Richmond, KY, August 24, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Acres of Land Winery took part in the 20th Indy International Wine Competition, held August 3 through 5 in Indianapolis, Indiana. In that competition, Acres of Land was awarded a silver medal for it’s Concord wine, and a bronze medal for the Willie Mae’s Blackberry dessert wine.
Out of almost 2,500 wines entered in this commercial competition, only 912 received silvers and 496 were awarded bronze medals. The fifty-three judges, from around the United States, were comprised of industry experts, winemakers, wine writers and enologists.
The Indy Wine Competition is the largest independent wine competition in the world and awards from this competition offer a well-rounded look at consumer preferences.
The Kentucky State Fair Wine Competition was held last Saturday, August 13, in Louisville, Kentucky. Acres of Land’s Vignoles wine scored gold in competition, one of only 31 gold medals given. Acres of Land’s Concord wine, a multi-award winner this year, took home a bronze medal.
Over 200 wines were entered in the 4th Kentucky State Fair Commercial Wine Competition, which is open only to Kentucky commercial wineries. A total of 112 medals were awarded during the competition by twelve judges who were wine industry experts.
Acres of Land Winery is owned by Lowell and Katherine Land and located on the family farm in Richmond, Kentucky. For more information, please visit the website at http://www.acresoflandwinery.com/index.asp
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