Knob Hall Winery
CLEAR SPRING — Knob Hall Winery in Clear Spring won two gold medals and two “best in class” awards at the eighth annual Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition July 14 and 15 in Haymarket, Va.
The winery won the top awards for its 2011 White Oak and 2010 Prestige wines, which were among 495 wines submitted for the blind tasting and scoring.
Six states had wineries listed among the winning entries. Maryland won 11 gold medals of the 42 awarded. Eighteen judges, including Foodservice Monthly Editor Michael Birchenall and The Washington Post wine writer Dave McIntyre, named 28 best of category wines, and awarded 42 gold, 111 silver and 180 bronze medals.
Among the winners in the “best of” categories were:
• Cabernet Franc: 2010 Cabernet Franc by Elk Run Vineyards, Mt. Airy, Md.
• Chambourcin: NV Chambourcin by Bordeleau Winery, Eden, Md.
• Merlot: 2010 Merlot by Elk Run Vineyards
• Pinot Noir: 2010 Pinot Noir by Elk Run Vineyards
• Red Interspecific Blends: 2010 Prestige by Knob Hall Winery
• Sweet Blush: NV Monkton Moon Delight by Basignani Winery, Sparks, Md.
• Sweet White Hybrid/NA: NV Tears of Gettysburg by Adams County (Pa.) Winery
• Syrah/Shiraz: 2010 Syrah by Elk Run Vineyards
• White Interspecific Blends: 2011 White Oak by Knob Hall Winery
Antietam Call Center
Antietam Call Center has been honored with the Award of Excellence for the ninth consecutive year.
Presented by the Association of TeleServices International, or ATSI, the award of Excellence is based on a level of service that considers the caller first in every aspect of the call.
The business also recently announced that its SMS-messaging solutions comply with the final Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, security rule, confirming compliance with relevant federal regulations and reducing risk for companies in the health care industry.
Antietam Call Center customers using SMS messaging can request that their account be upgraded to include the HIPAA-compliant messaging service at no additional charge.