Dreamer [Semi-Sweet White Wine]

Updated: Feb 27

Dreamer is sold at the winery in Colerain, in local stores, and online.

Dreamer is a semi-sweet wine made with a blend of Vidal Blanc and Niagara grapes. Perfectly balanced and delicate to the taste.


Dreamer continues the tradition of Vinoklet award-winning wine with medals ranging from a Bronze Medal in 2000 at Indy International Wine Competition to a Double Gold in 2015 at the Ohio State Wine Competition (OWC) and a Silver in 2019 at OWC.


Ohio currently has 340 wineries and hosts the Ohio Wine Competition (OWC) each year [https://oaks.kent.edu/owc], (except 2020).


Dreamer has won 16 medals with 10 of them at the OWC over the years. the OWC medals include a Bronze Medal 2001, Silver 2003, Bronze 2007, Silver 2012, Gold 2014, a Double Gold Medal 2015, Bronz 2016, Silver 2017, Silver 2018, and Silver 2019.


Dreamer has also won a Silver at the Fingerlakes International wine Competition in 2018, and another Silver Medal in 2019. The Fingerlakes International Wine Competition is one of the largest competitions in the world and in the past has hosted up to 916 wineries, including 50 states, 10 Canadian Provinces, and 26 countries from around the world. While the number of entries can fluctuate from year to year, it remains one of the largest and well-renowned competitions.


Additional Medals include a Bronze Medal in 2000, Bronze 2003, and a Silver 2006 at the Indy International Wine Competition which boasts as being "The largest scientifically organized and independent wine competition in the United States."


Vidal Blanc & Niagra Grapes

Vidal Blanc Grape - Tears of Joy Vinoklet Wine
Vidal Blanc Grape

According to Wikipedia "Vidal blanc is a white hybrid grape variety produced from the Vitis vinifera variety Ugni blanc and another hybrid variety, Rayon d'Or. It is a very winter-hardy variety that manages to produce high sugar levels in cold climates with moderate to high acidity."


Niagara Grape - Vinoklet Winery Dreamer Wine.   Picture from Double A Vineyard
Niagara Grape - Picture from Double A Vineyard

"Niagara grapes are a variety of the North American grape species Vitis labrusca (botanical family Vitaceae) and are used as table grapes and for wines, as well as jams and juice.[1] Niagara is the leading green grape grown in the United States. A purple variety, known as "pink" niagara (niágara rosada), exists and is the main niagara cultivated in southern Brazil, principally in the states of São Paulo, where the variety first occurred in 1933,[2] and Rio Grande do Sul. The Niagara grape was created in Niagara County, New York, in 1868 when Claudius L. Hoag and Benjamin W. Clark cross-bred Concord grapes with white Cassady grapes. It was first sold commercially in 1882. Niagara grapes are considered to be poor shipping grapes, and so are usually only found near where they are grown. They are most commonly found in the United States in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Michigan, Washington, and Ohio, and are also grown in Ontario in Canada, as well as in Brazil, and New Zealand. While only rarely available fresh outside these areas, Niagara grapes are well known to most American consumers as the source of most white grape juice."


Dreamer most closely resembles a semi-sweet chablis


Dreamer is sold at the winery in Colerain, in local stores, and online.

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