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Silver Coast Winery Garners Multiple Awards At The
11th Annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

May 5, 2011 - Ocean Isle Beach, NC - Silver Coast Winery’s 2008 Cabernet Franc, produced from grapes grown in North Carolina and 2007 Touriga, a beautiful, earthy, Bordeaux style red wine, each took a bronze medal in the 11th Annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition held March 26-27, 2011, at the Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St., Rochester, NY. Since it’s opening in 2002 this brings their total medals to 252 International awards for Brunswick County’s only winery.

Dubbed as North America's largest charitable wine competition, it had a record-breaking year with 3,259 wines from 788 wineries entered. The wines came from 19 nations, six Canadian provinces and all 50 states Proceeds from the competition and a gala dinner in May go to Camp Good Days and Special Times, dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adults and families battling cancer.

Silver Coast Winery is a full winemaking facility housing an eclectic art gallery, unique gift shops, with beautiful picnic grounds. Private parties as well as corporate parties and weddings are welcome. Tours and Tastings are available January and February Wed-Sun 12:00-5:00pm, Fridays till 6:00pm, March –December Monday through Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm and on Sunday Noon until 5:00pm. For more information visit www.silvercoastwinery.com or call 910 287 2800.


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