Key Limen Wine Wins Big!!!18-Feb-2011
FLORIDA ORANGE GROVES WINERY TAKES BEST OF SHOW AT FLORIDA STATE FAIR!!!
Florida’s original tropical fruit winery has done it again! Florida Orange Groves Winery has won Best of Show at the Florida State Fairs wine judging competition for the eighth time.
Each year the Florida State Fair holds an international wine judging competition in Tampa, Florida. Entries for this year’s competition came from as far as Eauze, France. The competition takes place over a four day period where each wine is tasted by an expert panel of judges. Florida Orange Groves Winery once again proves they make the best tropical fruit wine around.
During the past 13 years they have won over 235 medals in national and international wine competitions. This year they were awarded the “Best of Show” medal at the Florida State Fair. Florida Orange Groves Winery’s Key Limen, key lime wine was awarded “Best of Show” in the commercial fruit wine competition. Their Key Limen wine also won “Best of Show” in the Florida State Wineries Competition. Florida Orange Groves Winery has a history of winning when competing against other wineries that have tried to duplicate their award winning wines. In fact, every wine they entered in this years competition received a medal. Other entries include their Black Gold blackberry wine (Silver), Mango Port (Bronze), and their always popular Black & Blue Port wine (Silver).
Florida Orange Groves Winery is Florida’s original tropical fruit winery. They are a third generation, family owned and operated Florida Farm Winery located in St. Petersburg, Florida. For over 13 years the Shook family has been creating unique tropical fruit wines under the leadership of Vincent Shook. They produce 41 unique wines and are the only Florida wines allowed to display the Florida Department of Citrus' official mark of superior quality - the Florida Sunshine Tree.