The 2016 Ohio Wine Competition was held May 17-18 at Kent State University Ashtabula. There were a total of 252 entries with 188 receiving medals. You can see a complete list of the medals awarded, both by category and medals at 2016 Ohio Wine Competition Results Book.

Congratulations to everyone who received a medal, as well as to the following 2016 Best of Show Award-Winners:

Overall Best of Show: 2013 Meranda-Nixon Winery, Cabernet Franc Reserve, Ohio River Valley

White Wine: Maize Valley Winery, “Mad Cow” (Niagara), Non-vintage, American

Red Wine: Chateau Tebeau Winery, Petite Sirah, Non-vintage, American

Blush/Rosé: Ferrante Winery,”Rosato”, Non-vintage, American

Fruit Wine: Doughty Glen Winery, Raspberry, Non-vintage, American

Sparkling/Carbonated: Maize Valley Winery, “White Wedding” (Niagara), Non-vintage, American

Dessert/Fortified Wine: 2013 Ferrante Winery, Vidal Blanc Ice Wine, Grand River Valley