Author(s) Markko Vineyard Abstract Explore how a 1980 Markko Chardonnay edged out Mondavi's 1981 Chardonnay for the "Best of Show" at a blind tasting in Tornoto for members of the Society for American Wines. The story of the 1983 harvest and why Riesling needed to be picked off season. Wine Notes The winery releases a "Covered Bridge" commemorative label in celebration of Ashtabula County's newest 'old bridge' situated less than a mile from the vineyard. Character of each vintage highlighted. Chardonnay: Traditional, 1976, 1979-1981 Cabernet Sauvignon: 1979-1980 Riesling: 1977 (Sweet), 1980 (Dry) Covered Bridge: Picnic White and Picnic Red Underridge White: Riesling, Chardonnay, Riesling/Chardonnay Blend Format Text Publication Date 1983-10-01 Keywords Dr. Konstantin Frank co-op grape grower Ohio Wine Hall of Fame Lake Erie AVA Conneaut Subject Tourism and Travel Viticulture and Oenology Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ Community Kent State University at Ashtabula Comments Courtesy of Markko Vineyard.