ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) -- Governor Cuomo has announced the winners of the 34th Annual New York Wine Classic, a nationally-recognized competition, highlighting the best of New York's wine.

This year, the Governor's Cup, the most esteemed award given at the Classic, was presented to Six Mile Creek Vineyard's 2016 Cabernet Franc from the Finger Lakes region. In addition, Wagner Vineyards from the Finger Lakes region was presented with the Winery of the Year award.

"The winners of the New York Wine Classic represent the very best of New York's wineries and the innovation and high-quality production that goes into making these award-winning wines cannot be understated," Governor Cuomo said. "New York is proud to support these wineries and grape growers for their accomplishments, and they are a critical component of our tourism and agricultural industries in New York."

The Governor's Cup, a large silver chalice, recognizes the "Best of Show" or top prize of all entries in the New York Wine Classic. The Winery of the Year award is presented to the winery with the best overall showing based on the level and number of awards in relation to entries.

"Best of Category" winners:

Best Sparkling Wine

Harbes Vineyard, Blanc de Blancs

Best White Wine

Wagner Vineyards, 2017 Dry Riesling, Estate Grown

Best Rosé Wine

Coffee Pot Cellars, 2018 Rosé

Best Red Wine

Six Mile Creek Vineyard, 2016 Cabernet Franc

Best Dessert Wine

Vineyard View Winery, 2017 Ice Wine

"Best of Class" awards go to Double Gold or Gold medal wines in classes of at least seven wines:

Best Oaked Chardonnay

Lieb Cellars, 2018 Chardonnay

Best Unoaked Chardonnay

Toro Run Winery, 2018 Chardonnay, Estate Grown

Best Overall Chardonnay

Lieb Cellars, 2018 Chardonnay

Best Gewurztraminer

Sheldrake Point Winery, 2017 Gewurztraminer, Estate Grown

Best Dry Riesling

Wagner Vineyards, 2017 Dry Riesling, Estate Grown

Best Medium Dry Riesling

Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, 2015 Riesling

Best Medium Sweet Riesling

Anthony Road Wine Company, 2015 Riesling

Best Overall Riesling

Wagner Vineyards, 2017 Dry Riesling, Estate Grown

Best Pinot Gris

The Lenz Winery, 2015 Pinot Gris

Best Sauvignon Blanc

Hosmer Winery, 2018 Sauvignon Blanc

Best Other Hybrid White Varietal

Deer Run Winery, Aromella

Best Other Native White Varietal

Lakewood Vineyards, 2018 Niagara

Best Rosé

Coffee Pot Cellars, 2018 Rosé

Best Cabernet Sauvignon

The Lenz Winery, 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Best Merlot

Clovis Point, 2015 Vintners Select Merlot

Best Cabernet Franc

Six Mile Creek Vineyard, 2016 Cabernet Franc

Best Marquette

Victory View Vineyard, 2015 Independence

Best Syrah

Harbes Vineyard, 2015 Syrah

Best Red Vinifera Blend

Osprey's Dominion Vineyards, 2013 Flight Meritage, Estate Grown

Best Other Red Vinifera Varietal

Clovis Point, 2017 Petit Verdot

Best Other Red Hybrid Varietal

Vizcarra Vineyards at Becker Farms, 2018 Quaker Red Rougeon

Best Red Blend (Non-Vinifera)

Montezuma Winery, NV Canvasback Red

Best Late Harvest

Colloca Estate Winery, 2017 Dolce Riesling Lake Effect Vineyard ®

Best Ice Wine

Vineyard View Winery, 2017 Ice Wine

Best Traditional Method Sparkling

Harbes Vineyard, Blanc de Blancs

Best Forced Carbonation Method Sparkling

Tug Hill Vineyards, 2018 Bubbly Blush

Best Fortified Wine

Anyela's Vineyards, 2009 Final Approach

Best Fruit Wine

Johnson Estate Winery LLC, Passionate Peach