Upper Hudson Valley Wines Earn Medals

How do you know the wineries on the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail make great wines? First, taste for yourself! Second, every year our wineries take home wine competition medals.

Our wineries earned medals for their wines at competitions including the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition, International Eastern Wine Competition, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition, Hudson Valley Wine & Spirits Competition and more.


2016 FINGER LAKES INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

FLIWC-Medals

Over 3,800 wines from 916 wineries were entered into this competition.

DOUBLE GOLD MEDALS:
Swedish Hill Winery

2014 Semi Sweet Riesling
Thirsty Owl Wine Company
2014 Diamond
Victory View Vineyard
2014 Lafayette Maréchal Foch

GOLD MEDALS:
Amorici Vineyard

2014 Cabernet Franc
Swedish Hill Winery
Riesling Cuvee Gold
White Sparkling Riesling Cuvee
Thirsty Owl Wine Company
2014 Gewurztraminer

SILVER MEDALS:
Adirondack Winery

2014 Dry Riesling
Amorici Vineyard
2014 Chardonnay
2014 Marquette Nor
Swedish Hill Winery
Blanc de Blanc – Sparkling White
2014 Blue Waters Dry Rosé
2015 Blue Waters Riesling
2012 Cabernet Franc
Naturel – Sparking White
2012 Optimus
2014 Vidal Blanc
2014 Vignoles Late Harvest
Thirsty Owl Wine Company
2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Wine
2014 Dry Riesling
2014 Dry Riesling – Lahoma Vineyard
2015 Pinot Noir Rose – Dry Rosé
2014 Semi Sweet Riesling
2012 Syrah
2014 Vidal Blanc
Victory View Vineyard
2014 Fieldstone LaCrosse
2014 Revolution Marquette

BRONZE MEDALS:
Adirondack Winery

Amethyst Sunset
2013 Meritage
Amorici Vineyard
2014 Riesling
Vino Della Famiglia
Swedish Hill Winery
Blue Waters Chardonnay
2014 Blue Waters Chardonnay Riesling
2012 Cabernet Franc Lemberger
Cynthia Marie Port
2014 Maréchal Foch
Thirsty Owl Wine Company
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Wine
2014 Chardonnay
2014 Pinot Noir
Victory View Vineyard
2014 Charlotte La Crescent
2014 Turning Point Marquette


2016 CRITICS CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

Critics-Challenge-White-Logo

Over 1,300 wines from 13 countries were entered into this competition.

PLATINUM MEDAL:
Adirondack Winery

2013 Meritage

GOLD MEDALS:
Swedish Hill Winery

2015 Blue Waters Riesling
2014 Late Harvest Vignoles
2014 Riesling

SILVER MEDALS:
Swedish Hill Winery

2014 Blue Waters Chardonnay-Riesling
Cynthia Marie Port
Naturel
Riesling Cuvee
Viking White


2016 INTERNATIONAL EASTERN WINE COMPETITION

Intnational Eastern WC

Nearly 1,300 wines entered.

BEST OF CLASS / DOUBLE GOLD:
Swedish Hill Winery

2013 Blue Waters Pinot Noir
Thirsty Owl Wine Company
2014 Chardonnay

GOLD MEDALS:
Swedish Hill Winery

Blanc de Blanc
2014 Riesling
Thirsty Owl Wine Company
2014 Diamond
2014 Dry Riesling
2014 Riesling
2014 Pinot Gris

SILVER MEDALS:
Adirondack Winery

2013 Meritage
Swedish Hill Winery
2012 Blue Waters Chardonnay
2013 Cabernet Franc
2013 Reserve Chardonnay
Riesling Cuvee
Riesling Single Vineyard Humphreys
Thirsty Owl Wine Company
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Wine
2014 Dry Riesling – Lahoma
2014 Gewurztraminer
2014 Pinot Noir
2012 Syrah

BRONZE MEDALS:
Swedish Hill Winery

2014 Blue Waters Chardonnay
2012 Cabernet Franc Lemberger
2014 Dry Riesling
2014 Late Harvest Vignoles
2014 Maréchal Foch
Naturel


FLORIDA STATE FAIR INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION

FL st fair WC

Over 350 wines entered.

DOUBLE GOLD MEDALS:
Swedish Hill Winery

Naturel
2014 Riesling

GOLD MEDALS:
Swedish Hill Winery

2012 Cabernet Franc
2014 Maréchal Foch
2014 Riesling
Riesling Cuvee

SILVER MEDALS:
Adirondack Winery

2014 Chardonnay
2014 Seyval Blanc
Swedish Hill Winery
Blanc de Blanc
Blue Waters Chardonnay
2013 Blue Waters Pinot Noir
2012 Cabernet Franc Lemberger
2014 Dry Riesling

BRONZE MEDALS:
Adirondack Winery

2013 Meritage
Swedish Hill Winery
2014 Blue Waters Dry Rosé
2014 Late Harvest Vignoles
2013 Reserve Chardonnay


2015 Hudson Valley Wine & Spirits Competition

All entries are wines crafted exclusively from grapes grown in the Hudson Valley.

DOUBLE GOLD / BEST RED WINE:
Victory View Vineyard

2013 Independence Marquette

SILVER MEDALS:
Victory View Vineyard

2013 Turning Point Marquette

BRONZE MEDALS:
Victory View Vineyard

2013 Revolution Marquette
2013 Lafayette Maréchal Foch

 

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