A Jackson County Winery has claimed a state award.  KMZU’s Janet Adkison has that story…

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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..

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Which was an observation the crop confirmed after harvest…

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The family business, located in Lee’s Summit, started less than two decades ago but it’s come a long way since then..

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As for claiming the 2012 Governor’s Cup, Euritt is at a loss for words… almost..

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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.

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Click the link below to hear the full interview with Brett Euritt:

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The Missouri Department of Agriculture issued the following press release: