2017 Contest Results – The Medal Winners

Category - 1A - Chardonnay
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD Fred/Franco/Ray Confessore/Guadadiello/Obisco 2015 Chilean Chardonnay 100%
GOLD Tara Becker 2016 Chardonnay 100%
SILVER Joseph Knizeski 2015 Chardonnay/Viognier 75/25
SILVER Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2015 Chardonnay 100%
BRONZE Jon Knizeski 2015 Chardonnay 100%
BRONZE Joseph Knizeski 2016 Chardonnay 100%
BRONZE David Jaxheimer 2015 Chardonnay (1yr American) 100%
BRONZE Joseph Lupino 2015 Chardonnay 100%
BRONZE Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2015 Chardonnay 100%
Category - 1B  - White Other Varietal
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD James Talerico 2016 Niagra 100
GOLD Krzysztof Zralka 2014 Muscat 100
SILVER Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2016 Riesling 100
SILVER James Talerico 2016 Diamond 100
SILVER Sredic Milan 2016 Pinot Grigio/Muscat 80/20
SILVER Joseph Knizeski 2015 Trebbiano 100
SILVER Frank Iurato 2015 Moscato/Apple 80/20
SILVER Scott Stewart 2016 Viognier 100
SILVER Frank/ Peter/ Mark Zora/Tulkis/Sulikowski 2014 Malvasia 100
BRONZE David Jaxheimer 2014 Viognier/Albarino 80/20
BRONZE Scott Stewart 2014 Sauvignon Blanc 100
BRONZE Michael Pugliese Sr. 2016 Muscat 100
1C - White Blend
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD Kristin Will 2016 Gewurztraminer/Riesling 50/50
SILVER James Talerico 2016 Cayuga/Catawba 50/50
SILVER Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2016 Chardonnay/Riesling 50/50
BRONZE Krzysztof Zralka 13/14 Muscat/Riesling 50/50
BRONZE David Becker 2015 Chenin Blanc/Sauv Blanc 60/40
BRONZE John Falduti 2015 Malv Bianc/Trebb/Colombard 68/16/16
2A - Cabernet Sauvignon
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD Robert/ Valerie Costa 2015 Cab Sauv/ Merlot/ Cab Franc 85/10/15
GOLD Louis Muretta 2015 Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Petit Verdot (8mo French) 96/2/2
GOLD Robert/ Nick/ Tony Knehr/ Nicholaides/ Branco 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon 100
SILVER Sperazza/DeCesars Broad Street Wine Guys 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon 100
SILVER Krzysztof Zralka 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon 100
SILVER Krzysztof Zralka 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon/Petit Sirah 80/20
SILVER George Kajdacsi 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon 100
SILVER Victor/Mark/Jason Pita/Oliveira/Oliveira 2013 Cab Sauv/Merlot/Petit Sirah 80/10/10
SILVER Robert/ Nick/ Tony Knehr/ Nicholaides/ Branco 2015 Chilean Cab Sauvignon 100
SILVER Bernardo/John/Charlie/ Pace/Bilotti/Frederickson/Walarg/Stratakis 2013 Cabernet Sauv/Merlot 80/20
BRONZE Louis Muretta 2015 Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Petit Verdot (1yr chene-de-fr) 96/2/2
BRONZE Fred/Franco/Ray Confessore/Guadadiello/Obisco 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc/Syrah 75/20/5
BRONZE Armando DiBonaventura 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon/Alicante/Zinfandel 80/15/5
BRONZE Sperazza/ DeCesars/ Broad Street Wine Guys 2015 Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon 100
BRONZE Robert Lees 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon 100
BRONZE Arthur/Victor/Nichol DeRosa/Giambattisa/Nichols 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon 100
2B - Merlot
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD Gabriel/ Bravo 2015 Merlot/ Cab Sauv 90/10
SILVER James, Franco/ Santomauro, Guadadiello 2015 Merlot/Petit Verdot/Grenache 75/12.5/12.5
SILVER Tara/ Becker 2014 Merlot 100
SILVER Bob/ Scialla 2015 Merlot/Malbec 80/20
BRONZE Nick/Justin/ Diminni/Diminni 2015 Merlot/Syrah 80/20
BRONZE George/ Kajdacsi 2014 Merlot 100
BRONZE Rocco/ Scolamacchia Sr. 2014 Merlot 100
BRONZE Lou/ Jude/ Tiscornia 2015 Merlot/Alicante/Petit Sirah 85/5/10
2C - Zinfandel
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD Joseph Lordi 2014 Zinfandel 100
GOLD Phil/Dr. Orlando "Due Amigos" Petruzzelli/Gonzalez 2015 Old Vine Zinfandel 75/25
SILVER Patrick McQueeney 2015 Zinfandel 100
SILVER James, Franco Santomauro, Guadadiello 2015 Old Vine Zinfandel/Charbono 75/25
SILVER James/ Franco Santomauro/ Guadadiello 2012 Zinfandel/ Zinfandel 50/50
SILVER Sandy Moscaritolo 2014 Zinfandel/ Syrah/ Merlot 90/5/5
SILVER Victor/Mark/Jason Pita/Oliveira/Oliveira 2014 Zinfandel/Petit Sirah 80/20
SILVER Lou/ Jude Tiscornia 2015 Zinf/Alicante/Black Malv 85/10/5
BRONZE Fred/Franco/Ray Confessore/Guadadiello/Obisco 2015 Zinfandel/Petit Sirah/Cabernet Franc 75/20/5
BRONZE Robert Bozic 2015 Zinfandel 100
BRONZE Gennaro Tardive 2015 Zinfandel 100
BRONZE Richard Ciolli 2015 Zinfandel -KIT 100
2D - Petit Sirah
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD Sandy Moscaritolo 2015 Petite Sirah 100
GOLD Frank Polidoro 2015 Petite Sirah 100
SILVER Traci/Ira VanScyoc/VanScyoc 2015 Petite Sirah 100
SILVER Joseph Luppino 2015 Petit Sirah/ Cab Sauv 90/10
BRONZE Vincent Tardive 2015 Petit Sirah 100
BRONZE Charlie Adonizio 2015 Petit Sirah/ Merlot 75/25
BRONZE Arnie/Nick/Scott Colonna/Colonna/Fox 2015 Petit Sirah/Zinfandel 80/20
2E - Sangiovese
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Sangiov/Cab Sauv/Syrah
GOLD John Gangone 2015 Sangiovese/Cabernet Franc/Merlot 80/10/10
SILVER Armando DiBonaventura 2013 Sangiovese 95/5
SILVER Mike/Chris Memoli/Cassese 2015 Sangiov/Petit Sirah 80/20
SILVER Sperazza/ DeCesars/ Broad Street Wine Guys 2014 Sangiovese 100
SILVER Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2014 Sangiovese 100
BRONZE Michael/Sal/Vincenzo DeSapio 2014 Sangiovese/Old Vine Zin 80/20
BRONZE Christopher/ Marcus Parisio/ Interante 2015 Sangiov/MErlot/Pet Sirah 75/20/5
BRONZE Traci/Ira VanScyoc/VanScyoc 2015 Sangiovese 100
BRONZE Grimes (Vagrimolo Vineyards) Joe 2015 Sangiovese/Petit Sirah 80/20
BRONZE Vincent Tardive 2015 Sangiovese 100
BRONZE Frank/ Peter/ Mark Zora/Tulkis/Sulikowski 2015 Sangiovese 100
2F-  Red Other
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Cab Franc Grapes
GOLD Charles Borocci 2015 Barbera/ Syrah 90/10
GOLD Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2015 Syrah 100
GOLD Frank Marando & Sons 2014 Pinot Noir 100
GOLD Dan Furia 2015 Malbec (6mo French) 100
GOLD Robert/ Nick/ Tony Knehr/ Nicholaides/ Branco 2015 Pinot Noir 100
SILVER David Becker 2015 Barbera 100
SILVER George Kajdacsi 2015 Chilean Carmenere 100
SILVER John D Cannon 2015 Malbec 100
SILVER Peter Triolo 2015 Malbec 100
SILVER Phil/Dr. Orlando "Due Amigos" Petruzzelli/Gonzalez 2015 Montepulciano 100
SILVER Robert Licul 2015 Montepulciano 100
SILVER Michael/Michael "Coa Kennedy/Mincey 2015 Pinot Noir 100
SILVER Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2015 Aglianico 100
2F- Continued
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
BRONZE George Kajdacsi 2015 Syrah 100
BRONZE Frank Iurato 2015 Chilean Malbec 100
BRONZE Robert/ Nick/ Tony Knehr/ Nicholaides/ Branco 2015 Amarone 100
BRONZE Joseph Lordi 2015 Cabernet Franc 100
BRONZE James, Franco Santomauro, Guadadiello 2015 Grenache/Petit Verdot 75/25
BRONZE Vincent Tardive 2015 Alicante 100
BRONZE Dominic Roca 2015 Malbec 100
BRONZE Linda/Adolfo Padula/Fernandez Obregon 2015 Barbera 100
BRONZE David Becker 2015 Petit Verdot 100
BRONZE David Emili 2015 Montepulciano 100
BRONZE Robert Licul 2015 Aglianico 100
BRONZE Mike/Chris Memoli/Cassese 2014 Malbec/ Sangiovese 90/10
BRONZE Armando DiBonaventura 2014 Pinot Noir 100
BRONZE Joseph Lordi 2013 Malbec 100
BRONZE Sean/Mike/Joe/Ernie LiJoi/Weaver/Lambert/Fronzuto 2015 Carignane 100
BRONZE Dan Furia 2013 Cabernet Franc (6mo French) 100
BRONZE Frank Marando & Sons 2012 Amarone 100
BRONZE Norman Brown 2015 Nero D'avola 100
BRONZE Arthur/Victor/Nichol DeRosa/Giambattisa/Nichols 2015 Cab Franc/ Merlot 80/20
2G - Red Blend
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD Fred/Franco/Ray Confessore/Guadadiello/Obisco 2015 Zinfandel/Merlot/Syrah 60/20/20
GOLD Bill Becker 2014 Alicante/Petit Sirah/Zinfandel (18mo French) 46/46/8
GOLD Anthony/Rich Giacoio/Hoffman 2014 Syrah/Ruby Cab/Cab Sauv/Merlot 20/40/10/30
GOLD Rocco Scolamacchia Jr 2015 Cab Sauv/ Merlot/ Syrah 45/45/10
SILVER Krzysztof Zralka 14/15 Nebbiolo/Grenache 50/50
SILVER Fred/Franco/Ray Confessore/Guadadiello/Obisco 2014 Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon 50/50
SILVER Anthony/Rich Giacoio/Hoffman 2014 Syrah/Merlot/Zinfandel/Ruby Cab 20/40/10/30
SILVER George Kajdacsi 2015 Valdesp/Zinf/Petit Sir/Carignane 30/30/30/10
SILVER Joseph Luppino 2014 Syrah/Grenache/Cab Sauv 70/18/12
SILVER Anthony/Rich/Bob Giacoio/Hoffman/Scialla 2015 Merlot/Ruby Cab/Syrah/Malbec/Zin 60/15/10/10/5
SILVER Anthony/Rich Giacoio/Hoffman 14/15 Merlot/Rub Cab/Syrah/Zinf/Cab Sauv 35/35/20/5/5
SILVER Joseph Lordi 2012 Grenache/Ruby Cab/Syrah/Alicante 38/26/19/17
SILVER Peter Lynch 2015 Merlot/ Petit Sirah 50/50
BRONZE John R./Ryan/Curtis Russo/Dimone/Moore 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon/Sangiovese 50/50
BRONZE Jim/John/Keith "3 Chooches" Minnella/O' Sullivan/Zurcher 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon/Zinfandel 66.66/33.4
BRONZE Donald DiCorcia 2014 Merlot/Cab Sauv/Cab Franc 42/29/29
BRONZE Sean/Mike/Joe/Ernie LiJoi/Weaver/Lambert/Fronzuto 2014 Sangiovese/Zinfandel/Grenache/Alicante 30/30/30/10
BRONZE Charlie Adonizio 2014 Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Merlot 50/40/10
BRONZE Pasquale Salerno 2014 Merlot/Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Pet Verdot 50/40/7/3
BRONZE Arthur/Victor/Nichol DeRosa/Giambattisa/Nichols 2015 Cab Sauv/Merlot/Cab Frc/Pet Sir/ Blk Malv 38/25/21/8/8
BRONZE Tara Becker 2014 Tempranilllo/Malbec/Syrah 50/25/25
3 - Rose
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
SILVER Krzysztof Zralka 2014 Black Muscat/Black Malvasia 60/40
SILVER Frank Polidoro 2015 Sangiovese 100
SILVER James Talerico 2016 Niagra/Concord 50/50
SILVER Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon 100
BRONZE James Talerico 2016 Diamond/Concord 100
BRONZE Nick/Justin Diminni/Diminni 2015 Grenache/Cabernet Franc 90/10
BRONZE Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 50/50
4- Dessert Wine
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD Frank Iurato 2014 Chocolate Caramel Port- Zinf/Sirah/Choc Caram Brandy 50/40/10
GOLD Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Di Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2015 White Marsala 100
SILVER Joe Pauline 2013 Coffee Port - KIT
SILVER Brenda Pettinger 2015 Cab Franc /Peppermint Mocha Por 80/20
BRONZE Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2015 Riesling Dessert 100
5 - Fruit Wine
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grapes
GOLD David Jaxheimer 2015 Tomato/Pepper (1yr American) 80/20
GOLD Kristin Will 2016 Cranapple/Chardonnay 85/15
SILVER David Jaxheimer 2015 Pineapple 100
SILVER James/ Eileen Scott/ Flores 2016 Apple
SILVER James Talerico 2016 Concord 100
BRONZE David Jaxheimer 2014 Watermelon 100
BRONZE Brenda Pettinger 2015 Sauv Blanc/Lemon-Orange-Grapefruit 85/15
BRONZE James/ Eileen Scott/ Flores 2016 Raspberry
BRONZE Michael "Coach" Mincey 2016 Blueberry 100
6A- Grappa
First Name Last Name Year Wine Variety Grappa Moscato - Aged Amer Oak
GOLD Sandy Moscaritolo 2015 Maple Grappa
SILVER Sandy Moscaritolo 2015 Black Sambuca Grappa
SILVER Mirko Gojic 2012 Grappa
SILVER Felice Landi 2016 Grappa
SILVER John Conti 2016 Grappa
SILVER Anthony Cifelli 2015 Grappa
BRONZE James, Franco Santomauro, Guadadiello 2015 Grappa - 9mo American Oak
BRONZE Frank Marando & Sons 2016 Chamomile Grappa- Muscat
BRONZE Joe/Rudy Parlagreco/Salameri 2011 Cabernet/Merlot Cherry Wine 75/25
BRONZE Mirko Gojic 2002 Grappa - Sour Cherry
BRONZE Greg Emmolo 2016 Grappa
6B- LIQUORS
First Name Last Name
GOLD Charles Borocci 2016 Limoncello
GOLD Ryan/Michael Dimone/LaRosa 2016 Limoncello
GOLD Ralph/Mike/Joe/Ann Garippa/Fazzio/Laudano/Hoffman 2016 Coco Nocciola
GOLD Riann/Kristina/Tara Decesaris/Lenza/Oliver 2016 Pompelmocello (Grapefruit)
SILVER David Becker 2016 Butterscotch Schnnapps
SILVER Richard Ciolli 2016 Quince Liquor
SILVER Jimmy Rosi 2017 Cream of Almond
SILVER Tara Becker 2016 Drambuic
SILVER John Conti 2015 Apple Pie Moonshine
SILVER Krzysztof Zralka 2012 Black Sour Cherry Liqueur
BRONZE David Becker 2016 Arancello
BRONZE Ryan/Michael Dimone/LaRosa 2016 Pearcello
BRONZE James Talerico 2016 Limoncello
BRONZE Joe Garafalo 2015 Limoncello
BRONZE John Falduti 2015 Lemonginger Cello