Two Dane County wineries notched awards at the International Eastern Wine competition last month in Santa Rosa, Calif.
Fisher King Winery in Mount Horeb won best of class and a double gold for its Blue Rapture Seyval wine and a gold medal for its 2011 Marquette wine.
Wollersheim Winery, in the town of Roxbury, received a best in show and double gold in the Merchal Foch category for its 2012 Prairie Blush. The winery’s Dry Riesling was awarded a gold medal while its Waterfall Riesling and White Riesling each received a silver medal. Bronze medals were awarded to Wollersheim’s 2012 Prairie Fume and to its sister winery Cedar Creek in Cedarburg for its Pinot Grigio and LaBelle Vie.
Door Peninsula Winery in Carlsville near Sturgeon Bay took home a gold for its Lighthouse White and a bronze for its Sweet Survivor.
The IEW event is one of the oldest and largest professional wine competitions in the country.
This year’s event featured more than 1,150 wines from throughout the U.S. and Canada.