BC VQA Wine Awards

2016 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 14 in 2016. We expect our members will enter nearly 1,000 wines in the international competitions and hundreds more in BC and Canadian competitions.

The following is a list of awards won by BCWI members so far in 2016 – keep checking back as more results come in throughout the year. Click on the competition of interest to see the BC VQA Wines that were awarded trophies or medals.

New World International Wine Competition (Ontario, California)
23rd Chardonnay du Monde (Burgundy, France)
31st Pacific Rim International Wine Competition (San Bernardino, California)
36th All Canadian Wine Championships (Prince Edward County, Ontario)
33rd International Wine Challenge (Tranche 2) (London, England)
34th Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition (Santa Rosa, California)
Decanter World Wine Awards (London, UK)
47th International Wine & Spirit Competition (London, England)
77th Los Angeles International Wine Competition (Los Angeles, California)
36th San Francisco International Wine Competition (San Francisco, California)
19th Mondial des Pinots (Sierre, Switzerland)
InterVin International Wine Awards (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario)
10th Syrah du Monde (Ampuis, France)

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

Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines (Victoria, British Columbia)
16th 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 28-29, 2016

BEST OF VARIETAL / CLASS / GOLD (1)
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2014 Mingle

BEST OF CLASS GOLD (2)
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl 2nd Chapter Vineyard Syrah 
Church & State Wines 2014 Lost Inhibitions

GOLD (1)
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Syrah 

SILVER (3)
Church & State Wines 2012 Bordeaux Blend Red Canada Quintessential    
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Chardonnay
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Meritage 

BRONZE (6)
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Meritage Red
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Merlot
Church & State Wines 2013 Gravelbourg Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2014 Lost Inhibitions
Church & State Wines 2014 Pinot Noir

23rd Chardonnay du Monde
(Burgundy, France) March 8-11, 2016

Over the course of the competition, 782 wine samples from 39 countries were tasted. After four days of judging, the panels awarded medals to 259, or one-third of the 782 wines entered. A total of 63 gold medals were awarded and 196 silver medals were awarded. BCWI Members who won medals are:

GOLD (1)
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2013 Chardonnay Icewine

SILVER (7)
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Grand Reserve Chardonnay
JoieFarm 2013 “En Famille” Reserve Chardonnay
Liquidity Wines 2013 Chardonnay
McWatters 2013 Collection Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2014 QwAM QwMT Chardonnay
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2010 Cipes Blanc de Blanc
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2013 Chardonnay Icewine

 

31st Pacific Rim International Wine Competition
(San Bernardino, California) April 20-21, 2016

BEST OF CLASS GOLD (1)
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Nosey Neighbour White

GOLD (6)
Backyard Vineyards 2014 Riesling
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Nosey Neighbour Red
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2013 Kay-Syrah
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Red Gold Meritage
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013    Carmenere
Noble Ridge Vineyards 2013 Reserve    Chardonnay

SILVER (23)
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Franc
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Gewurztraminer
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris
Backyard Vineyards 2012 Gossip 
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Merlot
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah Second Chapter Vineyard
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Riesling
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Syrah
Moon Curser Vineyards 2014 Afraid of the Dark 
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Malbec
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Syrah
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Tempranillo
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Petit Verdot
Moon Curser Vineyards 2012 Tannant
Noble Ridge Vineyards 2014 Estate Pinot Grigio
Noble Ridge Vineyards 2014 Mingle 
Noble Ridge Vineyards 2013 Reserve Meritage
Noble Ridge Vineyards 2011 The One Brut
Peller Estates Winery 2015 Family Series Pinot Gris
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Pinot Gris

BRONZE (8)
Peller Estates Winery 2014 Family Series Cabernet Merlot
Conviction Wines 2015 The Financier Pinot Grigio/ Pinot Gris
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Hush    
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Border Vines 
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Dead of Night 
Noble Ridge Vineyards 2013 Reserve Pinot Noir
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Merlot

 

36th All Canadian Wine Championships
(Prince Edward County, Ontario) June 7-9, 2016

A total of 1,322 wines were entered into the competition of which 807 were from BC. Of those, BC won 313 awards.

TROPHY BEST RED WINE OF THE YEAR / DOUBLE GOLD (1)
Deep Roots Winery 2014 Syrah

TROPHY BEST WHITE WINE OF THE YEAR / DOUBLE GOLD (1)
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Riesling

DOUBLE GOLD (17)
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Bliss Icewine 
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Whistler Riesling Icewine    
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Viognier
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2014 Small Lot Malbec
Cassini Cellars 2013 Nobilus Merlot
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Estate Meritage
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Estate Merlot
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Estate Syrah
Deep Roots Winery 2015 Chardonnay
Moraine Estate Winery 2015 Gewürztraminer
Quails’ Gate Winery 2014 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
Robin Ridge Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
SpierHead Winery 2014 Pinot Noir Cuvee
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2013 Syrah
Stoneboat Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir   
SummerGate Winery 2015 Riesling
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2015 Mystic River Pinot Blanc

GOLD (69)
1st R.O.W. Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Chardonnay      
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Pinot Noir Rose
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Snow Tropics
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Rose
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2013 Pinot Noir 
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Semillon
Cassini Cellars 2011 The Godfather
Cassini Cellars 2013 Cabernet Franc 
Cassini Cellars 2013 Chardonnay Reserve
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Platinum Desert Ridge Merlot
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Estate Riesling  
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2015 Estate Pinot Gris
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2015 Estate Rose
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Merlot
Church & State Wines 2015 Lost Inhibitions White
Daydreamer Wines 2015 Riesling
Deep Roots Winery 2015 Gamay
Deep Roots Winery 2015 Parentage White
Deep Roots Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Deep Roots Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc      
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Evolve Cellars 2014 Cabernet Merlot
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2014 Signature Riesling Icewine
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Gewurztraminer/Schonburger
Gold Hill Winery 2012 Merlot
Gold Hill Winery 2013 Merlot
Gold Hill Winery 2014 Cabernet Merlot
Gold Hill Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2013 Odyssey White Brut 
Harper’s Trail Estate Winery 2014 Pioneer Block Dry Riesling           
Harper’s Trail Estate Winery 2015 Rose
Hillside Winery & Bistro 2015 Muscat Ottonel
Indigenous World Winery 2015 Gewürztraminer 
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Mantra
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2014 Pinot Blanc
Lang Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris
Lang Vineyards 2015 Viognier
Maverick Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay     
Maverick Estate Winery 2014 Pinot Gris
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Riesling
Monster Vineyards 2015 Rose
Montakarn Estate Winery 2014 Tippy Toe Unoaked
Moon Curser Vineyards 2012 Tannat
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Border Vines
Mt Boucherie Winery 2012 Family Reserve Pinot Noir
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2012 King’s Ransom Pinot Noir
Perseus Winery 2015 Pinot Blanc
Pipe Dreams Vineyard and Estate Winery 2014 Gamay Noir 
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Blanc de Noirs 
Quails’ Gate Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Pinot Gris
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Viognier
Robin Ridge Winery 2013 Pinot Noir 
Sandhill 2014 Gamay Noir 
SpierHead Winery 2014 Pinot Noir
SpierHead Winery 2014 Pinot Noir GFV Saddle Block 
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2013 Tempranillo
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2015 Tragically Vidal
Therapy Vineyards 2014 Freud’s Ego  
The View Winery 2015 Gewürztraminer 
Thornhaven Estates Winery 2015 Gewürztraminer
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc            
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2015 Seven Directions Kalala Vineyard Pinot Noir Rose
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2013 Merlot
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2015 Autumn Gold

SILVER (68)
Anthony Buchanan Wines 2014 Pinot Noir 
Anthony Buchanan Wines 2015 Pinot Blanc
Arrowleaf Cellars 2014 Pinot Noir
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Gewürztraminer
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc  
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 Viognier
Cassini Cellars 2013 Cabernet Merlot
Cassini Cellars 2013 Syrah
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Estate Pinot Noir
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah Second Chapter Vineyard
Church & State Wines 2013 Quintessential
Church and State Wines 2014 Trebella
Clos du Soleil Winery 2015 Fume Blanc
Daydreamer Wines 2015 Pinot Gris
Desert Hills Estate Winery NV Cactus White
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2015 Gamay
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2015 Helena
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2015 Unoaked Chardonnay
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Say Yes Pinot Gris
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Red Gold
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Dry Rock Sauvignon Blanc 
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Private Reserve Pinot Gris
Gold Hill Winery 2012 Meritage Family Reserve
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2012 Odyssey Rose Brut
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2013 Riesling
Harper’s Trail Estate 2014 Cabernet Franc  
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Hillside Winery & Bistro 2014 K White 
Hillside Winery & Bistro 2015 Gewürztraminer
Indigenous World Winery 2013 Merlot
Intrigue Wines 2015 Pinot Gris
Intrigue Wines 2014 Social White
Kraze Legz Vineyard & Winery 2013 Skaha Vineyard Merlot
Kraze Legz Vineyard & Winery 2015 Skaha Vineyard Unoaked Chardonnay
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2014 Semillon
Lang Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Franc
Lang Vineyards 2015 Bravo White 
Maverick Estate Winery 2013 Syrah
Montakarn Estate Winery 2013 Tippy Toe Oaked
Monte Creek Ranch Winery 2014 Ranch Hand Red
Monte Creek Ranch Winery 2015 Frontenac Gris
Monte Creek Ranch Winery 2015 Riesling
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Carmenere
Moon Curser Vineyards 2015 Contraband Series Arneis
Moraine Estate Winery 2013 Red Mountain
Moraine Estate Winery 2015 Riesling       
Mt. Boucherie Winery 2012 Family Reserve Summit  
Mt. Boucherie Winery 2013 Family Reserve Syrah
Orofino Vineyards 2013 Scout Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
Perseus Winery 2014 Merlot 
Perseus Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc    
Pipe Dreams Vineyard and Estate Winery 2014 Merlot
Privato Vineyard and Winery 2014 Woodward Collection Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2014 The Coop Merlot
Robin Ridge Winery 2013 Gamay
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery 2013 Oak Bay Vineyard  Pinot Noir
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2014 Renaissance Pinot Noir
SummerGate Winery 2015 Kerner 
SummerGate Winery 2015 Muscat Ottonel
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2013 Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris
Van Westen Vineyards 2014 Vivacious
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2015 Chardonnay Icewine 
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2015 Rose
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2015 Seven Directions Canyonview Vineyard Pinot Noir Rose 
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2015 Single Vineyard Gewürztraminer 
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2015 God’s Mountain Riesling        
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2015 Pinot Gris

BRONZE (74)
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Pinot Gris
Adega on 45th Estate Winery 2013 Merlot
Arrowleaf Cellars 2013 Merlot  
Arrowleaf Cellars 2014 Solstice Pinot Noir
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Gewürztraminer
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Merlot
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Syrah
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Riesling 
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Pinot Noir 
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2014 Small Lot Viognier
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 Small Lots Barrel Fermented Chardonnay
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Estate Chardonnay
Celista Estate Winery 2014 Oak Barrel Foch Reserve 
Celista Estate Winery 2015 Marg’s Rose
Church & State Wines 2012 Quintessential 
Church & State Wines 2014 Lost Inhibitions Red
Clos du Soleil Winery 2014 Capella  2014
Covert Farms Family Estate 2015 Pinot Blanc
Daydreamer Wines 2014 Tay
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Hush
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Not So Naughty Chardonnay
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2015 Madam’s Vines Gewürztraminer
Eau Vivre Winery & Vineyards 2012 Buddhafull
Eau Vivre Winery & Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Franc
Evolve Cellars 2014 Chardonnay
Evolve Cellars 2014 Pinot Blanc
Evolve Cellars 2015 Riesling      
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Classic Riesling   
Gold Hill Winery 2013 Meritage Family Reserve
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Blanc
Hillside Winery & Bistro 2012 Pinot Noir
Intrigue Wines 2015 Frosted Vines
Kismet Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Karma 
Kraze Legz Winery 2015 Skaha Vineyard Pinot Blanc
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2015 Rose
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2015 The Spice Jar  
Monte Creek Ranch Winery 2014 Cabernet Merlot
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Malbec
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Syrah
Moraine Estate Winery 2014 Cliffhanger White
Moraine Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Mt Boucherie Winery 2013 Family Reserve Chardonnay  
Peller Estates 2015 Family Series Pinot Gris
Pipe Dreams Vineyard and Estate Winery 2014 Kerner
Pipe Dreams Vineyard and Estate Winery 2014 Zweigelt 
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Merlot
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Chardonnay       
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Privato Vineyard & Winery 2012 Woodward Collection Grande Reserve Pinot Noir
Quails’ Gate Winery 2014 Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Gewürztraminer    
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Riesling
Robin Ridge Winery 2013 Chardonnay 
Sandhill 2013 Small Lot Petit Verdot Phantom Creek Vineyard  
Sandhill 2015 Hidden Terrace Vineyard
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery 2013 Oak Bay Vineyard Gamay Noir
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Stoneboat Vineyards 2013 Rock Opera
Summerhill Pyramid Winery NV Cipes Brut
Therapy Vineyards 2015 Gewürztraminer
The View Winery 2015 Ehrenfelser
The View Winery 2015 White Pinotage
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2012 Oldfield Series Merlot
Van Westen Vineyards 2013 Vivre la Vie
Van Westen Vineyards 2013 Vulture
Van Westen Vineyards 2014 Viognier
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2015 Zweigelt Icewine 
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2014 Gewürztraminer
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2014 Stoney Slope Riesling

 

33rd International Wine Challenge
(Tranche 2) (London, England) April 12-22, 2016

SILVER (2)
Meyer Family Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Whistler Viognier Ice Wine

BRONZE (4)
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc Malbec
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Merlot
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah Second Chapter Vineyard

COMMENDED (4)
Church & State Wines 2012 Quintessential
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Pinot Gris
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Pinot Noir

 

34th Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition (Santa Rosa, California) May 10-11, 2016

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD (1)
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2014 Semillon

GOLD (4)
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Whistler Viognier Icewine 
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Pinot Gris        
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Gewurztraminer        
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Pinot Gris        
            
SILVER (9)
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Syrah            
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Semillon            
JoieFarm 2014 Gamay        
JoieFarm 2015 A Noble Blend        
JoieFarm 2015 Pinot Blanc        
JoieFarm 2013 "En Famille" Reserve Chardonnay    
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Icewine Riesling Riesling Icewine
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2012 Pinot Noir                    
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Gewurztraminer        

BRONZE (15)
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Viognier            
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot            
Conviction Wines 2015 The Financier Pinot Grigio        
Conviction Wines 2015 The Industrialist Sovereign Opal        
JoieFarm 2014 PTG
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Safed
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2013 Meritage            
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2012 Chardonnay            
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2012 Pinot Noir Home Estate Vineyard            
Peller Estates Okanagan 2015 Family Series Pinot Gris        
Raven Wines 2014 Raven Deep Dark Red        
Red Rooster Winery 2015 The Coop Pinot Grigio        
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Pinot Blanc        
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Riesling        
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan 2014 No. 99 Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah

 

Decanter World Wine Awards (London, UK) April 25-29, 2016

PLATINUM (1)
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Platinum Block 3 Riesling

GOLD (5)
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Platinum Block 5 Chardonnay
Nk'Mip Cellars 2013 Qwam Qwmt Merlot
Quails' Gate 2013 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
See Ya Later Ranch 2013 Rover
Tinhorn Creek 2014 Chardonnay

SILVER (23)
50th Parallel Estate 2013 Chardonnay
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Unparalleled Pinot Noir
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Merlot
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl 2nd Chapter Syrah
Clos du Soleil Winery 2012 Estate Reserve Red
Culmina Family Estate Winery 2014 Decora
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2014 Gamay
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Dark Horse Vineyard Riesling Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Riesling Icewine 
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2011 SunRock Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2013 Grand Reserve Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2013 Reserve Shiraz 
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Grand Reserve White CSV
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2012 Quatrain   
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Terroir Collection No. 23 Crosswinds Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Vidal Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 17 Silver Ranch Riesling Icewine     
Nk'Mip Cellars 2013 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk'Mip Cellars 2014 Dreamcatcher
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc

BRONZE (63)
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Chardonnay
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc   
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2013 Pinot Noir Reserve 
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc Malbec
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Syrah
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Pinot Gris
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Cabernet Franc    
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon    
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Shiraz  
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Zinfandel    
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Merlot
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Syrah
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Platinum Block 4 Pinot Noir 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Platinum Desert Ridge Meritage   
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Platinum Desert Ridge Merlot   
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Gewürztraminer   
Church & State Wines 2012 Quintessential  
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Merlot
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah
Clos du Soleil Winery 2013 Signature
Culmina Family Estate Winery 2012 Hypothesis
Culmina Family Estate Winery 2013 Hypothesis
Indigenous World Winery 2012 Simo
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2011 Dark Horse Vineyard Meritage
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2011 Discovery Series Zinfandel   
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2013 Discovery Series Malbec
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Discovery Series Viognier Gewurztraminer
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Okanagan Estate Series Pinot Grigio
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Reserve Pinot Gris
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2011 Grand Reserve CSV
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2013 Grand Reserve Riesling
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Grand Reserve Chardonnay
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Reserve Viognier 
JoieFarm 2013 En Famille Reserve Chardonnay
JoieFarm 2013 En Famille Reserve Gewürztraminer
JoieFarm 2014 Gamay
JoieFarm 2015 Muscat
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2012 Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Reserve Merlot   
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Terroir Collection No. 21 Splitrail Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Terroir Collection No. 39 Whispering Hill Organic Merlot   
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Perpetua
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Chardonnay   
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Pinot Gris     
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir    
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Riesling     
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Riesling Icewine   
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 26 Sunrise Heritage Road Chardonnay    
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 29 Bluebird Passage Viognier     
Monster Vineyards 2014 Cabs
Nk'Mip Cellars 2012 Merriym
Nk'Mip Cellars 2014 Pinot Blanc 
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2013 Syrah    
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Syrah   
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Chardonnay  
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Pinot Gris    
See Ya Later Ranch 2013 Unleashed Pinot Gris 
Steller's Jay 2009 Brut  
Tantalus Vineyards 2013 Chardonnay    
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2012 Oldfield Series Merlot

COMMENDED (35)
50th Parallel Estate 2013 Pinot Noir     
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Gewürztraminer     
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Pinot Gris    
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Pinot Noir Rose
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Riesling   
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Whistler Viognier Icewine 
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Paradise Ranch Sauvignon Blanc Icewine   
Black Hills Estate Winery 2012 Nota Bene
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2012 Meritage   
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Athene   
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2014 Sauvignon Blanc    
Clos du Soleil Winery 2014 Capella
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2011 Mirage     
Indigenous World Winery 2013 Merlot   
Indigenous World Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Discovery Series Tempranillo Icewine  
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2013 Discovery Series Tempranillo
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2012 Sun Rock Illumina   
JoieFarm 2014 Pinot Noir   
JoieFarm 2015 A Noble Blend   
JoieFarm 2015 Re-Think Pink!    
Monster Vineyards 2015 Rosie    
Nk'Mip Cellars 2013 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Chardonnay    
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2014 Pinot Grigio    
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2013 Red Icon    
Poplar Grove Winery 2012 The Legacy    
See Ya Later Ranch 2013 Ping
See Ya Later Ranch 2014 Chardonnay    
Stellar’s Jay NV Shiraz     
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2014 Private Reserve Gewürztraminer    
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2014 Private Reserve Sauvignon Blanc    
Tantalus Vineryards 2013 Pinot Noir    
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Franc     
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2013 Merlot

 

47th International Wine & Spirit Competition
(London, England) Spring 2016

112 awards were won by BCWI members:

GOLD OUTSTANDING (1)
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Dark Horse Riesling Icewine 

GOLD (1)
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 17 Silver Ranch Riesling
Stellar’s Jay 2009 Brut

SILVER OUTSTANDING (9)
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Pinot Noir
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Meritage
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Riesling Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Tempranillo Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Riesling Icewine
See Ya Later Ranch 2012 Rover
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 1996 Cipes Traditional Cuvee

SILVER (49)
50th Parallel Estate 2013 Chardonnay
50th Parallel Estate 2013 Pinot Noir
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Chardonnay
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Pinot Gris
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Pinot Noir Rose
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Pinot Gris
Black Sage Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Franc
Black Sage Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Athene
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Syrah
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2014 Sauvignon Blanc
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Gewurztraminer
Church & State Wines 2012 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Merlot
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah 2nd Chapter Vineyard
Church & State Wines 2013 Gravelbourg Chardonnay
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2013 Kay Syrah
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Say Yes Pinot Gris
Gold Hill Winery 2012 Meritage Family Reserve
Gold Hill Winery 2014 Cabernet Merlot
Indigenous World Winery 2013 Hee-Hee-Tel-Kin
Indigenous World Winery 2013 Merlot
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2013 Discovery Series Malbec 
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Pinot Gris Reserve
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2011 Sun Rock Shiraz 2011
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Grand Reserve Chardonnay
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Grand Reserve White CSV
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Reserve Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2012 Quatrain
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Terroir Collection No. 23 Crosswinds Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Pinot Gris
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Vidal Icewine
Monster Vineyards 2014 Cabs
Monster Vineyards 2014 Rose
Monte Creek Ranch Winery 2014 Pinot Noir Icewine
Nk'Mip Cellars 2013 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk'Mip Cellars 2014 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2014 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 King's Ransom Chardonnay
Peller Estates 2012 Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No.99 Signature Series Cabernet Merlot
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Quail’s Gate Winery 2013 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonny
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots ONE Phantom Creek Vineyard
See Ya Later Ranch 2014 Pinot Gris
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2013 Chardonnay Icewine

BRONZE (61) 
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Pinot Noir
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Riesling
Arrowleaf Cellars 2014 Pinot Noir
Black Sage Vineyards 2013 Merlot
Black Sage Vineyards 2013 Shiraz
Black Sage Vineyards 2013 Zinfandel
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Merlot
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Platinum Meritage
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Platinum Merlot
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 The Last Word
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Platinum Block 3 Riesling
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Platinum Block 5 Chardonnay
Clos du Soleil Winery 2012 Estate Reserve Red
Clos du Soleil Winery 2013 Signature 
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Red Gold
Gold Hill Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Indigenous World Winery 2012 Pinot Noir
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2011 Dark Horse Vineyard Cabernet Franc
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2013 Discovery Series Tempranillo
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Chardonnay
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Okanagan Estate Series Pinot Grigio
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2012 Grand Reserve Merlot
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2012 Sun Rock Illumina
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2013 Grand Reserve Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2013 Grand Reserve Riesling
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2013 Reserve Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Reserve Viognier
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2015 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2012 Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 
Mission HIll Family Estate Winery 2013 Terroir Collection No.39 Whispering Hill Organic Merlot 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Perpetua Chardonnay
Mision Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 26 Sunrise Heritage Road Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 29 Bluebird Passage Viognier
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2011 The One
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 King's Ransom Meritage
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Chardonnay
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Meritage
Peller Estates 2014 Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No.99 Pinot Grigio
Peller Estates 2014 Wayne Gretzky Okanagan No.99 Signature Series Chardonnay 2014
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Syrah
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Quail’s Gate Winery 2013 Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir
Red Rooster Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc Icewine
Red Rooster Winery 2014 Riesling Icewine
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots Barbera Sandhill Estate Vineyard
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots TWO Sandhill Estate Vineyard
See Ya Later Ranch 2013 Ping 
See Ya Later Ranch 2014 Chardonnay
Stellar’s Jay 2009 Sparkling Shiraz
Summerhill Pyramid Winery NV Cipes Brut 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2011 Spadefoot Toad Syrah
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2012 Keter
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2012 'OM' (Organic Meritage)
Tantalus Vineyards 2013 Old Vines Riesling
Tantalus Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir 2013
TIME Estate Winery 2012 Meritage
TIME Estate Winery 2014 Meritage White

 

77th Los Angeles International Wine Competition
(Los Angeles, California) May 18-19, 2016

BEST OF CLASS / GOLD (15)
96 Points
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Carmenere (Silver – Series)

94 Points
Cassini Cellars 2012 Quattro (Dry Red Blend)
Cassini Cellars 2012 The Aristocrat (Cabernet Sauvignon)
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Safed (White Blend)
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Syrah 
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Rose

93 Points
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Desert Sun 
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Syrah 
Moon Curser Vineyards 2012 Tannant (Silver – Series) 
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Riesling 
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

92 Points
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Merlot
Peller Estates 2016 Family Series Pinot Gris

91 Points
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Ehrenfelser
Monster Vineyards 2015 Skinny Dip (Silver – Non-conformist) 

GOLD (17)
93 Points
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Syrah 
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Classic Riesling
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Syrah (Silver – Series)

92 Points
Cassini Cellards 2012 Collector’s Series Cabernet Franch
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Auxerrois
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Dry Rock Sauvignon Blanc
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris
Monster Vineyards 2014 Merlot
SpierHead Winery 2014 Club Consensus Pinot Noir
SpierHead Winery 2014 Cuvee Pinot Noir 
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2013 Merlot

91 Points
Church & State Wines 2014 Lost Inhibitions 
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Private Reserve Dry Riesling

90 Points
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Riesling 
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Glow (Rose) 
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan 2014 No 99 The Great Red

SILVER (52)
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Chardonnay
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Pinot Gris
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Pinot Noir
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Pinot Noir
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Reserve Syrah 
Backyard Vineyards 2014 Riesling
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Syrah
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2012 Meritage
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Calona Vineyards 2015 Artist Series Chardonnay
Calona Vineyards 2015 Artist Series Pinot Gris
Cassini Cellars 2011 The Godfather (Gold – Effective use) 
Cassini Cellars 2012 MAXIMUS
Cassini Cellars 2012 The Godfather 
Cassini Cellars 2013 Roussanne Marsanne
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Merlot 
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah Second Chapter Vineyard 
Church & State Wines 2015 Lost Inhibitions
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2011 Mirage
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2015 Gamay
Evolve Cellars 2014 Pinot Blanc
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Red Gold
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2014 Signature Series Icewine
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Private Reserve Pinot Gris
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2015 Dry Rock Chardonnay
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Karma
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
Kismet Estate Winery 2015 Infinity Rose
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2014 Pinot Blanc
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Moon Curser Vineryards 2013 Contraband Series Malbec (Silver – Series) 
Moon Curser Vineryards 2013 Contraband Series Petit Verdot (Silver – Series) 
Moon Curser Vineryards 2013 Contraband Series Tempranillo 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2011 The One 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Pinot Noir 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2014 Pinot Grigio
Poplar Grove Winery 2012 The Legacy
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Merlot 
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Syrah
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2014 Icewine
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Gewurztraminer
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Gewurztraminer
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots TWO 
Sandhill 2014 Gamay Noir
TIME Estate Winery 2012 Meritage
TIME Estate Winery 2014 Meritage White
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan 2014 No.99 The Great Red

SILVER NON-CONFORMIST (1)
Conviction 2015 Sovereign Opal The Industrialist

BRONZE (40)
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Nosey Neighbour Red
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Gewurztraminer
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Nosey Neighbour White
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Athene
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Pinot Noir
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2014 Sauvignon Blanc
Calona Vineyards 2014 Artist Series Cabernet Merlot 
Church & State Wines 2011 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2012 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Conviction 2015 The Financier 
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Meritage
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Pinot Noir
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 White Gold 
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2012 Pinot Noir 
Lake Breeze Vineyards  2012 Reserve Pinot Noir 
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2013 Meritage
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2013 Merlot 
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2014 Semillon
McWatters Collection 2012 Meritage 
Monster Vineyards 2015 Rosie
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Border Vines (Silver – Series)
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Dead of Night (Silver – Series) 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Chardonnay 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Meritage
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2014 Mingle 
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Raven 2014 Deep Dark Red 
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Pinot Blanc
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Pinot Gris 
Red Rooster Winery 2015 The Coop (Silver – Colour & Type) 
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots Barbera
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots Malbec Phantom Creek Vineyard 
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots THREE
Sandhill 2015 Rose

 

36th San Francisco International Wine Competition
(San Francisco, California) June 9-12, 2016

BEST of VARIETAL (2)
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Grigio 
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc  

DOUBLE GOLD (11)
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon 
Cassini Cellars 2012 Maximus 
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2015 Riesling  
Indigenous World Winery 2013 Hee-Hee-Tel-Kin Red
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2012 SunRock Illumina 
Nk'Mip Cellars 2014 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir  
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Riesling Icewine
See Ya Later Ranch 2015 Pinot Gris   
Steller's Jay 2009 Brut 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery NV Cipes 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2012 Cabernets 

GOLD (26)
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Chardonnay  
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Cabernet Franc  
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Merlot  
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Athene 
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2014 Sauvignon Blanc  
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2014 Small Lot Series Cabernet Sauvignon
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 Viognier  
Cassini Cellars 2012 Cabernet Franc  
Cassini Cellars 2012 The Aristocrat 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Gris 
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2013 Kay-Syrah  
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Riesling  
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Say Yes Pinot Gris
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery 2014 Birch Canoe Pinot Blanc
Indigenous World Winery 2012 Simo
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Tempranillo Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2013 Discovery Series Tempranillo 
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Riesling Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2013 Grand Reserve Meritage
Mission Hill Family Estate 2013 Terroir Collection No. 39 Organic Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 17 Riesling Icewine 
Monster Vineyards 2014 Cabs 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2015 Mingle
Serendipity Winery 2011 Merlot   
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Franc 

SILVER (69)
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Pinot Gris 
Backyard Vineyards NV Blanc De Noir Brut 
Backyard Vineyards NV Sparkling Rose 
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Franc  
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Nosey Neighbor Red 
Backyard Vineyards 2014 Riesling 
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Gewürztraminer 
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Viognier  
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Shiraz  
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Zinfandel 
Cassini Cellars 2011 The Godfather 
Cassini Cellars 2012 Quattro 
Cassini Cellars 2013 Roussanne Marsanne 
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2014 Small Lot Series Cabernet Franc
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Meritage 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Platinum Desert Ridge Merlot 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Syrah 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Noir Rose 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2015 Riesling 
Church & State Wines 2012 Quintessential 
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Cabernet Sauvignon 
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah 
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah Second Chapter Vineyard
Church & State Wines 2014 Lost Inhibitions
Church & State Wines 2014 Trebella 
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2011 Syrah  
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2015 Gamay 
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery 2014 Red Willow Shiraz
Indigenous World Winery 2013 Merlot  
Indigenous World Winery 2014 Chardonnay  
Indigenous World Winery 2014 Red Fox Rose
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards  2012 Estate Riesling Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards  2013 Discovery Series Malbec 
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards  2014 Meritage  
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2015 Discovery Series Viognier Gewürztraminer
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards  2015 Pinot Grigio  
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2012 Grand Reserve Merlot
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2013 Reserve Shiraz 
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Reserve Viognier
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Riesling Icewine 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2012 Compendium  
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Merlot  
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Terroir Collection No. 21 Splitrail Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Perpetua 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Chardonnay 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Riesling 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Vidal Icewine 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 5 Chardonnay 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 26 Chardonnay 
Monster Vineyards 2014 Merlot  
Monster Vineyards 2014 Riesling  
Monster Vineyards 2015 Chardonnay 
Nk'Mip Cellars 2013 Merriym Meritage   
Nk'Mip Cellars 2014 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Chardonnay 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Pinot Noir
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2015 Pinot Grigio  
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Syrah  
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Pinot Gris 
See Ya Later Ranch 2012 Major's Block  Red Blend 
See Ya Later Ranch 2013 Ping
See Ya Later Ranch 2013 Rover
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2012 Organic Meritage 'Om' 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2015 Small-Lot Viognier 
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2012 Oldfield Series Estate 2-Bench Red 
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2015 Gewürztraminer  
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris 

BRONZE (56)
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Pinot Noir 
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Pinot Noir Unparalleled
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Gewurztraminer  
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Pinot Noir Rose
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Riesling  
Backyard Vineyards 2012 Gossip 
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon  
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Merlot  
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Reserve Syrah 
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Syrah  
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Nosey Neighbor White 
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Rose
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc Malbec 
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon  
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2013 The Chase 
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2014 Syrah  
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 Chardonnay  
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Merlot 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Pinot Noir 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Platinum Pinot Noir 
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2015 Gerwurtztraminer
Church & State Wines 2013 Quintessential 
Church & State Wines 2015 Lost Inhibitions 
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2011 Mirage 
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2012 Merlot  
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery 2014 Ogopogos Lair Pinot Grigio 
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2011 Discovery Series Zinfandel 
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Cabernet Franc  
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2013 Vidal Icewine  
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2011 Sun Rock Shiraz 
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2013 Grand Reserve Riesling 
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2015 Reserve Sauvignon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2012 Quatrain 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Terroir Collection No. 23 Syrah 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Pinot Noir 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Pinot Gris
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection No. 29 Viognier 
Monster Vineyards 2014 Merlot  
Monster Vineyards 2015 Chardonnay  
Nk'Mip Cellars 2015 Winemaker’s Rose 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Meritage 
Poplar Grove Winery 2012 The Legacy
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Chardonnay 
See Ya Later Ranch 2015 Chardonnay  
Summerhill Pyramid Winery NV Sparkling Rose Cipes 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2010 Blanc De Blanc Cipes 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2013 Chardonnay Icewine 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2013 Merlot 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2014 Alive Organic White 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2014 Merlot Icewine 
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2014 Oldfield Series Estate 2-Bench White 
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

 

19th Mondial des Pinots
(Sierre, Switzerland) August 7-9, 2016

Results are announced in September. 

InterVin International Wine Awards (Niagra-on-the-Lake, Ontario) August 10-12, 2016
August

InterVin awards are announced in the fall. 

10th Syrah du Monde (Ampuis, France) May 11-13, 2016

74 wine samples from 23 countries were tasted. After three days of judging, the panels awarded medals to 124. In total, 35 gold medals and 89 silver medals were awarded. BCWI Members were awarded, as follows:

SILVER (3)
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Syrah
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots Syrah Phantom Creek Vineyard
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Syrah

Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines
(Victoria, British Columbia) June 2016

This year, 504 wines were submitted by 135 wineries for judging. BCWI members received 10 of the 12 awards:

Bordertown Vineyards & Estate Winery 2013 Living Desert Red
Ex Nihilo Vineyards Okanagan Valley 2014 Pinot Noir
Gold Hill Winery 2013 Meritage Family Reserve
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2013 Syrah Viognier
Intersection Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Kismet Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Okanagan Crush Pad Winery 2014 Haywire The Bub
Quails’ Gate Winery 2014 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2012 Reserve Merlot
St. Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery 2014 Riesling

 

16th WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada
(Penticton, British Columbia) June 22 - 26, 2016

At this year’s WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada there were more than 1,500 wine entries from 230 wineries in six provinces – 143 wineries were from British Columbia. 

BCWI member wineries received 7 of the 16 Platinum medals awarded! Platinum medals represent the top 1% of wines entered, achieving an average score of 91 points or better. 

Gold Medals are awarded to wines reaching an average score of 90 points or higher – BCWI members received 37 Gold Medals. In all, BCWI members won 361 medals.

PLATINUM (7)
CedarCreek 2014 Platinum Chardonnay Block 5
Gray Monk 2013 Riesling
Lake Breeze 2014 Semillon
Le Vieux Pin 2014 Syrah Cuvee Violette
Montakarn Estate 2013 Angels Share
SpierHead Winery 2014 Pinot Noir Cuvee 
SpierHead Winery 2014 Pinot Noir GFV Saddle Block

GOLD (37)
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Unparallelled Pinot Noir
Arrowleaf 2015 Gewurztraminer
Bench 1775 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Athene
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2013 Syrah
Church & State Wines 2012 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah Second Chapter Vineyard
Daydreamer Wines 2014 Marcus Ansems Shiraz
Gray Monk 2012 Odyssey Rose Brut
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2011 SunRock Meritage
JoieFarm 2014 Gamay
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2012 Winemaker’s Series Riesling
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2015 The Spice Jar
Liquidity 2014 Pinot Noir Estate
Meyer Family Vineyards 2014 Chardonnay McLean Creek Road Vineyard
Meyer Family Vineyards 2014 Okanagan Valley Pinot Noir
Meyer Family Vineyards 2014 Old Block Pinot Noir McLean Creek Vineyard
Meyer Family Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir Micro Cuvee McLean Creek Vineyard
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Dead of Night
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Syrah
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2013 Riesling
Quails’ Gate 2014 The Bench Pinot Gris
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots Two Sandhill Estate Vineyard
Sperling Vineyards 2015 Natural Amber Pinot Gris
SpierHead Winery 2015 Pinot Gris Golden Retreat Vineyard
St. Hubertus & Oka Bay Estate Winery 2013 Oak Bay Gebert Family Reserve Riesling
Stag’s Hollow Winery and Vineyard 2014 Viognier Hearle Vineyard
Steller’s Jay 2009 Sparkling Brut
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2010 Cipes Blanc de Blanc
Terravista Vineyards 2015
Terravista Vineyards 2015 Albarino
Terravista Vineyards 2015 Fandango
The View Winery 2015 Ehrenfelser
Upper Bench Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Vanessa Vineyard Estate Winery 2012 Syrah

SILVER (222)
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Chardonnay
50th Parallel Estate 2014 Pinot Noir
Arrowleaf Cellars 2013 Solstice Reserve
Arrowleaf Cellards 2014 First Crush Red
Arrowleaf Cellars 2014 Zweigelt
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Riesling Ritchie Vineyard
Backyard Vineyards 2012 Gossip
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Franc
Backyard Vineyards 2013 Nosey Neighbour Red
Backyard Vineyards 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Backyard Vineyards 2015 Riesling
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2013 Chardonnay Reserve
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2013 Pinot Noir
Bartier Bros. Vineyard & Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc Cerqueira Vineyard
Bartier Bros. Vineyard & Winery 2013 Merlot Cerqueira Vineyard
Bartier Bros. Vineyard & Winery 2014 Syrah Cerqueira Vineyard
Bartier Bros. Vineyard & Winery 2015 Semillon Cerqueira Vineyard
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc cl 214
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Cabernet Merlot
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Bliss
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Groove
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Malbec
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Syrah
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Whistler Riesling Icewine
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Viognier
Bench 1775  Winery 2015 Glow
Black Hills Estate Winery 2013 Syrah
Bordertown Vineyard & Estate Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc
Bordertown Vineyard & Estate Winery 2015 Grüner Veltliner
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2014 Pinot Noir
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2014 Syrah
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2014 Small Lots Series Cabernet Franc
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2014 The Chase
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 Small Lots Series Barrel Fermented Chardonnay
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 The Quest
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Estate Merlot
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Platinum Meritage Desert Ridge
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Platinum Merlot Desert Ridge
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Estate Syrah
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Platinum Pinot Noir Block 2
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2015 Estate Pinot Noir Rosé
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2015 Platinum Viognier
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Cabernet Franc
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Meritage
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Merlot
Church & State Wines 2013 Coyote Bowl Series Syrah Coyote Bowl Vineyard
Church & State Wines 2013 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2014 Coyote Bowl Series Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2014 Island Vineyard Pinot Noir
Church & State Wines 2014 Pinot Noir
Clos du Soleil Winery 2013 Signature
Clos du Soleil Winery 2015 Grower’s Series Middle Bench Vineyard Pinot Blanc
Corcelettes Estate Winery 2014 Menhir
Corcelettes Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Noir
Culmina Family Estate Winery 2015 Decora
Deep Roots Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc
Deep Roots Winery 2014 Malbec
Deep Roots Winery 2014 Syrah
Deep Roots Winery 2015 Chardonnay
Deep Roots Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Pinot Noir
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2015 Woo Woo Vines Gewurztraminer
EauVivre Winery & Vineyards 2013 Malbec
Evolve Cellars 2015 Pinot Gris
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Red Gold
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Gris
Gold Hill Winery 2012 Syrah
Gold Hill Winery 2013 Meritage Family Reserve
Gold Hill Winery 2013 Merlot
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2014 Syrah-Viognier
Hillside Winery 2012 Cabernet Franc
Hillside Winery 2012 Mosaic
Hillside Winery 2015 Muscat Ottonel
Howling Bluff Estate Winery 2009 Fort Pinot Noir Summa Quies Vineyard
Howling Bluff Estate Winery 2013 Pinot Noir Summa Quies Vineyard
Howling Bluff Estate Winery 2015 Rosé Summa Quies Vineyard
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Dark Horse Vineyard Riesling Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Tempranillo Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Single Vineyard Series Dark Horse Vineyard Meritage
Intrigue Wines 2015 Social White
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2011 SunRock Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2012 Grand Reserve Merlot
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Reserve Viognier
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2014 Riesling Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2015 Grand Reserve Riesling
JoieFarm 2013 ‘En Famille’ Reserve Chardonnay
JoieFarm 2014 Pinot Noir
JoieFarm 2015 A Noble Blend
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2014 Harmony Red
Kismet Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Karma
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Riesling Icewine
Kraze Legz Vineyard & Winery 2013 Impulsion
Kraze Legz Vineyard & Winery 2013 Reserve Impulsion
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2012 Seven Poplars Chardonnay
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2015 Pinot Blanc
Lang Vineyards 2015 Bravo White
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2013 Portfolio
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2014 Syrah
Liquidity Wines 2014 Chardonnay
Liquidity Wines 2015 Riesling
McWatters Collection 2014 Chardonnay
Meyer Family Vineyards 2014 Tribute Series Old Main Rd Vineyard
Meyer Family Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir Reimer Vineyard
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2012 Quatrain
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Quatrain
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Perpetua
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Vidal Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection Bluebird Passage Viognier No. 29
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2014 Terroir Collection Silver Ranch Riesling Icewine No. 17
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2015 Reserve Riesling Icewine
Monster Vineyards 2014 Cabs Meritage
Montakarn Estate Winery 2013 Bella Nola
Montakarn Estate 2013 Winery Tippy Toe Oaked
Monte Creek Ranch Winery 2015 Hands Up White
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Malbec 
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Petit Verdot 
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Contraband Series Tempranillo
Moraine Estate Winery 2014 Cliffhanger Red
Moraine Estate Winery 2014 Malbec
Moraine Estate Winery 2014 Pinot Noir
Moraine Estate Winery 2014 Syrah
Moraine Estate Winery 2015 Pink Mountain Rosé
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2012 Family Reserve Pinot Noir
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2013 Family Reserve Chardonnay
Niche Wine Company 2014 Small Batch White
Niche Wine Company 2015 Pinot Noir Blanc
Nk’Mip Cellars 2013 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2013 Qwam Qwmt Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2015 Pinot Blanc
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Orofino Vineyards 2014 Hendsbee Vineyard Riesling
Orofino Vineyards 2012 Beleza
Orofino Vineyards 2013 Red Bridge Red
Orofino Vineyards 2015 Wild Ferment Syrah
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvigon
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2012 Syrah
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2013 Red Icon
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2013 Syrah
Perseus Winery 2014 Merlot
Perseus Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Perseus Winery N/V Sparkling Chardonnay
Poplar Grove Winery 2012 The Legacy
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Poplar Grove Winery 2013 Syrah
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Blanc de Noirs Rose
Privato Vineyard & Winery 2012 Grande Reserve Pinot Noir
Quails’ Gate Winery 2013 Richard’s Block Pinot Noir
Quails’ Gate Winery 2013 Rosemary’s Block Chardonnay
Quails’ Gate Winery 2013 The Boswell Syrah
Quails’ Gate Winery 2014 Chardonnay 
Quails’ Gate Winery 2014 Pinot Noir 
Quails’ Gate Winery 2014 Riesling Icewine 
Quails’ Gate Winery 2014 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 
Quails’ Gate Winery 2014 Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 
Quails’ Gate Winery 2015 Chenin Blanc 
Quails’ Gate Winery 2015 Dry Riesling 
Quails’ Gate Winery 2015 Rose 
Red Rooster Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc Icewine 
Red Rooster Winery 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir 
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Gewurztraminer
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Rose 
River Stone Estate Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc
River Stone Estate Winery  2013 Stones Throw
Robin Ridge 2012 Signature Series Meritage 
Robin Ridge 2013 Cabernet Franc 
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots Barbera Sandhill Estate Vineyard
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots One Phantom Creek Vineyard 
Sandhill 2014 Syrah Sandhill Estate Vineyard 
Sandhill 2015 Small Lots Viognier Osprey Ridge Vineyard 
See Ya Later Ranch 2014 Rover Shiraz Viognier 
See Ya Later Ranch 2015 Pinot Gris 
Serendipity Winery 2015 Rose 
Serendipity Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Sperling Vineyards 2013 Old Vines Riesling 
Sperling Vineyards 2014 Vin Gris of Pinot Noir 
Sperling Vineyards 2015 Pinot Noir Rose 
St. Hubertus & Oka Bay Estate Winery 2014 Riesling 
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2013 Cabernet Franc 
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2013 Hawk’s Hollow 
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2013 Renaissance Merlot Stag’s Hollow Vineyard 
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2013 Syrah Hearle Vineyard
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2014 Malbec Plut Vineyard 
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2015 Dolcetto Shuttleworth Creek Vineyard 
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2015 Grenache
Stoneboat Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2015 Gewurztraminer
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2015 Alive Organic White 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2015 Summerhill Vineyard Chardonnay 
Summerhill Pyramid Winery N/V Cipes Brut
Tantalus Vineyards 2013 Blanc de Noir 
Tantalus Vineyards 2013 Old Vines Riesling 
Tantalus Vineyards 2014 Juveniles Pinot Noir 
Tantalus Vineyards 2015 Riesling Icewine 
The View Winery 2014 Riesling 
Therapy Vineyards 2014 Super Ego
Therapy Vineyards 2015 Freudian Sip 
Thornhaven Estates Winery 2014 XV
Thornhaven Estates Winery 2015 Gewurztraminer 
TIME Estate Winery 2013 Meritage 
TIME Estate Winery 2013 Syrah 
TIME Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay 
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2012 Oldfield Series 2Bench Red 
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2014 Oldfield Series 2Bench White
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2014 Oldfield Series Chardonnay 
Upper Bench Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Van Westen Vineyards 2013 Voluptuous 
Van Westen Vineyards 2013 Vulture Cabernet Franc 
Van Westen Vineyards 2015 Vino Grigio 
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2011 Pinot Noir 
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2015 Reserve Viognier 
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan 2014 Signature Series Cabernet Merlot
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2013 Red Horizon Meritage
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2014 Black Brant 
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2014 Stoney Slope Riesling 
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2015 God’s Mountain Riesling 

BRONZE (95)
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Riesling
Adega on 45th Estate Winery 2013 Malbec
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Bacchus
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 First Crush White
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Rose
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Snow Tropics
Backyard Vineyards  2013 Syrah
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2013 Merlot
Bordertown Vineyard & Estate Winery 2015 Muscat
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Meritage
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Merlot
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2013 Viognier
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2014 Small Lots Series Viognier
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Estate Cabernet Merlot
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Platinum Pinot Noir Block 4
Church & State Wines 2014 Lost Inhibitions Red
Clos du Soleil Winery 2014 Capella
Corcelettes Estate Winery 2015 Oracle Rose LadyHawke Vineyard
Culmina Family Estate Winery 2012 Hypothesis
Culmina Family Estate Winery 2015 Saignée
Daydreamer Wines 2015 Pinot Gris
Deep Roots Winery 2014 Merlot
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Not So Naughty Unoaked Chardonnay
Dirty Laundry Vineyards 2014 Say Yes Pinot Gris
Evolve Cellars 2015 Riesling
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2013 Meritage
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Pinot Noir
Fort Berens 2014 Estate Winery White Gold
Giant Head Estate Winery 2015 Blanc de Noir
Gold Hill Winery 2013 Malbec
Gold Hill Winery 2013 Syrah
Gold Hill Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2014 Odyssey White Brut
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2015 Ehrenfelser
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2015 Rotberger Rosé, British Columbia
Hillside Winery 2015 Reserve Pinot Gris
Howling Bluff Estate Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Howling Bluff Estate Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2013 Discovery Series Malbec
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2013 Discovery Series Tempranillo
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Riesling Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2015 Pinot Grigio
Isabella Winery 2010 Imperial Grand Reserve, British Columbia
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2013 Reserve Shiraz
Kismet Estate Winery 2013 Moksha
Kismet Estate Winery 2014 Mantra
Kraze Legz Vineyard & Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc 
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris
McWatters Collection 2013 Meritage
Meyer Family Vineyards 2014 Gewurztraminer McLean Creek Road Vineyard
Meyer Family Vineyards 2015 Stevens Block Chardonnay Old Main Rd Vineyard
Monster Vineyards 2015 White Knuckle
Monte Creek Ranch Winery 2014 Cabernet Merlot
Monte Creek Ranch Winery 2014 Hands Up Red
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Carmenere
Moon Curser Vineyards Contraband Series 2015 Arneis
Moraine Estate Winery 2013 Red Mountain
Moraine Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Moraine Estate Winery 2015 Viognier
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2013 Meritage 
Orofino Vineyards 2013 Scout Vineyard Syrah
Orofino  Vineyards 2015 Gamay
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2012 Red Icon
Peller Estates Okanagan Family Select 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Quails’ Gate Winery 2015 Shannon Pacific Vigonier
Red Rooster Winery 2014 Pinot Noir
Red Rooster Winery 2014 Riesling Icewine
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Gewurztraminer
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Pinot Gris
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Viognier
Sandhill 2014 Cabernet Merlot Sandhill Estate Vineyard
Sandhill 2014 Merlot Sandhill Estate Vineyard
See Ya Later Ranch 2013 Ping 
Serendipity Winery 2013 Pinot Noir
Sperling Vineyards 2015 Vidal Icewine
SpierHead Winery 2015 Chardonnay GFV Saddle Block
SpierHead Winery 2015 Riesling GFV Saddle Block
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard 2013 Tempranillo
Stoneboat Vineyards 2013 Rock Opera
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2013 Organic Merlot
Thornhaven Estates Winery 2013 Syrah
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2012 Oldfield Series Cabernet Franc 
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2012 Oldfield Series Pinot Noir
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2013 Oldfield Series Syrah
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2014 Merlot
Upper Bench Estate Winery 2015 Estate Riesling 
Van Westen Vineyards 2013 V
Van Westen Vineyards 2013 Violeta
Van Westen Vineyards 2013 Vivre la Vie Merlot
Van Westen Vineyards 2014 Viognier
Van Westen Vineyards 2015 Vivacious
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan 2014 The Great Red
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan 2015 Signature Series Chardonnay
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2015 Pinot Gris

 

Okanagan Wine Festivals Society - Spring Wine Fest 2016 (Penticton, BC) April 28 to May 8, 2016

WINE OF THE YEAR
St. Hubertus Estate Winery & Oak Bay Estate Winery 2013 St. Hubertus Riesling

BEST OF VARIETAL (20)
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Pinot Gris 
Arrowleaf Cellars 2015 Snow Tropics 
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Syrah
Black Hills Estate Winery 2014 Viognier
Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon 
Bordertown Vineyard & Estate Winery 2013 Living Desert Red
Cassini Cellars 2012 Maximus Collector’s Series Meritage (Cabernet-dominated))
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2013 Senator’s Red
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Estate Chardonnay
Evolve Cellars 2014 Pinot Blanc
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Dark Horse Vineyard Riesling Icewine
Monte Creek Ranch Winery 2015 Frontenac Gris
Perseus Winery 2015 Pinot Noir Rose
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2010 Obra Prima Meritage (Merlot-dominated)
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots Barbera
Therapy Vineyards 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2012 Oldfield Series Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Franc
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2015 Muscat
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2015 Mystic River Gewürztraminer

GOLD (30)
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2013 Pinot Noir 
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery 2015 Blanc De Noirs Rose
Bench 1775 Winery 2014 Whistler Chardonnay Late Harvest
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2014 Cabernet Merlot
C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 Viognier
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Say Yes Pinot Gris
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2014 Gewürztraminer-Schonburger
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2013 Riesling 
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2014 Pinot Gris 
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2014 Riesling Icewine 
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Monster Vineyards 2015 Skinny Dip Chardonnay
Montakarn Estate Winery 2013 Tippy Toe Oaked
Moon Curser Vineyards 2012 Tannat 
Moon Curser Vineyards 2013 Border Vines
Moraine Estate Winery 2015 Riesling   2015
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2013 Family Reserve Chardonnay
Nighthawk Vineyards 2012 Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2014 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine
Peller Estates 2014 Family Series Pinot Blanc
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Blanc De Noirs
Sandhill 2014 Gamay Noir 2014
See Ya Later Ranch 2014 Rover Shiraz/Viognier
Serendipity Winery 2011 Serenata Reserve
Thornhaven Estates Winery 2014 XV
Thornhaven Estates Winery 2015 Gewürztraminer 
vinPerdu Cellars 2014 Compass
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2015 Autumn Gold
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2015 Mystic River Pinot Blanc

SILVER (52)
50th Parallel Estate 2013 Pinot Noir
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Riesling
Arrowleaf Cellars 2013 Merlot
Arrowleaf Cellars 2014 Pinot Noir
Bench 1775 Winery 2013 Merlot 
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Viognier 
Black Hills Estate Winery 2013 Syrah
Black Sage Vineyard 2008 Pipe
Cassini Cellars 2012 Quattro Collector’s Series
Cassini Cellars 2013 Rousanne/Marsanne
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2014 Estate Riesling
Celista Estate Winery 2014 Oak Barrel Foch Reserve 
Culmina Family Estate Winery 2013 Merlot 
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2014 Riesling
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2014 Kerner
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2015 Chardonnay Unwooded
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2015 Ehrenfelser
Harper’s Trail Estate Winery 2013 Pinot Gris
Harper’s Trail Estate Wienry 2014 Cabernet Franc
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2012 Discovery Series Tempranillo Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2013 Discovery Series Tempranillo
Intrigue Wines 2015 Chardonnay
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2012 Sunrock Vineyard Illumina
Kismet Estate Winery 2013 Mantra
Kraze Legz Winery 2013 Skaha Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2013
Kraze Legz Winery 2015 Skaha Vineyard Pinot Blanc
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2012 Pinot Noir Home Estate Vineyard
Montakarn Winery 2013 Angel Share 
Nk’mip Cellars 2014 Winemaker’s Dreamcatcher
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2014 Stony Knoll Chardonnay 
Peller Estates 2015 Family Series Pinot Gris 2015
Perseus Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Select Lots
Perseus Winery 2013 Eclipse Select Lots
Poplar Grove Winery 2015 Chardonnay
Privato Vineyard & Winery 2013 Fedele Pinot Noir
Red Rooster Winery 2013 Reserve Syrah
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Gewürztraminer
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Pinot Blanc
Red Rooster Winery 2015 Reserve Pinot Gris
River Stone Estate Winery 2012 Cornerstone
Sandhill 2013 Small Lots Petit Verdot
Sandhill 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Hidden Terrace Vineyard
Sandhill 2015 Viognier Osprey Ridge Vineyard
Serendipity Winery 2015 Rose
SpierHead Winery 2014 Pinot Noir GFV Saddle Block
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2013 Organic Marechal Foch
Therapy Vineyards 2015 Pinot Gris
The View Winery 2014 Pinotage Reserve 
The View Winery 2014 Silver Lining Estate White 
The View Winery 2015 Silver Lining Estate Rose
The View Winery 2015 Voulez View Rose
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan 2014 No.99 The Great White

Okanagan Wine Festivals Society BC Wine Awards - Fall Festival (Kelowna, British Columbia)

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