World Wine Championships – TWW Recognized!

The results are in from the World Wine Championships and Train Wreck Winery did exceptionally well!

OrphanTrainGOLD MEDAL – ORPHAN TRAIN
WORLD WINE CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARD
2014 Best Iowa Rosé Wine
Train Wreck Winery 2012 “Orphan Train”, Iowa $13.95. Best Buy.
RATING: 90 points (Exceptional)
Copper salmon pink color. Aromas of warm apricot compote and buttery pralines with a silky, fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy sour cherry and blood orange accented finish. A delicious, appetizing rosé that dances to its own beat.

 

 

CabooseSILVER MEDAL – CABOOSE
WORLD WINE CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARD
Train Wreck Winery 2012 “Caboose”, Iowa $13.95. Best Buy.
RATING: 89 points (Highly Recommended)
Golden yellow color. Attractive aromas of banana-nut bread, honeyed dried stone fruits, toasted meringue with a silky, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a tangy white grape juice, apple sauce and pear tart finish. Very tasty and will be great with ice cream.

 

 

GandyDancerSILVER MEDAL – GANDY DANCER
WORLD WINE CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARD
Train Wreck Winery 2012 “Gandy Dancer”, Iowa $13.95. Best Buy.
RATING: 88 points (Highly Recommended)
Interesting aromas of brewer’s yeast, clay, honeydew, and Asian pear are very sake-like with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a tangy, sweet tangerine, green apple, and Playdoh accented cider-like finish. Flavorful, fruity, and different.

Orphan Train Earns Gold Medal at Competition!

Orphan Train WineTrain Wreck Winery is proud to announce Orphan Train and Gandy Dancer received recognition at the 2014 Consumer Wine Awards in Lodi, California. The goals of the Consumer Wine Awards are to provide wineries an opportunity to showcase their wines with other wines from around the world to independent, sophisticated wine consumers.

This year Train Wreck Winery went up against a lot of well-known and amazing wineries and came away with a Gold Medal for Orphan Train. Orphan Train is a semi-sweet blush wine made from Frontenac Gris (gree) grapes and has tropical and peach flavors.

Our Gandy Dancer earned a Bronze Medal and is a semi-sweet white wine made with Seyval Blanc grapes and is a delicious wine with notes of pineapple, stone fruit and lovely fruity aromas.

Join us in wishing our winemaker congratulations for another successful competition and we hope you continue to enjoy our wines.

You can find Train Wreck Winery wines at these fine retailers and at the winery.