ICYMI: Loudoun wines were honored at the The Loudoun Wine Awards last Friday night at Lansdowne Resort & Spa!

Over 100 wines were entered in the competition and winners were given gold or silver medals as well as best in each varietal, Chairman's Award and more! What better way to celebrate Virginia Wine Month than planning a trip, or two, to Loudoun's wine country for the award-winning wines:

cana vidalBest Hybrid White: 2015 Vidal Blanc  - Cana Vineyards & Winery

Best Hybrid Red: 2014 Chambourcin - North Gate Vineyards

Best Vinifera White: 2015 Rkatsiteli  - Cana Vineyards & Winery

Best Vinifera Red (Tie): 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon  - Zephaniah Farm Vineyards

Best Vinifera Red (Tie): 2014 Merlot - North Gate Vineyard

Best Chardonnary: 2014 Chardonnay  - 868 Estate Vineyards

Best Viognier: 2015 Viognier - Sunset Hills Vineyard

Best Cabernet Franc: 20143 Cabernet Franc - Fabbioli Cellars

Best Petit Verdot: 2014 Petit Verdot - Doukenie Winery

Best Bordeaux Blend (Tie): 2013 Tre Sorelle - Fabbioli Wines

Best Bordeaux Blend (Tie): 2014 Philosophy - Greenhill Winery & greenhill philosophyVineyards

Gold Medal Winners

2015 Vidal Blanc - Cana Vineyards & Winery 2015 Rkatsitelli - Cana Vineyards & Winery 2014 Petit Verdot - Doukénie Winery 2013 Tre Sorelle - Fabbioli Cellars  2013 Cabernet Franc Reserve - Fabbioli Cellars  2014 Philosophy - Greenhill Vineyards & Winery 2014 Reserve Cabernet Franc - Sunset Hills Vineyard

Silver Medal Winners

2013 Aldie Heights Cuvee - 50 West Vineyards 2015 LoCo Vino - 8 Chains North Winery 2014 Chardonnay - 868 Estate Vineyards  2015 Chardonel - 868 Estate Vineyards  2015 Viognier - Bluemont Vineyards  2015 Albarino - Bluemont Vineyards 2015 Petit Manseng - Bluemont Vineyards 2011 Petit Verdot - Catoctin Creek Vineyards  2015 Vidal Blanc - Creek’s Edge Winery  2015 Traminette - Dry Mill Vineyards & Winery  north gate chambourcin2014 Chambourcin - Fabbioli Cellars 2014 Mythology - Greenhill Vineyards & Winery  2012 Cabernet Franc - Hiddencroft Vineyard 2009 Merlot Reserve - Hiddencroft Vineyard

2015 Petit Manseng - Maggie Malick Wine Caves 2014 Meritage - North Gate Vineyards  2014 Merlot - North Gate Vineyards 2014 Chambourcin - North Gate Vineyards 2014 Cantibile - Notaviva Vineyards 2012 Excelsis - Notaviva Vineyards  2013 Hogback Mountain - Stone Tower Winery  2015 Viognier - Sunset Hills Vineyard 2015 Chardonnay - The Vineyards & Winery at Lost Creek 2013 Cabernet Franc - Zephaniah Farm Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon - Zephaniah Farm Vineyards