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Vicky Rowe
11-06-2004, 10:47 PM
Hi all! I'm doing a complete write up of the festival, but I've only an hour here at the airport, and want to dash this off first.

This year was even bigger, with 88 entries from 32 meaderies in 7 countries.

And the winners of the 2004 International Mead Fest: (rustling of envelope)

Dessert Mead:
Gold: Maxwell Dessert Mead, Maxwell Wines, Mclaren Vale, South Australia
Silver: Lurgashall Special Reserve Mead, Lurgashall Winery, Wess Sussex, England
Bronze: 2002 Reserve, Redstone Meadery, Boulder, CO

Cyser/T'ej/Specialty Meads
Gold: Cyser, White Winter Winery, Iron River, WI
Silver: Axum Tej, Saba Tej Co (Heritage Wines), Rutherford, NJ
Bronze: Sheba Tej, Brotherhood Winery, Jarrettsvile, MO

Traditional Mead
Gold: Honeymoon Nectar Sweet Honeywine, Mountain Meadows Mead, Westwood, CA
Silver: Dry Mead, Munro's Meadery, Alvinston, Ontario, CA
Bronze: Pirtle Mead, Pirtle Winery, Weston, MO

Metheglin
Gold: Spice Nectar, Mountain Meadows Mead, Westwood, CA
Silver: Kastelanski (Polish mead), Stawski Imports, Chicago, IL
Bronze: Am, Stawski Imports, Chicago, IL

Melomel
Gold: Honeywine and Blackcurrants, Intermiel Inc., Mirabel, Quebec, Canada
Silver: Rosee, Intermiel Inc., Mirabel, Quebec, Canada
Bronze: Honeywine and Raspberries, Intermiel Inc., Mirabel, Quebec, Canada

Varietal
Gold: Mead, Spurgeon Vineyards & Winery, Highland, WI
Silver: Rabbits Foot Meadery Sweet Mead, Rabbits Foot Meadery, Sunnyvale, CA
Bronze: Traditional Honey Wine, Spruce Mountain Meadery, Larkspur, CO

Pyment
Gold: Blanc de Fleur, Wild Blossom Meadery, Chicago, IL
Silver: White Pyment Mountain Honey Wine, Redstone Meadery, Boulder, CO
Bronze: Gronowy Poltorak, Stawski Imports, Chicago, IL

Hydromel
Gold: Verge d'Or, Intermiel Inc. Mirabel, Quebec, Canada
Silver: Black Raspberry Nectar, Redstone Meadery, Boulder, CO
Bronze: Sunshine Nectar, Redstone Meadery

Braggot:
Gold: Midas Touch Golden Elixer, Dogfish Head Brewing, Milton, DE
Silver: Mountain Sun Hummingbird, Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery, Boulder, CO
Bronze: Preimium Oak Brackett, White Winter Winery, Iron River, WI

I'll give y'all a blow by blow later, but I gotta run and catch a plane now.

Vicky