Black Willow Winery Awarded by Florida State Fair

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Niagara County, NY – The Niagara Wine Trail is pleased to announce Black Willow Winery’s recent awards from the 2014 Florida State Fair International Wine & Grape Juice Competition.

Held February 1- 3rd, the 26th Annual Florida State Fair International Wine and Grape Juice Competition took place at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. Black Willow Winery’s submissions to the competition included their Riesling, awarded with a Silver Medal, as well as Classic Diamond, Bare Cat Blush and Black Widow Berry, all honored with Bronze Medals.

Black Willow Winery is a family-owned boutique winery whose goal is to provide distinctive, rich, artisan wines for wine enthusiasts, as well as those experiencing wine for the first time.  Awards won may be viewed on the Niagara Wine Trail website and can also be viewed on Florida Grape Growers Association website.


Elizabeth Maute
Niagara Wine Trail Coordinator

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Niagara Wine Trail Expands “Taste of the Trail” Food Paring Event

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ImageNiagara County, NY – During the weekends of April 4–6 and 11–13, the wineries along the Niagara Wine Trail will participate in their annual wine and local food-pairing event, Taste of the Trail. The popularity of this event has lead to its expansion over two weekends.

The concept of Taste of the Trail is to educate how wine can easily pair with each part of your meal. A sample from a local food vendor, or the winery’s own favorite pairing, will be given at each location with a taste of three wines.

Because the event spans two weekends, half of the trail member wineries will participate during each weekend. This allows attendees to take advantage of visiting wineries they may not have had the chance to visit yet, and have the opportunity to visit more than just a few wineries in one day. The dates for each participating winery and…

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