Best of Show 2014/Jefferson Loving Cup

Best of Show 2014/Jefferson Loving Cup

Jefferson Loving Cup

Jefferson Loving Cup Information

ASWA Jefferson Trophy

ASWA Jefferson Trophy

The beautiful Best of Show sterling silver Tiffany ASWA Jefferson Loving Cup stands atop a table in the U.S. House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee Room, Rayburn House Office Building, awaiting presentation during the annual VWGA/ASWA Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition awards and tasting reception on Capitol Hill. Framed certificates of other competition winning wines and wineries to be presented are in the background.

The ASWA’s sterling silver Tiffany-produced Jefferson Loving Cup and Wine Trophy has been awarded since 1982 to the winning wine and winery of the annual Virginia Wine Competition, which was conducted by the Vinifera Wine Growers Association (VWGA), the precursor to the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association.

Each winning wine and winery of the VWGA/ASWA-conducted wine competition over the past 36 years has been hand-engraved on the cup itself or machine engraved on a plaque attached to the cup’s wooden base.

Jefferson Loving Cup Winners

YearRecipientsWine
2017Narmada Winery, Amissville, VA2013 Cabernet Franc Reserve
2016Pollak Vineyards, Greenwood, VA2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
2015Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars, Hammondsport, NY 2014 Semi-Dry Riesling
2014Chateau Frank, Hammondsport, NY 2008 Blanc de Noirs
2013Boordy Vineyards, Hydes, Maryland2010 Cabernet Franc Reserve
2011Martha Clara Vineyards, New York2010 Estate Reserve Riesling
2010Rosemont Vineyards & Winery, Virginia2007 Meritage
2009Chateau Lafayette Reneau Winery, New York2008 Semi-Dry Riesling
2008Newport Vineyards & Winery, Rhode Island2007 Riesling
2007Fox Meadow Winery, Virginia2005 Cabernet Franc
2006Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards, New York2002 Merlot Reserve Anniversary
2005Rockbridge Vineyards, Virginia
2002 Heritage
2004Barboursville Vineyards, Virginia2001 Octagon V
2003Rockbridge Vineyards, Virginia2002 V d’Or
2002Barboursville Vineyards, Virginia2001 Sauvignon Blanc
2001Chrysalis Vineyards, Virginia2000 Viognier
2000Breaux Vineyards, Virginia1999 Viognier
1999Linden Vineyards & Winery, Virginia
1998Barboursville Vineyards, Virginia
1997Autumn Hill Vineyards, Virginia
1996Horton Cellars Winery, Virginia
1995Montdomaine Cellars, Virginia
1994Prince Michel Vineyards, Virginia
1993 Montdomaine Cellars, Virginia
1992Piedmont Vineyards & Winery, Virginia
1991Montdomaine Cellars The Williamsburg Winery, Virginia
1990Montdomaine Cellars, Virginia
1989Willowcroft Farm Vineyard, Virginia
1988Dominion Wine Cellars
1987Misty Mountain Vineyard, Virginia
1986Ingleside Vineyards, Virginia
1985Ingleside Vineyards, Virginia
1984Tri-Mountain Winery