Gervasi Vineyard’s Sognata Vidal Blanc Ice Wine won Overall Best of Show and Best of Ohio at the 2022 Ohio Wine Competition. The competition was held May 16 to May18 at the Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake, Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio. There were 386 total entries this year with 322 receiving medals: 38 double gold, 42 gold, 148 silver and 94 bronze.
Overall Best of Show and Best of Ohio: Gervasi Vineyard Sognata Vidal Blanc Ice Wine
Best of Show White: D&D Smith Gewurztraminer
Best of Ohio White Wine: Maize Valley Reserve Blanc
Best of Show Red: 2019 Burnet Ridge Purple Trillium
Best of Ohio Red Wine: Debonné Vineyards Classic Red
Best of Show Blush/Rosé Wine: Hanover Winery Sweet Lizzy
Best of Ohio Blush/Rosé Wine: Debonné Vineyards Pink Catawba
Best of Show Fruit: Vinoklet Passion Blueberry
Best of Show and Best of Ohio Sparkling Wine: Michael Angelo’s Blanc de Blanc
|Best of Show Specialty Wine: L’uva Bella Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon|
Best of Show Dessert Wine: Meier’s #44 Cream Sherry
Best of Ohio Dessert Wine: Gervasi Vineyard Sognata Vidal Blanc Ice Wine
The Best of Ohio designations are awarded to the Best of Show wines that are made from a minimum of 90% Ohio-grown American/Labrusca, Hybrid and Vinifera grape varieties, and have received the Ohio Quality Wine seal designation.
A complete list of this year’s medal winners can be found here.