BC VQA Wine Awards

2017 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. In 2016, BCWI assisted our member wineries by consolidating shipments to 14 international and national competitions in which they received nearly 1,200 awards!

In 2017, BCWI is consolidating for the following 15 competitions. Awards won by BCWI members' wines will be posted on this page as results are made publicly available.

New World International Wine Competition (Ontario, California)
24th Chardonnay du Monde (Burgundy, France)
5th Cascadia Wine Competition (Hood River, Oregon)
32nd Pacific Rim International Wine Competition (San Bernardino, California)
37th All Canadian Wine Championships (Prince Edward County, Ontario)
34th International Wine Challenge (Tranche 2) (London, England)
35th Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition (Santa Rosa, California)
Decanter World Wine Awards (London, UK)
48th International Wine & Spirit Competition (London, England)
78th Los Angeles International Wine Competition (Los Angeles, California)
37th San Francisco International Wine Competition (San Francisco, California)
20th Mondial des Pinots (Sierre, Switzerland)
InterVin International Wine Awards (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario)
11th Syrah du Monde (Ampuis, France)
Decanter Asia Wine Awards (Hong Kong, China)

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

Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines (Victoria, British Columbia)
17th WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada
2nd annual Judgment of British Columbia (Summerland, British Columbia)
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Spring Wine Festival (Penticton, British Columbia)
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Fall Festival BC Wine Awards (Kelowna, British Columbia)
Vancouver Magazine Wine Awards
 

New World International Wine Competition
(Ontario, California) February 26-27, 2017

Best New World Chardonnay (1)
Church & State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best of Varietal (1)
Church & State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best of Class (2)
Church & State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 

Double Gold (1)
Church & State Wines Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Gold (3)
Backyard Vineyards Gossip Red 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Backyard Vineyards Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Church & State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Silver (11)
Backyard Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Backyard Vineyards Gewurztraminer 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Backyard Vineyards Nosey Neighbour Red 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Coup d'Etat 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Desert Hills Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Desert Hills Estate Winery Gamay Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Mingle White 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Pinot Noir Reserve 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Pinot Grigio 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery The One 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Merlot 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 

Bronze (14)
Backyard Vineyards Cabernet Franc Reserve 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Backyard Vineyards Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Backyard Vineyards Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Backyard Vineyards Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Backyard Vineyards Syrah Reserve 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Brut Rose NV BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Bench 1775 Winery Semillon 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Spirit Fortified Petit Verdot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Syrah 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Church & State Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Lost Inhibitions Red 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Church & State Wines Malbec 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Desert Hills Estate Winery Mirage 2012BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

 

24th Chardonnay du Monde
(Burgundy, France) March 7-10, 2017

706 wine samples from 38 countries were tasted. After three days of judging, the panels awarded medals to 235, or 1/3 of the 706 wines entered. BCWI members' BC VQA Wine won a total of seven medals: three gold and 4 silver.

GOLD (3)
McWatters Collection Chardonnay 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Chardonnay Icewine 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

SILVER (4)
Joie Farm Winery "En famille" Reserve Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quails' Gate Winery Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Cipes Blanc de Blanc 2010 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series Chardonnay 2014 BC VQA Golden Mile Bench Okanagan Valley

5th Cascadia Wine Competition
(Hood River, Oregon) March 21-23, 2017

Best of Show (1)
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Double Gold / Best of Class (3)
Hillside Winery Muscat Ottonel 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Albariño 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Gewürztraminer 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Double Gold (14)
Culmina Family Estate Winery R&D White 2015 BC VQA  Okanagan Valley
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Auxerrois 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Cabernet Franc Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Dry Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Gewürztraminer/Schonburger 2016 BC VQA  Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Intersection Estate Winery Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery Gamay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery En Famille Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery Quotidien Brut 2016 Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Select Lots Malbec 2014 Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Mystic River Gewürztraminer 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery God’s Mountain Vineyard Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Red Horizon Meritage 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Gold (20)
Bench 1775 Winery White Merlot 2016 Okanagan Valley
Church and State Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church and State Wines Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Private Reserve Dry Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Private Reserve Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Classic Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Rosé  2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery A Noble Blend White 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Lake Breeze Vineyards Meritage Red 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Lake Breeze Vineyards Sèmillon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Recline Ridge Vineyards and Winery Just Being Frank Red 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Recline Ridge Vineyards and Winery Ortega 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Syrah Grenache Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir 2014 Okanagan Valley
Upper Bench Estate Winery Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Okanagan Valley
Upper Bench Estate Winery Upper Bench Pinot Blanc 2016 Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Autumn Gold 2016 Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Riesling 2016 Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Silver (57)
Bella Wines Eastside Sparkling Chardonnay Pet Nat 2016 Okanagan Valley
Bella Wines Kamloops Sparkling Chardonnay 2016 Okanagan Valley
Bella Wines West Kelowna Ancestrale Sparkling Gamay 2016 Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Naramata Bench Blanc de Blancs 2012 Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Naramata Bench Brut Rosé 2014 Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Viognier 2016 Okanagan Valley
Church and State Wines Coyote Bowl Chardonnay 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church and State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church and State Wines Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Crescent Hill Winery CurvyGurl Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Culmina Family Estate Winery Decora 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Culmina Family Estate Winery Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Culmina Family Estate Winery R&D Red 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Culmina Family Estate Winery R&D Rosé 2016BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Desert Sun 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Ehrenfelser 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Optimum Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Dickinson Vineyard Merlot 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Gamay Noir 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Gjoa’s Vineyard Merlot 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Howe Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery K White 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Mosaic 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Pinot Noir 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Hillside Winery Un-oaked Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Intersection Estate Winery Barrell Fermented Reserve Viognier-Marsanne 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery PTG 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery ‘Re-think Pink’ Rose BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery The Pure Grape Muscat 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Lake Breeze Vineyards Pinot Blanc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Lake Breeze Vineyards Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Lake Breeze Vineyards Sèmillon-Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Lake Breeze Vineyards Torok Vineyard Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Niche Wine Co. Gewürztraminer 2015 BC VQA  Okanagan Valley
Niche Wine Co. Small Batch White 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Paradise Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Invictus 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Select Lots Cabernet Franc 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Sparkling Chardonnay NV BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Recline Ridge Vineyards and Winery Bacchus 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Renaissance 2014 BC VQA Merlot Okanagan Valley
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Tempranillo 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Therapy Vineyards Tada Vineyard Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Therapy Vineyards Schweinle Vineyard Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Therapy Vineyards Sutherland Rd. Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc BC VQA 2016 Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Gewürztraminer 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series 2Bench Red 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series 2Bench White 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Upper Bench Estate Winery Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Upper Bench Estate Winery Estate Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Mystic River Vineyard Pinot Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Stoney Slope Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bronze (17)
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Franc 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Glow 2016 Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Malbec 2014 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
Crescent Hill Winery Olde Orchard Muscat 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Culmina Family Estate Winery Dilemma Chardonnay 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Culmina Family Estate Winery Hypothesis 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Dry Rock Unoaked Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
Intersection Estate Winery Alluvia Unfiltered Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery En Famille Reserve Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Winery Un-Oaked Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Niche Wine Co. Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Niche Wine Co. Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Recline Ridge Vineyards and Winery Siegerrebe 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Red Horizon Meritage 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

 

32nd Pacific Rim International Wine Competition
(San Bernardino, California) April 19-20, 2017

More than 1,000 entries were received from 200 wineries. BC VQA Wines earned 97 awards including four Best of Class.

Best of Class / Gold (4)
Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Quintessential Red 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Monte Creek Ranch Winery Dry Riesling 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Sandhill Small Lots Two Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Gold (21)
Backyard Vineyards Gossip 2013 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Nosey Neighbour White 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CC Jentsch Cellars Small Lots Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
CC Jentsch Cellars Small Lots Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Kay-Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Fort Berens Estate Winery Dry Riesling 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Fort Berens Estate Winery Riesling 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Monte Creek Ranch Rosé 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Moon Curser Vineyards Dolcetto Contraband Series 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Niche Wine Co. Small Batch White 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Invictus 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Sparkling Chardonnay NV BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Hen House Ruffled Red 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Red Rooster Winery The Coop Wicked White 2015 BC VQA British Columbia

Silver (43)
Backyard Vineyards Merlot 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Nosey Neighbour Red 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Bench 1775 Winery Chill 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Franc 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Franc Malbec 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery 2104 Syrah BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CC Jentsch Cellars Cab/Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CC Jentsch Cellars Small Lots Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
CC Jentsch Cellars Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CC Jentsch Cellars The Chase 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
CC Jentsch Cellars The Chase 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley Golden Mile Bench
CedarCreek Estate Winery Pinot Grigio 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Coup D'Etat 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Vancouver Island
Church & State Wines Viognier 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Conviction Wines The Priest 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm En Famille Reserve Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Re-Think Pink! Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Monster Vineyards Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Monte Creek Ranch Winery Ranch Hand Red 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Moon Curser Vineyards Border Vines 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Carmenere 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Dead of Night 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Tannat 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Niche Wine Co. Marechal Foch 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Niche Wine Co. Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyards Mingle 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyards Reserve Pinot Noir 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyards The One Brut NV BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery The Legacy 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Hen House Sly White 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Red Rooster Winery The Coop Merlot 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Sandhill Small Lots One Phantom Creek Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bronze (29)
Backyard Vineyards Gewürztraminer 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Riesling 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Rosé 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Bench 1775 Winery Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery Chardonnay 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery Grüner Veltliner 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CC Jentsch Cellars The Chase 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Lost Inhibitions White 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Malbec 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Conviction Wines Dreamers & Schemers 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Conviction Wines The Industrialist 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Fort Berens Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
JoieFarm A Noble Blend 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Monster Vineyards Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Monte Creek Ranch Winery Hands Up White 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Moon Curser Vineyards Afraid of the Dark 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Malbec Contraband Series 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Tempranillo Contraband Series 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyards Stony Knoll Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Perseus Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Alagria 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Merlot 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Syrah 2011 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Sauvignon Blanc Hidden Terrace Vineyard 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Small Lots Barbera 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

37th All Canadian Wine Championships
(Prince Edward County, Ontario) June 2017

Results to be announced.

34th International Wine Challenge
(Tranche 2) (London, England) April 18-27, 2017

Gold (1)
Meyer Family Vineyards Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Silver (6)
C.C. Jentsch Cellars Small Lots Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Golden Mile Bench Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars Small Lots Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Trebella 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Vigonier 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bronze (8)
Bench 1775 Winery Paradise Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars The Chase 2014 BC VQA Golden Mile Bench Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Monster Vineyards Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Commended (6)
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Franc 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars Small Lots Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Golden Mile Bench Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

35th Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition (Santa Rosa, California) May 2017

Gold / Best of Class (1)
Red Rooster Winery Pinot Blanc 2015 BC VQA British Columbia

Gold (2)
Backyard Vineyards Riesling 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Red Rooster Winery Gewürztraminer 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Silver (13)
Backyard Vineyards Gewürztraminer 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Nosey Neighbour Red 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Nosey Neighbour White 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Bench 1775 Winery Paradise Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2014 BC VQA Okanagan
Bench 1775 Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Malbec 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Reserve Pinot Noir 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Stony Knoll Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Small Lots Viognier 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan The Great White 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Valley

Bronze (21)
Backyard Vineyards Gossip 2013 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Franc 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Groove Red Blend 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Lost Inhibitions White Blend 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wine Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Trebella 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Conviction Wines Movers & Shakers White 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Conviction Wines Movers & Shakers White 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Mingle – White Blend 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Pinot Grigio 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Obra Prima 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Merlot 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Cabernet Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Decanter World Wine Awards (London, UK) April 24-28, 2017

BCWI Members' BC VQA Wines received 143 awards at the 14th annual Decanter World Wine Awards:

Platinum (1)
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Terroir Collection No. 43 Reflection Point Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Gold (2)
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Icewine Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Blanc de Blanc 2010 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Silver (24)
50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
50th Parallel Estate Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
50th Parallel Estate Unparalleled Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Block 2 Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Block 4 Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Trebella 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Clos Du Soleil Winery Signature 2013 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
Inniskillen Okanagan Estate Icewine Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Joie Farm En Famille Reserve Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Liquidity Wines Estate Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Quatrain 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Shiraz 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Terroir Collection No. 23 Crosswinds Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Dead of Night 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Nk’Mip Cellars Merriym 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill One Phantom Creek Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Two Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Ping Meritage 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Rover Shiraz Viognier 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
The View Winery Riesling 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bronze (77)
50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Whistler Late Harvest Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Meritage 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars Cabernet Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars Small Lots Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars Small Lots Series Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars Small Lots Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars The Chase 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars The Chase 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum The Last Word 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Coup d'État 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Culmina Family Estate Winery Decora 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillen Okanagan Estate Icewine Vidal 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Intersection Estate Winery Alluvial Unfiltered Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Grand Reserve CSV White 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Reserve Icewine Riesling 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm En Famille Reserve Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
JoieFarm Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Liquidity Wines Estate Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Bluebird Passage Viognier 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Compendium 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Compendium 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Quatrain 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Pinot Gris 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Monster Vineyards Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Border Vines 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Moon Curser Vineyards Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Nagging Doubt Winery The Pull 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Icewine Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery Reserve Meritage 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery Reserve The One Brut 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Painted Rock Estate Winery Red Icon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery The Legacy 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quails’ Gate Winery Rosemary’s Block Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quails’ Gate Winery Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quails’ Gate Winery Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quails’ Gate Winery The Boswell Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Icewine Riesling 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Malbec 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Meritage 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Howard Soon Single Block Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Black Sage Vineyard Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Cipes Brut NV BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Cipes Rosé Brut NV BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Keter 2010 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Spadefoot Toad Sangiovese 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
SunRock Vineyard Shiraz 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
The View Winery Pinotage Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Reserve Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No. 99 Signature Series Cabernet-Merlot 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No. 99 Series Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Commended (39)
50th Parallel Estate Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Franc cl 214 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Glow 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Bench 1775 Winery Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Black Sage Vineyard Shiraz 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
C.C. Jentsch Cellars The Chase 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Desert Ridge Single Vineyard Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Clos Du Soleil Winery Capella 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Clos Du Soleil Winery Estate Reserve 2013 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Meyer Family Vineyards Marks & Spencer Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Limited Edition Reserve Viognier 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Terroir Collection No. 39 Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Monster Vineyards Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery Reserve Chardonnay 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Howard Soon Phantom Creek Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Three 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Gewürztraminer 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Steller’s Jay Pinnacle Extra Brut 2008 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Private Reserve Pinot Grigio 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
The View Winery Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
The View Winery Revolution 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series 2Bench Red 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No. 99 Series Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No. 99 Series Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No. 99 Series Shiraz 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

48th International Wine & Spirit Competition
(London, England) Spring 2017

Silver Outstanding (10)
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Desert Ridge Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Pinot Grigio 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Riesling Icewine 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Riesling Icewine 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Tempranillo Icewine 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Vidal Icewine 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Riesling Icewine 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Sunrock Shiraz 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Steller’s Jay Pinnacle 2008 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Silver (47)
50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Backyard Vineyard Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Black Sage Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Black Sage Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Black Sage Vineyards Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Block 2 Pinot Noir 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Desert Ridge Meritage 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CedarCreek Estate Winery The Last Word 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Quintessential 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Clos du Soleil Winery Estate Reserve Red 2013 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Kay Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Say Yes Pinot Gris 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Haywire Waters & Banks Sauvignon Blanc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Dark Horse Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Pinot Gris 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Liquidity Wines Chardonnay Estate 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Compendium 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Riesling Icewine 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Shiraz 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Viognier 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Terroir Bluebird Passage Viognier No 29 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
NK'Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery "The One" Sparkling 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Paradise Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Poplar Grove Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quails' Gate Winery Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Howard Soon Red Phantom Creek Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Small Lots Barbera Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Small Lots ONE Phantom Creek Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Small Lots THREE Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Brut NV BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Gewurztraminer 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Ping 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Rover 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sumac Ridge Gewürztraminer 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No.99 Signature Series Cabernet Merlot 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No.99 Signature Series Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bronze (55)
50th Parallel Estate Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
50th Parallel Estate Gewürztraminer 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
50th Parallel Estate Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
50th Parallel Estate Unparalleled Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Backyard Vineyard Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Franc 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Black Sage Vineyards Shiraz 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
CedarCreek Estate Platinum Block 4 Pinot Noir 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Coup D'Etat 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Malbec 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Church & State Wines Viognier 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Clos du Soleil Winery Capella 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
Clos du Soleil Winery Signature 2013 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
Haywire Canyonview Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Inniskillen Okanagan Vineyards Dark Horse Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate CSV White 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Sunrock Illumina 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Liquidity Wines Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Compendium 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Quatrian 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Quatrian 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Pinot Gris 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Terroir Crosswinds Syrah #23 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Terroir Pinot Noir Reflection Point #43 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Whispering Hill Terroir Organic Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Monster Vineyard Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
NK'Mip Cellars Mer'r'iym 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
NK'Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Meritage Reserve 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Reserve Chardonnay 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quails' Gate Winery Chenin Blanc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Quails' Gate Winery Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Malbec 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Meritage 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sandhill Small Lots TWO Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
See Ya Later Ranch Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Pinot Grigio 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Rosé 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Cipes Blanc de Blanc 2010 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Cipes Brut NV BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Cipes Brut Rosé NV BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Ehrenfelser 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Spadefoot Toad Sangiovese 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No.99 Signature Series Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No.99 Signature Series Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No.99 Signature Series Shiraz 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

78th Los Angeles International Wine Competition
(Los Angeles, California) May 2017

Results to be announced.

37th San Francisco International Wine Competition
(San Francisco, California) June 2017

Results to be announced.

20th Mondial des Pinots
(Sierre, Switzerland) August 6-8, 2017

Results to be announced.

InterVin International Wine Awards (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario) August 2017
August

Results to be announced.

11th Syrah du Monde (Ampuis, France) May 2017

372 wine samples from 26 countries were tasted; 33 gold and 90 silver medals were awarded, of which BC VQA Wines earned 2 gold and 5 silver.

Gold (2)
Church & States Wines Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley 
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan Signatures Series Shiraz 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Silver (5)
Church & States Wines Coyote Bowl Series Syrah 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Backyard Vineyards Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
Painted Rock Estate Winery Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Decanter Asia Wine Awards (Hong Kong, China) September 2017

Results to be announced.

Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines
(Victoria, British Columbia) June 2017

Results to be announced.

17th WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada
(Location to be announced) June 2017

Results to be announced.

Okanagan Wine Festivals Society - Spring Wine Fest 2017 (Penticton, BC) May 4-14, 2017

Award winners for the 2017 British Columbia Best of Varietal Wine Awards:
 
British Columbia Best of Varietal Wine Awards - Wine of the Year
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Mystic River Gewürztraminer 2016
 
Best Cabernet Franc
Bench 1775 Winery Cabernet Franc 2013
 
Best Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars Winery Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
 
Best Chardonnay $19 and Over
50th Parallel Estate Chardonnay 2015
 
Best Chardonnay Under $19 
Nk’Mip Cellars Winery Chardonnay 2015
 
Best Dessert Style Wine
Northern Lights Estate Winery Seduction 2016
 
Best Gewürztraminer
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Mystic River Gewürztraminer 2016
 
Best Icewine
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery Riesling Icewine 2014
 
Best Merlot
Cassini Cellars Nobilus 2013
 
Best Pinot Blanc
Kraze Legz Vineyard & Winery Skaha Vineyard Pinot Blanc 2016
 
Best Pinot Gris $19 and Over
Hillside Winery Unoaked Pinot Gris 2016
 
Best Pinot Gris Under $19 
Arrowleaf Cellars Pinot Gris 2016
 
Best Pinot Noir $25 and Over
Privato Vineyard and Winery Grandé Reserve Pinot Noir 2012
 
Best Pinot Noir Under $25 
Arrowleaf Cellars Pinot Noir 2015
 
Best Red Blend Other - $25 and Over
Cassini Cellars Quattro Collector’s Series 2012
 
Best Red Blend Other - Under $25 
Monte Creek Ranch Winery Hands Up Red 2015
 
Best Meritage Blend $25 and Over
Sandhill Vineyards Estate Wines Small Lots Two 2014
 
Best Meritage Blend Under $25 
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Red Horizon 2014
 
Best Riesling $19 and Over
Kitsch Wines Riesling 2015
 
Best Riesling Under $19 
Arrowleaf Cellars Riesling 2016
 
Best Rosé $19 and Over
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Reserve Rosé 2016
 
Best Rosé Under $19 
Arrowleaf Cellars Rosé 2016
 
Best Sauvignon Blanc
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Dry Rock Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2016
 
Best Single Red Varietal Other - $25 and over
Blasted Church Vineyards Holy Moly 2014
 
Best Single Red Varietal Other - Under $25 
Thornhaven Estates Winery Pinot Meunier 2014
 
Best Single White Varietal Other - $19 and Over
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Morio & Friends Muscat 2016
 
Best Single White Varietal Other - Under $19 
Inniskillin Okanagan Chenin Blanc 2016
 
Best Sparkling
Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery The One 2012
 
Best Syrah 
Black Hills Estate Winery Syrah 2014
 
Best Syrah Based Blend
CedarCreek Estate Winery Senator’s Red 2013
 
Best Viognier
Red Rooster Winery Rare Bird Series Viognier 2016
 
Best White Blend $19 and Over
Inniskillin Okanagan Viognier/Gewürztraminer Discovery Series 2016
 
Best White Blend Under $19 
Thornhaven Estates Winery Brooklyn’s Blend 2016

The full list of finalists is available here.

Okanagan Wine Festivals Society BC Wine Awards - Fall Festival (Kelowna, British Columbia) September 28 - October 8, 2017

Results to be announced.

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