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Trump Winery President Nominated for Wine Enthusiast Mag Award

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Trump Winery Press Release

Charlottesville, VA – September 17, 2013: Eric Trump, EVP of Development & Acquisitions at the Trump Organization and President of Trump Winery, is nominated for Wine Enthusiast's "Rising Star" category for the 2013 Wine Star Awards to be held in New York City on January 27, 2014.

Trump Winery, Virginia's largest vineyard, led by Eric Trump, has made milestones since it opened in October 2011. In just two years, the winery has managed to undertake massive remodeling projects, establish distribution in twenty states, and export to three countries, all while elevating the integrity of the wine.  In May 2013, Trump winery received a 91 point rating from Wine Enthusiast for the Sp Reserve making it Virginia's highest rate wine in history.  The wines has also received numerous gold medals at the nation's top wine competitions including San Francisco International, San Diego International, International Eastern, and Finger Lakes International to name a few.  The winery also received top honors for Sp Blanc de Blanc winning "best of sparkling" at the Jefferson Cup Invitational in 2012.

Kerry Woolard, General Manager of Trump Winery, is elated with the progress. "Eric has done incredible things for the winery in such a short amount of time.  It takes an amazing amount of dedication and focus to take on a project of this magnitude.  Establishing Trump Winery as a winery that can compete with the best in world in just two years is truly remarkable.  His focus is on doing more for the community, more for Virginia, and more for this winery. Eric has been paramount to the heightened success of Trump Winery."

Eric isn't stopping here. Eric is constantly striving to be the best. "We are going to continue to grow; we are going to continue to plant vines, we are going to continue to expand our distribution. People love the Trump brand and our wines. They love what we stand for, what we are doing, and most importantly, we're having a lot of fun doing it.  There is a lot more to come from Trump Winery."

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