Belhurst Wines Take Multiple Awards at Pacific Rim Competition

Friday, May 3, 2013

For Immediate Release
Contact: Mallory Giambra
(585) 576-5671 (Cell)

GENEVA, NEW YORK — Belhurst Estate Winery president Mr. Duane Reeder proudly announces winning seven wine awards, including one best of class, two gold, three silver, and two bronze. Belhurst Estate Winery has won over 250 wine medals.

The Pacific Rim International Wine Competition is held at the National Orange Show Events Center in Southern California. Since 1985, the Pacific Rim Competition has been setting the standards for judging of fine wines. This event is a two-day competition, judged by thirty wine professionals who conduct a blind evaluation of nearly two thousand wines.

2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
Belhurst Naturel Sparkling - Gold / Best Of Class
Belhurst Dry Riesling – Gold
Belhurst Gewurztraminer – Silver
Cabernet Sauvignon – Silver
Tower Port – Silver
Cabernet Franc – Bronze
Belhurst Semi Dry Riesling – Bronze

With a unique winery philosophy, Belhurst Estate Winery includes a committee of experts who carefully seek fruit, vineyards, wine varieties and winemakers who will contribute to the palette of wines sold by Belhurst. The committee continually collaborates with area winemakers to produce consistently high quality wines which quickly become Finger Lakes favorites. All Belhurst wines are available for tasting and purchase in the Belhurst Wine & Gift Shop on the shores of Seneca Lake, and for purchase on our website at

Known for its charm, unique architecture, and stunning lake views, the Belhurst properties include Belhurst Castle, originally built in 1885; White Springs Manor, originally built around 1900; and The Vinifera Inn which opened in 2004. Belhurst is on the National Register of Historic Properties, has been voted One of the Most Romantic Places in NYS, has won sixteen Awards of Excellence in the Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards Program, and continues to be one of the most beloved destinations in the Finger Lakes.

To Receive Belhurst Wine Samples please call Mallory Giambra at 585-576-5671.