Awards2018-04-12T21:33:52-04:00
1901, 2016

2016 Awards

2016 Harvest Challenge

Black Willow Winery

  • SILVER – Black Widow Berry
  • BRONZE – Chardonnay
  • BRONZE – Classic Diamond

American Wine Society Competition

The Winery at Marjim Manor

  • BEST OF CATEGORY: NATIVE GRAPE WINE – Lord of the Manor (concord)
  • SILVER – Starlight

Canberra International Riesling Challenge 2016

Black Willow Winery

  • BRONZE – Riesling

Tasters Guild International

Black Willow Winery

  • DOUBLE GOLD – Classic Diamond
  • SILVER – Triology Red
  • SILVER – Chardonnay
  • SILVER – Triology White
  • SILVER – Bare Cat Blush
  • SILVER – Black Widow Berry

Schulze Vineyards & Winery

  • GOLD – Vidal Blanc
  • SILVER – Sigfried
  • SILVER – Three Mile Point
  • BRONZE Catawba
  • BRONZE Lake House Red
  • BRONZE Ruby

Pacific Rim Wine Competition

Black Willow Winery

  • GOLD – Classic Diamond

The Winery at Marjim Manor

  • SILVER – Lady in the Window (hybrid)
  • BRONZE – Lord of the Manor (concord)

Indy International Wine Competition

Black Willow Winery

  • SILVER – Trilogy White
  • SILVER – Trilogy Red

Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition

Schulze Vineyards & Winery

  • GOLD – Crackling Catawba
  • GOLD – Tiny Bubbles (sparkling wine)

Taste of Lockport

Flight of Five Winery

  • BEST DRY WINE 

The Winery at Marjim Manor

  • BEST SWEET SIP – Applegria

New York State Fair Commercial Wine Competition

810 Meadworks

  • GOLD – Sweet Devohon
  • SILVER – Liquid Sunshine
  • BRONZE – Pound of Silence

A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyards

  • DOUBLE GOLD – Trismegistas
  • BRONZE – Bubba’s Cabernet Franc
  • BRONZE – Lake Mariner Red

Vizcarra Vineyards at Becker Farms

  • SILVER – Almond Cherry Hard Cider
  • BRONZE – Traminette

Black Willow Winery

  • DOUBLE GOLD – Black Widow Berry
  • GOLD – Bare Cat Blush
  • GOLD – DePeche Meow
  • SILVER – Classic Diamond
  • SILVER – Trilogy Red
  • BRONZE – Trilogy White

BlackBird Cider Works

  • DOUBLE GOLD – Dry Organic Oak Aged Hard Cider
  • GOLD – Estate Reserve Semi-Dry Hard Cider

Honeymoon Trail Winery

  • SILVER – Tropical Honeymoon
  • SILVER – Full Moon
  • SILVER – Chocolate Cherry

Long Cliff Vineyard & Winery

  • SILVER – Lemberger Reserve
  • BRONZE – Bright Stars

Midnight Run Wine Cellars

  • BRONZE – Twilight
  • BRONZE – Cabernet Sauvignon

Schulze Vineyards & Winery

  • SILVER – Catawba
  • BRONZE – Vidal Blanc
  • BRONZE – Crackling Catawba

The Winery at Marjim Manor

  • GOLD – Applegria
  • SILVER – Cayuga White
  • SILVER – Pear Made in Heaven
  • SILVER – Cordially Yours
  • BRONZE – Cordelia’s Desire
  • BRONZE – Peach for the Stars

Victonanbourg Wine Estate

  • SILVER – Seyvonnay

Beverage Tasting Institute

New York International Wine Competition

  • Black Willow Winery
    • 2016 MEAD PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
    • SILVER – Odin’s Nectar

Taste of Buffalo 

  • Spring Lake Winery
    • BEST WHITE WINE – 2013 Riesling

2016 International Women’s Wine Competition

  • Black Willow Winery
    • SILVER – Cabernet Franc
    • SILVER – Trilogy Red
    • SILVER – Trilogy White

2016 Ultimate Wine Challenge

Pacific Rim Wine Competition

  • Black Willow Winery
    • GOLD –  Classic Diamond
  • The Winery at Marjim Manor
    • SILVER – Lady in the Window
    • BRONZE – Lord of the Manor

Tasters Guild International Wine Competition

  • Schulze Vineyards & Winery
    • DOUBLE GOLD –  Block Three Ice Wine
    • DOUBLE GOLD –  Vidal Blanc Ice Wine
    • SILVER – Cabernet Franc Reserve
    • BRONZE – Riesling 2014
    • BRONZE – Siegfried Reserve
  • Black Willow Winery
    • SILVER – Trilogy Red
    • SILVER – Trilogy White
  • Midnight Run Wine Cellars
    • GOLD – Pear
    • SILVER – Cabernet Franc
    • SILVER – Diamond

Finger Lakes International Wine Compratition

  • A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyards
    • GOLD – Westies Cabernet Franc 2013
    • SILVER – Trismegistus (red blend) 2013
  • The Winery at Marjim Manor
    • GOLD – Spring Lake Steuben
    • SILVER – Adam’s Appleberry (apple cranberry)
    • SILVER – Lady in The Window (Traminette, Riesling)
    • BRONZE – Jewel in the Crown (Catawba, Apricot)
  • 810 Meadworks
    • SILVER – Sweet Devotion (flavored mead)
  • Black Willow Winery
    • SILVER – Classic Diamond
    • BRONZE – Bare Cat Blush
    • BRONZE – DePeche Meow (peach, Vidal Blanc)
  • Freedom Run Winery
    • SILVER – Pinot Noir 2012
    • BRONZE – Apple Jack 2013 (dessert)
    • BRONZE – Pinot Noir 2013
  • Schulze Vineyards & Winery
    • SILVER – Block Three Ice Wine 2012
    • BRONZE – Cabernet Franc Reserve 2012
    • BRONZE – Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2012
    • BRONZE – Vidal Blanc Ice Wine 2012
  • Vizcarra Vineyards at Becker Farms
    • SILVER – Cherry Almond (hard cider)
    • BRONZE – Pinot Noir 2015
    • BRONZE – Riesling 2014
  • Schwenk Wine Cellars
    • BRONZE – Maxamillion Baco Noir Barrel Fermented 2014

International Eastern Wine Competition (East Meets West)

  • Black Willow Winery
    • GOLD – Classic Diamond
    • SILVER – Black Widow Berry 
    • BRONZE – Cabenet Franc
    • BRONZE – Valkyrie’s Lure

Florida State Fair International Wine Competition

  • Black Willow Winery
    • DOUBLE GOLD – Bare Cat Blush
    • GOLD – Classic Diamond
    • GOLD – Black Widow Berry
    • BRONZE – DePeche Meow
  • Niagara Landing Wine Cellars
    • GOLD – Rosebud Gold
    • GOLD – Hot Pepper Wine
  • The Winery at Marjim Manor
    • BRONZE – Adams Appleberry

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

  • GOLD – Bare Cat Blush – Black Willow Winery
  • GOLD – Black Widow Berry (red blend) – Black Willow Winery
  • BEST IN CLASS – GOLD – Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • GOLD – DePeche Meow (fruit wine) – Black Willow Winery
  • GOLD – Trilogy White (white blend) – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Riesling – Black Willow Winery

1202, 2015

2015 Awards

New York Wine & Food Classic

  • SILVER – Riesling – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Black Widow Berry – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Bare Cat Blush – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Freyja’s Passion – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Valkyrie’s Lure – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE –Cabernet Franc –Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Odin’s Nectar – Black Willow Winery

2015 New York International Wine Competition (NYIWC)

  • New York Mead Winery of the Year – Black Willow Winery

2015 Bev Star Awards

  • SILVER – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery

New York State Fair Commercial Wine Competition

  • SILVER – Cabernet Franc (2012 Jewell’s) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • SILVER – Trismegistas (2012 Red Blend) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • SILVER – Cabernet Franc – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Bare Cat Blush – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Concord – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Dry Diamond (2013) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – Raspberry (2014 Fruit Wine) – Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards
  • BRONZE – Chardonnay w/oak (2014) – Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards
  • BRONZE – Riesling – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Odin’s Nectar (Honey Wine) – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Flight of Five Winery – Other Varieties 2012
  • BRONZE – Flight of Five Winery – Cayuga White 2013
  • BRONZE – Flight of Five Winery – Proprietary Blend 2013
  • BRONZE – Mayer’s Lake Ontario Winery – Other Varieties 2013 Muscat
  • BRONZE – Mayer’s Lake Ontario Winery – Niagara 2014 Dry Niagara
  • BRONZE – Mayer’s Lake Ontario Winery – 2014 Late Harvest Riesling
  • BRONZE – Midnight Run Wine Cellars – Diamond 2014
  • SILVER – Schulze Vineyards & Winery – Cabernet Franc Lake House Road
  • BRONZE – Schulze Vineyards & Winery – 2012 Vidal Blanc
  • BRONZE – Schulze Vineyards & Winery – 2013 Siegfried Reserve
  • SILVER – The Winery at Marjim Manor – Concord Lord of the Manor
  • SILVER – The Winery at Marjim Manor – Stone Fruit Cherry Rhapsody
  • SILVER – The Winery at Marjim Manor – Other/Blends Sophia’s Sunrise
  • BRONZE – The Winery at Marjim Manor – Stone Fruit Heart of Gold

2015 Long Beach Grand Cru

  • SILVER – Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Bare Cat Blush – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Cabernet Franc – Black Willow Winery

Critics Challenge International Wine Competition

  • GOLD, 90pts -Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery

Los Angeles International Wine Competition

  • GOLD, 90pts – Bare Cat Blush – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Odin’s Nectar – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery

Beverage World’s 6th Annual BevStar Awards

  • SILVER – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery

Winemakers Challenge International Wine Competition

  • GOLD, 90pts – Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER, 88pts – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

  • DOUBLE GOLD – Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • DOUBLE GOLD – Vidal Blanc Ice Wine (2103) – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • GOLD – Riesling (2103) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • GOLD – Cherry Concerto (Cherry wine) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Three Westies White (Riesling, Cayuga, Niagara) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • SILVER – Odin’s Nectar (Traditional Mead) – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Valkyrie’s Lure (Mead infused with pear & cinnamon) – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Apple wine – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • SILVER – Honeymoon Sweet (Concord) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • SILVER – Classic Riesling (2013) – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • SILVER – Reserve Blaufrankisch (2012) – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • SILVER – Reserve Cabernet Franc (2012) – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • SILVER – Reserve Sauvignon Blanc (2013) – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • SILVER – Late Harvest Vidal – Midnight Run Wine Cellars
  • SILVER – Old Barn Red (Red blend) – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – Tiny Bubbles (Sparkling white blend) – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – Adams Appleberry (Fruit wine blend) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Applegria (Fruit Wine blend) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Slice of Heaven (Apple wine) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Rusty’s Riesling (2014) – Vizcarra Vineyards
  • BRONZE – Chardonnay (2013) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – Lake Mariner (2012, Red blend) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – Late Harvest Vignoles (2013) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – Semi-Dry Riesling (2013) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – Trismegistus (2012, Red blend) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – Bare Cat Blush (Sweet Rosé) – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Chardonnay – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Trilogy Red (Red blend) – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Cabernet Franc (2012) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • BRONZE – Chardonnay (2012) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • BRONZE – Full Moon (2013, Red blend) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • BRONZE – Honeymoon Spice (2012, Concord with natural spices) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • BRONZE – Reserve Meritage (2012, Red blend) – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • BRONZE – Reserve Syrah (2012) – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • BRONZE – Sweet Victory (Red blend) – Midnight Run Wine Cellars
  • BRONZE – Siegfried Brut (Sparkling White) – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • BRONZE – Gewurztraminer (2013) – Schwenk Wine Cellars
  • BRONZE – Thursday Afternoon (Fruit blend) – The Winery at Marjim Manor

2015 International Eastern Wine Competition

  • BEST IN CLASS – DOUBLE GOLD – DePeche Meow – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Chardonnay – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Odin’s Nectar – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Bare Cat Blush – Black Willow Winery

Tastings.com World Wine Championships Packaging Competition

  • GOLD – Best Wine Tote – Black Willow Winery

Florida State International Wine Competition

  • GOLD – Slice of Heaven – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Applegria – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • BRONZE – Legacy – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • BRONZE – A Pear Made in Heaven – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Chardonnay – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – DePeche Meow – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Barecat Blush – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Dry Riesling – Schwenk Wine Cellars

309, 2014

2014 Awards

TheFiftyBest.com

  • GOLD – Cabernet Franc – Chateau Niagara Winery

Grand Harvest Awards

  • GOLD – Black Widow Berry – Black Willow Winery
  • GOLD – DePeche Meow – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Riesling – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE –Odin’s Nectar Mead (honey wine) – Black Willow Winery

American Wine Society Competition

  • DOUBLE GOLD – Odin’s Nectar Mead (honey wine) – Black Willow Winery
  • DOUBLE GOLD – Valkyrie’s Lure (honey wine) – Black Willow Winery
  • DOUBLE GOLD – 2011 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine – Leonard Oaks Estate Winery
  • DOUBLE GOLD – Treasure Beyond Measure – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • GOLD – Pear Made in Heaven – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – 2012 Traminette – Leonard Oaks Estate Winery
  • SILVER – 2012 Reserve Riesling – Leonard Oaks Estate Winery
  • SILVER – 2013 Blanc d’Orleans – Leonard Oaks Estate Winery
  • SILVER – Steam Punk Cider – Leonard Oaks Estate Winery
  • SILVER – Applegria – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Slice of Heaven – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Once Upon a Time – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • BRONZE – 2013 De Peche Meow – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Chardonnay – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Riesling – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – 2012 Pinot Noir – Leonard Oaks Estate Winery
  • BRONZE – Jewel in the Crown – The Winery at Marjim Manor

4th Annual New York International Wine Competition

  • SILVER – Riesling – Black Willow Winery

Ultimate Wine Challenge

  • 90 points – Odin’s Nectar Mead (honey wine) – Black Willow Winery
  • 88 points; great value award –Riesling – Black Willow Winery
  • GOLD, 90 points – Trilogy Red – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER 85 points – De Peache Meow – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER 86 points – Chardonnay – Black Willow Winery

New York State Fair Commercial Wine Competition

  • BEST FRUIT WINE – Katapalooza – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • DOUBLE GOLD – Katapalooza – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Pinot Noir – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • SILVER – Red Barn Farm Style Cider – BlackBird Cider Works
  • SILVER – Riesling – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – DePeche Meow – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Black Widow Berry – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Odin’s Nectar (Mead) – Black Willow Winery
  • SILVER – Pink Diamond – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • SILVER – Chocolate Cherry – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • SILVER – Semi-Dry Riesling – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – Thirty Mile Point Niagara – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER –Adam’s Appleberry – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • BRONZE – Cabernet Franc (Abbey) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – Cabernet Franc (Jewell) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – Bare Cat Blush – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Peach (Niagara) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • BRONZE – Chillin’ Niagara – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • BRONZE – Cabernet Franc – Midnight Run Wine Cellars
  • BRONZE – Vidal – Midnight Run Wine Cellars
  • BRONZE – Niagara – Midnight Run Wine Cellars
  • BRONZE – Traminette – Vizcarra Vineyards

Tasters Guild International Wine Competition

  • DOUBLE GOLD – 2012 Block Three Ice Wine – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – 2012 Vidal Blanc Ice wine – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – 2012 Siegfried – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – Thirty Mile Point – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – 2012 Vidal Blanc – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – Ruby – Schulze Vineyards & Winery

Riverside Wine Competition

  • GOLD – 2011 Syrah – Arrowhead Spring Vineyards
  • SILVER – 2010 Meritage – Arrowhead Spring Vineyards
  • BRONZE – 2012 Pinot Noir – Arrowhead Spring Vineyards
  • SILVER – 2012 Block Three Ice Wine – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – 2012 Vidal Blanc Ice wine – Schulze Vineyards & Winery

Pacific Rim International Wine Competition

  • Best of Class & GOLD – Fifty Windows (Niagara) – The Winery at Marjim Manor

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

  • GOLD – 2013 Diamond – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • GOLD – 2011 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • GOLD – 2012 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • GOLD – 2013 Lady of the Manor (Concord) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – 2011 Trismegistus (40% Cab Franc/30% Cab Sauv/30% Merlot) – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • SILVER – 2012 Chocolate Covered Cherry (100% Cherry) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • SILVER – 2012 Pink Diamond (Catawba/Diamond) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • SILVER – White Lace (70% Riesling/30% Cayuga )– Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • SILVER – 2012 Vignoles – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • SILVER – Cabernet Franc – Midnight Run Wine Cellars
  • SILVER – 2012 Semi-Sweet Riesling – Niagara Landing Wine Cellars
  • SILVER – 2012 Block Three Ice Wine (Catawba) – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – Thirty Mile Point (Niagara) – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – Ruby (Concord) – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • SILVER – Gift from the Vine (Baco Noir/Cab Franc/Cab Sauv/ Concord) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Katapalooza (Cherry/Cranberry/Blueberry/Blackberry) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • SILVER – Speiced Apple – Vizcarra Vineyards
  • BRONZE – 2012 Chardonnay – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – 2012 Dry Diamond – A Gust of Sun Winery
  • BRONZE – Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Valkyrie’s Lure (Honey infused pear & cinnamon) –Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Peach (100% Niagara) – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • BRONZE – 2012 Riesling – Honeymoon Trail Winery
  • BRONZE – 2012 Reserve Riesling – Leonard Oakes Estate Winery
  • BRONZE – Vidal – Midnight Run Wine Cellars
  • BRONZE – Semi-Sweet Vignoles – Niagara Landing Wine Cellars
  • BRONZE – Siegfried Reserve – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • BRONZE – Vidal Blanc – Schulze Vineyards & Winery
  • BRONZE – 2012 Snowflake White (Cayuga White/Vidal Blanc) – Schwenk Wine Cellars
  • BRONZE – 2013 Fifty Windows (Niagara) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • BRONZE – Blue Beryl (100% Blueberry) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • BRONZE – Cranberry Crescendo (100% Cranberry) – The Winery at Marjim Manor
  • BRONZE – Paso Fino (Cab Sauv) – Vizcarra Vineyards
  • BRONZE – Red Coop (Frontenac) – Vizcarra Vineyards

Great Lakes International Cider and Perry competition

  • SILVER – Red Barn Farm Style Hard Cider – BlackBird Cider Works
  • SILVER – Dabinett English Style Cider – BlackBird Cider Works
  • SILVER – New England Style Cider – BlackBird Cider Works

Florida State Fair Wine Competition

  • SILVER – Riesling – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Bare Cat Blush– Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Classic Diamond – Black Willow Winery
  • BRONZE – Black Widow Berry – Black Willow Winery