Glenora’s Rieslings Win Gold

Dundee, New York – Glenora Wine Cellars is proud to announce that both their 2009 Riesling and 2009 Dry Riesling were recently awarded Gold medals by The Beverage Testing Institute during their 2010 World Value Wine Challenge. In addition, Glenora’s 2009 Riesling receiving a score of 93 points, the highest in the category, and was named The Best Value United States Riesling. The 2009 Dry Riesling, with a score of 91 points, was named a Top 10 White Wine $20 and under. The Beverage Testing Institute (BTI) uses double blind tastings to judge the wines. The panels consist of screened and trained professionals who all have an extensive wine related background. “I truly feel these medals and the recognition validates that the Finger Lakes appellation produces high quality Riesling.” said Steve DiFrancesco, Wine Maker at Glenora Wine Cellars. “We are certainly proud to have received Gold medals for the past three years in this prestigious competition.” The Glenora Riesling was also selected as one, on a panel of 14 Semi dry Rieslings from around the world at the Riesling Rendezvous in Seattle, held in July. Attendees included producers from Germany, France, Austria, New Zealand and Australia, as well as Canada and the United States. Glenora Wine Cellars, a pioneer in the renaissance of the Finger Lakes wine industry, has been producing award winning high quality wines for over 33 years. In 1977 Glenora Wine Cellars was the first winery to open on Seneca Lake in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes Wine Country. Today the property offers a 30-room inn (Inn at Glenora) and a gourmet restaurant (Veraisons) adjoining the winery on its beautifully groomed 40-acre estate.

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