Congratulations Rivendell Winery...their 2006 Soho Cellars Johannisberg Riesling won Best Semi-Dry Riesling Wine at the 2007 New York Wine & Food Classic that was held last week at Copia in Napa, CA.
The awards were based on blind tastings by 24 expert judges—10 from California, 6 from New York, 6 from other states, and 2 from other countries. Judges included prominent wine writers, restaurateurs, retailers, and wine educators. Four-judge panels determined the initial awards, with top-scoring wines evaluated by all 24 judges for Best of Category and Governor’s Cup awards.
For more information on the compeition visit www.newyorkwines.org