2020 has definitely been an odd year. Many of the wine competitions were cancelled, but the Illinois Grape Growers & Vintners Alliance figured out a way to have a safe and exciting wine competition this year!
Best of Show
The big news from the 2020 Illinois State Fair Wine Competition is that our very own ISC Demi Sec Rosé received the highest honor in the competition, the “Best of Show!”… Read More
September 16th, 2020 | Susanne Bullock | |
Both our Illinois Sparkling Co. and August Hill wines are performing well in the 2019 wine competitions. All the wines we submitted to competitions received medals. Here are the results so far.… Read More
June 30th, 2019 | Susanne Bullock | |
Competing in wine competitions throughout the United States, Illinois Sparkling Co. (ISC), is living up to their tagline “Perfecting the Bubble.” In 2018, ISC’s traditional method sparkling wines received three top trophies, three double gold medals, eight gold medals and 10 silver medals in state and international wine competitions.… Read More
July 29th, 2018 | Susanne Bullock | |
The results are in for the first wine competition of the season, the 2017 Indy International Wine Competition, and we are super excited about the results.
ISC’s Brut Ombré Rosé (previously known as Franken’s) received a Best of Class award for the Traditional Method sparkling wine category as well as a Double Gold Medal.… Read More
June 6th, 2017 | Susanne Bullock | |