Centine Wins Best of Class at Indy International Wine Competition

Banfi Centine Rosso Tuscan red wine blend from ItalyAnother day, another competition win for Centine! This time, everyone’s favorite Tuscan red blend won “Best of Class – Sangiovese” and was awarded a Double Gold Medal at the 2018 Indy International Wine Competition.

If we hang any more medals on the bottle neck of Centine Rosso, it’ll tip over — and we’re talking the 5-liter bottle!

In addition to Centine’s great showing, Banfi La Pettegola and Banfi Via Rosa won Golds. A list of results for Banfi Vintners wines is below (you can see full results of the competition on the Indy International website).


Centine Rosso 2016


Banfi La Pettegola 2017
Banfi Via Rosa NV


Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino 2016
Riunite Lambrusco NV
Riunite Sangria NV

Joe Janish is Director of Public Relations for Banfi Vintners, a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), and a veteran of the wine industry for over 20 years. He launched one of the first wine blogs back in 1997, the now-defunct “Wine Dictator,” and cut his teeth on his grandfather’s homemade wine. He still keeps a copy of Wine for Dummies nearby for reference.

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