Medals Won in WineMaker Magazine International Amateur Wine Competition

Posted by Airdrie Store - Pat Morrison - full access, July 21st, 2011 | 1 Comment

Congrats to our customer, Dave Bracey, who won 2 Bronze Medals in the WineMaker Magazine Wine Competition!    There were 4,235 entries, making it the largest amateur competition of its kind in the world with entries from all 50 American states, 9 Canadian provinces and 5 countries.

Dave won 2 Bronze in the 2011 competition:

1) Other White Vinifera Blend category with his 2009 Pacific Quartet Selection Limited Edition - there were 126 entries in this category.

2) Red Vinifera Blend category -  2008 Luna Rossa Selection Original series - there were 588 entries in this category.

In 2010, Dave also took a Bronze in the Pinot Noir category with his 2007 Sonoma Valley Pinot Noir Selection Estate series - 117 entries in this category.

In 2009, he won Silver in the Blush / Rose Red Vinifera category with his 2007 White Merlot Selection Original series - 55 entries in this category.

Well done, Dave !   Another testament to Winexpert products!      Dave is going to send us more info on wine he and his wife, Jan, sampled during their recent trip to the Okanagan ( Summerland region ) sometime soon.    Looking forward to hearing about that!

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Wayne Thomsen wrote on Jul 21, 2011 5:52 PM:

I came to The Home Vintner from Wine Kitz and what a change in product.  Having never made a Winexpert product before talking to Paul and Ron, I finally tried one!  After that I was hooked .  I had been making everybody's product - ie Wine Kitz / Vineco / RJ/ Cellarcraft.  Dont be fooled - there is a lot of poor wine out there.  The Home Vintner introduced me to Winexpert's products and now you can say the rest is history.  I am hooked.  The experience and the knowledge you get everytime you walk in the door at 14 St. be it from Ron or Paul himself, or Terry.  Everybody is eager to help you and get you started down a new road.  Winepert and Paul's staff are  winning all the awards in wine making because they know what they are talking about!  Let them get you started!!

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