October 2014 Trivia Answer & Winners

Jodi Nelson ('91), Mary Varney ('97), Paul Pagel ('85), Alison Leathers ('09) and Russ Steen ('62) were the first five people to correctly answer the question!

Congratulations to Brent Kelsey ('02), whose name was randomly selected from the pool of correct answers to win this month's trivia prize!

October trivia question:
The University of Minnesota hosted the 6th Annual International Cold Climate Wine Competition (ICCWC) on the St. Paul campus in August. Who took home the trophy known as the "Minnesota Governor's Cup" for the best Minnesota grape wine?

a) Crow River Winery of Hutchinson, MN
b) Dancing Dragonfly Winery of St. Croix Falls, WI
c) Parley Lake Winery of Waconia, MN
d) Sovereign Estate of Waconia, MN

Answer:
d) Sovereign Estate of Waconia, MN

The trophy for the best Minnesota grape wine known as the Minnesota Governor’s Cup, was won by Sovereign Estate of Waconia, MN, for their single varietal 2013 La Crescent wine. The Minnesota Governor’s Cup, a lovely large silver ice bucket, recognizes the “Best of Show” or top prize of all Minnesota gold-winning wines. This is the 6th year the traveling trophy has been awarded. Read more.