2016 Best of Varietal Awards Results


St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery

2013

St Hubertus Vineyard Riesling

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Cabernet Franc Award Winners


Kraze Legz Winery

2013

SKAHA Vineyard Cabernet Franc

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Cabernet Sauvignon Award Winners


Mission Hill Family Estate

2013

Mission Hill Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

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Perseus Winery

2013

Cabernet Sauvignon Select Lots

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Chardonnay/Unoaked Chardonnay Award Winners


Monster Vineyards

2015

Skinny Dip Chardonnay

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Dessert Style Wine Award Winners


Bench 1775

2014

Whistler Chardonnay Late Harvest

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Gewürztraminer Award Winners


Wild Goose Vineyards

2015

Mystic River Gewurztraminer

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Ruby Blues Winery

2015

Commune Gewürztraminer

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Red Rooster Winery

2015

Red Rooster Gewurztraminer

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Icewine Award Winners


Inniskillin Okanagan

2012

Dark Horse Vineyard Riesling Icewine

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Nk'Mip Cellars Winery

2014

Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine

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Inniskillin Okanagan

2012

Discovery Series Tempranillo Icewine

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Merlot Award Winners


Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

2012

Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Series Merlot

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North American Hybrid Award Winners


Summerhill Pyramid Winery

2013

2013 Organic Marechal Foch

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Celista Estate Winery

2014

Oak Barrel Foch Reserve

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Pinot Blanc Award Winners


Wild Goose Vineyards

2015

Mystic River Pinot Blanc

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Peller Estates - Vineyards Estate Wines

2014

Family Series Pinot Blanc

Red Rooster Winery

2015

Red Rooster Pinot Blanc

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Kraze Legz Winery

2015

SKAHA Vineyard Pinot Blanc

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Pinot Gris Award Winners


Harper's Trail

2013

Harper's Trail 2013 Pinot Gris

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Peller Estates - Vineyards Estate Wines

2015

Family Series Pinot Gris

Red Rooster Winery

2015

Red Rooster Reserve Pinot Gris

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Therapy Vineyards

2015

Therapy Vineyards Pinot Gris

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Pinot Noir Award Winners


Ciao Bella Winery

2014

Ciao Bella Pinot Nero

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La Frenz Winery

2014

Pinot Noir Reserve

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Lake Breeze Vineyards

2012

Lake Breeze Pinot Noir- Home Estate Vineyard

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SpierHead Winery

2014

SpierHead Pinot Noir GFV Saddle Block

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50th Parallel Estate

2013

50th Parallel Estate 2013 Pinot Noir

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Red Blend Award Winners


Perseus Winery

2013

Eclipse Select Lots

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Red Meritage Blend- Cabernet Dominated Award Winners


CASSINI CELLARS

2012

Maximus Collector's Series

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Red Meritage Blend- Merlot Dominated Award Winners


Riesling Award Winners


Rose/Blush Award Winners


The Hatch

2015

Screaming Frenzy Pink Elephant

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The View Winery and Vineyard

2015

Silver Lining Estate Rosé

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Sauvignon Blanc Award Winners


Therapy Vineyards

2015

Therapy Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc

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Sandhill - Vineyards Estate Wines

2015

Sandhill Sauvignon Blanc Hidden Terrace Vineyard

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La Frenz Winery

2014

Sauvignon Blanc Rattlesnake Vineyard

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Single Red Varietal - Other Award Winners


Sandhill - Vineyards Estate Wines

2013

Sandhill Small Lots Barbera Sandhill Estate Vineyard

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Sandhill - Vineyards Estate Wines

2014

Sandhill Gamay Noir Sandhill Estate Vineyard

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Inniskillin Okanagan

2013

Discovery Series Tempranillo

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Sandhill - Vineyards Estate Wines

2013

Sandhill Small Lots Petit Verdot Phantom Creek Vineyard

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Single White Varietal - Other Award Winners


Township 7 Vineyards & Winery

2015

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Muscat

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La Frenz Winery

2015

Alexandria - Rattlesnake Vineyard

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Sparkling Award Winners


Syrah Award Winners


See Ya Later Ranch

2014

Rover - Shiraz/Viognier

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Black Hills Estate Winery

2013

Black HIlls Estate Winery

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Red Rooster Winery

2013

Red Rooster Reserve Syrah

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Syrah Based Blends Award Winners


Viognier Award Winners


Black Hills Estate Winery

2014

Black Hills Estate Winery

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Sandhill - Vineyards Estate Wines

2015

Sandhill Viognier Osprey Ridge Vineyard

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White Blend Award Winners


Montakarn

2013

Tippy Toe Oaked

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Nk'Mip Cellars Winery

2014

Winemaker's Dreamcatcher

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Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2014

Wayne Gretzky No.99 The Great White

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Announcing the Lineup of Judges for the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards
August 6 2019
Announcing the Lineup of Judges for the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards

Announcing the Lineup of Judges for the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA – August 6,...


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Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Honours Passing of Founding President, Harry McWatters
July 24 2019
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Honours Passing of Founding President, Harry McWatters

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA – July 24, 2019: It is with great sadness that the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society absorbs the news of the passing...


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B.C. 2019 Best of Varietal Awards Announced
May 10 2019
B.C. 2019 Best of Varietal Awards Announced

B.C. Best of Varietal Awards Results Announced MAY 9, 2019 - Penticton, British Columbia–The 25th annual Spring Wine Festival is under...


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Announcing the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards
April 16 2018
Announcing the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards

April 6, 2018 Announcing the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards VICTORIA - The Office of the Lieutenant-Governor of...


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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.


BC Best of Varietal Awards

Every year the Best of Varietal Wine Awards recognizes the best wines in B.C., using a panel of esteemed judges. This year we were privileged to have a diverse group of wine experts from across the country join us and participate in the competition.


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