JOLO Winery & Vineyards wins double gold in Asheville

JOLO Winery & Vineyards representatives returned to Pilot Mountain recently with five medals including a coveted Double Gold Medal in the French Broad Vigneron category from the 2016 Asheville Wine & Food Festival.

JOLO’s awards won include 2015 Golden Hallows – Double Gold; 2015 Pilot Fog- Gold; 2014 JOLOTAGE – Silver; 2015 JOLO Pink – Silver; 2015 JOLO Happy Endings – Silver.

“Our Golden Hallows’ Double Gold was only one of two wines entered in the competition that reached a ‘superior’ standard,” said J.W. Ray, winemaker and owner of JOLO Winery & Vineyards. “We could not be more pleased that the Asheville wine community appreciates the love and care that we put into every bottle of JOLO wine.”

In its eighth year, the Asheville Wine & Food Festival serves up the chance to try great wines, beers, spirits, and meet and sample all the fresh, homemade, farm-to-table goodness Asheville and the surrounding region offers.

At the present time, all of JOLO’s Asheville Wine & Food Festival Asheville Food award winners are available for purchase at the winery or online by visiting the JOLO Shop.

JOLO Winery & Vineyards is located in the Yadkin Valley Agricultural Viticulture Association (AVA). It is open to the public for tastings, tours and dining and can be reserved for indoor or outdoor special events.

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