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Saturday, September 02, 2006

Oregon State Fair Wine Awards Announced

The results of the Oregon State Fair Wine Competition were announced last week. A total of 68 vintners out of Oregon’s 350 commercial wineries entered 273 individual wines in 49 different varietal categories.

The judges handed out nine golds 48 silver and 110 bronze awards. The gold winners were:

Airlie 2003 White Riesling -- Willamette Valley (Best of Show and Best of Classification)

Chateau Lorane 2004 Viognier, Oregon

Vitis Ridge 2005 Early Muscat, Oregon

Vitis Ridge 2004 Pinot Noir, Oregon (Best of Classification)

Winter's Hill Vineyard 2004 Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills

Griffin Creek 2002 Syrah, Rogue Valley, Southern Oregon

Chateau Lorane 2003 Syrah, Rogue Valley

Zerba Cellars 2004 Syrah, Columbia Valley (Best of Classification)

Eola Hills Vin d'Or 2004 Sauvignon Blanc Late Harvest, Oregon (Best of Classification)


Jeff Alworth said...

Hmm, Vitis Ridge is a Pinot I'm not familiar with. Any idea which region it's from?

Rick Lyke said...

Vitis Ridge is located in Silverton, which is just east of Salem, the capital of Oregon. Yopu can get more information on the winery at www.vitisridge.com.

Crystal Corporate Awards said...

Well I just have a quick question... I mean me being soo much into wine, I just procrastinate constantly about doing something in regards to entering a contest of my choice.
If anybody here can help me inquire about information for entering that would be great!

Anonymous said...

Wondering if we would be able to come and recycle your wine bottles after your event. august 28. 2009