Sunday, October 8, 2017

NY gewürztraminer judged best in Sommelier Challenge

New York State entries earned some top-level awards in the Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition recently held in San Diego.
Penguin Bay Winery won "Best Gewürztraminer" and took home a Platinum medal  (94 of 100 possible points) for its 2016 Gewürztraminer. 
Swedish Hill Winery took a Gold medal (92 Points) for its Riesling.
Goose Watch Winery Viognier also took a Gold medal (90 Points) for its Viognier. 
Penguin Bay is located in Hector, Schuyler County; Swedish Hill in Romulus, Seneca County, with a tasting room in Saratoga Springs; and its sibling Goose Watch is in Romulus.

Complete results from the competition are available online.


• Go here to visit the Capital Region Brew Trail
• Go here to visit Dowd's New York Wines Notebook

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