Burt, NY – The Niagara Wine Trail is pleased to announce Black Willow Winery‘s recent awards from the Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago, Illinois. Black Willow Winery submitted two offerings, both of which received high rankings and favorable reviews.

Odin’s Nectar Mead

The first offering reviewed was “Odin’s Nectar,” a traditional honey wine or mead, which pairs well with spicy Buffalo wings, chicken cordon bleu, Ethiopian, and Thai dishes or cheeses with mild buttery flavors. The judges were highly impressed and awarded “Odin’s Nectar” 90 points, Gold Medal and a Best Buy rating.

Black Widow Berry Wine
Black Widow Berry Wine

Black Willow Winery’s second offering was “Black Widow Berry,” a sweet concord grape wine infused with natural blackberry. The Beverage Testing Institute rated “Black Widow Berry” at 82 points and a Bronze Medal.

Awards won may be viewed on the Niagara Wine Trail website awards page and will be posted by the Beverage Testing Institute’s webpage on October 15th, 2013.  More information on the Beverage Testing Institute can also be found at www.tastings.com.



Cynthia Chamberlain,
Black Willow Winery, Owner
716-439-1982 / sales@blackwillowwinery.com

Elizabeth Maute
Niagara Wine Trail Coordinator