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Farm show contest celebrates Pennsylvania wine

The Governor’s Cup competition included entries from 43 wineries across Pennsylvania.

January 18, 2019

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Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, Heritage Wine Cellars and South Shore Wine Co. were each awarded a Governor’s Cup
BEST OF THE BEST: Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, Heritage Wine Cellars and South Shore Wine Co. were each awarded a Governor’s Cup for their Farm Show entries.Photo courtesy of Pennsylvania Farm Show

Two wineries from North East and another in Spring Mills came out on top in the Governor’s Cup wine competition at this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show.

South Shore Wine Co. and Heritage Wine Cellars from North East, and Seven Mountains Wine Cellars in Spring Mills were each awarded the Governor’s Cup. South Shore Wine Co. won Best in Show Dry Grape Wine for its Gruner Veltliner (2017). Gruner Veltliner is a white grape variety that is like a sauvignon blanc with grassy, green bean or dill flavors, and hints of tropical fruits.

Heritage Wine Cellars won Best in Show Fruit Wine for its Blackberry. Seven Mountains Wine Cellars received a Governor’s Cup for Best in Show Dessert Wine, Ice (2017).

0114F2-3659B-1540x1540.jpgOFF THE VINE: Entries from 43 wineries competed for the Governor’s Cup at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Wines submitted to the competition must be made of 75% Pennsylvania fruit. This year’s competition included entries from 43 wineries in Pennsylvania.

Other best-in-show winners
Best American: Flickerwood Wine Cellars, Kane, with Grand View White Niagara, 2016.

Best Hybrid: Arrowhead Wine Cellars, North East, with Rosso, 2017.

Best Sparkling: Pinnacle Ridge, Kutztown, with Blanc de Blanc, 2017.

Source: Pennsylvania Farm Show, which is solely responsible for the information provided and is wholly owned by the source. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.

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