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2006 Wine Awards

2006 NC State Fair Wine Competition

North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Competition: October 7, 2006

The Winery at Iron gate Farm received one (1) GOLD, one (1) SILVER and three (3) BRONZE Awards for the following categories and wines:

GOLD

Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Flue Fire

SILVER

Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Chardonnay

BRONZE

Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Chambourcin

Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Pack House Red

2006 Readers’ Choice Awards
Mebane Enterprise

The Winery at Iron Gate Farm was

VOTED #1

by the readers of the Mebane Enterprise for:

Best Winery!

Best Romantic Atmosphere!

To the Mebane Enterprise and everyone that voted for us, WE THANK YOU!!!

2006 Readers’ Choice Awards
Burlington Times-News

The Winery at Iron Gate Farm was

VOTED #1 WINERY

by the readers of the Times-News.

To the Times-News and everyone that voted for us, WE THANK YOU!!!

2006 Mid-Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition

Winston Salem, NC
Competition: Sept. 23, 2006

The Winery at Iron gate Farm received nine (9) Awards for the following categories and wines:

GOLD

Category: Red-Chambourcin
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Chambourcin

Category: Red-Sweet-Other
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Dixie Dawn

SILVER

Category: Dry Proprietary Blend
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Brightleaf White

Category: Chardonnay, Barrel Fermented
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Chardonnay

Category: Sweet-Other
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Flue Fire

BRONZE

Category: Red-Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon

Category: Red-Merlot
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Merlot

Category: Red-Other
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Pack House Red

Category: White – Sauvignon Blanc
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Sauvignon Blanc

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2006 Indy International Wine Competition

Blue Ribbon Pavilion – Indiana State Fairgrounds
Competition: JULY 27, 28 & 29, 2006

Wines from around the world poured into the Indiana State Fairgrounds Blue Ribbon Pavilion for the fifteenth annual Indy International Wine Competition, July 27 to 29.

The largest wine competition in the US, the Indy International brought in over 3,800 wines from 17 countries. The Indy is also the second largest amateur competition in the country and holds the distinction of largest fruit wine competition.

Eighty-four judges traveled to Indianapolis from across North America to review approximately 120 wines a day based on appearance, aroma, taste and aftertaste. Judges receive the wines in numbered glasses, lessening the chance of recognizing a wine by its bottle and label art.

Wines can be awarded a gold, silver, bronze or no medal. The very best wines are awarded concordance gold, earning the right to compete for the best of show.

Entire Competition:

Wines Entered: 3859
Concordance Golds Awarded: 116
Golds Awarded: 341
Silvers Awarded: 1156
Bronzes Awarded: 1370

The Winery at Iron gate Farm received awards for the following categories and wines:

SILVER

Category: Chambourcin
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Chambourcin

Category: Sweet White
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Flue Fire

BRONZE

Category: Chardonnay
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Chardonnay

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon

Category: Red Vinifera, Other Blends
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Sangiovese, Merlot, Chambourcin, Pack House Red

Category: Red Vinifera, All Other, Varietal
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Dixie Dawn

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International Eastern Wine Competition

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
Competition: May 13-15, 2006

One of the oldest and largest competitions in the United States, this event is held each May at the Corning Museum of Glass in the Finger Lakes region of New York, topping over 2,300 entries in recent years with wines from 16 countries and 34 states.

The IEWC has earned a well-justified reputation for the quality of its organization, judgments and awards. Wines in any given flight may be entered from around the world. Judges are wine-knowledgeable professionals, media specialists, and winemakers who represent major east coast markets from Miami to Toronto. Bronze medals require a unanimous panel vote for bronze, so any winning medals in the IEWC are worthy of merit.

The Winery at Iron gate Farm received awards for the following categories and wines:

BRONZE

Category: Chambourcin
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Chambourcin

Category: Muscadine White
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2005 Flue Fire

Category: Other Red Vinifera Blends
Wine: Iron Gate Vineyards, 2004 Pack House Red

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