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Local wineries win awards at Indiana wine competition

August 10, 2011


Four area wine producers won awards at the Indy International Wine Competition, held last week in West Lafayette, Ind.

Eudora’s Davenport Orchard & Vineyard won Best of Class and a gold medal for its 2005 Norton.

Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery, located in Basehor, won a gold medal for its 2008 Cynthiana and a gold medal and Best of Class for its 2009 Chambourcin. Holy-Field also won seven silver medals and one bronze.

Wyldewood Cellars, which produces most of its wine outside of Mulvane but has a store at 835 Massachusetts St., won gold for its 2010 Traminette. It also won one silver and one bronze.

Olathe’s Stone Pillar Vineyard & Winery rounded out the list of area winners, taking home one silver and four bronze medals.

The Indy International Wine Competition drew 3,000 entries from 15 countries and 40 states.


blindrabbit 6 years, 6 months ago

What about that Kansas City produced Italian Sweet Red! Used to drink it for a cheap rush, would have won for "Best Hangover Producer"

RockyInn 6 years, 6 months ago

This is a big win folks! We all know Indiana is the France of North America.

ddayot 6 years, 6 months ago

In a related story, Kansas cheese took a top ten in South Dakota.

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