Area wineries win medals at statewide competition

Daily Staff Report

Several wineries in the Northern Shenandoah Valley received medals in the 2014 Governor’s Cup and were recognized at a gala last week.

Cedar Creek Winery received a gold medal for its 2011 Cabernet Franc.

Silver medals were awarded to Fox Meadow for its 2010 Le Renard Rouge, 2012 Chardonnay and 2012 Merlot; North Mountain Vineyard and Winery for its 2010 Cabernet Franc and NV Virginia Apple Wine and Shenandoah Vineyards for its 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2012 Founder’s Reserve Chardonnay.

Bronze medals were awarded to Cedar Creek Winery for its 2012 Chardonnay and Fox Meadow Winery for its 2011 Cabernet Franc and 2012 Chambourcin.

The overall winner of the 2014 Governor’s Cup was The Williamsburg Winery for its 2010 Adagio, a blended red wine.