PIWC Wins 17 Medals in 2017 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
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April 27th, 2017
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PRESQUE ISLE WINE CELLARS WINS 17 MEDALS IN THE 2017 FINGER LAKES INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
Presque Isle Wine Cellars’ wines have earned 17 medals in this year’s prestigious Finger Lakes International Wine Competition (FLIWC), competing against 3,077 other wines from 621 wineries in 16 countries across the globe, including Italy, Spain, Australia, and Argentina and California and 39 other states. There were only 8 wineries worldwide, and 6 wineries in the United States that won more medals than Presque Isle Wine Cellars. The FLIWC is the largest charitable wine competition in North America, benefiting the nonprofit organization Special Times, and Camp Good Days.
Presque Isle Wine Cellars’ BluSecco won a Double Gold medal, and its True Blue and Blaufrankisch wines earned Gold medals.Silver medal winners include 2013 Cabernet Franc, 2012 Noiret, 2015 Riesling, 2015 Reflections of Lake Erie, 2015 Falling Waters, Blushing Heron, Niagara, and Pink Catawba. Bronze medal winners include 2015 Chardonnay, 2013 Pinot Noir, 2013 Merlot, 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Freeport Red, and 2013 Eskimo Kisses.
Presque Isle Wine Cellars’ wines can be purchased at its Isle House Tasting Room at 9440 W Main Road in North East, its Presque Isle Wine Cellars at the Colony location at 2658 W. 8th Street in Erie, local Erie Wegmans locations, select Erie and Warren Tops Friendly Markets locations, and the new Giant Eagle Millcreek Marketplace location in Erie, as well as online at piwine.com. For a complete list of where you can purchase Presque Isle Wine Cellars wines, visit https://www.piwine.com/purchasing-our-wines.html.
More information about the FLIWC can be found at http://www.fliwc-cgd.com.
ABOUT PRESQUE ISLE WINE CELLARS
Presque Isle Wine Cellars, “Pennsylvania’s Pioneer Winery”, is a family-owned winery and winemaking supplies business located in North East, PA, in the heart of the beautiful Lake Erie Wine Growing Region. It began operation in 1964 and has been a leader in the wine industry and winemaking supplies and equipment business since then. In 1969 Presque Isle Wine Cellars became one of the first two Pennsylvania licensed wineries to open since Prohibition. They are proud to produce quality wines from locally and regionally grown grapes that consistently win awards in national and international wine competitions year after year.
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