2007 Lone Star International Wine Competition

For Immediate Release – July 6, 2007: Landon Winery Takes Home 5 Medals

The 2007 Lone Star International Wine Competition marks the twenty-third annual competition and has grown into a contest for commercial wineries from all around the world. To enter the International Competition, there are no restrictions on where the grapes are grown, although 200 cases or more of the wine must have been produced.

This year’s competition had a record number of entries with fifteen states and several foreign countries represented in the field of wine entries. Texas currently has 138 wineries and over 3,700 acres of family-owned vineyard land.

Landon Winery of McKinney, Texas was awarded medals for the following wines:

  • Chardonnay Reserve 2006
  • Pinot Noir Reserve 2006
  • Super Texan NV
  • Syrah Reserve 2006
  • Merlot Reserve 2006

The Pinot Noir was awarded the highest medal for a Texas made Pinot Noir.

The Super Texan has yet to be released to the public and is currently still in the barrels. The anticipated release date is mid-August 2007. It is made from 75% Sangiovese and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.

We are honored to be awarded these medals from this international competition.I am proud of our wines and it is nice to have them recognized. said Bob Landon, President & Vintner.

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