St. Julian wines receive awards at INDY competition

    PAW PAW - St. Julian Winery, Paw Paw, submitted 34 wines into the 28th Annual Indy International Wine Competition, with every one awarded a medal. Two wines were also named “Best of Class”, including the 2018 Braganini Reserve Gruner Veltliner in the White Vinifera category and 2018 Braganini Re-serve Vignoles Late Harvest in the Dessert Wines category.
    The complete list of 2018 medals for St. Julian included three Double Gold, six Gold, 19 Silver and six Bronze medals. Over the years, St. Julian has been awarded 10 “Best of Class” honors and received 114 overall medals in this esteemed competition.
    “This was a memorable year for our team at St. Julian,” said  Nancie Ox-ley, vice president and winemaker. “To be awarded a medal for each and every wine we entered in the competition, in all the various categories, validates our mission in producing quality wines right here in the heart of the Great Lakes region.”
    Collectively, 1,836 wines from 361 wineries, 40 states and 12 countries were entered in this year’s competition, held May 22-23 at Purdue University,  West Lafayette, IN.
    Launched in 1991 by Richard Vine, professor emeritus of food science, the Indy International Wine Competition is now the largest independently organized wine competition in the country. Judges at INDY include scientists, winemakers, grape growers, chefs, distributors, writers, retailers, and even consumers. This mixture makes the event an ideal testing ground for experimentation and an opportunity to receive professional feedback from leading wine experts.

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