Northern Michigan Wines Take Double Gold at San Francisco Competition

Northern Michigan wines take double gold at San Francisco competition, representing the best wines from both Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas.  This year, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition broke its previous record of having 5,825 entries from over 1,500 wineries, from over 25 states in America. It is now the largest competition of American wines any where in the world. See which Northern Michigan wineries brought their awards home to Leland, Traverse City and more.

Verterra Winery (Leland, Michigan)
2012 Rose of Pinot Noir – double gold
2012 Riesling – gold
2012 Pinot Blanc – silver

Forty-Five North Vineyard & Winery (Lake Leelanau, Michigan)
2012 Rose of Cabernet Franc – double gold
2012 Pinot Gris – gold
2012 Estate Chardonnay – silver
2012 45 White – silver
2012 Cabernet Franc – bronze

Chateau Grand Traverse  (Traverse City, Michigan)
2012 Late Harvest Chardonnay – bronze
2012 Dry Riesling – gold
2012 Riesling Whole Cluster – gold
2012 Riesling Lot 49 – silver
2011 Gewurz/Muscat/Gris/Edelzwicker – silver
2012 Pinot Blanc/Gris/Noir – silver
Ship of Fools – silver
2012 Semi-Dry Riesling – silver
2012 Late Harvest Riesling – bronze

Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery (Traverse City, Michigan)
2012 Riesling – bronze
2011 Signature Red – bronze
2011 Cabernet Franc – bronze

Bowers Harbor Vineyards  (Traverse City, Michigan)

2012 Riesling Block II Vineyard – double gold
2012 Medium Dry Riesling – gold
2012 Riesling Smokey Hollow Vineyard – gold
2012 Riesling Langley Vineyard – silver
2012 Riesling Medium Sweet – bronze

Villa Mari Vineyards (Traverse City, Michigan)

2010 Red Wine Blend Ultima Thule – silver

See all the wineries of Northern Michigan in the MyNorth Winery Directory.

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