Wine Competition
Trophy Recipients

2019 INDY International

Trophies Presented to Wineries

Winery of the Year

Trinchero Family Estates, St. Helena, California, United States

Winemaker of the Year

Richard Batchelor, Maryhill Winery, Goldendale, Washington, United States

Indiana Farm Winery of the Year (<50k gal)

Daniel's Vineyard, McCordsville, Indiana, United States


Amateur Winemaker of the Year

Samer Thanavaro, Creve Ceour, Missouri, United States

Trophies Presented for Wines

Wine of the Year

Dubuque Heritage Winery, 2018 Eagle Point White (La Crescent), Iowa, United States

Sparkling Wine of the Year

Barefoot Bubbly, Pink Moscato Champagne, California, United States

Red Wine of the Year

Michael Gill Cellars, 2016 Black Tie (Syrah), California, United States

White Wine of the Year

Dancing Dragonfly Winery, 2017 Ballet (La Crescent), Wisconsin, United States

Rosé Wine of the Year

Brown County Winery, 2018 Vista Rose' Wine (Catawba), Indiana, United States

Dessert Wine of the Year

Oliver Winery, 2017 Creekbend (Vidal Blanc Ice Wine), Indiana, United States

Fruit Wine of the Year

Talon Winery & Vineyard, Sugar Lips, Peach, Kentucky, United States

Wine Packaging Design of the Year

Morais Vineyards & Winery, 2017 Moscatel (Muscat Alexander), Virginia, United States

Label Design of the Year

Daniel's Vineyard, The Riveter (Catawba), Indiana, United States

Indiana Wine of the Year

Huber's Orchard & Winery, 2017 Vignoles, Indiana, United States

Indiana Traminette of the Year

Butler Winery, 2018 Traminette, Indiana, United States


Amateur Wine of the Year

Kieth Smazenko, 2018 Chicken Scratch (La Crescent), Indiana, United States

Amateur Fruit Wine of the Year

Ryan Zeigler, 2018 Strawberry, Illinois, United States