Olympic Style Win for Castello di Borghese Vineyard
Watkins Glen, New York, AUGUST 14, 2012 - At the 2012 New York Wine & Food Classic competition, held on August 13 & 14 at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen, NY, Castello di Borghese Vineyard captured two Gold Medals and two Silver Medals for their elegantly crafted wines. Their 2010 Chardonnay and 2010 Riesling each scored 90 points and were awarded Gold Medals; and their 2007 Merlot and 2007 Cabernet Franc Reserve were awarded Silver Medals.
The Classic, known as "The Oscars" of New York wine, is based on blind tastings by 23 expert judges-4 from California, 10 from New York, 6 from other states, 1 from France and 2 from the United Kingdom. Judges included prominent wine writers, restaurateurs, retailers, and wine educators.