nissley Vineyards

Awards

    Winning awards for the wines we produce at Nissley Vineyards is very gratifying. On this page is a complete listing of our winners in several competitions that were entered recently. 

 

     Please keep in mind that  not all wines are submitted for judging, so please do not assume that a wine is inferior because it has not won an award. Similarly, even though Naughty Marietta is one of our most popular wines, it does not always win awards. We submit our wines for judging, and we relay the results to our customers so that they will feel more comfortable about selecting a wine that is unknown to them.

  

     The awards are vintage-specific. If the wine does not qualify for a vintage date, we refer to the copyright date, displayed at the bottom or side of the wine label in small print. This copyright date is the same as the year that the fruit was grown.

 

     Awards do not necessarily indicate a wine that you will like. You are the best judge of that.  

 

     A winning wine on this listing may now be sold out, but this list is not kept strictly up-to-date in that regard. After a winner has been sold out, the next vintage will most likely be available in our shops. On the other hand, some recent winners may have not yet been released.


    The Wine List pages show which vintage of a wine is currently stocked in our shops.  If a wine has not yet been released, it can be obtained by special order.  If you would like to be notified as soon as the wine is released or if you would like to place a special order, please contact the Winery Office. Sorry, wines will not be available for sampling until they have been released.

 

PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW COMPETITION
January 2015


Ten wines were entered.  Nine won a medal.


Chambourcin 2013

Silver

Fantasy 2013

Silver

Grapeful Red 2013

Silver

Masquerade 2013

Bronze

Montmorency Cherry 2014

Bronze

Naughty Marietta 2013

Silver

Rhapsody in Blue 2013

Bronze

Seyval Blanc 2013

Silver

Vidal Blanc 2013

Bronze

 

 


 

INDY INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
Conducted by Purdue University
www.indyinternational.org
August 2014


Twenty-five wines were entered.  Twenty-four won a medal.


Apple © 2013

Double Gold & Best of Class

Bainbridge Rosé 2013

Silver

Black Raspberry © 2012

Silver

Candlelight 2013

Silver

Chambourcin 2013

Silver

Classical White 2013

Gold

Concord 2013

Gold

Fantasy 2013

Double Gold

Grapeful Red 2013

Gold

Grapeful White 2013

Double Gold & Best of Class

Holiday Red © 2013

Silver

Holiday White © 2013

Silver

Little Red Wine 2013

Bronze

Masquerade © 2013

Silver

Merlot 2013

Bronze

Montmorency Cherry © 2013

Silver

Naughty Marietta 2013

Gold

Niagara 2013

Gold

Petite Rosé 2013

Silver

Rhapsody in Blue®  © 2013

Silver

Seyval Blanc 2013

Gold

Valley Red 2013

Silver

Vidal Blanc 2013

Silver

Vignoles 2012

Bronze

 

 


 

FINGER LAKES INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
Sponsored by Camp Good Days and Special Times
www.campgooddays.org
www.fliwc.com
April 2014


Six wines were entered. Five won a medal

Cabernet Franc 2012

Bronze

Chambourcin 2012

Bronze

Country Cherry © 2012

Double Gold 

Fantasy 2012

Bronze

Whisper White 2012

Silver

 

 


 

PENNSYLVANIA WINE COMPETITION
Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Winery Association
March 2014

Eleven wines were entered.  Seven won a medal

Apple © 2012

Silver

Black Raspberry © 2012

Double Gold &
Best Fruit Wine

Chambourcin 2012

Bronze

Naughty Marietta 2012

Bronze

Rhapsody in Blue®  © 2012

Bronze

Valley Red 2012

Bronze

Vidal Blanc 2012

Bronze

 

 


 

PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW COMPETITION
January 2014

Nine wines were entered.  Six won a medal

Cabernet Franc 2012

Bronze

Chambourcin 2012

Bronze

Montmorency Cherry © 2013

Bronze

Seyval Blanc 2012

Bronze

Spicy Red 2012

Bronze

Vidal Blanc 2012

Bronze

 

 


 

INDY INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
Sponsored by the Indiana State Fair
Conducted by Purdue University
www.indyinternational.org
August 2013

Twenty-four wines were entered.  Twenty-one won a medal

Apple © 2012

Gold

Bainbridge Red 2012

Silver

Bainbridge Rosé 2012

Silver

Black Raspberry © 2012

Silver

Candlelight 2012

Gold

Celebration 2012

Gold

Chambourcin 2012

Silver

Classical White 2012

Silver

Concord 2012

Silver

Grapeful Red 2012

Silver

Holiday Red 2012

Silver

Holiday White 2012

Gold

Little Red Wine 2012

Gold

Merlot 2012

Bronze

Montmorency Cherry © 2012

Bronze

Petite Blanc 2012

Silver

Petite Rosé 2012

Bronze

Rhapsody in Blue®  © 2012

Gold

Valley Red 2012

Silver

Vidal Blanc 2012

Gold

Vignoles 2012

Silver

 

 


 

FINGER LAKES INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
Sponsored by Camp Good Days and Special Times
www.campgooddays.org
www.fliwc.com
March 2013

Six wines were entered.  Five won a medal

Chambourcin 2011

Silver

Country Cherry © 2012

Bronze

Fantasy 2011

Silver

Montmorency Cherry © 2012

Bronze

Valley Red 2011

Silver

 

 


 

PENNSYLVANIA WINE COMPETITION
Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Winery Association
March 2013

Eleven wines were entered.  Three won a medal

Black Raspberry © 2011

Gold

Cabernet Franc 2011

Bronze

Spicy Red 2010

Bronze

 

 


 

PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW COMPETITION
January 2013

Ten wines were entered.  Eight won a medal

Apple © 2011

Bronze

Black Raspberry © 2011

Bronze

Chambourcin 2011

Silver

Classical White 2011

Bronze

Country Cherry 2012

Bronze

Grapeful Red 2011

Bronze

Seyval Blanc 2011

Bronze

Spicy Red © 2011

Bronze

 

Nissley Wine Awards

 

 

 

Nissley Wine Awards

 

 

 

Nissley Wine Indy Awards

 

 

 

Nissley Wine Best of Show Award