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Maryland Wineries Association Announced Winners

The Maryland Wineries Association proudly announced the winners of the 28th Annual Maryland Governor’s Cup Competition. Boordy Vineyards in Hydes earned the Governor’s Cup Best in Show for its Albariño 2015. 

Regional Wine Experts Tastes over 150 Wines

Over 29 wine experts from the region tasted over 150 Maryland-grown wines on Sunday, August 14 at the Baltimore Center Club. Gold medal-winning wines competed for Best in Show and Best in Class honors. Boordy went on to win eight additional awards including a double gold medal, three gold medals and four silver. Royal Rabbit Vineyards in Parkton took home two silver medals and a bronze. Find a complete list of winners and wines online.

“We are enormously proud that our Albariño is the winner of the 2016 Maryland Governor’s Cup, especially given the overall quality and number of wines entered in the competition,” said Phineas Deford, vice president for Boordy Vineyards in Baltimore County.

“Maryland wineries continue to impress me, especially our Baltimore County award-winners as well as all seven of our family-owned and operated wineries,” stated Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. “Congratulations to Boordy and Royal Rabbit for their outstanding winemaking.”

Revised September 26, 2016