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2014 Michigan Wine Competition Results

Twenty-five wine experts from around the country gathered August 5 for the 37th annual Michigan Wine Competition. Fifty-one of the state's 107 wineries entered 450 wines for this year's competition. At the end of the day, judges awarded the top "Best of Class" awards to eight wines from a group of 52 gold medal winners, including 10 double gold. The top award-winners are:

  • Sparkling: Aurora Cellars 2011 Brut
  • Dry White: Blustone Vineyards 2013 Riesling
  • Dry Red: Peninsula Cellars 2012 Cabernet Franc
  • Semi-dry White: Gill's Pier Vineyard & Winery 2013 Semi-Dry Riesling
  • Semi-dry Red: Lawton Ridge Winery 2012 AZO Red
  • Dessert: Black Star Farms 2012 Arcturos Winter Harvest Riesling
  • Fruit: 45 North Vineyard & Winery Peach Cremant
  • Rosé: Chateau de Leelanau 2013 Cabernet Franc Rosé

View complete list of medal-winning wines

Featured Winery

Chateau Grand Traverse Winery - Vineyards - Inn - Northwest Michigan
12239 Center Road, Traverse City, MI 49686

Chateau Grand Traverse Winery - Vineyards - Inn

Phone: 231-223-7355
Email: info@cgtwines.com
Web: www.cgtwines.com

Fall Hours | Labor Day-October CGT Tasting Room
Monday-Saturday 10-6:00pm
Sunday 10-5:00pm

Fall Tour Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm
Saturday & Sunday, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm


Winter Hours | November-April
Monday-Sunday 10-5:00pm

Winter Tour Schedule:
Saturday & Sunday, 12 noon & 2pm


May Hours | Through Memorial Day
Monday-Saturday, 10-6:00 pm
Sunday, 10-5:00 pm

May Tour Schedule:
Monday thru Friday, 12 noon, 2pm
Saturday & Sunday, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

Summer Hours | Memorial Day thru Labor Day
Monday thru Saturday, 10-7:00 pm
Sunday, 10-6:00 pm

Summer Tour Schedule:
Monday thru Friday, 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm
Saturday & Sunday, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

[[[Located on Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City, this fully integrated state-of-the-art winery and vineyard operation was a pioneer in establishing estate grown European vinifera varietal wines in Michigan. Most recognized for its international award-winning Riesling wines, the winery is also...

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14 days ago. @MichiganWines @PureMichigan Thanks for the shout-out!!