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2014 British Columbia Wine Awards


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THE 2014 BRITISH COLUMBIA WINE AWARDS


HISTORY & SPONSORS

Welcome to the 2014 British Columbia Wine Awards – the premier British Columbia wine judging competition that recognizes the excellence in winemaking for all British Columbia wineries.  The British Columbia Wine Awards are generously sponsored by Farm Credit Canada, ContainerWorld, Grant Thornton and TricorBraun Winepak.  These awards offer our British Columbia wine industry the opportunity to have their wines judged by 9 of the most respected wine judges from across North America and be awarded medals of excellence and be recognized in a comprehensive public relations and sales campaign organized by the Okanagan Wine Festivals.
 
OUR  JUDGES
 
Our 9 eminent judges this year include the following:

  • Sid Cross, Vancouver
  • Doug Frost, Kansas City
  • DJ Kearney, Vancouver
  • Kurtis  Kolt, Vancouver
  • David Lawrason, Toronto
  • Darren Oleksyn, Calgary
  • Tim Pawsey, Vancouver
  • Troy Townsin, Victoria
  • Stephanie Yuen, Vancouver

Meet the Judges

 

2014

Premier's Award for Best Wine

See Ya Later Ranch             Rover Shiraz - Viognier        2012

Platinum Medal Winners

     
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2012
Quails' Gate Syrah 2012
See Ya Later Ranch Rover Shiraz - Viognier 2012
Silkscarf Winery Viognier 2013
SpierHead Winery Pinot Gris 2013

 

Gold Medal Winners

     
Arrowleaf Cellars Pinot Noir 2012
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2012
CC Jentsch Cellars Syrah 2012
Cassini Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Grand Reserve 2011
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Viognier 2013
CedarCreek Estate Winery Riesling 2013
Eau Vivre Winery & Vineyards Riesling 2013
Fort Berens Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2012
Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Traditional Brut 2010
Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey White Brut 2012
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Reserve Riesling Icewine 2013
Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery Skaha Vineyard Mystique 2013
Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery Skaha Vineyard Pinot Blanc 2013
Meadow Vista Honey Wines Ostara NV
Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Riesling Ice Wine 2013
Mooberry Winery Raspberry 2014
Moon Curser Vineyards Border Vines 2012
Moon Curser Vineyards Dead of Night 2012
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Semillon 2011
Quails' Gate Chenin Blanc 2013
Quails' Gate Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 2012
Robin Ridge Winery Gamay 2012
Ruby Blues Winery Commune Pinot Gris 2013
Sandhill Wines Small Lots Syrah Phantom Creek Vineyard 2012
Saxon Winery Leon Millot Estate Reserve 2013
Stag's Hollow Winery & Vineyard Syrah 2011
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Black Sage Vineyard Merlot 2012
Thornhaven Estates Winery Syrah 2012
Tightrope Winery Riesling 2013
Time Estate Winery The Girls Vivacious Rose 2013
Upper Bench Estate Winery Chardonnay 2013
Wild Goose Vineyards Pinot Gris 2013
Wild Goose Vineyards Red Horizon Meritage 2012

 

Silver Medal Winners

     
Arrowleaf Cellars First Crush White 2013
Arrowleaf Cellars Pinot Gris 2013
Arrowleaf Cellars Special Select Late Harvest Vidal 2013
Bella Wines Sparkling Chardonnay - Keremeos 2013
Bench 1775 Chill 2013
Bench 1775 Paradise Ranch Riesling Icewine 2013
Calona Vineyards  Artist Series Sovereign Opal 2013
Calona Vineyards  Artist Series Unoaked Chardonnay 2013
Cana Vines  Water to White 2012
Cassini Cellars Cabernet Franc 2011
Cassini Cellars Cabernet Merlot 2013
Cassini Cellars The Godfather 2010
Cassini Cellars Syrah Collector's Series 2011
Cassini Cellars Syrah Grand Reserve 2011
CC Jentsch Cellars The Chase 2013
CedarCreek Estate Winery Ehrenfelser 2013
CedarCreek Estate Winery Estate Winery Cabernet Merlot 2011
CedarCreek Estate Winery Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2013
CedarCreek Estate Winery Gewurztraminer 2013
CedarCreek Estate Winery Merlot 2012
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Block 3 Riesling 2013
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Block 5 Chardonnay 2012
Church & State Wines Coyote Bowl Series Chardonnay 2012
Church & State Wines Gravelbourg Vineyard Chardonnay 2012
Clos Du Soleil Winery Signature 2012
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Say Yes Pinot Gris 2013
Eau Vivre Winery & Vineyards Cinq Blanc 2013
Fort Berens Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2012
Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage 2012
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Riesling 2013
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Private Reserve Pinot Noir 2013
Gray Monk Estate Winery Cabernet Merlot 2012
Gray Monk Estate Winery Ehrenfelser 2013
Gray Monk Estate Winery Chardonnay Unwooded 2013
Heaven's Gate Estate Winery Gamay Noir 2012
Hester Creek Estate Winery Merlot Block 2 Reserve 2012
Hester Creek Estate Winery Trebbiano 2013
Hidden Chapel Winery Preacher Man 2012
Inniskillin Okanagan Dark Horse Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2011
Inniskillin Okanagan Discovery Series Malbec 2012
Inniskillin Okanagan Discovery Series Tempranillo Icewine 2012
Inniskillin Okanagan Estate Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Intrigue Wines Gewurztraminer 2013
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Grand Reserve Chardonnay 2012
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Grand Reserve CSV White 2012
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Grand Reserve Entourage 2010
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Reserve Merlot 2012
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate SunRock Vineyard Shiraz 2011
Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery All That Jazz 2011
Lake Breeze Vineyards Seven Poplars Pinot Noir 2011
Lake Breeze Vineyards Seven Poplars Chardonnay 2012
Mission Hill Family Estate Perpetua Chardonnay 2012
Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Vidal Icewine  2013
Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Chardonnay 2012
Mocojo Winery Gewurztraminer 2013
Monster Vineyards White Knuckle 2013
Monte Creek Ranch Winery Hands Up White 2013
Monte Creek Ranch Winery Gewurztraminer 2013
Moon Curser Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Moon Curser Vineyards Petit Verdot 2012
Moon Curser Vineyards Pinot Noir 2011
Moon Curser Vineyards Syrah 2012
Moraine Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2012
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Syrah 2010
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Reserve Chardonnay 2012
Oliver Twist Estate Winery Patio Passion 2013
Painted Rock Estate Winery Estate Grown Merlot 2012
Painted Rock Estate Winery Red Icon 2012
Painted Rock Estate Winery  Estate Grown Syrah 2012
Perseus Winery & Vineyards Select Lots Viognier 2013
Perseus Winery & Vineyards Pinot Blanc 2013
Poplar Grove Winery Blanc de Noirs 2013
Poplar Grove Winery Merlot 2010
Poplar Grove Winery Syrah 2011
Quails' Gate Pinot Gris 2013
Quails' Gate Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2012
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Gewurztraminer 2013
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Meritage 2012
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Merlot 2012
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Syrah 2012
Road 13 Vineyards 5th Element 2011
Road 13 Vineyards Sparkling Chenin Blanc 2011
Ruby Blues Winery Commune Viognier 2013
Ruby Blues Winery Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Ruby Blues Winery White Stiletto 2013
Sandhill Wines Cabernet Merlot Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2012
Sandhill Wines Sauvignon Blanc Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2013
Saxon Winery Ltd Crown Jewel 2013
Silkscarf Winery Shiraz Reserve 2009
Sleeping Giant Winery Ted's Tribute 2013
SpierHead Winery Riesling 2012
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery Oak Bay Vineyard Gamay Noir 2012
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery Oak Bay Vineyard Marechal Foch 2012
Stag's Hollow Winery & Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2012
Stag's Hollow Winery & Vineyard Hawk's Hollow 2012
Stoneboat Vineyards Pinotage 2012
Sunnybrae Vineyards and Winery Marechal Foch 2011
Terravista Vineyards Fandango  2013
The View Winery Riesling 2012
Thornhaven Estates Winery Pinot Noir 2011
Thornhaven Estates Winery Sauvignon Blanc/Chardonnay 2013
Tightrope Winery Viognier 2013
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series Pinot Noir 2010
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Reserve 7  2012
Upper Bench Estate Winery Merlot 2012
Van Westen Vineyards V 2010
Volcanic Hills Winery Single Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2013
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah 2013
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan The Great Red 2013
Wayne Gretzky Okanagan The Great White 2012
Wild Goose Vineyards Autumn Gold 2013
Wild Goose Vineyards Mystic River Pinot Blanc 2013

 

Bronze Medal Winners

     
40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery Safe Haven 2012
40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery  Rosé 2012
50th Parallel Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2012
8th Generation Vineyard Integrity 2012
Arrowleaf Cellars Bacchus 2013
Arrowleaf Cellars First Crush Rosé 2013
Arrowleaf Cellars Gewurztraminer 2013
Arrowleaf Cellars Zweigelt 2012
Bella Wines Sparkling Chardonnay - West Side 2013
Bench 1775 Cabernet Franc Merlot 2012
Bench 1775 Chardonnay 2012
Bench 1775 Pinot Gris 2013
Blasted Church Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2011
Blasted Church Vineyards Hatfield's Fuse 2013
Blasted Church Vineyards Mixed Blessings 2013
Blasted Church Vineyards Pinot Gris 2013
Blasted Church Vineyards Syrah 2012
Blasted Church Vineyards Unorthodox Chardonnay 2013
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene 2011
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Chardonnay 2012
Calona Vineyards  Artist Series Pinot Noir 2013
Cana Vines  Bouquet  n/v
Cassini Cellars Viognier Marssane Roussane 2012
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Block 2 Pinot Noir 2012
Church & State Wines Trebella 2012
Clos Du Soleil Winery Celestiale 2012
Clos Du Soleil Winery Saturn 2013
Corcelettes Estate Winery Menhir 2012
Deep Roots Winery Gamay 2013
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Dangerous Liaison 2013
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Secret Affair 2013
EauVivre Winery & Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2012
EauVivre Winery & Vineyards Malbec 2012
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Signature Series Riesling Icewine 2013
Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey White Meritage 2011
Gray Monk Estate Winery Riesling 2012
Heaven's Gate Estate Winery Gewurztraminer 2012
Heaven's Gate Estate Winery Gewurztraminer 2013
Hester Creek Estate Winery Late Harvest Pinot Blanc 2013
Hester Creek Estate Winery Selected Barrels Merlot 2012
Hillside Estate Winery Gewurztraminer 2013
Inniskillin Okanagan Discovery Series Tempranillo 2011
Intrigue Wines Pinot Gris 2013
Intrigue Wines Riesling 2013
Intrigue Wines Social  N/V
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Grand Reserve CSV Red 2011
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate SunRock Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate SunRock Vineyard Illumina 2012
Kalala Organic Estate Winery Harmony White 2013
Krause Berry Farms and Estate Winery Blackberry Portoe n/a
Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery Black Bottom Stomp 2011
Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery Skaha Vineyard Icewine Merlot 2013
Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery The Cakewalk Merlot 2011
Lake Breeze Vineyards Rosé 2013
Lake Breeze Vineyards Semillon 2013
Lake Breeze Vineyards Winemaker Series Windfall 2013
Lang Vineyards  Meritage 2013
Meadow Vista Honey Winery Bliss N/A
Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Merlot 2012
Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Pinot Noir 2012
Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Riesling 2013
Monster Vineyards Cabs 2012
Monster Vineyards Red Eye 2012
Monte Creek Ranch Winery Frontenac Gris 2013
Moon Curser Vineyards Border Vines 2011
Moon Curser Vineyards Malbec 2012
Moraine Estate Winery Riesling 2013
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Ehrenfelser 2013
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Family Reserve Chardonnay 2011
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Merlot 2012
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2013
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery Pinot Noir 2011
Oliver Twist Estate Winery Late Harvest Kerner 2013
Oliver Twist Estate Winery Merlot/Cabernet Franc 2013
Oliver Twist Estate Winery Viognier 2013
Poplar Grove Winery Chardonnay 2013
Poplar Grove Winery The Legacy 2009
Poplar Grove Winery Viognier 2013
Privato Vineyard and Winery Silvio's Chardonnay 2013
Quails' Gate Old Vines Foch 2011
Red Rooster Winery Bantam 2013
Road 13 Vineyards Jackpot Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Road 13 Vineyards Merlot Syrah 2011
Road 13 Vineyards Pinot Noir 2012
Road 13 Vineyards Seventy-Four K 2012
Road 13 Vineyards Stemwinder Chardonnay Marsanne Rousanne 2012
Road 13 Vineyards Syrah Malbec 2012
Robin Ridge Winery Big Bird Meritage 2011
Sandhill Wines Pinot Gris King Family Vineyard 2013
Sandhill Wines Chardonnay Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2013
See Ya Later Ranch Ping 2012
Serendipity Winery Reserve Serenata 2010
Silkscarf Winery Cabernet Franc 2011
Silkscarf Winery Ensemble Blanc 2013
SpierHead Winery Gentleman Farmer Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012
SpierHead Winery Pinot Noir 2012
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2012
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery St Hubertus Vineyard Chasselas 2013
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery St Hubertus Vineyard Dry Riesling 2012
Stag's Hollow Winery & Vineyard Grenache 2013
Stag's Hollow Winery & Vineyard Viognier Hearle Vineyard 2013
Stoneboat Vineyards Chorus 2013
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Black Sage Vineyard Shiraz 2012
Therapy Vineyards Freudian Sip 2013
Therapy Vineyards Pink Freud 2013
Therapy Vineyards Pinot Noir 2012
Thornhaven Estates Winery Gewurztraminer 2013
Thornhaven Estates Winery Rosé 2013
TIME Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2012
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2012
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series 2Bench White 2013
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series Merlot 2011
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Pinot Gris 2013
Van Westen Vineyards Vivacious 2013
Volcanic Hills Winery Riesling Icewine 2013
Wild Goose Vineyards Botrytis Affected Riesling 2013
Wild Goose Vineyards Gewurtztraminer 2013
Wild Goose Vineyards Merlot 2012
Wild Goose Vineyards Riesling 2013

 

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