Inside the tasting room at Anyela's Vineyards on West Lake Road, the award wall shows off some of the various medals Anyela's wines have been awarded over the past four years from competitions across the country.
Photo by Jason Emerson.
continued Anyela’s won silver medals for its 2010 Pinot Gris, 2008 Pinot Noir and 2007 Sync (a red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz); and bronze medals for its 2010 Avail (a white blend of Riesling, Chardonnay and Cayuga White), 2008 Cabernet Franc, 2010 Dry Reisling, non-vintage Cuvee Blanc-Sevyl Blanc-Chardonnay blend, and a non-vintage Overlay Verse 4 (a red blend of Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon).
“We’re very happy everything we entered picked up something,” Noceck said. “It was a good representation.”
The Finger Lakes International Wine Competition is the largest charitable wine competition in North America. All net proceeds benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times.
Anyela’s wines, along with the other medal-winning wines from the competition, will be featured at several public events following the competition, including the annual wine auction dinner on Saturday, May 5, to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times, which attracts nearly 1,000 wine aficionados and collectors.
Anyela’s will enter at least one more wine competition this year, Nocek said. “You want to do competitions because it’s nice to get your name out there, but we do pick and choose what we enter because it can get expensive,” he said. “It is nice to see as a regional winery you are receiving international attention.”
For more information on Anyela’s Vineyards, visit their website, anyelasvoneyards.com.
Jason Emerson is editor of the Skaneateles Press. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.