Adams Vineyards wins Best Sweet White Wine at 2017 Mid-Atlantic Wine Competition
Adams Vineyards competed against 70 commercial and 25 ametuer winemakers from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia and our Clara Breeze was the winning sweet white wine for 2017! We couldn't be more excited to see our best selling wine win a top award out of 603 entries. Click here to see the top award winning wines for the 2017 Dixie Classic Fair's Mid-Atlantic Wine Competition. Our other award winning wines were Summer Ascent, Blush Plantation, Papa Johnny's & Willow White receiving Silver Medals and Beulah, Ellis, Matthew & Revolution winning Bronze.
Spotlight on Adams Vineyards - From The Vineyard In NC: "The Accidental Winemaker"
Join Lisa Prince as she talks with Quincy Adams about how he became the winemaker here at Adams Vineyards.
Adams Vineyards' Century Farm Spotlight showcased on the Tarheel Traveller in October 2016.
Learn a little bit more about our Century Farm and how muscadine grapes are keeping the family legacy alive.
Adams Vineyards Gold Medal Wines for 2016:
Mid-Atlantic Wine Competition - Beulah, Papa Johnny's Reserve, Blush Plantation Reserve, Clara Breeze Reserve
NC State Fair - Ellis Red Reserve
New Study Finds Ellagic Acid From Muscadine Grapes Exhibits Fat-lowering Effects
Great news for Muscadine lovers! Researchers from the University of Nebraska, University of Florida, and Oregon State University tested a powder made from muscadine grapes on human fat and liver cells. The powder aided in both blocking the development of new fat cells as well as the growth of existing ones, and increased the liver cells' ability to break down excess fat. Click here to read a summary of these findings and if you would like more in-depth information on the health benefits of Muscadine grapes and wine click here.
ABC News 11 Muscadine Grape Harvet Report from Adams Vineyards
Quincy Adams speaks to how 2015's summer drought affected the muscadine grape harvest. Click here to watch the news report.
Blush Plantation Awarded Best In Show for Sweet White Wine at the Mid-Atlantic Wine Competition
DIXIE CLASSIC FAIR ANNOUNCES 2015 MID-ATLANTIC SOUTHEASTERN WINE COMPETITION BEST IN SHOW AND CATEGORY WINNERS
Winston-Salem, N.C. (September 14, 2015) — Once again in 2015, wineries across the Southeast “Feasted” on awards at the Dixie Classic Fair! The Dixie Classic Fair, the second-largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina, today announced Best-in-Show, category winners and medalists for the 16th annual Mid-Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition. In 2015, the competition commercial and amateur winemakers submitted 470 wines for consideration in the competition.
Burntshirt Vineyards of Hendersonville, N.C. took home Best of Show honors with its 2014 Vidal Blanc white wine. Category winners for 2015 competition include:
Best of Show Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, N.C. 2014 Vidal Blanc
Best White Dry (Commercial Only): Burntshirt Vineyards, Hendersonville, N.C. 2014 Vidal Blanc
Best Red Dry (Commercial Only): Kilaurwen Vineyards, Stanardsville, Va. Three Sisters Red
Best White Sweet (Commercial Only): Adams Vineyards, Willow Spring, N.C. Blush Plantation 2014
Best Red Sweet (Commercial Only): Childress Vineyards, Lexington, N.C. Liberty Edition Racing Red
Best Dessert & Fruit (Commercial Only): Still Pond Vineyard, Arlington, Ga. Farmhouse Blueberry
Best Amateur: Hamilton Estate Winery Persimmon 2014
Ellis Red Wins Muscadine Cup at 2015 NC State Wine Competition
The Muscadine Cup is awarded to the best overall Muscadine wine entered in
the NC State Wine Competition.