Muse Vineyards also came away with two additional awards: Our Urania 2017 earned a Gold Medal while our Petit Verdot 2015 earned a Silver Medal
The ASWA Competition is the largest in the nation focused exclusively on the wines of the East Coast. Its annual competition covers 17 states from Maine to Florida.
Ambassador Sally Cowal (center), co-owner of Muse Vineyards in Woodstock Virginia being congratulated by Congressman Ben Cline (R, 6th District) and Dave Barber, Competition Chair Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition. Muse Vineyards won the Best in Category for it’s Grenache and Mouvedre blend called Calliope.
This, the 15th ASWA Annual Wine Competition, was held August 10-11, 2019 at the Marriott Tysons Corner, Virginia. Fifteen judges scored a total 422 East Coast wines.
Ambassador Sally Cowal (center), co-owner of Muse Vineyards, with Competition Chair, Dave Barber (L) and ASWC President Grant Crandall (R)
Muse Vineyards was recognized at a Capitol Hill reception hosted by the Congressional Wine Caucus on December 12, 2019 where plaques were awarded. In addition to the Best in Category, Calliope, red blend from the Rhone region of France, Muse won Gold for Urania, a red blend of Sangiovese and Teroldago, two Italian varietals.