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ALBA VINEYARD STANDS ATOP ALL NEW JERSEY WINERIES
AT MAJOR INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
Double Gold and Gold Medals Awarded at the
2011 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Village of Finesville, Milford, NJ– Alba Vineyard won the most Double Gold, Gold and Silver Medals out of 17 New Jersey wineries that participated in this year’s Finger Lakes International Wine Competition to benefit Camp Good Days.
This year is the biggest of the competition’s 11-year history in terms of most wineries entered – 788 wineries from 19 different countries. The competition boasts being the largest charitable wine competition in North America.
The Finger Lakes competition is judged by 60 national and international judges representing sommeliers, educators, oenologists, winemakers, writers, importers, retailers and industry consultants throughout the world.
Alba Vineyard, the Garden State’s largest estate winery, won medals for all seven wines it entered in the prestigious competition. Alba led all New Jersey wineries winning two Double Golds for their 2008 Chambourcin and Ice Apple wine, “Forbidden,” both scoring the highest of any wines in their class. Alba’s 2009 Estate Riesling, a perennial award winner, won Gold and their 2009 Dry Riesling, 2009 Gewurztraminer, 2008 Heritage Cabernet Franc, and Red Raspberry dessert wines all won Silver.
Alba Vineyard is nestled amongst the rolling hills of Warren County, New Jersey, two miles east of the Delaware River and historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania in the beautiful Musconetcong Valley in Pohatcong Township, New Jersey. The winery and tasting room are housed in a historic 1805 converted stone barn which features an impressive wood tasting bar, rustic stone walls and old oak beams.