Michigan Shines at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
The winners of the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition were announced on Friday. The San Francisco competition bills itself as the largest American Wine Competition in the world. Again, Michigan Riesling was a standout performer with a number of Michigan wineries taking high honors.
Black Star Farms 2011 Old Mission Peninsula Arcturos, Dry $18.00
Bowers Harbor Vineyards 2011 Old Mission Peninsula Smokey Hollow Vineyard $16.00
Bowers Harbor Vineyards 2011 Old Mission Peninsula Block II Vineyard $20.00
Bowers Harbor Vineyards 2011 Old Mission Peninsula Medium Dry Riesling $15.00
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Chateau Grand Traverse 2011 Old Mission Peninsula Dry $15.00
Michigan’s White Pine Winery also had two silver medals for their 2011 Pinot Grigio and 2011 Riesling
St. James Winery of Missouri also earned a number of medals at the competition and dominated the fruit wine category. St. James won Best of Class fruit wine for their peach wine and Gold for their Blackberry. In addition, St. James won two silver medals for the winery’s Seyval and Traminette.
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