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British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

On behalf of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the Okanagan Wine Festival Society’s’ Board of Directors; we are pleased to present to you the 2023 British Columbia Lieutenant Governors’ Wine Awards. Wines from across the province will be judged by an esteemed panel of Canadian wine professionals. NEW for 2023, wineries are limited to five (5) entries per winery. As well wines, should be readily available for purchase. The awards ceremony will take place on Friday, June 2, 2023. We look forward to your submissions and thank you for your continued support of these most important awards.

British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards:

OWFS Member wineries: 2 free entries, additional entries are $94.00 + GST
Non-member wineries: All entries are $124.00 + GST

Member Information

If you would like to become an Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Member you can join here.
If you have any questions about membership with the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society, please email [email protected].

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$124

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Registrations for the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards will be accepted on the website until Thursday March 17th, 2023, at 11:59PM.

Wineries entering the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Awards will need to organize deliveries to the Container World Kelowna Depot within a ten (10) day timeframe. Deliveries will be received at the Container World Kelowna Depot within the timeframe stated below:

Monday March 13th , 2023 – Thursday March 24th , 2023

Wineries will not be able to submit their BCLGA wine entries to Container World Kelowna any later than Thursday March 24th , 2023, at 4:00 PM. It is imperative that all wineries follow the schedule for delivering to Container World, or your wines may not be accepted.  If you are unable to deliver your BCLGA wine entries within that timeframe, arrangements MUST be made by emailing [email protected] or there is a risk of your wine not being accepted.

IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER:

  • A minimum of three (3) bottles of each wine entry must be submitted for BCLG Wine Awards.
  • BCLGA wine entries that have been registered at the website but not delivered will not receive refunds.
  • BCLGA wine entries that are delivered but not registered will not be judged and will not be returned.
  • Any BCLGA wine entries that do not have corresponding Wine Submission Form will not be judged.
  • All BCLGA wine entries must be shipped with prescribed label on at least two (2) sides.
  • If possible, please ship in regular wine cases instead of international shipping boxes as this makes creating pallets much easier.
  • Deliveries will be received at Container World no earlier than 9:00AM on Monday, March 13th, 2023, and no later than 4:00PM on Thursday, March 24th, 2023
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BC Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards

British Columbia's oldest and most prestigious wine judging competition that recognizes excellence in winemaking for all British Columbia wineries.


Meet our Members

The Okanagan Wine Festival Society is made up of a number of Okanagan wineries and tourism related businesses. Every member is recognized as an outstanding service or product supplier in their related industry.


Events

We’re proud to produce 3 seasonal festivals with over 100 events annually and an annual wine competition in the Okanagan Valley – one of the world’s most renowned wine regions.


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