoaked Chardonnay, 100% Chardonnay, 2015 – Silver

Silver Fork Winery, Morganton, NC, Cabernet Franc, 100% Cabernet Franc, 2014 – Gold

Silver Fork Winery, Morganton, NC, Four Dog Red Blend, 33% Cabernet Franc, 33% Merlot, 17% Petit Verdot, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon NV – Silver

Silver Fork Winery, Morganton, NC, Chardonnay Reserve, 100% Chardonnay, 2015 – Silver

Silver Fork Winery, Morganton, NC, Merlot, 100% Merlot, 2014 – Silver

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN, Riesling, 80% Riesling, 20% Muscat Canelli, NV – Silver

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN, Farmhouse White, 39% Chardonnay, 32% Symphony, 16% Catawba, 10% Riesling, 3% Niagara, NV – Silver

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN, Muscadine, 100% Muscadine – Gold

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN, Heritage Red, Zinfandel, NV – Silver

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN, James’s Peach, Catawba, Symphony, Riesling, Niagara, NV – Gold

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN, Vineyard White, 45% Catawba, 27% Riesling, 20% Symphony, 8% Niagara, NV – Silver

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN, Southern Belle, 100% Concord, NV – Gold

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm, Maynardville, TN, Royal Blue, 75% Blueberry, 25% Blackberry, NV – Gold


Asheville Wine and Food Festival 2016 Non-Commercial Results

DOUBLE BLUE

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, 3 Way Blend, 2015

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Syrah/Petite Syrah, 2013

BLUE

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Lodi Merlot, 2013

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot, 2013

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, 4 Way Blend, 2014

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Primivito, 2015

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Syrah/Petite Sirah, 2015

RED

Alan Staton, Zirconia, NC – Buffalo Berry & Cranberry, 2014

Joel Mazelis, Weaverville, NC – Chardonnay, 2014

Joel Mazelis, Weaverville, NC – Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Estate Frontenac Gris, 2015

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Gewurztraiminer, 2012

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Liebfraumilch, 2012

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Estate Gewurztramine, 2015

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Old Vine Zinfandel, 2014

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Estate Merlot, 2015

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Estate Frontenac, 2015

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Barbera, 2014

Rick Jelovsek, Jonesborough, TN – Valvin Muscat, 2015

Rick Jelovsek,Jonesborough, TN – Cabernet Franc, 2015

Rick Jelovsek, Jonesborough, TN – Norton, 2013

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Lodi Merlot, 2011

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec, 2015

William R. Duncan, Jonesborough, TN – Amarone, 2013

YELLOW

Michael Swindell, Marshall, NC – Golden Raisin, 2015

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Estate Frontenac Gris, 2014

Rich Matzer, Nebo, NC – Estate Frontenac, 2014

Rick Jelovsek, Jonesborough, TN – Gruner Veltliner, 2015

William R. Duncan, Jonesborough, TN – Barolo, 2013


2015 JUDGING RESULTS

Asheville Wine and Food Festival 2015 Commercial Wine Competition

Gold and Silver Medal Wines are designated Best Of The Appalachians (BOTA) by the French Broad Vignerons

DOUBLE GOLD

St. Paul Mountain Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Viognier 2013

St. Paul Mountain Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Laurel Hill – Vidal Blanc 2014

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Burntshirt Vineyards Estate White -Vidal Blanc 2013

Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery, LLC, Ronda, NC – Vermentino Superiore – Vermentino 2014

Watauga Lake Winery, Butler, TN – Fox Hollow – 50% Chancellor, 50% Steuben 2014

Parker-Binns Vineyard, Mill Spring, NC – Rose – Merlot 2014

GOLD

Watauga Lake Winery, Butler, TN – Duncan Hollow – Chancellor 2013

Biltmore Estate Wine Company, Asheville, NC – Biltmore Estate Chateau Reserve Sparkling Blanc de Blanc, North Carolina – Chardonnay 2011

Adagio Vineyards, Elkin, NC – Vivace – 94% Traminette, 3% Muscat, 3% Chardonnay 2014

Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC – Chardonnay 2013

Treehouse Vineyards, Monroe, NC – Windy Hill – Muscadine

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – O Cellars Reserve Cabernet Franc – Cabernet Franc 2013

Fair Game Beverage Company, Pittsboro, NC – Ferris – 22.5% each Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Norton.  5% Touriga

Parker-Binns Vineyard, Mill Spring, NC – Loco Lulu – Soft Red Wine – Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot 2014

Treehouse Vineyards, Monroe, NC – Sunset Hills – Muscadine

Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery, LLC, Ronda, NC – Montepulciano Riserva – Montepulciano 2013

Jolo Winery & Vineyards, Pilot Mountain, NC – Jolotage – Petit Verdot, Petit Sirah, Cynthiana

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson, NC – Port – Cabernet Franc – 2006

Biltmore Estate Wine Company, Asheville, NC – Biltmore Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, North Carolina – Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

St. Paul Mountain Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Homeplace – Blackberry 2014

Treehouse Vineyards, Monroe, NC – Crystal Creek – Muscadine

Jolo Winery & Vineyards, Pilot Mountain, NC – Pilot Fog – Cynthiana 2014

Silver Fork Winery, Morganton, NC – Four Dog Red Blend – Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot – 2013

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Viognier Estate – Viognier 2014

Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery, LLC, Ronda, NC – Sangiovese Riserva – Sangiovese 2013

St. Paul Mountain Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Lower Vineyard – Riesling 2014

SILVER

Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC – Merlot 2013

Treehouse Vineyards, Monroe, NC – Liquid Sunshine – Vinifera Blend

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson, NC – Two Five Nine Petit Verdot – Petit Verdot 2011

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Cabernet Franc Estate – Cabernet Franc 2012

Treehouse Vineyards, Monroe, NC – Just One More Thing “Merlot” – Merlot

Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC – Muscadine – Carlos -2013

South Creek Vineyards & Winery, Nebo, NC – Cabernet Sauvignon – 2010

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – O Cellars Reserve Chardonnay – Chardonnay 2013

Parker-Binns Vineyard, Mill Spring, NC – Moscato – Muscat – 2014

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Rosa Dia Estate – Grenache 2014

St. Paul Mountain Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Wallace – Apple 2014

Treehouse Vineyards, Monroe, NC – “Her Way” Cabernet

Mountain Brook Vineyards, Tryon, NC – Pinot Grigio 2014

Biltmore Estate Wine Company, Asheville, NC – Biltmore Estate Riesling – Riesling 2013

South Creek Vineyards & Winery, Nebo, NC – Cabernet Franc – 2011

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Riesling 2014

Biltmore Estate Wine Company, Asheville, NC – Biltmore Reserve Chardonnay, North Carolina – Chardonnay 2014

Fair Game Beverage, Pittsboro, NC – Scuppernong Tipper – Scuppernong

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Chardonnay Barrel Estate – Chardonnay 2013

St. Paul Mountain Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Chestnut Gap – Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Mountain Brook Vineyards, Tryon, NC – Magis – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petite Verdot 2012

South Creek Vineyards & Winery, Nebo, NC – Duet – 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot 2011

St. Paul Mountain Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Centennial Farm Heritage – Riesling 2014

Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC – Tosca Heritage – 80% Merlot, 20% Sangiovese 2013

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Gruner Veltliner 2014

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Petit Manseng Estate – Petit Manseng 2014

Lake James Cellars, Glen Alpine, NC – Cabernet Franc 2013

Parker-Binns Vineyard, Mill Spring, NC – Loco Lulu – Soft White Wine – Chardonnay, Petit Manseng, Viognier 2014

Shelton Vineyards, Dobson, NC – Bin 17 Unoaked Chardonnay 2014

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Tempranillo Estate – Tempranillo 2014

Adagio Vineyards, Elkin, NC – Harmony – 50% Merlot, 50% Petit Verdot 2014

Lake James Cellars, Glen Alpine, NC – Chardonnay 2013

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Malbec Estate – Malbec – 2013

Biltmore Estate Wine Company, Asheville, NC – Biltmore Estate Pinot Noir – Pinot Noir 2012

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Merlot Estate – Merlot 2012

Silver Fork Winery,Morganton, NC – Nonsense – Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot NV

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Petit Manseng Estate -Petit Manseng 2013

BRONZE

Jones von Drehle Vineyards, Thurmond, NC – Chardonnay Estate – Chardonnay 2013

Silver Fork Winery, Morganton, NC – Merlot 2013

Addison Farms Vineyard, Leicester, NC – Five Twenty-Nine – Barbera 2013

Fair Game Beverage, Pittsboro, NC – Peach Tipper – Peach

Addison Farms Vineyard, Leicester, NC – Smokehouse Red – 60% Chambourcin, 40% Sangiovese NV

Addison Farms Vineyard, Leicester, NC – Coming Home – 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot 2012

Fontaine Vineyards, Marshall, NC – Chardonnay 2014

Lake James Cellars, Glen Alpine, NC – Merlot 2012

Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC – Apple Wine 2014


Asheville Wine and Food Festival 2015 Non-Commercial Results

Event Sponsored by Asheville Brewer’s Supply & Winemaking Shop

DOUBLE BLUE

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Paso Robles Syrah/Petite Sirah 2013

BLUE

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2013

Michael Swindle, Shiraz 2013

John Kinnaird,  Pino Noiret 2013

RED

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Old Vine Zinfandel 2014

John Kinnaird,  Bordeaux Blend 2013

Matthew and Samantha Biggers, Estate Wild Blackberry Oak 2014 R

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Lodi Merlot 2013

Matthew and Samantha Biggers, Mountain Cab Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Matthew and Samantha Biggers, Leon Millot Oak 2014

Matthew and Samantha Biggers, Estate Blueberry 2014

Matthew and Samantha Biggers, Turnpike Concord 2014

Thomas Daniel Mincarelli, Eagles’ Nest Micro Winery & Vineyard, Lodi Grenache 2012

YELLOW

Michael Swindle, Semi Dry Peach 2014

Michael Swindle, Zinfandel 2014


Asheville Wine and Food Festival 2014 Commercial Wine Competition

DOUBLE GOLD

Jones Von Drehle Estate Rock & Rail – 2012

 

GOLD

The French Broad Vignerons Designate Gold Medal Recipients as Best Of The Appalachians

Addison Farms Vineyard – Smokehouse Red

City Scape Winery – Carolina Nights

Flint Hill Vineyards – Synergy – 2011

JOLO Winery and Vineyards – Grey Ghost – 2013

Jones Von Drehle

JVD Estate Petit Manseng – 2013

JVD Estate Petit Verdot/Merlot – 2012
JVD Estate Barrel Select Chardonnay – 2012
JVD Old Railroad Red Sweet Red
JVD Estate Viognier – 2013

Monteluce Winery – Centurio 2011

Mountain Brook Vineyard –
Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot

Parker-Binns Vineyard –

Loco Lulu
Cabernet Sauvignon

Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery –

Vermentino Riserva
Sangiovese Riserva – 2012
Vermentino
Montapulciano Riserva
Pinot Grigio

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards – Viognier – 2013

Silver Fork Winery – Four Dog Blend – 2013

 

SILVER

The French Broad Vignerons Designate Silver Medal Recipients as Best Of The Appalachians

Addison Farms Vineyard – Gratitude

Biltmore Winery – Estate Chateau Reserve, Blanc de Blanc Brut, NC 2010

CityScape Winery – Carolina Morning

Flint Hill Vineyards –
Flint Hill Vineyards Chambourcin – 2010
Cabernet Sauvignon – 2010
Tres Cerise – 2013

Jones Von Drehle –

JVD Estate Chardonnay
JVD Estate Rosa Dia – 2012
JVD Estate Cab Franc – 2012
JVD Estate Merlot – 2012
JVD Estate Tempranillo – 2012
JVD Estate Petit Manseng 2012
JVD Blackberry Non-Vintage
JVDEstate Dulcimer Rose – 2012
Old Railroad White Peach Non-Vintage

Lake James Cellars – Syrah, Chardonnay

Montaluce Winery – Montaluce Vidal Blanc 2013

Mountain Brook Vineyard – Chardonnay

Parker-Binns Vineyard – Blackberry, Rose, Chardonnay

Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery – Montepulciano 2012, Girasole

Shelton Vineyards
Yadkin Valley Cabernet Franc – 2011
Yadkin Valley Riesling – 2012
Yadkin Valley Merlot – 2011
Yadkin Valley Chardonnay – 2012

Silver Fork Winery – Chardonnay -2013

Tiger Mountain Vineyards
Petit Manseng -2013
Sweet Petit 2013
Cabernet Franc Reserve 2010

 

 

BRONZE

JOLO Winery and Vineyards

JOLO Pink 2013
Chardonnay 2013
JOLO Pink Lot 2 2013

Jones Von Drehle – Old Railroad Red Blackberry

Mountain Brook Vineyard – Rose

Silver Fork Winery – Chambourcin 2013

 

 


 

Asheville Wine and Food Festival Non-Commercial Results 2014

Event Sponsored by Asheville Brewer’s Supply & Winemaking Shop

DOUBLE BLUE RIBBON

Thomas Mincarelli – Syrah/ Petite Sirah – 2013

BLUE RIBBONS

Ken Chrisman
Semi-Dry Red Muscadine
John Kinnaird
Pinot Noiret
Thomas Mincarelli
Bordeaux Mystery Blend – 2012

Lodi Merlot Free Run

RED RIBBONS

Ken Chrisman
Sweet Red Muscadine
Sweet Scuppercham
Under The Vine Scuppernong
Jerry’s Sweet Red Muscadine
Scuppermusc Blend

John Kinnaird
Viognier
Bourdeaux Blend

Thomas Mincarelli
Lodi Merlot Free Run 2011

Lodi Grenache Merlot 2012

Melange – Bourdeaux Blend 2012

Lodi Grenache 2012

Lodi Merlot 2013

Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Paso Robles Merlot 2012

Malbec/Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Mike Swindle
Viognier Niagara Blend

 

YELLOW RIBBONS

Ken Chrisman
Semi-Dry Scuppercham
Dry Red Muscadine
Jerry’s Semi-Dry Red Muscadine
Sweet Scuppernong
Black and Blue Berry

Thomas Mincarelli
Bordeaux Mystery Blend 2012

Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon /Merlot 2013

 

 


 

 

2014 RESULTS FOR CIDERFEST NC

DOUBLE BLUE RIBBON

Windy Hill Cidery, York, South Carolina

Hoppin Johnny
Rusty Gold

 

BLUE RIBBONS

Bold Rock Hard Cider, Nellysford, VA

Crimson Ridge Vat Number 1

Naked Apple Hard Cider, Flat Rock, NC

Wicked Peel

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, Hendersonville, NC

Wallace

 

RED RIBBONS

Blake’s Hard Cider, Armada, MI

Catawumpas
Wassail

 

Bold Rock Cider, Nellysford, VA

Carolina Apple

 

Naked Apple Hard Cider, Flat Rock, NC

Blackberry Gold

 

Noble Cider, Asheville, NC

The Blue Bard

 

YELLOW RIBBON

 

Three Sisters Cidery, Hendersonville, NC

Celestial