2018 BC Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards Results


Platinum Award Winners


Nk'Mip Cellars

2016

Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay

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Little Engine Wines

2016

Little Engine Wines

Kismet Winery

2016

Kismet Cabernet Franc

Rust Wine Co.

2016

Okanagan Valley Syrah

Hillside Winery

2017

Reserve Pinot Gris

Gold Award Winners


Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

2017

The Mischief Pinot Blanc

Gold Hill Winery

2014

Cabernet Franc

Gold Hill Winery

2015

Grand Vin

Blasted Church Vineyards

2016

Cabernet Merlot

Blasted Church Vineyards

2016

Bible Thumper

Nk'Mip Cellars

2017

Qwam Qwmt Riesling

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Privato Vineyard and Winery

2016

Privato Collection Pinot Noir

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Privato Vineyard and Winery

2015

Woodward Collection Tesoro Pinot Noir

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Beaufort Winery

2016

Ça Beautage

Bordertown

2016

Gruner Veltliner

Red Rooster Winery

2015

Golden Egg

Sandhill

2016

Chardonnay Terroir Driven Wine

Peller Estates Winery

2017

Family Select Chardonnay

Peller Estates Winery

2017

Family Select Sauvignon Blanc

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2014

Cabernet Merlot

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2014

Odyssey Merlot

CASSINI CELLARS

2014

CASSINI CELLARS NOBILUS

Kismet Winery

2016

Kismet Malbec

Kismet Winery

2016

Kismet Syrah

Kismet Winery

2016

Kismet Secret Red

TIME Winery

2016

McWatters Collection Meritage

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Rust Wine Co.

2016

Golden Mile Bench Merlot

Stag Hollow Winery & Vineyard

2015

REnaissance Pinot Noir

Stag Hollow Winery & Vineyard

2016

Pinot Noir - Stag's Hollow Vineyard

Quails' Gate

2016

Cabernet Sauvignon

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Stoneboat Vineyards Ltd

2015

Pinot Noir Reserve 2015

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Township 7 Vineyards & Winery

2015

Cabernet Franc - Rock Pocket Vineyard

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Tightrope

2017

2017 Pinot Gris

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Tightrope

2017

2017 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

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Silver Award Winners


The View Winery

2016

Pearls Traditional Brut

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Chaberton Estate Winery

2017

Estate Grown Bacchus Fraser Valley BCVQA

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Grizzli Winery

2014

2014 Raspberry Wine

Howling Bluff Estate Winery

2014

Century Block

Harper's Trail

2017

Field Blend White

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

2017

The Lookout Riesling

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

2016

The Sudden Inversion Meritage

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

2017

The Runabout White

Blasted Church Vineyards

2017

Sauvignon Blanc

Blasted Church Vineyards

2017

Unorthodox Chardonnay

Blasted Church Vineyards

2017

Gewurztraminer

Blasted Church Vineyards

2017

Hatfield's Fuse

Blasted Church Vineyards

2016

Cabernet Sauvignon

Blasted Church Vineyards

2016

Cabernet Franc

Blasted Church Vineyards

2015

Nothing Sacred

Blasted Church Vineyards

2015

Cross to Bear

Inniskillin Okanagan Estate

2016

Discovery Series Chenin Blanc

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Inniskillin Okanagan Estate

2016

Dark Horse Vineyard Chardonnay

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Inniskillin Okanagan Estate

2017

Dark Horse Vineyard Pinot Noir

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Inniskillin Okanagan Estate

2015

Dark Horse Vineyard Red Meritage

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Inniskillin Okanagan Estate

2015

Dark Horse Vineyard Cabernet Franc

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C.C. Jentsch Cellars

2015

Small Lot Cabernet Franc

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Sumac Ridge Estate Winery

2017

Private Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

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Nk'Mip Cellars

2016

Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon

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Vanessa Vineyard

2015

Cabernet Franc 2015

Vanessa Vineyard

2014

Merlot 2014

Vanessa Vineyard

2014

Syrah 2014

Vanessa Vineyard

2017

Viognier 2017

Beaufort Winery

2017

Ortega

Bordertown

2015

Merlot

Bordertown

2015

Reserve Merlot

Bordertown

2015

Cabernet Sauvignon

Bordertown

2016

Cabernet Franc

Bordertown

2017

Pinot Gris

Ricco Bambino

2017

Ricco Bambino Syrah

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Ricco Bambino

2017

Ricco Bambino Very Troubled Child

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Red Rooster Winery

2017

Pinot Blanc

Red Rooster Winery

2016

Rare Bird Series Malbec

Red Rooster Winery

2016

Rare Bird Series Syrah

Red Rooster Winery

2016

Rare Bird Series Pinot Noir

Sandhill

2017

Pinot Gris Terroir Driven Wine

Sandhill

2016

Merlot Terroir Driven Wine

Sandhill

2016

Cabernet Merlot Terroir Driven Wine

Sandhill

2017

Riesling Icewine

Sandhill

2015

Small Lots ONE Phantom Creek Vineyard

Sandhill

2015

Small Lots THREE Sandhill Estate Vineyard

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2017

Cabernet Syrah

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2015

No.99 The Icon

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2017

Chardonnay Unwooded

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2015

Odyssey Cabernet Sauvignon

CASSINI CELLARS

2015

CASSINI CELLARS

CASSINI CELLARS

2015

CASSINI CELLARS

CASSINI CELLARS

2012

MAXIMUS

CASSINI CELLARS

2014

QUATTRO

Lang Vineyards

2017

Farm Reserve Riesling

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Elephant Island Winery

2014

Elephant Island Winery, 'Naysayer"

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Arrowleaf Cellars

2017

Field Collection White

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Fort Berens Estate Winery

2016

Cabernet Franc Reserve

Bonamici Cellars

2016

Merlot - Cabernet Franc

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

2017

Summerhill Vineyard Riesling

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

2016

Organic Merlot

Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery

2015

King's Ransom Cabernet Sauvignon

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Clos Du Soleil Winery

2016

Cabernet Franc 2016

CedarCreek Estate Winery

2016

2016 Platinum Block 5 Chardonnay

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CedarCreek Estate Winery

2015

2015 Platinum Desert Ridge Meritage

Bench 1775

2016

Meritage - White

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Hillside Winery

2017

Gewurztraminer

Singletree Winery

2017

Gruner Veltliner

Quails' Gate

2016

The Boswell Syrah

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Tightrope

2016

2016 Pinot Noir

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Bronze Award Winners


Indigenous World Winery

2013

Cabernet Franc

Indigenous World Winery

2016

Hee-Hee-Tel-Kin

Indigenous World Winery

2017

Gewurztraminer

Chaberton Estate Winery

2012

AC 50 British Columbia BCVQA

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Grizzli Winery

2014

2024 Reserve Cabernet Franc

Grizzli Winery

2016

2016 Blueberry Wine

Larch Hills Winery

2017

Marechal Foch Reserve

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JoieFarm Winery

2016

En Famille Reserve Chardonnay

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JoieFarm Winery

2016

En Famille Reserve Pinot Noir

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Harper's Trail

2016

Cabernet Franc

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

2017

The Interloper Gerwurztraminer

Gold Hill Winery

2013

Cabernet Franc

Gold Hill Winery

2014

Grand Vin

Gold Hill Winery

2015

Cabernet Merlot

Gold Hill Winery

2016

Charisma Red

Inniskillin Okanagan Estate

2015

Discovery Series Zinfandel

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C.C. Jentsch Cellars

2015

Small Lot Cabernet Sauvignon

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Sumac Ridge Estate Winery

2017

Private Reserve Unoaked Chardonnay

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Vanessa Vineyard

2017

Rose 2017

Vanessa Vineyard

2014

Right Bank 2014

Vanessa Vineyard

2014

Meritage 2014

Wild Goose Vineyards & winery

2017

Mystic River Gewurztraminer

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Hester Creek Estate Winery

2015

Reserve Cabernet Franc Block 3

ENRICO WINERY

2017

ENRICO WINERY

Bordertown

2015

Living Desert Red

Bordertown

2016

Chardonnay

Bordertown

2017

Rose

Ricco Bambino

2017

Ricco Bambino Rosé

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Little Engine Wines

2016

Little Engine Wines

SpearHead Winery

2016

Pinot Noir GFV Saddle Block

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SpearHead Winery

2016

Pinot Noir Golden Retreat Vineyard

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Red Rooster Winery

2017

Gewurztraminer

Red Rooster Winery

2016

Cabernet Merlot

Red Rooster Winery

2017

Rare Bird Series Gewurztraminer

Red Rooster Winery

2017

Rare Bird Series Rose

Red Rooster Winery

2015

Rare Bird Series Meritage

Sandhill

2017

Sauvignon Blanc Terroir Driven Wine

Sandhill

2016

Cabernet Franc Terroir Driven Wine

Sandhill

2016

Cabernet Franc Icewine

Sandhill

2017

Small Lots Viognier Osprey Ridge Vineyard

Sandhill

2015

Small Lots Sangiovese Sandhill Estate Vineyard

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2017

Pinot Grigio

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2016

The Great Red

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2016

The Great White

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2015

Signature Series Pinot Noir

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2015

Signature Series Shiraz

Peller Estates Winery

2016

Family Select Cabernet Merlot

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2014

Odyssey Pinot Noir

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2014

Odyssey Meritage

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2015

Odyssey White Brut

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2016

Odyssey Rose Brut

Intersection Estate Winery

2015

Reserve Barrel Fermented Sauvignon Blanc

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Intersection Estate Winery

2015

Unfiltered Cabernet Franc

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CASSINI CELLARS

2014

QUATTRO

Kismet Winery

2017

Kismet Safed

Kismet Winery

2016

Kismet Karma

Kismet Winery

2015

Kismet Moksha

Elephant Island Winery

2017

Elephant Island Winery, 'Told You So'

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Evolve Cellars

2017

Pink Effervescence

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TIME Winery

2016

McWatters Collection Chardonnay

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Fort Berens Estate Winery

2017

Riesling Reserve

Bonamici Cellars

2016

Reserve Syrah

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

2012

Cipes Blanc de Blanc

Stag Hollow Winery & Vineyard

2015

Renaissance Merlot

Stag Hollow Winery & Vineyard

2016

Pinot Noir - Shuttleworthcreek Vineyard

Stag Hollow Winery & Vineyard

2017

Tragically Vidal

CedarCreek Estate Winery

2015

2015 Platinum Desert Ridge Merlot

Dirty Laundry Vineyard

2017

Au Naturel Gewurztraminer

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Hillside Winery

2017

Reserve Viognier

Hillside Winery

2015

Gamay Noir

Hillside Winery

2015

Cabernet Sauvignon

Hillside Winery

2012

Dickinson Vineyard Merlot

Hillside Winery

2016

Reserve Malbec

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

2016

Oldfield Reserve 2Bench White

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Quails' Gate

2017

Totally Botrytis Affected Optima

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Stoneboat Vineyards Ltd

2014

Rock Opera Reserve 2014

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Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery

2013

Cabernet Sauvignon

BC Wine Studio

2015

Siren's Call Harmonious

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BC Wine Studio

2015

Siren's Call Petit Verdot

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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.


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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

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