Honors and Awards
On Tuesday, April 12th, Joe Henke of Henke Winery was invited to the floor of the house of representatives. There on the floor, representative Denise Driehaus presented her first recognition award to Joe Henke & Henke Winery for winemaking excellence.
FINGER LAKES 2011
Henke Winery goes 6 for 6 at the Finger Lakes International Competition
Double Gold for Vendange A Trois
Gold for Riesling
Silver for Vin De Rouge and Cellar Blush
Bronze for Merlot and Chardonnay.
THE 2010 OHIO WINE COMPETITION ( May 10-12)
Ten esteemed judges tasted and evaluated 236 entries from wineries all over Ohio.
For the 3rd year out of the last four Joe Henke was honored with a Gold Medal for
“Best Of Show for Red Wines” for his
2009 Henke Vin De Rouge
(made entirely from locally grown grapes).
The other eight wines received recognition as follows:
· 2009 Henke Riesling - Gold Medal
· 2008 Henke Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc & Vendange a Trois – all received Silver Medals
· 2008 Henke Merlot- Bronze
· 2008 Henke Cabernet Sauvignon- Bronze
· 2008 Henke Seyval - Bronze
· 2009 Henke Cellar Blush - Bronze
INDIANA INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2010
4 bronze for Vendange A Trois, Vidal, Vin de Rouge, and Riesling
Wednesday, March 24th on the State House Floor, Ohio State Representative Denise Driehaus (District 31) and Speaker of the House Armond Budish presented Henke Winery an award for winemaking excellence and service to the community, committed to maintaining the highest industry standards. Please visit us on Facebook for more information and pictures from this event. Thanks for helping us make this possible.
FINGER LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2010
Henke Winery received two gold medal at the Finger Lakes International Competition. The wines are Vendange A Trois and Cabernet Sauvignon.
OHIO WINE COMPETITION 2009
We entered 10 wines into the Ohio Wine Competition and won 10 awards.
Again Henke Winery can boast of having won the "Best of Show" for our 2008 Riesling.
Double Gold - Riesling, BEST OF SHOW
Gold - Norton, Vendange A Trois, Cabernet Franc
Silver - Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Vidal, & Cellar Blush
Bronze - Merlot , Vin de Rouge & Sparkling Chardonnay
BEST OF APPELLATION COMPETITION 2009
We entered 3 wines and received 3 medals- all double gold!
Double Gold - Norton, 2008 Vin de Rouge, 2008 Vidal
METALS FROM INDIANA INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2009
We entered 6 wines and received 6 medals!
Gold - 2007 Vendange A Trois, 2008 Vin de Rouge, (non vintage) Norton
Silver - 2008 Riesling, 2006 Sparkling Chardonnay
Bronze - 2007 Cabernet Franc
Riverside International Wine Competition 2009
Held in Riverside County, California, Henke Wine received two medals.
Silver - 2008 Vin de Rouge
Bronze - 2008 Vidal Blanc
International Eastern Wine Competition 2009
Held in Elmira, New York, Henke Wine received three more international honors:
Silver - 2008 Vin de Rouge
Bronze - 2007 Vendange A Trois, 2007 Vidal Blanc
HENKE WINERY RECEIVES DIRECTOR'S CHOICE AWARD
Henke Winery was invited to the State House for the 2008 Ohio Quality Wines Program where Joe and Joan poured three wines, Vidal, Vin de Rouge and Norton. We are proud to announce the Norton won the Director's Choice Award for The Best Red Wine in the State for the second year in a row. Stop in to taste this award winning wine.
HENKE WINERY FEATURED IN USA TODAY...
Jerry Shriver, wine columnist for USA Today, released an article featuring wineries that are not attached to vineyards (urban wineries). To our surprise, not only were we mentioned but our winery was the example he used for this new trend in wineries in the United States. To view the article, please visit www.usatoday.com