Michigan Wineries Garner Awards in Indiana

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Quite a few Michigan wineries took home multiple honors during the recent 28th annual Indy International Wine Competition.

In all, 1,836 wines from 361 wineries, 40 states and 12 countries were entered in the competition held at Purdue University.

Paw Paw’s St. Julian Winery submitted 34 wines and each one came away with a medal. Two of them — the 2018 Braganini Reserve Grüner Veltliner in the White Vinifera category and 2018 Braganini Reserve Vignoles Late Harvest in the Dessert Wines category — were also named Best of Class.

In all, St. Julian won three double golds, six golds, 19 silver and six bronze medal awards.

Mackinaw Trail Winery took Best of Class for its 2018 Frontenac Gris in the Frontenac Gris category. It also won two double gold and two bronze medals.

Other awards went to:

  • 12 Corners Vineyards and Winery – three silver, one bronze
  • 45 North Vineyard & Winery – six silver, one bronze
  • Chateau Fontaine – one double gold, one silver, two bronze
  • Chill Hill Cellars – double gold, gold, five silver, two bronze 
  • Cody Kresta – four silver
  • Currant Mist – silver, bronze
  • Domaine Berrien Cellars – silver, bronze
  • End of the Road Winery – silver, two bronze
  • Fenn Valley Vineyards – gold, two silver, bronze
  • French Valley Vineyard – four silver, two bronze
  • Lawton Ridge Winery – gold
  • Lazy Ballerina Winery – gold, three bronze
  • Lemon Creek Winery – two gold, 13 silver, eight bronze
  • Little Man Winery – silver, bronze
  • Northern Sun Winery – gold, silver, bronze
  • Petoskey Farms Vineyard and Winery – double gold, gold, two silver
  • Russell B. Gregory – double gold
  • Tabone Vineyards – gold, three silver, three bronze
  • Tanglewood Winery – double gold, two silver, bronze
  • Vineyard 2121 – two silver, two bronze
  • White Pine Winery – four silver, two bronze

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