25 things to do under $25 – the Niagara Wine Trail
June 27, 2012 at 10:45 AM
The Niagara Wine Trail USA is the fastest growing wine trail in the United States. Enjoy beautiful scenery and taste delicious wines at over 16 wineries. Taste award-winning wine for just $25.
The Niagara Wine Trail was recently honored at the 2012 New York State Fair Wine Competition. The judges and State Fair Attendees tasted New York State wines and fruit juices from across 66 categories. Resulting from the competition, Niagara Wine Trail wineries were honored with a number of Gold, Silver and Bronze awards.
Three of the Niagara Wine Trail wineries were awarded with 18 total medals. Awarded Wineries include Black Willow Winery's first gold medal Trilogy White, silver medal Bare Cat Blush and bronze medals for Black Widow Berry, Chardonnay, Freyja's Passion, Odin's Nectar, Reserve Riesling and Valkyrie’s Lure; and Schulze Winery honored with two silver medals for their Chardonnay Reserve and Lotus, in conjunction with bronze medals for Lake House Red, Riesling and Thirty Mile Point Catawba; and The Winery at Marjim Manor with silver awards for their Carondelet Cabernet and Shubal's Sunset paired with bronze awards on 100 Windows, Gift from the Vine and Starlight.
Michelle Blackley is the Communications Manager at Niagara Tourism & Convention Corporation (NTCC). Besides having the pleasure of calling Western New York home, Michelle has lived throughout New York State, including New York City, and abroad in Dublin, Ireland. A Niagara County native, she is a globetrotter at heart. With a background in journalism, book publishing and publicity, she explores Niagara County to report its happenings on the Niagara USA blog. Please contact Michelle at email@example.com or follow her @shellblackley.