Kentucky Wineries Wine Big at Derby Fest Wine Competition

April 06, 2010

Kentucky Wineries Wine Big at Derby Fest Wine Competition

 Kentucky wineries picked up gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Kentucky Derby Wine Festival held Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, KY.  118 different wine samples from 14 Kentucky and Indiana wineries were tasted by judges from the American Wine Society.  The competition is part of the Derby Festival to be held on Louisville’s River Front on April 27 and 28, 2010. 

 Two Indiana wines participated: Huber and Simmons Winery.  The remaining 12 are Kentucky wineries.  See the table below for a full listing of awards. 

                                    

Winery Wine Medal Location
Acres of Land Winery A.I Vidal Blanc Gold Richmond, Ky
Acres of Land Winery Viqnoles Gold Richmond, Ky
Acres of Land Winery Concord Silver Richmond, Ky
Acres of Land Winery Chardonnay Silver Richmond, Ky
Brooks Hill Winery Sweet Martyne Bronze Brooks, KY
Brooks Hill Winery Roe Hill Red Gold Brooks, KY
Brooks Hill Winery Rose of Sharon Gold Brooks, KY
Brooks Hill Winery Blackberry Silver Brooks, KY
Brooks Hill Winery Vidal Blanc Silver Brooks, KY
Chrisman Mill Vineyards Traminette Gold Nicholasville, KY
Chrisman Mill Vineyards Vidal Blanc Gold Nicholasville, KY
Chrisman Mill Vineyards First Vineyard Reserve Silver Nicholasville, KY
Elk Creek Vineyards Bone Dry Red Bronze Owenton, KY
Elk Creek Vineyards Shirah Bronze Owenton, KY
Elk Creek Vineyards Gewurztraminer Bronze Owenton, KY
Elk Creek Vineyards Chambourcin Gold Owenton, KY
Elk Creek Vineyards Petite Syrah Silver Owenton, KY
Elk Creek Vineyards Vidal Blanc Silver Owenton, KY
Elk Creek Vineyards Sweet Mellow White Silver Owenton, KY
Equus Run Vineyards Bluegrass Blush Silver Midway, KY
Horseshoe Bend Vineyards Cardinal Bronze Willisburg, KY
Horseshoe Bend Vineyards Jesters Sceptre Cab. S. Bronze Willisburg, KY
Horseshoe Bend Vineyards Red Jester Chambourcin Silver Willisburg, KY
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Strawberry Infusion Bronze Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Razzy Apple Bronze Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Blaufrankisch Bronze Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Cabernet Franc Bronze Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Heritage Bronze Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Chardonel Bronze Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Raspberry Infusion Gold Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Starlight Red Gold Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Vignoles Gold Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Starlight White Gold Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Seyual Gold Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Blackberry Silver Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Sweet Marcella Silver Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Heritage Silver Borden, IN
Huber’s Orchard and Winery Traminette Silver Borden, IN
Lovers Leap Winery Blackberry Bronze Lawrenceburg, KY
Lovers Leap  Winery 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Bronze Lawrenceburg, KY
Lovers Leap  Winery “G” Bronze Lawrenceburg, KY
Lovers Leap  Winery Sloppy Seconds Gold Lawrenceburg, KY
Lovers Leap Winery Cynthiana Silver Lawrenceburg, KY
Lovers Leap  Winery Riesling  Silver Lawrenceburg, KY
MillaNova Winery Brandon’s Blend Bronze Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery American Rose Wine Bronze Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Iceburg White Bronze Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Shamrock Red Gold Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Gold Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Maddie Bear Blackberry Silver Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Chases Red Silver Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Alyssa’s Blush Silver Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Cabernet Sauv Reserve Silver Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Sweet Falls of Niagara Silver Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Semi-Sweet Riesling Silver Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Semi-Sweet Pinot Grigio Silver Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Riesling Silver Mt. Washington, KY
MillaNova Winery Dry Pinot Grigio Silver Mt. Washington, KY
Purple Toad Winery Lauren’s Blackberry Bronze Paducah, KY
Purple Toad Winery Chardonnay Peach Bronze Paducah, KY
Purple Toad Winery Chambourcin Gold Paducah, KY
Purple Toad Winery Paducah Blue Gold Paducah, KY
Purple Toad Winery Paducah Red Silver Paducah, KY
Purple Toad Winery Merlot Silver Paducah, KY
Purple Toad Winery Chardonnay Silver Paducah, KY
Purple Toad Winery Riesling Silver Paducah, KY
River Bend Winery Rhubarb Bronze Louisville, KY
River Bend Winery Chambourcin Bronze Louisville, KY
River Bend Winery Merlot Bronze Louisville, KY
River Bend Winery Trifecta Bronze Louisville, KY
River Bend Winery Chardonnay Bronze Louisville, KY
River Bend Winery Pomegranate Silver Louisville, KY
River Bend Winery KY Lady Silver Louisville, KY
Simmons Winery Pinot Grigio Bronze Columbus, IN
Simmons Winery Autumn Late Harvest Gold Columbus, IN
Simmons Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Gold Columbus, IN
StoneBrook Winery Blackberry Bronze Camp Springs, KY
StoneBrook Winery Chambourcin Bronze Camp Springs, KY
StoneBrook Winery Vidal Blanc Gold Camp Springs, KY
StoneBrook Winery Estate Reserve, Vidal Blanc Silver Camp Springs, KY
Wright Meyer Winery Vignoles Gold Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer  Winery Kentucky Diamond Gold Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer  Winery Winter Solstice Gold Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer Winery Chardonnay Gold Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer  Winery Red Raspberry Silver Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer Winery Blue Berry Silver Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer Winery Blackberry Silver Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer  Winery Norton Silver Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer  Winery Chambourcin Silver Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer  Winery Kentucky Rose Silver Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer  Winery Kentucky Concord Silver Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer Winery Pine Creek Summer Silver Shepherdsville, KY
Wright Meyer Winery Riesling Silver Shepherdsville, KY

 

 These medal winning wines will be available for sample at the Derby Festival WineFest on Tuesday, April 27, and Wednesday, April 28.  Visit www.kdf.org to find a complete list of the wineries to be showcased at the event. 

 Tickets to Derby Festival WineFest on the Waterfront are $35 each and are on sale now.  The price includes admission to the wine tasting session, an event pin and a souvenir wine glass to use for tasting Kentucky’s fine wine.  Tickets are available online at www.kdf.org OR purchase tickets at The Melting Pot in Louisville and receive FREE valet parking for the event.

 For more information contact the Derby Festival Press Office at 572-3822.

Post a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

© 2013 Kentucky Grape and Wine Council