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Nov262012

Messina Hof Ropes in the Awards!

Messina Hof Winery and Resort, one of the fastest growing award-winning wineries and resorts in Texas, took home "Top All-Around Winery" as well as 24 other wine awards at the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) Uncorked! International Wine Competition.  

"We are honored to be recognized in such distinguished competitions again this year," said Paul Bonarrigo, winemaker and co-founder of Messina Hof Winery & Resort. "We competed with elite Texas and international wineries; the awards are a testament to the high quality of wines we produce and make all of our hard work and dedication worthwhile."

 

Judging for the 10th Annual HLSR Uncorked! International Wine Competition boasted 2,884 wines from 943 wineries in Texas, across the United States and 21 other countries around the world. Messina Hof's "Top All-Around Winery" was chosen by 20 panels of judges, consisting of wine experts, collectors and knowledgeable consumers at the competition held on November 10 - 11, 2012, at Reliant Center in Houston. Messina Hof's full list of HLSR awards includes:

 

Reserve Class Champion & TX Reserve Class Champion

Messina Hof Barrel Reserve Port, NV - Gold

Messina Hof Messina Hof Sophia Marie Rose, 2012 - Silver

 

Texas Class Champion

Messina Hof Private Reserve Merlot, 2010 - Gold

Messina Hof Primativo Cerro Santo, 2011 - Silver

Messina Hof Private Reserve Pinot Noir, 2009 - Silver

Messina Hof Angel Late Harvest Riesling, 2011 - Silver

Messina Hof Father and Son Riesling, 2011 - Silver

Messina Hof Private Reserve Shiraz Cedar Crest Vin, 2010 - Silver

Messina Hof Late Harvest Moscato MIstella, 2012 - Silver

 

TX Reserve Class Champion

Messina Hof Reflections of Love, 2009 - Silver

Messina Hof Ebony, NV - Silver

Messina Hof Paulo Cabernet Franc, 2010 - Silver

Messina Hof Tawny Port, 2004 - Silver

 

Reserve Class Champion

Messina Hof Private Reserve Papa Paulo Port, 2005 - Silver

Messina Hof Cabernet Franc Cedar Crest Vyd Private Reserve, 2010 - Bronze

Messina Hof Paulo, 2009 - Bronze

Messina Hof Private Reserve Chardonnay, 2011 - Bronze

Messina Hof Barrel Reserve Merlot, 2010 - Bronze

Messina Hof Private Reserve Merlot Granite Hill, 2009 - Bronze

Messina Hof Tribute Moscato, 2011 - Bronze

Messina Hof Tribute Moscato, 2012 - Bronze

Messina Hof Private Reserve Port, 2007 - Bronze

Messina Hof Barrel Reserve Shiraz, 2010 - Bronze

Messina Hof Paulo Zinfandel, 2010 - Bronze

 

This year marks yet another strong showing for Messina Hof at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Wine Competition, where Messina Hof has been recognized as the most awarded Texas winery for the fourth consecutive year with nine wine awards. The "Best of Herd" award is given to the Texas Winery which has the greatest number of wines receiving the highest number of awards. The competition was judged by a panel of 44 highly experienced wine experts drawn from the supplier, wholesale, retail and restaurant branches of the wine trade as well as from members of the press on October 22, 2012. Messina Hof's full list of awards includes:

 

Messina Hof Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve Single Vineyard Granite Hill, 2009 - Gold

Messina Hof Sophia Marie Rose, 2010 - Bronze/Top of Class

Messina Hof Private Reserve Port, 2005 - Bronze/Top of Class

Messina Hof Cabernet Franc Barrel Reserve, 2011 - Bronze/Top of Class

Messina Hof Private Reserve Merlot, 2010 - Bronze

Messina Hof Chardonnay Private Reserve, 2011 - Bronze

Messina Hof Cabernet Franc Barrel Reserve, 2011 - Bronze

Messina Hof Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve 2010 - Bronze

Messina Hof Primatino Cerro Santo, 2011 - Bronze

 

For more information about the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Wine Competition, please visit http://www.sarodeo.com/For more information on the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition, visit http://rodeohouston.com.