2019 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards Results

You can view the 2019 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards results below, or by browsing our Fall Winners Guide.



Platinum Award Winners


Harper's Trail

2018

Pioneer Block Riesling

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Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2016

Signature Series Shiraz

Sandhill

2018

Riesling Icewine

Van Westen Vineyards

2016

Vulture 2016

Gold Award Winners


Mission Hill Family Estate

2018

Terroir Collection No. 19 Brigadier's Bluff Rosé

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Mission Hill Family Estate

2017

Terroir Collection Border Vista Cabernet Sauvignon

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50th Parallel Estate

2016

50th Parallel 2016 Unparalleled Pinot Noir

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Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2016

Signature Series Riesling

Red Rooster Winery

2018

Riesling

Red Rooster Winery

2017

Rare Bird Series Pinot Noir

Sandhill

2017

Single Vineyard Syrah Sandhill Estate Vineyard

Sandhill

2016

Single Vineyard ONE Vanessa Vineyard

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2015

Odyssey Traditional Brut

Desert Hills Estate Winery

2018

Desert Hills 2018 Gamay Noir

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Nk'Mip Cellars Winery

2018

Winemakers Dreamcatcher

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Quails' Gate

2017

Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay

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Nighthawk Vineyards

2016

2016 Chardonnay

Silkscarf winery

2016

2016 Silksc arf Shiraz Reserve

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Arrowleaf

2016

Field Collection Red

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Kitsch Wines

2017

5 Barrel Pinot Noir

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Kitsch Wines

2018

Maria's Block Riesling

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Gold Hill Winery

2014

Cab Franc

Tightrope Winery

2018

Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

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Four Shadows Winery

2017

2017 Four Shadows PINOT NOIR

Fort Berens Estate Winery

2017

Cabernet Franc

Fort Berens Estate Winery

2017

Pinot Noir Reserve

Silver Award Winners


CASSINI CELLARS

2015

MALBEC

CASSINI CELLARS

2016

THE ARISTOCRAT

Mission Hill Family Estate

2017

Terroir Collection No. 23 Crosswinds Syrah

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Mission Hill Family Estate

2018

Terroir Collection No. 29 Bluebird Passage Viognier

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50th Parallel Estate

2018

50th Parallel 2018 Riesling

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Harper's Trail

2018

Silver Mane Block Riesling

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Harper's Trail

2016

Chardonnay Sparkling

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C.C. Jentsch Cellars

2015

Small Lot Cabernet Sauvignon

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Painted Rock Estate Winery

2016

Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon

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Moraine Estate Winery

2018

Chardonnay 2018

Roche Wines

2016

2016 Tradition Pinot Noir Small Lot

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Blasted Church Vineyards

2016

Nectar of the Gods

Blasted Church Vineyards

2016

Small Blessings Cabernet Sauvignon

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2018

Cabernet Franc Syrah

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

2018

The Great Red

Red Rooster Winery

2018

Rare Bird Series Viognier

Red Rooster Winery

2017

Rare Bird Series Malbec

Indigenous World Winery

2017

Hee-Hee-Tel-Kin Red Blend

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Indigenous World Winery

2015

Cabernet Sauvignon Single Vineyard

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Indigenous World Winery

2015

Cabernet Franc Single Vineyard

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Sandhill

2018

Pinot Gris Terroir Driven Wine

Sandhill

2016

Single Vineyard Sangiovese Sandhill Estate Vineyard

Rust Wine Co

2016

Syrah - Similkameen Valley

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Gray Monk Estate Winery

2018

Latitude 50 Rose

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2016

Odyssey Meritage

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2017

Odyssey Rose Brut

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

2018

Gewurztraminer

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

2017

Cabernet Franc

Hillside Winery

2018

Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

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CASSINI CELLARS

2017

PINOT NOIR

CASSINI CELLARS

2016

QUATTRO

Nk'Mip Cellars Winery

2017

White Merriym Meritage

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Nk'Mip Cellars Winery

2016

Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon

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Inniskillin Okanagan

2017

Reserve Riesling Icewine

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Inniskillin Okanagan

2016

Dark Horse Vineyard Chardonnay

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Quails' Gate

2017

Richard's Block Pinot Noir

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THORNHAVEN ESTATES WINERY

2018

BROOKLYN'S BLEND

Arrowleaf

2016

Archive Pinot Noir

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Da Silva Vineyards and Winery

2015

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon/ Syrah

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Rocky Creek Winery

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Wild Blackberry

Lariana Cellars

2016

Cabernet Sauvignon

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Stoneboat Vineyards Ltd

2016

Pinot Noir Reserve

Gold Hill Winery

2015

Cab Franc

Four Shadows Winery

2017

2017 Four Shadows MERLOT

Four Shadows Winery

2018

2018 Four Shadows RIESLING

Kismet Winery

2017

Kismet Syrah

Bronze Award Winners


Poplar Grove Winery

2016

Cabernet Franc

Poplar Grove Winery

2015

The Legacy 2015

Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery

2018

Mystic River Gewurztraminer

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CASSINI CELLARS

2015

MAXIMUS

CASSINI CELLARS

2015

CABERNET FRANC

CASSINI CELLARS

2016

Cabernet Sauvignon Collector Series

Mission Hill Family Estate

2017

Terroir Collection No. 32 Vista's Edge Cabernet Franc

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Mission Hill Family Estate

2017

Terroir Collection No. 43 Reflection Point Pinot Noir

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Mission Hill Family Estate

2018

Terroir Collection No. 26 Jagged Rock Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon

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Mission Hill Family Estate

2017

Terroir Collection No. 8 Jagged Rock Vineyard Chardonnay

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Mission Hill Family Estate

2017

Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

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50th Parallel Estate

2018

50th Parallel 2018 Pinot Noir Rose

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Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery

2017

Noble Knights Powers Vintage

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SpearHead Winery

2018

Late Harvest Riesling

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Summerhill Pyramid Winery

2017

2017 Summerhill Vineyard Riesling

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

2012

2012 Cipes Blanc de Blanc

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

NV

Cipes Brut Rose

Painted Rock Estate Winery

2016

Estate Grown Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon

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Moraine Estate Winery

2018

Cliffhanger White 2018

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Moraine Estate Winery

2018

Riesling Reserve 2018

Roche Wines

2018

2018 Tradition Pinot Gris

Blasted Church Vineyards

2018

Big Bang Theory

Blasted Church Vineyards

2016

Nothing Sacred

Blasted Church Vineyards

2016

Cabernet Merlot

Conviction Wines & Calona Vineyards

2018

The Industrialist Sovereign Opal

Peller Estates Winery

2018

Family Vineyards Select Sauvignon Blanc

Red Rooster Winery

2018

Pinot Gris

Red Rooster Winery

2018

Rare Bird Series Pinot Gris

Red Rooster Winery

2016

Rare Bird Series Merlot

Red Rooster Winery

2016

Rare Bird Series Meritage

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery

2018

Charlotte Petite Milo

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery

2017

Lover's Lane Cabernet Franc

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Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery

2017

The Connaught Syrah

Sandhill

2017

Pinot Blanc Terroir Driven Wine

Sandhill

2017

Syrah Terroir Driven Wine

Sandhill

2018

Single Vineyard Viognier Osprey Ridge Vineyard

Sandhill

2016

Single Vineyard TWO Sandhill Estate Vineyard

Sandhill

2016

Single Vineyard THREE Sandhill Estate Vineyard

Rust Wine Co

2014

Cabernet Merlot

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Road 13 Vineyards

2017

Blind Creek Viognier

Road 13 Vineyards

2015

Sparkling Chenin Blanc

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Gray Monk Estate Winery

2018

Latitude 50 White

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2016

Odyssey Merlot

Gray Monk Estate Winery

2017

Odyssey White Brut

Desert Hills Estate Winery

2018

Desert Hills 2018 Viognier

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Desert Hills Estate Winery

2016

Desert Hills 2016 Cabernet Franc

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Hillside Winery

2014

Hidden Valley Merlot

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Hillside Winery

2013

Gjoa's Vineyard Merlot

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Nk'Mip Cellars Winery

2018

Winemakers Pinot Blanc

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Inniskillin Okanagan

2017

Discovery Series Sparkling Tempranillo

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Inniskillin Okanagan

2018

Discovery Series Chenin Blanc

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The View Winery

2017

Pearls Traditional Brut

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The View Winery

2018

Riesling

The View Winery

2017

Pinot Noir Reserve

The View Winery

2018

Silver Lining White

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Stag's Hollow Winery

2018

Pinot Noir Shuttleworth Creek Vineyard

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Stag's Hollow Winery

2017

Renaissance Pinot Noir

Lake Breeze Vineyards

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Chinook - Fortified Ehrenfelser

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Crowsnest Vineyards

2018

Chardonnay Stahltank

Chaberton Estate Winery

2018

2018 Estate Grown Siegerrebe

Dirty Laundry Vineyard

2018

Woo Woo Vines Gewurztraminer

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Quails' Gate

2017

Rosemary's Block Chardonnay

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Quails' Gate

2017

Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir

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Nighthawk Vineyards

2016

2016 Gewurztraminer

Lakeside Cellars

2016

Cabernet Sauvignon

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Inniskillin Okanagan

2017

Discovery Series Viognier Gewurztraminer

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Ricco Bambino

2018

crooked crown pet nat

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THORNHAVEN ESTATES WINERY

2018

TORTURED GRAPE

Lang Vineyard's

2018

Lang Vineyard's

Lang Vineyard's

2016

Lang Vineyard's

Culmina Family Estate Winery

2016

N° 006 Unfiltered 'Jeunes Vignes' Malbec

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Culmina Family Estate Winery

2018

N° 007 Wild Ferment Viognier

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Arrowleaf

2018

Field Collection White

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Arrowleaf

2016

Archive Reserve

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Arrowleaf

2018

Select Late Harvest Vidal

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Da Silva Vineyards and Winery

2016

2016 Chenin Blanc/ Viognier

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Bench 1775 Winery

2016

2016 Bench 1775 Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah

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Bench 1775 Winery

2016

2016 Bench 1775 Cabernet Franc Malbec

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Bench 1775 Winery

2016

2016 Bench 1775 Cabernet Franc

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Kitsch Wines

2018

Esther's Block Riesling

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Stoneboat Vineyards Ltd

2015

Rock Opera Reserve

Stoneboat Vineyards Ltd

2018

Gravelbar Chorus

Gold Hill Winery

2017

Charisma White

Robin Ridge Winery

2016

Cabernet Franc Merlot

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Four Shadows Winery

2018

2018 Four Shadows CHARDONNAY

Ciao Bella Winery

2016

Ciao Bella Pinot Nero (Noir)

Ciao Bella Winery

2018

Ciao Bella Pinot Rose'

8th Generation Vineyard

2017

Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon

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Nagging Doubt Winery

2018

Sallows Road Vineyard Inclination

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Kismet Winery

2017

Kismet Karma

Kismet Winery

2017

Kismet Mantra

Kismet Winery

2016

Kismet Moksha

Kismet Winery

2017

Kismet Secret Red

Kismet Winery

2016

Kismet Reserve Cab Sauv

Kismet Winery

2017

Kismet Reserve Cab Franc

Kismet Winery

2017

Kismet Reserve Syrah

Hidden Chapel Winery

British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Guidebook

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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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