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Finger Lakes Riesling Challenge Announces Winners

The Finger Lakes Riesling Challenge is a competition of only Finger Lakes Riesling, judged by Finger Lakes winemakers, so this is truly a peer-reviewed competition. These wines must be sourced only from vineyards in the Finger Lakes American Viticultural Area (AVA). 38 wineries submitted 123 wines for the competition. Wagner Vineyards and Sheldrake Point Winery both garnered 2 Best of Show awards, with Silver Thread Vineyard, Lakewood Vineyards and Lucas Vineyards each awarded 2 gold medals. Here are the Best of Show and Gold Medal winners:
Best in Class Trophy Winners
Dry Riesling: Wagner Vineyards, Dry Riesling 2013
Medium Dry Riesling:  Chateau LaFayette Reneau, Dry Riesling 2014
Medium Sweet Riesling: Wagner Vineyards, Riesling Semi Dry 2012
Sweet Riesling:  Sheldrake Point Winery, Luckystone Riesling 2014
Dessert Riesling:  Sheldrake Point Winery, Wild Ferment Riesling Ice Wine 2014

Gold Medal Winners
Dry Riesling:
Barnstormer Winery, Dry Riesling 2014
Hosmer Winery, Dry Riesling 2013
Lakewood Vineyards, 3Generations Riesling 2013
Lucas Vineyards, Dry Riesling 2012
Keuka Spring Vineyards, Humphreys Vineyard Riesling 2014
Penguin Bay Winery, Dry Riesling 2014
Thirsty Owl Wine Co., Dry Riesling 2014

Medium Dry Riesling: 
Damiani Wine Cellars, Davis Vineyard Dry Riesling 2012
Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars, LLC, Red Oak Vineyard Riesling 2013
Lucas Vineyards, Dry Riesling 2013
Silver Thread Vineyard, Doyle Fournier Riesling 2014

Medium Sweet Riesling 
Anthony Road Wine Company, Semi-Dry Riesling 2013
Billsboro Winery, Sawmill Creek Vineyard Riesling 2013
Lakewood Vineyards, Riesling 2014
Silver Thread Vineyard, Semi-dry Riesling 2013

Sweet Riesling
Dr. Konstantin Frank, Riesling Reserve 2013
Rooster Hill Winery, Reserve Riesling 2013

Dessert Riesling 
Boundary Breaks Riesling, Late Harvest 90 2013
Glenora Wine Cellars, Riesling Ice Wine 2014
Sheldrake Point Winery, Riesling Ice Wine 2014
White Springs Winery, Late Harvest Riesling 2013

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