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2017 Best of Class wines

2017 Michigan Wine Competition

The results are in!

380 wines from 58 Michigan wineries competed on July 18 for the Best of Class distinction in 8 different categories. The winners are:

Sparkling - L. Mawby, Grace
Dry White - Verterra Winery, 2016 Dry Riesling
Semi-Dry White - Tabor Hill Winery, 2016 Gewurztraminer
Dry Red - Walloon Lake Winery, North Arm Noir
Semi-Dry Red - Lemon Creek Winery , Pheasant Run Red
Rose' - Chateau Fontaine, 2016 Laughing Waters Dry Rose'
Fruit - Mackinaw Trail Winery, Blueberry
Dessert - St. Julian Wine Company, Solera Cream Sherry

Congratulations to all the medal winners!

View the full list of medals awarded.

View the full press release.

The Gold Medal Reception takes place on July 27, 5-8 pm. Be one of the first to sample the award winning wines and excellent food pairings at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing.

Purchase tickets | Discounts apply for Vintage Michigan members.


09:18am on 07/19/2017 @MichiganWines RT @MichDeptofAg: Cheers to@MichiganWines #MiWineCompetition! Award winners coming soon! @MichiganWines #michiganwine https://t.co/Rc9wOWI…
11:43pm on 07/19/2017 @michiganwines On July 18, 29 esteemed judges from around the country came to East Lansing to judge 380 Michigan wines. The results are in! A full list of medal winners including the Best of Class categories are available at michiganwines.com