February 15, 2024

Introducing the 2024 Virginia Governor’s Cup Medalists

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The 2024 Virginia Governor’s Cup medalists are here!

After evaluating over 750 entries, world-class judges, led by competition director Frank Morgan, awarded 138 gold medals to 79 wineries, cideries and meaderies across the Commonwealth. 

This year’s gold medals show the diversity and range of wines being produced in the Commonwealth. Gold medals were awarded across seven regions, spanning seven vintages and twenty-six grape varieties, all grown in Virginia.

Look into this year’s outstanding line-up…

View the complete list of medalists here. 

Governor’s Cup Gala

Among the gold medalists, the top 12 wines will make up the esteemed Governor’s Cup Case, with one taking home the coveted Governor’s Cup, and one cider named Best in Show. These prestigious awards will be unveiled at the 2024 Governor’s Cup Gala on March 7th in Richmond. 

A can’t miss event for wine enthusiasts, the Virginia Governor’s Cup Gala, celebrates gold medalists and unveils the top awards. Attendees can savor the best of Virginia Wine, engage with winemakers, and taste bites from local chefs. Secure your tickets today.

Gold Medal Wine Trail

For Virginia wine lovers eager to explore Virginia’s finest, don’t miss out on the complimentary Gold Medal Wine Trail. This mobile passport features this year’s gold medal-winning wineries. Simply check-in at participating venues to unlock access to exclusive prizes and special offers. Pre-sign up or find out more information here.

Here’s to celebrating all the medalists and the flourishing #vawine industry! 

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