Award-winning wines from University of Maryland Extension
Apr 09, 2021
By Dr. Joseph Fiola

The University of Maryland Extension, Viticulture & Enology Research program wines entered yearly through the National American Wine Society Amateur (noncommercial) Wine Competition. The competition's yearly results are listed below.

2019

Seven wines from the University of Maryland Extension, Viticulture & Enology Research program were entered in the 2019 National American Wine Society Amateur (noncommercial) Wine Competition that took place on October 29- 31, 2019 at Trade Winds Resort, St. Pete’s Beach, FL. Seven received a medal; here are the results.

Year Name of Wine Research Center Medal
NV NV Russian Collusion
(Imported CVS)  1-2% Semi-Dry
WREC Gold
2015 Meritage Reserve < 1% Dry WMREC Silver
NV NV Apple “Ice” Dessert WMREC Silver
NV NV Chardonnay < 1% Dry WMREC Bronze
2015 Barbera < 1% Dry WMREC Bronze
NV Italian CV Blend < 1% Dry WMREC Bronze
2015 Chardonnay “Ice”  Dessert WMREC Bronze

2018-2010

2018  |  2017  |  2016  |  2015  2014  |  2013  |  2012  |  2011  |  2010 

2018

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

RESEARCH CENTER WHERE VARIETY WAS GROWN

MEDAL

NV Chambourcin VinSanto WMREC Best Estate Grown Wine, Double Gold
2015 Reserved Oak Chardonnay WMREC Silver
NV Russian Colusion SK77-5-3, SK77-10-69, XIV-1-86 WREC Silver
NV Terrapin Red (Chambourcin, Cabernet Sauv, Cabertnet Franc, Noriet) WMREC Silver
2015 Petit Verdot WMREC/GRV Bronze
2016 Gruner Veltliner WMREC/GRV Bronze
NV Chardonnay & Linae Ice WMREC/WREC Bronze
NV Apple Ice WMREC Bronze

2017

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

RESEARCH CENTER WHERE VARIETY WAS GROWN

MEDAL

2013 Albrino (Rousanne) GRV Silver
2015 Sauvignon Blanc WREC Silver
2015 Chardonnay WMREC Bronze
2009 Himrod (seedless table grape) CMREC Bronze
2015 Sangiovese WMREC Bronze
2015 Teroldego WMREC Bronze

2016

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

RESEARCH CENTER WHERE VARIETY WAS GROWN

MEDAL

2013 Chardonnay WMREC/CMREC Silver
2013 Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon WMREC Silver
2014 Vermentini WREC Bronze
2014 Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc WMREC/CMREC Bronze
NV Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Cabernet Franc WMREC Bronze

2015

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

RESEARCH CENTER WHERE VARIETY WAS GROWN

MEDAL

2012 Carmenere/Cabernet Franc WREC/CMREC Gold
2012 Chambourcin/Cabernet Savignon Ripasso WMREC Gold
2013 Petit Verdot/Cabernet Sauvignon GRV Gold
NV Pinot Gris/XX15-15-51/Albarino WREC/WMREC/GRV Silver
2012 Chambourcin WMREC Silver
NV Amarone Kit   Silver
2012 Teroldego/Malvesia Negra WMREC Silver
2012 Linae Ice WREC Silver
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon/Petit Verdot   Silver
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon/Petit Verdot   Bronze
2015 Kozma 55 Nouveau WREC Bronze

2014

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

RESEARCH CENTER WHERE VARIETY WAS GROWN

MEDAL

2012 Cabernet Franc WMREC Double Gold
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon WMREC    Silver
2010 Barbera WMREC    Silver
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon WMREC Silver
2011 Chambourcin Amarone WMREC Bronze
2012 Albarino & 54-36-34 WREC Bronze
2010 Malvesia Negra WMREC Bronze
2012 Chenin Blanc & XX1551 WREC Bronze
2012 Linea WREC    Bronze

2013

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

RESEARCH CENTER WHERE VARIETY WAS GROWN

MEDAL

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon WMREC/AREC Double Gold
2011 Albarino WMREC/GRV Gold
2011 Colombard GRV Silver
2010 Linae Ice WREC Silver
2011 Chardonnay LESREC Silver
2011 Himrod CMREC Silver
2010 Linae WMREC Bronze
2010 Chenin Blanc WREC Bronze

2012

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

RESEARCH CENTER WHERE VARIETY WAS GROWN

MEDAL

2009 Himrod CMREC Double Gold
2009 54 36 34 (Spanish White) WREC Silver
2009 Linae Ice Wine WREC Silver
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon WMREC Silver
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon WMREC Bronze
2010 Chardonel WREC/CMREC Bronze
2009 Linae WREC Bronze

2011

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

RESEARCH CENTER WHERE VARIETY WAS GROWN

MEDAL

2008 Chardonnay WMREC Silver
2007 Chambourcin WMREC Silver
2008 Vignoles CMREC Silver
2007 SK 77-5-3 (like Gewűrztranuber) WREC Bronze
2007 Tinto Cao, Nebbiolo, Cynthiana, Rougeon, Vidal WMREC Bronze
2010 Apple WMREC Bronze

2010

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

RESEARCH CENTER WHERE VARIETY WAS GROWN

MEDAL

2007 Germanic White (XIV-1-86, SK77-10-69, SK77-5-3) WREC Gold
2007 Chardonnay Clonal Reserve WMREC Silver
2007 Valvin Muscat LESERC Silver
2007 Chardonnay Oak Reserve WMREC Bronze
2008 Petite Sirah WREC/WMREC Bronze
2007 Linae' WREC Bronze
2007 Vidal CMREC Bronze
NV 54-36-33 WREC Bronze

 

 

2009 - 2002

Here is a list of wines from the University of Maryland Viticulture & Enology Research and Extension Program that were entered in the National American Wine Society Amateur (non-commercial) Wine Competition.

2009  |  2008  |  2007  |  2006  |  2005 2004  |  2003  |  2002

2009

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

MEDAL

2006 Vidal Blanc Silver
2006 Traminette Silver
2006 Chardonnay LH Silver
2006 Tailgate White Bronze
2006 Apple "Ice" Wine Bronze

2008

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

MEDAL

NV Apple Maderia Gold
2006 Apple "Ice" Wine Silver
2006 Apple Bronze
2005 Chardonnay "Ice" Wine Bronze
2006 Vidal/Chardonnay/Apple "Ice" Wine Bronze
2005 Reserve Chardonnay Bronze
2006 Linae' Bronze

2007

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

MEDAL

2005 Apple "Ice" Wine Silver
2005 Apple 97%, Chambourcin 3% Silver
2005 Linae' Bronze
2005 Cynthiana 25%, Rougeon 25%, Tinto Cao 25%, Nebbiolo 25% Bronze
2005 Chambourcin 100% Bronze
2005 Chardonnay 100% Bronze
2005 Vidal/Chardonnay/Apple Ice Wine Bronze

2006

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

MEDAL

  Apple "Ice" Wine Gold
  Linae' "Ice" Wine Gold
Apple Sherry Bronze
  Apple Blush Bronze
  Tailgate Red Bronze
  Chambourcin Bronze

2005

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

MEDAL

NV Apple "Ice" Madiera Gold
2001 Apple "Ice" Silver
NV Semi-Dry Apple Blush Silver
2002 Late Harvest 'Chambourcin' Bronze
2003 Linae' (New Experimental Grape Hybrid) Bronze
     

2004

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

MEDAL

NV Apple Sherry Gold
2002 Linae' Gold
2002 Vidal "Ice" Sherry Silver
NV Apple Blush Silver
2001 Norton Port Quality Award

2003

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

MEDAL

2002 Linae' "Ice" Wine Gold/Best of Show/Estate
2001 SK 10-69 Silver
2001 Apple "Ice" Sherry Silver
2001 XIV-1-86 Bronze
2002 'Chambourcin' Bronze

2002

VINTAGE YEAR

NAME OF WINE

MEDAL

2001 Seval "Ice" Silver

University of Maryland Research and Education Centers

3 WMRECWestern Maryland Research and Education Center, Keedysville, MD
4 WRECWye Research and Education Center, Queenstown, MD
2a LESRECLower Eastern Shore Research and Education Center, Salisbury, MD
1b CMRECCentral Maryland Research & Education Center, Upper Marlboro, MD

Other locations:

ARECAlson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research & Education Center, Winchester, VA
GRVGolden Run Vineyard, Hans & Jenny Schmidt, Sudlersville, MD