Iowa State Fair

Oenology: Wine

August 18, 2021

Wine makers from across the state competed for top honors in the Iowa State Fair Oenology – Wine competition at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Eugene Huber of Clear Lake was awarded with Best of Show honors for the Grape Wine Division. Best of Show honors for the Non-Grape Wines Division were awarded to Sarah Kroemer of Mason City.

Additional Results below:

Dry Red

1) David Underwood, Clear Lake

2) Ken Reimer, Elkader

3) Ken Reimer, Elkader

Dry White

1) Ken Reimer, Elkader

2) Ken Reimer, Elkader

3) Ken Reimer, Elkader

Sweet Red

1) Chris Reed, Auburn

2) Jay T. Randall, Dunlap

3) Bob Siegle, Burlington

Sweet White

1) Eugene Huber, Clear Lake

2) Jay T. Randall, Dunlap

3) Grand Vine, Newton

Local Dry Red

1) Mary Jobst, Earlham

2) John Aslakson, Clear Lake

3) Benjamin Wobschall, Mitchellville

Local Sweet Red

1) Benjamin Wobschall, Mitchellville

2) Eugene Huber, Clear Lake

3) Eugene Huber, Clear Lake

Local Dry White

1) Mark Hempe, Ames

2) Benjamin Wobschall, Mitchellville

3) Benjamin Wobschall, Mitchellville

Sweet Fruit, Rhubarb

1) Thomas Waldschmidt, Mason City

2) Jerry Easley, Des Moines

3) Shawn Wilkins, Mason City

Dry Fruit & Berry

1) Jay T. Randall, Dunlap

2) Dave Rowlet, West Des Moines

3) Eugene Huber, Clear Lake

Sweet Berry

1) Sarah Kroemer, Mason City

2) Shawn Wilkins, Mason City

3) Jay T. Randall, Dunlap

Apertif, Dessert

1) Jay T. Randall, Dunlap

2) Mark Hempe, Ames

3) Thomas Waldschmidt, Mason City