Saturday, May 18, 2013

Missouri Norton in the News

It's ironic that I recommended Augusta Winery to some esteemed folks lately, and this came through the post from the Norton Wine Travelers who divested themselves of numerous Virginia Nortons that are very nice but I haven't found one yet that beats a Missouri.
Missouri Winery Wins Big At California Competition Posted on: 4:34 pm, May 13, 2013, by Staff Writer, updated on: 04:29pm, May 13, 2013 Augusta Wine Company was a big winner at this years’ Pacific Rim Wine Competition. At the annual competition held in April, thirty wine professionals conduct a blind evaluation of about two thousand wines. Augusta Wine Company received eight awards total between wines submitted from Augusta Winery and Montelle Winery. Augusta Winery brought home Best of Class and Gold with both their 2010 Chambourcin and 2012 Chardonel. Other awards for Augusta Winery include Gold for their 2010 Norton, Silver for the 2012 Seyval Blanc and Bronze for the 2012 Vignoles. Montelle Winery received Best of Class and Gold for their 2010 Norton, and Silver for the 2012 Dry Vignoles and 2012 Seyval Blanc. Augusta Winery and Montelle Winery are both located in rolling hills of Augusta, Missouri off of US Highway 94 in St. Charles County.

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