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Silver Coast Winery Wins Medals At 2011 Los Angeles
International Wine and Spirits Competition

June 24, 2011 - Ocean Isle Beach, NC - Silver Coast Winery, the winner of approximately 300 medals for exceptional wine, has won two additional medals from the 2011 Los Angeles International Wine and Spirits Competition. The Los Angeles International Wine and Spirits Competition arose 72 years ago shortly after Prohibition. Beginning with only judging California wines, they soon grew to be not only a world class staple of competition with almost 100 international judges, but a boosting and thriving educational foundation.

This year the wine competition received 3,117 wines from 913 wineries from all over the world. Some of the participating counties included Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Romania, Portugal, Spain and the United States.

Silver Coast Winery took home two bronze medals for their Seyval Blanc, North Carolina, 2010 and the Portuguese Style Red Blend, Tesouro, Georgia, 2004. “It is always encouraging when your wines receive recognition,” said Dana Keeler, Silver Coast’s winemaker, “Especially on an international stage such as the Los Angeles Wine and Spirits Competition. With over three thousand wines competing, garnering two bronze medals is an honor.”


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