Belhurst Wines Take Awards at Jerry Meads NWICW

Monday, March 16, 2015

(Geneva, New York) Belhurst Estate Winery president Mr. Duane Reeder proudly announces winning four wine awards, including two gold and two silver from the 2015 Jerry Meads New World International Wine Competition. Belhurst Estate Winery has won over 300 wine medals.

Jerry Meads NWIWC has been consistently known as one of the top competitions for over a decade. This is one of the only competitions worldwide to pit the best wine from each price class against each other. The competition has risen over $2 million for local charities in its existence. The competition is open to wines produced in North America, Central America, South America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Qualified professionals from all over the world judged the wines.

2015 Jerry Meads New World International Wine Competition

2013 Belhurst Chardonnay - GOLD
2012 Belhurst Cabernet Sauvignon – GOLD
Ice Princess – SILVER
Isabella Sparkling - SILVER 

With a unique winery philosophy, the 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.