The 2017 Ohio Wine Competition was held May 15-17 at Kent State University Ashtabula. There were a total of 271 entries with 216 receiving medals. You can see a complete list of the medals awarded, both by category and medals at 2017 Ohio Wine Competition Results Book.

Congratulations to everyone who received a medal, as well as to the following 2017 Best of Show Award-Winners:

Overall Best of Show: 2016 Kosicek Vineyards Traminette, Lake Erie

White Wine: 2016 Doughty Glen Misty Meiner, Holmes County

Red Wine: 2015 Burnet Ridge Zinfandel, North Coast

Blush/Rosé: Ferrante Winery Pink Catawba, Lake Erie

Fruit Wine: Brandeberry Blackberry, American

Sparkling/Carbonated: Kosicek Vineyards Rhapsody, Grand River Valley

Dessert/Fortified Wine: Meier’s #44 Cream Sherry, American