Purdue Wine Grape Team Newsletter
Indiana wineries win big at the 

Buck Creek Winery wins  Dessert Wine of the Year 
Oliver Winery wins Governor's Cup
Country Heritage Winery wins Farm Winery of the Year (<50K gal)
Huber Winery wins Indiana Wine of the Year
Two-EE's Winery wins Indiana Traminette of the Year

Plus 19 Best of Class awards!

*    Blackhawk Winery  2015 Vidal Blanc
*   Buck Creek Winery 2014 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine and Carbonated Catawba 2014 'Rocio'
*    Carpenter Creek Cellars Catawba ' Sunset Rose'' 
*    Country Heritage Winery  2014 Marquette, Red Raspberry 'Red Satin'
*    Harmony Winery  2015 Coffee Port 'Allegro'
*   Hartland Winery 2015 Edelweiss
*   Huber Winery 2015 Valvin Muscat
*   Mallow Run Winery 2015 Foch
*    Oliver Winery Orchard Stand Black Cherry, 
*    Oliver Winery- Creekbend Vineyard 2014 Catawba Late Harvest, 2013 Chambourcin
*    River City Winery  Chardonel
*    Satek Winery 2015 Steuben
*    Schnabeltier  2015 Black Cherry 'Blair'
*    Two-EE's Winery  2014 Norton and 2015 Traminette
*    Wildcat Creek Winery  Niagara 'Lafayette White'

And 32 Double Gold awards!

This year's competition included 2010 wines, 
1643 Commercial wines, 
389 Indiana wines, 
367 Amateur wines.

New date for 2017!! The judging of next year's INDY will take place May 24-25!

Happy Harvest to all!

Christian Butzke                  Jill Blume
Chief Judge                        Executive Director

       INDY International Wine Competition

2016 INDY International Wine Competition Judge and Pit Cru
Picture courtesy of Brent Russel Photography


Christian Butzke

Jill Blume

Bruce Bordelon