A Jackson County Winery has claimed a state award. KMZU’s Janet Adkison has that story…
An area Winery has been recognized for one of it’s delicous agricultural creations. Stonehouse Farms Vineyard and Winery was awarded the 2012 Missouri Governor’s Cup, a premier competition designed to recognize and promote quality wines. Owner and winemaker Brett Euritt (ur-itt) says the award winning beverage is the 2011 Vinogle which is a semi-sweet white wine..
Which was an observation the crop confirmed after harvest…
The family business, located in Lee’s Summit, started less than two decades ago but it’s come a long way since then..
As for claiming the 2012 Governor’s Cup, Euritt is at a loss for words… almost..
The award was determined by a panel of eight national judges from across the U.S and one industry judge. During the course of the two-day competition the panelists tasted 297 wines before awarding the Governor’s Cup honors to Stonehaus. The awards are determined through the process of blind tastings. Thirty-eight Missouri wineries participated in this year’s competition.
Click the link below to hear the full interview with Brett Euritt:
The Missouri Department of Agriculture issued the following press release: