Awards

Garvin Heights Vineyards is proud to have won numerous wine and wine industry awards:

2015 International Cold Climate Wine Competition (St. Paul, MN)IMG_9958

  • Bronze Medal: Cranberry

2013 International Cold Climate Wine Competition (St. Paul, MN)IMG_9958

  • Silver Medal: GHV La Crescent
  • Silver Medal: GHV Frontenac Rosé

2013 Mid-American Wine Competition (Des Moines, IA)

  • Gold Medal (our first gold): GHV La Crescent paired with Easy Baked Trout
  • Silver Medal: GHV Marquette Rosé  paired with Smoked Pork Ribs
  • Bronze Medal: GHV Frontenac Rosé  paired with Sauteed Shrimp and Spicy Remoulade Sauce
  • Bronze Medal: Bluff Country Blush paired with Strawberries with Crème AnglaisIMG_9950

2011 International Cold Climate Wine Competition (St. Paul, MN)

  • Silver Medal: Riverport White (Frontenac Gris Port)
  • Silver Medal: GHV Frontenac
  • Bronze Medal: GHV La Crescent
  • Bronze Medal: GHV Marquettes

2011 Mid-American Wine Competition (Des Moines, IA)

  • Silver Medal: Riverport Rosé dessert wine (Marquette Rose Port)
  • Silver Medal: GHV Marquette Rosé  paired with Smoked Pork Ribs
  • Bronze Medal: GHV Frontenac paired with Marinated Flank Steak

2010 International Cold Climate Wine Competition (St. Paul, MN)

  • Silver Medal: Raspberry
  • Silver Medal: GHV Marquette Rosé
  • Bronze Medal: GHV St. Croix
  • Bronze Medal: GHV Edelweiss

2010 Mid-American Wine Competition (Des Moines, IA)

  • Bronze Medal: Raspberry
  • Bronze Medal: GHV Edelweiss

2009 International Cold Climate (St. Paul, MN) Wine Competition

  • Bronze Medal: Raspberry
  • Bronze Medal: GHV St. Croix

MGGA Gold Award (February 13, 2010)

In recognition of Dr. Marvin Seppanen for his advancement of northern viticulture. This award was for the work by Linda and Marvin Seppanen to establish the Upper Mississippi River Valley American Viticulture Area (AVA). The AVA spans the driftless region along the Mississippi River in four states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois.

2010 Small Business Achievement Award (May 20, 2010)

Presented by the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce. Marvin Seppanen served on the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors 2011-2013.

2010 Small Business Achievement Award

2010 Small Business Achievement Award