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Held on May 16-17, 2017 at Kent State University Ashtabula and sponsored by the Ohio Grape Industries Committee, the competition received a total 271 entries with 216 receiving medals. Official results include a complete list of awarded wines, both by category and medals.
Best of Show Awards
Overall Best of Show: 2016 Kosicek Vineyards Traminette, Lake Erie
White Wine: 2016 Doughty Glen Misty Meiner, Holmes County
Red Wine: 2015 Burnet Ridge Zinfandel, North Coast
Blush/Rosé: Ferrante Winery Pink Catawba, Lake Erie
Fruit Wine: Brandeberry Blackberry, American
Sparkling/Carbonated:Kosicek Vineyards Rhapsody, Grand River Valley
Dessert/Fortified Wine: Meier’s #44 Cream Sherry, American
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Kent State University - Ashtabula Campus, "2017 Ohio Wine Competition Official Results" (2017). Ohio Wine Competition. 1.