Wine news for Lakewood Vineyards!


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Lakewood Vineyards 2017 Bubbly Candeo was awarded Best Sparkling wine at the Florida State Fair International Wine Competition recently held in Tampa, Florida. After being awarded a Double Gold Medal (unanimous gold) in its class, the Bubbly Candeo was awarded Best Sparkling Wine among all winning sparklers in the competition.

Bubbly Candeo was not the only Lakewood wine to win Double Gold. The 2016 Dry Riesling, 2016 Riesling and 2016 Pinot Gris were all awarded Double Gold to round out a strong showing for Lakewood’s entries. held a readers’ poll asking people to vote for their favorite upstate New York winery. The top five wineries in the voting were then visited by three members of the team—and they named Lakewood Vineyards the Judges’ Choice Award Winner.

During their visit, the judges were especially fond of our Bubbly Candeo, a light, crisp sparkler similar to Prosecco. They also enjoyed the Lemberger, naming it Best Dry Red in their quest for the best.

Lakewood Vineyards president Chris Stamp says, “Thank you to all the fans who voted us into the final round, and to the judges who took their time to come experience Lakewood’s wines first-hand. We truly appreciate the recognition.”

Lakewood is open daily for wine tasting and sales: 10am to 5pm Monday through Saturday and 12pm to 5pm Sunday.

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