Six Mile Creek Vineyard from the Finger Lakes region took home the most prestigious award of the competition, The Governor’s Cup, with their 2016 Cabernet Franc. The Governor’s Cup recognizes the “Best of Show” or top prize in the New York Wine Classic.
Known as "The Oscars" of New York wine competitions, the New York Wine Classic is open to the more than 458 wineries across the state. The wine competition took place over three days in Watkins Glen, NY and included 883 entries from 113 wineries from across the state. A total of 31 Double Gold, 56 Gold, 287 Silver, and 320 Bronze medals were awarded by a panel of more than 20 expert judges from around the state and globe.