BC VQA Wine Awards

2014 BC Wine Institute Members' BC VQA Wine Awards

BC VQA wines are entered in dozens of competitions around the world each year and achieve amazing success. BCWI will assist our member wineries by consolidating shipments to 12 competitions in 2014. We expect our members to enter more than 800 wines in the international competitions and hundreds more in BC and Canadian competitions.

Check back regularly as we update the list of this year's awards won by BCWI members. Please click on the competition of interest to link to see the BC VQA wines that were awarded trophies or medals.

21st Chardonnay du Monde (Burgundy, France)
29th Pacific Rim International Wine Competition (San Bernardino, California)
34th All-Canadian Wine Championships (Windsor, Ontario)
Northwest Wine Summit (Pomona, California)
31st International Wine Challenge (West Sussex, UK)
33rd Riverside International Wine Competition (Murrieta, California)
Decanter World Wine Awards (London, UK)
45th International Wine & Spirit Competition (London, UK)
75th Los Angeles International Wine Competition (Los Angeles, California)
San Francisco International Wine Competition (San Francisco, California)
Mondial des Pinots (Sierre, Switzerland)
Intervin International Wine Awards

Other competitions of interest (not included in consolidation program):

Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Spring Wine Festival (British Columbia)
Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines (Victoria, British Columbia)
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society BC Wine Awards
Vancouver Magazine Wine Awards
WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada
 

21st Chardonnay du Monde
(Burgundy, France) March

The 2014 Chardonnay du Monde involved:

  • 300 International expert judges
  • 40 countries, 794 wines
  • 265 medals: 49 Gold, 177 Silver and 39 Bronze

Of 18 BC Wine Institute member wines entered, 7 won awards:

Gold (1)

  • Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2012 Chardonnay Icewine

Silver (5)

  • Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2012 Chardonnay
  • Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery 2011 Family Reserve Chardonnay
  • Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery 2012 Family Reserve Chardonnay
  • Nk’Mip Cellars 2012 QwAM QwMT Chardonnay
  • Poplar Grove Winery 2012 Chardonnay

Bronze (1)

  • Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2011 Reserve Chardonnay 

29th Pacific Rim International Wine Competition
(San Bernardino, California) April

  

Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Spring Wine Festival
(British Columbia) May

 

34th All-Canadian Wine Championships
(Windsor, Ontario) May

 

Northwest Wine Summit
(Pomona, California) April

 

31st International Wine Challenge
(West Sussex, UK) April

 

33rd Riverside International Wine Competition
(Murrieta, California) May

 

Decanter World Wine Awards
(London, UK) May

 

45th International Wine & Spirit Competition
(London, UK) March through April

 

75th Los Angeles International Wine Competition
(Los Angeles, California) May

 

San Francisco International Wine Competition
(San Francisco, California) June

 

Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines
(Victoria, British Columbia) June

 

Mondial des Pinots
(Sierre, Switzerland) August

 

Okanagan Wine Festivals Society BC Wine Awards
October

 

Intervin International Wine Awards
August

 

Vancouver Magazine Wine Awards
October

 

WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada
June

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