2014 Results – Open Amateur Wine Making Contest

Back again this year was the Open Amateur Wine Making Competition at The Linn County Fair held on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Several contestants brought their home brewed wine to see how they their skills rate. The wines were judged on sight, smell, taste, finish and overall.

 

Best Overall

  1. Chad Steffen of Marion, Iowa with a Country Wine – Fruit, Red Sweet, Strawberry
  2. Ron Waite of Anamosa, Iowa with a Non-Varietal Wine – Red, Dry, Marcheal Foch
  3. Chad Steffen of Marion, Iowa with a Country Wine – Berries, Sweet, ElderBerry

Amateur Wine Making Best of Show 2014

 

Blue Awards “Outstanding Wines” Non-Varietal Wine

  • Ron Waite of Anamosa, Iowa with a Red, Dry, Marcheal Foch – Non-Varietal
  • Chad Steffen of Marion, Iowa with a Red, Dry, Wild Iowa Grape – Non-Varietal
  • Ron Waite if Anamosa, Iowa with a White, Dry, LaCresent/LaCross – Non-Varietal

 

Blue Awards “Outstanding Wines” Country Wines

  • Chad Steffen of Marion, Iowa with a Fruit, Red Sweet, Strawberry – Country Wine
  • Chad Steffen of Marion, Iowa with a Berries, Sweet, Elderberry – Country Wine
  • Chad Steffen of Marion, Iowa with a Fruit, White Sweet, Lemon

2014 Amateur Wine Making

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