Wines of the South Regional Wine Competition

2017: Sixteenth Annual Regional Wine Competition October 20-21, 2017

Wines of the South is an annual regional wine competition designed to promote and celebrate the great tastes of Southern vintages. Wineries in 14 southern states are invited to submit wines for the competition from Texas to West Virginia and all the way down to Florida. The Wines of the South event is hosted by the University of Tennessee at Knoxville's Food Science Department and takes place in October of every year. In 2017, the 16th annual competition will take place in Knoxville, TN and we hope for your continued or new involvement with the Wines of the South Competition this year!

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2017 Wines of the South Competition Results


2017 "Best of" Winners

 

Best of Show

Fox Meadow Winery - Linden, VA

- Cabernet Franc - 

 

Best of Rosé and Blush

Tsali Notch Vineyard - Madisonville, TN

French Broad -

 

Best of Dessert/Fruit (tie)

Chestnut Hill Winery - Crossville, TN

- Blackberry -

Gray Ghost Vineyards - Amissville, VA

Gray Ghost Adieu - 

 

Best of Sparkling

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm - Maynardville, TN

Pink Bubbly -

 

Best of Dry Red

Fox Meadow Winery - Linden, TN

Cabernet Franc - 

 

Best of Sweet Red

Keg Springs Winery - Hampshire, TN

- Red Muscadine -

 

Best of White

Beliveau Estate Winery - Blacksburg, VA

- Discovery - 

 

Best of Muscadine

Hillside Winery - Sevierville, TN

Muscadine Spumante -

 

Best of Cider

Wylie Cider - Sevierville, TN

Ilus -

 

Best of Kentucky Fruit

Purple Toad Winery - Paducah, KY

Sangria -

 

Best of Virginia Fruit

Beliveau Estate Winery - Blacksburg, VA

Discovery -

 

Best of Tennessee Fruit - William O. Beach Award

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm - Maynardville, TN

Pink Bubbly - 

 

Governor's Cup Awards

East

Hillside Winery - Sevierville, TN

Muscdine Spumante - 

Middle

Keg Springs Winery - Hampshire, TN

Red Muscadine -

 

 

For full competition results, CLICK HERE.