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Posted on: February 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medal in 2020 Winemaker Challenge

Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medal in 2020 Winemaker Challenge

The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that their 2018 Petite Fleur received a Gold Medal in the 2020 Winemaker Challenge. For this competition, the entire tasting panel is comprised exclusively of winemakers.

The 2018 Petite Fleur is a blend of 51% Vidal Blanc, 25% Muscat and 24% Traminette. This wine is aromatic and intensely flavored with notes of honeysuckle, orange blossom, wildflower honey, gardenia and crème brûlée. A bottle of 2018 Petite Fleur is $29. This wine is available for purchase online and at the Williamsburg Winery gift shop.

In addition to their Gold Medal, the Williamsburg Winery received three Silver Medals.

Silver Medals

  • 2017  Trianon Virginia (reserve wine)
  • 2018 Viognier Virginia
  • 2018 Petit Manseng

To view more information on the 2020 Winemaker Challenge, visit their website.

The Williamsburg Winery is over 50 acres of vineyards, an on-site garden, a hotel and two restaurants, Café Provencal and the Gabriel Archer Tavern all set on Wessex Hundred, a 300-acre farm. The Williamsburg Winery opened in 1988 and is open year round. There are numerous sites on property for group tastings, weddings and private events. Additionally, the Williamsburg Winery hosts a variety of special events throughout the year that are open to the public.

For more information about The Williamsburg Winery, visit their website or Facebook page.

Media Contact:
Laura Messer, Tourism & Marketing Coordinator

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