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2/22/13 10:06AM

FLORIDA ORANGE GROVES WINERY CONTINUES TO WIN AWARDS Three Gold Medals at the 2013 Fl

Florida orange Groves Winery was awarded three gold medals in three separate categories for commercially produced wine. 1. Gold Medal – Class 703 (Muscadine Wine) for Sinfully Noble Florida Muscadine wine 2. Gold Metal – Class 502 (Berry Wine) for Black Gold blackberry wine 3. Gold Medal –

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Tel. 727-347-4025

Email: Info@floridawine.com

 

FLORIDA ORANGE GROVES WINERY CONTINUES TO WIN AWARDS

Three Gold Medals at the 2013 Florida State Fair

 

 

Florida Orange Groves Winery is happy to announce that it won three gold medals at this year’s Florida State Fair international wine competition.  The winery continues to prove that they make Florida’s best ultra premium wine and cannot be beaten in competition.

 

During the month of February a panel of professional wine judges tasted wine entries from around the world.  After the judging was complete Florida orange Groves Winery was awarded three gold medals in three separate categories for commercially produced wine.

 

1.  Gold Medal – Class 703 (Muscadine Wine) for Sinfully Noble Florida Muscadine wine

2.  Gold Metal –  Class 502 (Berry Wine) for Black Gold blackberry wine

3.  Gold Medal – Class 507 (Tropical Wine) for Hurricane Class 5 Florida White Sangria

 

Florida Orange Groves Winery is Florida’s original tropical fruit winery.  They produce only premium specialty tropical, berry and citrus wines that are made 100% from the juice indicated on the label. Florida Orange Groves Winery currently produces over 37 different varieties of wine.  Their wines are not infused or blended grape wines, but 100% pure tropical fruit wines.  It can take upwards of nine pounds of fruit to provide enough juice for just one bottle of wine.  Using a special process of fermentation, aging and bottling they produce Florida’s only true to the flavor wines.

 

Florida Orange Groves Winery is a three generation family winery owned and operated by the Shook family.  The Shook family originally started developing their unique wines in 1991.  The winery was officially founded by Ray, Gladys and Vince Shook on March 10, 1997.  Lance Shook (Vince Shook’s son) joined the winery in 2010.  Through the leadership and innovation of the company’s President, Vince Shook, the winery has won over 239 various awards and medals from state fairs and wine competitions.  The winery currently offers free tours and tastings daily.

 

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If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Vince Shook, please contact Lance Shook at 727-347-4025 or email info@floridawine.com