Results have been posted for the Wisconsin State Fair Professional Wine Competition. Danzinger Vineyards in Alma, WI won Best of Show and Best White for two variations of LaCrescent, a University of Minnesota grape introduced in 2002. The vineyard manager at Danzinger is Melvin Danzinger and the winemaker is Ken Salemi.
Best of Show: Danzinger Vineyards Mississippi Mist (100% LaCrescent)
Best of Class Red: River Bend Vineyard & Winery Sunset (80% Concord, 20% Seyval)
Best of Class Blush/Rose: Wollersheim Winery Blushing Rose (93% Seyval, 7% Marechal Foch)
Best of Class White: Danzinger Vineyards Mississippi Mist (100% LaCrescent)
Best of Class Dessert: DNA Vintners Chocolate Paradise (82% Cranberry, 18% raisin wine infused with chocolate)