Finger Lakes, Bellangelo Winery Makes Great Showing at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Villa Bellangelo's wines showed very well at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, as 8 Medals are earned
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Jan. 10, 2014 - PRLog -- Villa Bellangelo, located in the bucolic Finger Lakes on the west side of Seneca Lake, learned this evening that its wines earned a winery record of eight medal at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines in the world.  With more than 5,825 entries from 25 states, the competition attracts a great deal of attention from every AVA in the United States.

Finger Lakes wines showed very well overall, winning a number of medals.  In particular, Bellangelo's medal count included the following wines:

 Villa Bellangelo   261 - White Hybrid   2012   Finger Lakes       Seyval Blanc   $17.00   Silver

 Villa Bellangelo   231 - Riesling - RS>1.5   2012   Finger Lakes   Bellangelo 1866 Reserve   Riesling   $30.00   Silver

 Villa Bellangelo   280 - White Blends up to $14.99   2012   Finger Lakes       Bella Fresca   $14.00   Silver

 Villa Bellangelo   231 - Riesling - RS>1.5   2012   Finger Lakes   Gibson Vineyard   Gibson Vineyard Riesling   $18.00   Silver

 Villa Bellangelo   220 - Gewürztraminer   2012   Finger Lakes       Gewürztraminer   $17.00   Silver

 Villa Bellangelo   231 - Riesling - RS>1.5   2012   Finger Lakes       Semi Dry Riesling   $18.00   Silver

 Villa Bellangelo   244 - Muscat   2012   Finger Lakes       Moscato   $17.00   Silver

 Villa Bellangelo   212 B - Chardonnay - $15.00 to $19.99   2012   Finger Lakes       Chardonnay   $17.00   Bronze

The awards come on the heals of the new initiative being launched by Bellangelo on February 22, 2014, entitled The Riesling Experience.  The Riesling Experience will offer customers a guided wine tatsing of at least 6 Rieslings spanning vintages and vineyard sites, and will include a complementary book on Riesling to assist customers during the tatsing, and enable further study at home.  The Riesling Experience will become a regular feature at Villa Bellangelo, and will be commemorated with a wine dinner on February 22, 2014.  For fruther details, please contact the winery.

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