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Held on May 18-19, 2015 at Kent State University Ashtabula and sponsored by the Ohio Grape Industries Committee, the competition received a total 242 entries with 186 receiving medals. Official results include a complete list of awarded wines, both by category and medals.

Best of Show Awards

Overall Best of Show: 2013 Vinoklet Winery, “Brother Joe” (Cabernet Sauvignon/Chambourcin Blend), Ohio River Valley

White Wine: 2014 Ferrante Winery, American Riesling

Red Wine (Tie): 2013 Ferrante Winery, Cabernet Franc Signature Series,Grand River Valley and 2013 Valley Vineyards, Syrah, Ohio River Valley

Blush/Rosé: Matus Winery, Pink Catawba, American

Fruit Wine: Brandeberry Winery, “Black Dog” (Cayuga and Red Raspberry Blend), American

Sparkling/Carbonated: The Winery at Versailles, “Stampede” (Concord and Niagara Blend), Ohio

Dessert/Fortified Wine: Gervasi Vineyard, “Sognata” Vidal Blanc Ice Wine, American

Publication Date

Spring 2015


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2015 Ohio Wine Competition Official Results