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2014 MD Governor's Cup Competition Winners Announced Among Over 100 Entrants

Bordeleau Vineyard & Winery wins 2014 Maryland Governor’s Cup Best in Show - marking the first time the Governor’s Cup “Best in Show” has been awarded to a winery from Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Bordeleau as well as fellow Eastern Shore Winery Little Ashby also captured Best in Class honors as well as Golds. Newcomer Clovelly Vineyards from the Upper Shore captured two Silvers. Silver and Bronze Medals were awarded to Crow Vineyard and Dove Valley.

Posted August 25, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) by the The Maryland Wineries Association.

The Maryland Wineries Association announced the winners of the 26th Annual Maryland Governor’s Cup Competition for 2014. The judging for the prestigious awards took place on Sunday, August 17 in Timonium with over twenty wine experts from the region who tasted over 100 different wines, including sparkling, whites, roses and reds. The gold medal-winning wines competed for Best in Class and Best in Show honors. Bordeleau Vineyard & Winery won the Governor’s Cup Best in Show for its Cabernet Sauvignon Amarone Style 2008, a wine that is made from 100% estate Cabernet and produced with partially dried grapes in the Italian tradition. The grapes were grown at Bordeleau’s vineyard in Eden, Wicomico County, south of Salisbury. This is the first time that the Governor’s Cup “Best in Show” has been awarded to a winery from Maryland’s Eastern Shore.