Tabone Vineyards Receives Ten Medals at the 2019 Tasters Guild International Wine Judging

May 31, 2019

Tabone Vineyards is proud to announce that ten of its estate-grown wines earned medals at the prestigious Tasters Guild International Wine Judging. In the 32nd annual competition, held May 21-24 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, over 1,300 wines from around the globe were evaluated by a panel of distinguished judges.


Tabone Vineyards received a double gold medal for its 2017 Estate Semi-Sweet Pinot Gris, a crisp, fruit-forward wine with tropical and starfruit notes. Being an estate winery, 100% of the grapes were sourced from Tabone’s vineyards.


Silver medals were awarded for Tabone Vineyards’ 2016 Estate Chardonnay (a bright, unoaked wine with notes of lemon and granny smith apple), 2016 Estate Chardonnay Oaked (lightly oaked with notes of lemon and granny smith apple), 2017 Estate Pinot Gris (dry with soft pineapple and honeysuckle notes), 2017 Estate Sweet Harvest Riesling (candied lemon, honey and jasmine), 2014 Estate Riesling (dry, whole cluster pressed Riesling with notes of nectarine and pear) and 2016 Estate Riesling (dry with notes of white peach and pineapple).


Tabone Vineyards also received Bronze medals for its 2016 Estate Red Wine, 2016 Estate Pinot Gris, and 2017 Estate Riesling.


Owner Mario A. Tabone, 34, expressed his thoughts on the results, saying, “It is so exciting to be recognized by the Tasters Guild, especially to receive a double gold medal. I am humbled and honored, and look forward to making more exceptional wines.”

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Tabone Vineyards Receives Seven Medals at the 2019 INDY International Wine Competition

May 28, 2019

Tabone Vineyards is proud to announce that seven of its estate-grown wines earned medals at the prestigious INDY International Wine Competition. In the 28th annual competition, held May 22-23 at Purdue University, nearly 2,000 wines from around the globe were evaluated by a panel of distinguished judges.


Tabone Vineyards received a gold medal for its 2014 Estate Riesling, a dry, whole cluster pressed Riesling with notes of nectarine and pear. This wine was Tabone’s first ever commercial production, but with a limited production of only 74 cases. Being an estate winery, 100% of the grapes were sourced from Tabone’s vineyards.


Silver medals were awarded for Tabone Vineyards’ 2016 Estate Bubbly Riesling (a sparkling wine fermented naturally in the bottle), 2016 Estate Chardonnay (a bright, unoaked wine with notes of lemon and granny smith apple) and 2016 Estate Riesling (notes of white peach and pineapple).

Tabone Vineyards also received Bronze medals for its 2016 Estate Red Wine, 2016 Estate Chardonnay Oaked, and 2017 Estate Sweet Harvest Riesling.


Owner Mario A. Tabone, 34, expressed his thanks to the INDY International Wine Competition and Purdue University Department of Food Science, saying “I am very pleased and humbled to receive this kind of recognition from such a great organization, especially with this being our first ever competition.”

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