Our Blueberry & Pure VT Maple Syrup Wine won Silver in the Best of New England Wine Competition!

The second annual Best of New England Wine Competition took place on April 25th, with six judges including grape and fruit wine and cider and mead specialists, tasting dozens of entries from New England states resulting in 42 medals; two Double Gold, nine Gold, 13 Silver and 17 Bronze medals. The competition took place in Charlottesville, VA to ensure judges would not recognize the wines. Judges were: Dr. Joseph Fiola, an enologist and Small Fruit Specialist at the University of Western Maryland; Michael Fairbrother of Moonlight Meadery in Londonderry, NH; Christine Iezzi of Country Vintner, a mid-Atlantic wine distributor; Matthieu Finot of King Family Vineyards, a leading Virginia winemaker; and Todd Trazkos of Vermont Wine Media.

The Best of New England Wine Competition is dedicated to showcasing the best of 100% New England grape and fruit wines, mead, cider and eaux-de-vie, as being of high quality, diverse, food-friendly in the Old World style and worthy of pairing with fine New England-sourced cuisine.  Click here to see all the winners!

This award-winning fragrant and well-structured blueberry and pure VT maple syrup wine was aged six months in oak barrels and made with Vermont pure maple syrup. It is off-dry, yet fresh tasting. It has notes of berries, vanilla and maple.  Pair with any cheese, cream based dishes, white meats or enjoy it on its own or as a spritzer. Serve slightly chilled!

Visit our store page to see where Maquam wines are sold.  You can also have Maquam wine shipped to most US states through our store page as well.

Connie Brigham