Congratulations to Monticello Appellation wineries for wins in the 2018 Governor’s Cup Competition

Virginia grapes

Monticello Appellation Wine Tours congratulates King Family Vineyards for winning the Governor’s Cup for their Meritage! Also congrats to Jefferson Vineyards for making Virginia Wine history by winning gold medals for two Viogniers – 2016 and 2015!

The Monticello Appellation won a lion’s share of the winnings! The wineries on our wine tour routes have done so well and we are so very proud of them! Here are the winners in alpha order on our routes:

Western Tour Routes:

Afton Mountain Vineyards
Gold:
2016 Chardonnay Estate Reserve
2016 Tradition

Silver:
2014 Petit Verdot

Bronze:
2015 Bacco

Cardinal Point Vineyard and Winery
Silver:
2017 Green
2017 Quattro 

King Family Vineyards   
Gold:
2014 Meritage
2015 Loreley
2015 Mountain Plains
2016 Chardonnay
2016 Viognier (Small Batch Series)

Pollak Vineyards              
Gold:
2013 Meritage
2014 Meritage
2015 Cabernet Franc Reserve

Silver:
2014 Cabernet Franc Reserve

Bronze:
2015 Chardonnay

First Colony Winery
Silver:
2016 Viognier

Bronze:
2015 Petit Verdot Estate Reserve
2016 Lemberger

Stinson Vineyards           
Gold:
2015 Chardonnay

Silver:
2015 Cabernet Franc
2015 Petit Manseng

Bronze:
2014 Meritage
2016 Sauvignon Blanc

Valley Road Vineyards
Silver:
2014 Meritage
2015 Meritage

Bronze:
2015 Whitehall Viognier

Veritas Vineyards & Winery 
Gold:
2015 Petit Verdot
2015 Vintner’s Reserve
2016 Sauvignon Blanc
2016 Viognier

Silver:
2014 Scintilla

Southern Tour Route:

Jefferson Vineyards      
Gold:
2014 Meritage
2015 Viognier
2016 Viognier

Silver:
2014 Estate Reserve
2015 Estate Reserve
2015 Meritage
2016 Cabernet Franc
2016 Petit Verdot

Michael Shaps Wineworks
Gold:
2013 Michael Shaps L. Scott
2014 Michael Shaps Meritage
2015 Michael Shaps Cabernet Franc
2015 Michael Shaps Chardonnay
2015 Michael Shaps L. Scott
2015 Michael Shaps Meritage
2015 Michael Shaps Petit Manseng
2015 Michael Shaps Petit Verdot
2016 Michael Shaps Petit Manseng

Silver:
2013 Michael Shaps Raisin d’Etre Red
2014 Michael Shaps L. Scott
2015 Michael Shaps Cabernet Sauvignon
2015 Michael Shaps Tannat
2016 Michael Shaps Viognier
Michael Shaps Blanc de Franc

Bronze:
2016 Michael Shaps Odette

Trump Winery  
Gold:
2012 Sparkling Blanc de Noir

Silver:
2012 Sparkling Rose
2014 New World Reserve
2015 New World Reserve
2016 Chardonnay
2016 Viognier

 

 

 

 

 

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