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Holy-Field wines victorious at Indiana event

Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and 158th Street in Basehor.

Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and 158th Street in Basehor.

August 18, 2011

Basehor’s Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery was among four local wineries to win awards at the Indy International Wine Competition, which took place earlier this month in West Lafayette, Ind.

Holy-Field won a gold medal for its 2008 Cynthiana and a gold medal and Best of Class for its 2009 Chambourcin. Holy-Field also won seven silver medals and one bronze.

The Indy International Wine Competition drew 3,000 entries from 15 countries and 40 states.

Eudora’s Davenport Orchard & Vineyard also won Best of Class and a gold medal for its 2005 Norton.

Other local winners were Wyldewood Cellars, which produces most of its wine outside of Mulvane but has a store in Lawrence, and Olathe’s Stone Pillar Vineyard & Winery.

rounded out the list of area winners, taking home one silver and four bronze medals.

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