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BC Wine Winners 2011 Select Competition
21st Grand Harvest Awards (Villa Chanticleer, Healdsburg, CA) March 01 & 02, 2011
Seriously Cool Chardonnay (New York, NY) March 08, 2011
18th Chardonnay du Monde (Burgundy, France) March 09 to 12, 2011
21st New World International Wine Competition (Ontario, CA) March 13 & 14, 2011
35th Challenge International du Vin (Bourg Sur Gironde, France) April 08 & 09, 2011
Decanter World Wine Awards (London, UK) April 11 to 15, 2011
International Wine Challenge (West Sussex, UK) April 11 to 28, 2011
26th Pacific Rim International Wine Competition (San Bernardino, CA) April 20 & 21, 2011
Northwest Wine Summit (Hood River, OR) May 01 to 03, 2011
29th West Coast Wine Competition (Villa Chanticleer, Healdsburg, CA) April 26 to 28, 2011
24th Tasters Guild International Wine Judging (Grand Rapids, MI) April 27 to 30, 2011
42nd International Wine & Spirit Competition (London, UK) Judging March Through April
18th Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (Luxembourg) May 06 to 08, 2011
31st All-Canadian Wine Championships (Windsor, ON) May 16 & 17, 2011
72nd Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition (POMONA, CA) May 18 to 20, 2011
35th International Eastern Wine Competition (Watkins Glen, NY) June 14 to 15, 2011
Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in BC Wines (Victoria, BC) June 7 to 9, 2011
San Francisco International Wine Competition (San Francisco, CA) June 17 to 19, 2011
Indy International Wine Competition (West Lafayette, IN) August 03 to 05, 2011
InterVin International Wine Awards (Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON) August 15 to 18, 2011
14th Mondial du Pinot Noir (Sierre, Switzerland) August 19 to 21, 2011
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society BC Wine Awards (Kelowna, BC) October 2011
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society BC Wine Awards (Kelowna, BC) October 2011
Best White Wine
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery Riesling
Best Red Wine
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Syrah
Best Dessert Wine
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Riesling Icewine
Best New Winery
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery
Gold (29)
Ancient Hill Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2009
Arrowleaf Cellars First Crush 2010
Church & State Wines Coyote Bowl Syrah 2009
Dunham & Froese Estate Winery Amicitia 2008
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery Ogopogo’s Lair Pinot Gris 2010
Gray Monk Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2010
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Discovery Series Malbec 2009
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Entourage Gold Series Sparkling Chardonnay 2008
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Riesling Icewine 2009
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Shiraz 2007
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate SunRock Vineyard Meritage 2007
Lake Breeze Vineyards Pinot Blanc 2010
Lake Breeze Vineyards Semillon 2010
Laughing Stock Vineyards Portfolio 2009
Moon Curser Vineyards Viognier 2010
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir 2009
Peller Estates Family Series Pinot Blanc 2010
Quails’ Gate Winery Pinot Noir 2009
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Syrah 2009
Road 13 Vineyards Home Vineyard Old Vines Chenin Blanc 2010
Road 13 Vineyards Home Vineyard Sparkling Chenin Blanc 2008
Road 13 Vineyards Honest John’s White 2010
Road 13 Vineyards Jackpot Chardonnay Castle Vineyard 2009
Robin Ridge Winery Gamay 2009
Sandhill Sauvignon Blanc Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2010
Sandhill Small Lots Malbec Phantom Creek Vineyard 2008
Sandhill Small Lots Petit Verdot Phantom Creek Vineyard 2009
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery Riesling 2010
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2009
Silver (71)
Arrowleaf Cellars Merlot 2008
Arrowleaf Cellars Pinot Noir 2009
Arrowleaf Cellars Solstice Pinot Gris Suncrest Vineyard 2010
Arrowleaf Cellars Solstice Reserve Suncrest Vineyard 2009
Arrowleaf Cellars Special Select Late Harvest Vidal 2010
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery Blanc de Noirs 2010
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Syrah 2008
Cassini Cellars Collector’s Series Cabernet Franc 2009
Cassini Cellars Malbec Collector’s Series 2009
CedarCreek Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2010
CedarCreek Estate Winery Pinot Noir Rosé 2010
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Malbec 2008
CedarCreek Estate Winery Riesling 2010
Desert Hills Estate Winery Malbec Proprietor’s Reserve 2008
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Hush 2010
Fort Berens Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2009
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery The Lost Bars Vidal Icewine 2009
Gray Monk Estate Winery Ehrenfelser 2010
Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Auxerrois 2010
Hester Creek Estate Winery Pinot Blanc 2010
Hester Creek Estate Winery Reserve Merlot 2008
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Discovery Series Zinfandel 2009
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Gold Series Cabernet-Shiraz-Viognier 2008
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Proprietors’ Grand Reserve White Meritage 2008
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Proprietors’ Reserve Riesling Icewine 2007
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Silver Series Viognier 2010
Kalala Organic Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2009
Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery The Bee’s Knees Pinot Blanc 2010
Lake Breeze Vineyards Bench White 2010
Lake Breeze Vineyards Seven Poplars Chardonnay 2010
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Select Lot Collection Syrah 2008
Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery Estate Collection Gewürztraminer 2010
Nk’Mip Cellars Riesling 2010
Peller Estates Family Series Pinot Gris 2010
Peller Estates Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Quails’ Gate Winery Optima Late Harvest Totally Botrytis Affected 2009
Red Rooster Winery Bantam 2010
Red Rooster Winery Cabernet Merlot 2009
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Meritage 2009
Robin Ridge Winery Reserve Merlot 2009
Sandhill Cabernet Merlot Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2009
Sandhill Cabernet Merlot Vanessa Vineyard 2009
Sandhill Gamay Noir Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2009
Sandhill Merlot Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2009
Sandhill Rosé Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2010
Sandhill Small Lots Malbec Phantom Creek Vineyard 2009
Sandhill Small Lots Sangiovese Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2008
Sandhill Small Lots Syrah Phantom Creek Vineyard 2009
Sandhill Small Lots Viognier Osprey Ridge Vineyard 2010
See Ya Later Ranch Chardonnay 2010
See Ya Later Ranch Jimmy My Pal 2010
See Ya Later Ranch Pinot 3 2010
SpierHead Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Pinot Noir Stag’s Hollow Vineyard 2009
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2009
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Black Sage Vineyard Merlot 2009
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Private Reserve Merlot 2009
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Private Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2009
The View Winery Gewürztraminer 2010
Therapy Vineyards Super Ego 2008
Thornhaven Estates Winery Gewürztraminer 2010
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2010
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2009
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery Zweigelt Late Harvest 2010
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Autumn Gold 2010
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Kerry Hill Vineyard 2009
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Pinot Gris 2010
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Pinot Noir 2009
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Riesling 2010
Bronze (131)
Aces Okanagan Estate Winery Seven Deuce Red 2009
Arrowleaf Cellars Bacchus 2010
Arrowleaf Cellars Solstice Pinot Noir 2009
Arrowleaf Cellars Zweigelt 2009
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2010
Bonitas Winery Artist Series Viognier 2010
Burrowing Owl Vineyards Athene 2008
Burrowing Owl Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2008
Burrowing Owl Vineyards Chardonnay 2009
Burrowing Owl Vineyards Merlot 2008
Burrowing Owl Vineyards Pinot Noir 2009
Calona Vineyards Artist Series Pinot Gris 2010
Calona Vineyards Artist Series Unoaked Chardonnay 2010
Cassini Cellars Chardonnay Reserve 2009
Cassini Cellars Maximus Collector’s Series 2009
Cassini Cellars Pinot Noir Reserve 2009
Cassini Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2010
CedarCreek Estate Winery Cabernet Merlot 2008
CedarCreek Estate Winery Merlot 2008
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Chardonnay 2009
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Pinot Noir 2008
CedarCreek Estate Winery Platinum Syrah 2008
Church & State Wines Cabernet Blanc 2010
Clos du Soleil Winery Saturn 2010
Clos du Soleil Winery Signature 2009
D’Angelo Estate Winery Merlot Cabernet 2007
Desert Hills Estate Winery Cabernet Merlot 2008
Desert Hills Estate Winery Cactus Series White 2010
Desert Hills Estate Winery Proprietor’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Pinot Gris 2010
Dirty Laundry Vineyard Woo Woo Vines Gewürztraminer 2010
Dunham & Froese Estate Winery MDC 2009
Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage 2009
Fort Berens Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2010
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery Larch Tree Hill Riesling 2010
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery Major Allan Merlot 2009
Gold Hill Winery Cabernet Franc 2009
Gold Hill Winery Merlot 2009
Gold Hill Winery Syrah 2009
Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Meritage 2009
Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey White Brut 2008
Heaven’s Gate Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2010
Hester Creek Estate Winery Character Estate Red Blend 2009
Hester Creek Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2008
Hidden Chapel Winery Nuns on the Run 2009
Hidden Chapel Winery White Wedding 2010
Howling Bluff Estate Winery Stone Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Dark Horse Estate Vineyard Meritage 2008
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Discovery Series Chenin Blanc 2009
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards Pinot Grigio 2010
Intrigue Wines Intrigue 10 2010
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Black Series Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Gold Series Shiraz SunRock Vineyard 2008
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Meritage 2007
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Silver Series Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 3 Cru Nomad 2010
Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery Speakeasy Rose 2010
Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery The Charleston Chardonnay Unoaked 2010
Lake Breeze Vineyards Gewürztraminer 2010
Lake Breeze Vineyards Meritage 2009
Lake Breeze Vineyards Pinot Gris 2010
Lake Breeze Vineyards Seven Poplars Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Five Vineyards Rose 2010
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Chardonnay 2009
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Riesling 2010
Moon Curser Vineyards Dead of Night 2009
Moon Curser Vineyards Merlot 2009
Moon Curser Vineyards Syrah 2009
Moon Curser Vineyards Tempranillo 2009
Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery Estate Collection Ehrenfelser 2010
Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery Family Reserve Zinfandel 2008
Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery Summit Reserve Pinot Noir 2009
Nk’Mip Cellars Merlot 2009
Nk’Mip Cellars Pinot Blanc 2009
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay 2009
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Syrah 2008
Noble Ridge Mingle 2010
Painted Rock Estate Winery Estate Grown Chardonnay 2010
Painted Rock Estate Winery Estate Grown Merlot 2008
Painted Rock Estate Winery Estate Grown Red Icon 2008
Peller Estates Family Series Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Peller Estates Private Reserve Chardonnay 2010
Peller Estates Private Reserve Dry Riesling 2010
Peller Estates Private Reserve Pinot Noir 2009
Peller Estates Private Reserve Syrah 2009
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery Chardonnay 2009
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery Chenin Blanc 2010
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery Dry Riesling 2010
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2008
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Obra Prima 2008
Recline Ridge Vineyards and Winery Maréchal Foch 2009
Recline Ridge Vineyards and Winery Siegerrebe 2010
Red Rooster Winery Gewürztraminer 2010
Red Rooster Winery Pinot Blanc 2010
Red Rooster Winery Reserve Chardonnay 2010
Road 13 Vineyards Merlot Syrah 2009
Sandhill Cabernet Franc Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2009
Sandhill Pinot Gris King Family Vineyard 2010
Sandhill Small Lots One Phantom Creek Vineyard 2009
Sandhill Small Lots Three Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2008
Sandhill Small Lots Two Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2008
See Ya Later Ranch Gewürztraminer 2010
See Ya Later Ranch Nelly 2009
See Ya Later Ranch Ping
See Ya Later Ranch Pinot Gris 2010
See Ya Later Ranch Rover 2009
Sonoran Estate Winery Cabernet Merlot Jazz Series 2007
SpierHead Winery Cabernet Franc 2009
SpierHead Winery Merlot 2009
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard The Heritage Block Cabernet Merlot 2008
Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Viognier Balwant Vineyard 2010
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Private Reserve Gewürztraminer 2010
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Steller’s Jay Brut 2006
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Tribute 30th Anniversary Edition NV
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery Small Lot Cabernet Franc 2007
Therapy Vineyards Pinot Gris 2010
Thornhaven Estates Winery Evolution 2009
Thornhaven Estates Winery Merlot 2009
Thornhaven Estates Winery Tortured Grape 2010
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Chardonnay 2010
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Merlot 2009
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series Merlot 2008
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Series Syrah 2008
Township 7 Vineyards and Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery Chardonnay Icewine 2009
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2010
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Gewürztraminer 2010
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Merlot 2008
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Merlot Reserve 2008
14th Mondial du Pinot Noir (Sierre, Switzerland) August 19 to 21, 2011
Grand Or
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2009 Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir
Gold
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Pinot Noir
Silver
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Gris
InterVin International Wine Awards (Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON) August 15 to 18, 2011
Gold (12)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Meritage
Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Pinot Gris
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Legacy Series Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Legacy Series Quatrain
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2010 Five Vineyards Rosé
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2010 Reserve Vidal Icewine
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Reserve Malbec
Sandhill 2009 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Cabernet Franc
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2009 Black Sage Vineyard Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2009 Cabernet Franc
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Autumn Gold
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Silver (43)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Chardonnay
Cassini Cellars 2008 Nobilus Merlot
Cassini Cellars 2009 Reserve Pinot Noir Reserve
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Red Character
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2007 Oak Aged Vidal Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2007 Vidal Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2009 Two Vineyards Merlot
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2010 Sparkling Vidal Icewine
Jackson Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Shiraz
Jackson Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 SunRock Vineyard Meritage
Jackson Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Gold Series Merlot
Jackson Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Gold Series Shiraz
Lulu Island Winery 2007 Riesling Chardonnay Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Small Lot Collection Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Small Lot Collection Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2010 Five Vineyards Pinot Blanc
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Border Vines
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Merlot
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Syrah
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Tempranillo
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2010 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine
Peller Estates 2010 Family Series Pinot Gris
Peller Estates 2010 Private Reserve Pinot Gris
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2010 Chenin Blanc
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Chardonnay
Sandhill 2009 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Merlot
Sandhill 2009 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Syrah
Sandhill 2010 Rosé
Sandhill 2010 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Pinot Blanc
Sandhill 2010 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc
See Ya Later Ranch 2008 Ping
See Ya Later Ranch 2009 Chardonnay
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
Therapy Vineyards 2010 Alter Ego
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2009 Merlot
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Mystic River Vineyard Pinot Blanc
Judges’ Selections for Best Value
Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Chardonnay
Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Pinot Gris
Peller Estates 2010 Family Series Pinot Gris
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2010 Five Vineyards Pinot Blanc
Indy International Wine Competition (West Lafayette, IN) August 03 to 05, 2011
White Wine of the Year
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2010 Ehrenfelser
Best of Class / Double Gold (4)
Arrowleaf Cellars 2010 Pinot Gris
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Desert Sun
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Minus 9 Ehrenfelser Icewine
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2010 Ehrenfelser
Best of Class / Double Gold (1)
Peller Estates 2010 Artist Series Sovereign Opal
Best of Class / Silver (1)
Arrowleaf Cellars 2010 First Crush Rosé
Double Gold (2)
Arrowleaf Cellars 2010 Late Harvest Vidal Blanc
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Stoney Slope Riesling
Gold (10)
Arrowleaf Cellars 2010 Bacchus
Arrowleaf Cellars 2010 First Crush White
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2007 Syrah Select
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Private Reserve Pinot Noir
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer Schönburger
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Auxerrois
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Pinot Blanc
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Riesling
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2009 Odyssey Meritage
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Bantam
Silver (38)
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 Solstice Reserve
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 Zweigelt
Arrowleaf Cellars 2010 Gewürztraminer
Cassini Cellars 2007 Maximus
Cassini Cellars 2008 Collector’s Series Maximus
Cassini Cellars 2008 Collector’s Series Nobilus Merlot
Cassini Cellars 2009 Collector’s Series Cabernet Franc
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2007 Mirage
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Cabernet Franc
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Viognier
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Rock Sauvignon Blanc
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Ehrenfelser
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Late Harvest Cabernet Franc
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Late Harvest Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Signature Cabernet Franc Icewine
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Signature Riesling Icewine
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2009 Latitude 50 White
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2009 Odyssey Merlot
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2009 Riesling
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Intrigue Wines 2010 Gewürztraminer
Intrigue Wines 2010 10 Riesling
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Little Straw Vineyards 2007 La Petite Paille
Peller Estates 2010 Artist Series Pinot Gris
Peller Estates 2010 Family Series Pinot Blanc
Peller Estates 2010 Family Series Pinot Gris
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Pinot Noir
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2010 Gewürztraminer
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2010 Pinot Gris
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Autumn Gold
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Bronze (19)
Cassini Cellars 2007 Reserve Pinot Noir
Cassini Cellars 2008 Collector’s Series Syrah
Cassini Cellars 2010 Sauvignon Blanc
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Malbec
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Cactus Series White
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Dry Rock Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc Merlot
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Rock Merlot
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Pinot Gris
Intrigue Wines 2010 Focus Riesling
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2008 Pinot Noir
Little Straw Vineyards 2007 Foch
Paradise Ranch Wines 2008 Late Harvest Chardonnay
Peller Estates 2010 Family Series Sauvignon Blanc
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Riesling
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Oldfield Series Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2010 Oldfield Series 2Bench White
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2008 Merlot
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Mystic River Vineyard Pinot Blanc
San Francisco International Wine Competition (San Francisco, CA) June 17 to 19, 2011
Best Icewine / Double Gold
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2009 Gold Series Riesling Icewine
Best Pinot Gris / Double Gold
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Double Gold (4)
Peller Estates 2010 Family Series Pinot Gris
See Ya Later Ranch 2008 Ehrenfelser Icewine
See Ya Later Ranch NV Brut
Serendipity Winery 2008 Serenata
Gold (8)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2009 Gold Series Chardonnay
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Dead of Night
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2010 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine
Red Rooster Winery 2008 Meritage Reserve
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2007 Organic Riesling Icewine
Silver (29)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Meritage
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Syrah
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Church & State Wines 2007 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2009 Gravelbourg Vineyard Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2009 Merlot
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2007 Proprietor’s Grand Reserve Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2008 Gold Series Merlot
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2009 Silver Series Viognier
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2008 Portfolio
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2009 Syrah
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Tempranillo
Moon Curser Vineyards 2010 Afraid of the Dark
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2010 Mingle
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Chardonnay
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Merlot
Peller Estates 2010 Family Series Sauvignon Blanc
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2009 Late Harvest Optima
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Bantam
See Ya Later Ranch 2008 Ping
See Ya Later Ranch 2009 Chardonnay
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2007 Organic Cabernet Sauvignon
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2009 Ehrenfelser
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2010 Pinot Gris
Bronze (54)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Athene
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Pinot Noir
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2008 Cabernet / Merlot
Church & State Wines 2007 Coyote Bowl Meritage
Church & State Wines 2009 Pinot Gris
Church & State Wines 2010 Viognier
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2008 Malbec
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2008 Meritage
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2008 Tempranillo
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2007 Proprietor’s Grand Reserve Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2007 Proprietor’s Reserve Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2007 SunRock Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estates 2009 Silver Series Sauvignon Blanc
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Border Vines
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Syrah
Moon Curser Vineyards 2010 Viognier
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Meritage
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Blanc
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Riesling
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2007 Meritage
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Peller Estates 2008 Family Series Cabernet Merlot
Peller Estates 2008 Private Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
Peller Estates 2009 Private Reserve Merlot
Peller Estates 2009 Private Reserve Pinot Noir
Peller Estates 2009 Private Reserve Syrah
Peller Estates 2010 Private Reserve Riesling
Poplar Grove Winery 2007 Cabernet Franc
Poplar Grove Winery 2007 Merlot
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Dijon Clone Selection Pinot Noir
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2009 Chenin Blanc
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Viognier
See Ya Later Ranch 2007 Pinot Noir
See Ya Later Ranch 2009 Gewürztraminer
See Ya Later Ranch 2009 Nelly Rosé
See Ya Later Ranch 2009 Pinot Gris
Serendipity Winery 2007 Pinot Noir
Serendipity Winery 2010 Sauvignon Blanc
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2007 Organic Cabernet Franc
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2009 Organic Gewürztraminer
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery NV Cipes Brut
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery NV Organic Cipes Rosé
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2010 Rosé
Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in BC Wines (Victoria, BC) June 2011
This year 309 wines were submitted from 83 wineries across the province. The winners are:

Howling Bluff Estate Winery 2009 Pinot Noir
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2010 Pinot Gris
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Syrah
Red Rooster Winery 2008 Meritage
Sandhill 2009 Small Lots Syrah
St. Hubertus and Oak Bay Estate Winery 2009 Dry Riesling
Stoneboat Vineyards 2009 Pinot Noir
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2006 Steller’s Jay Brut
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2010 Rosé
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Mystic River Pinot Blanc

35th International Eastern Wine Competition (Watkins Glen, NY) June 14 to 15, 2011
Best of Varietal / Double Gold
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery 2007 The Lost Bars Vidal Icewine
Double Gold
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Dry Rock Chardonnay
Gold (5)
Artisan Wine Co. 2008 White Bear Pinot Blanc
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery 2007 Major Allan Merlot
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery 2008 Townsend Jack Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2007 Merlot
Silver (15)
Artisan Wine Co. NV Sonora Ranch Chardonnay
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2009 Gamay
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2008 Dry Rock Merlot
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Auxerrois
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Desert Sun
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Dry Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Private Reserve Pinot Blanc
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2008 Siegerrebe
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2008 Chardonnay, Unwooded
Mission Hill Family Estate 2008 Reserve Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Five Vineyards Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2007 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Mistura Branca
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2007 Merlot
Bronze (22)
Artisan Wine Co. 2007 Rigamarole Red
Artisan Wine Co. 2008 Rigamarole White
Artisan Wine Co. 2008 White Bear Sauvignon Blanc
Artisan Wine Co. NV Sonora Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon
Artisan Wine Co. NV Sonora Ranch Pinot Noir
Artisan Wine Co. NV Sonora Ranch Sauvignon Blanc
Artisan Wine Co. NV Sonora Ranch Shiraz
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2006 Mirage
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2007 Merlot
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Chardonnay
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery 2007 Fats Johnson Pinot Noir
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery 2008 Birch Canoe Pinot Blanc
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Dry Rock Sauvignon Blanc
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Ehrenfelser
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Private Reserve Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Schönburger Gewürztraminer
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2007 Odyssey White Brut
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2008 Gewürztraminer
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2008 Latitude 50 White
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2008 Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate 2008 Reserve Pinot Noir
72nd Los Angeles Int’l Wine & Spirits Competition (POMONA, CA) May 18 to 20, 2011
Best of Class, Gold Medal (9)
Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Sovereign Opal – 94 Points
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Classic Auxerrois – 92 Points
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Classic Ehrenfelser – 92 Points
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Desert Sun – 93 Points
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Character Red – 93 Points
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Pinot Gris – 93 Points
Sandhill 2008 Phantom Creek Vineyard Small Lots One – 95 Points
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2007 Organic Cabernet Franc – 93 Points
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2009 Organic Gewürztraminer – 95 Points
Gold (6)
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Dead of the Night – 92 Points
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay – 93 Points
Peller Estates 2010 Private Reserve Riesling – 93 Points
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Viognier – 92 Points
Sandhill 2008 Cabernet Merlot – 92 Points
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon – 90 Points
Silver Medal & Gold – Art/Illustration (1)
Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Backyard Vineyards Zweigelt
Silver Medal & Silver – Innovative Design (1)
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2008 Portfolio
Silver (38)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Meritage
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Pinot Gris
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Classic Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Rock Sauvignon Blanc
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer Schönburger
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Pinot Blanc
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2007 The Judge
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Cabernet Franc
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Merlot
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Character White
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Border Vines
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Merlot
Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Cabernet Merlot
Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Paradiso
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Meritage
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Blanc
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2010 Mingle
Peller Estates 2009 Private Reserve Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Obra Prima
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Dry Riesling
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Rosé
Sandhill 2008 Phantom Creek Vineyard Small Lots Malbec
Sandhill 2008 Small Lots Single Block Merlot
Sandhill 2008 Small Lots Two
Sandhill 2008 Syrah
Sandhill 2009 Phantom Creek Vineyard Small Lots Syrah
Sandhill 2010 King Family Vineyard Pinot Gris
Sandhill 2010 Osprey Ridge Vineyard Small Lots Viognier
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2007 Riesling Icewine
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2009 Organic Riesling
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2009 Oldfield Series 2Bench White
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Bronze (32)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Syrah
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Franc
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2009 Meritage
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Rock Chardonnay
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Pinot Blanc
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Riesling
Nk’Mip Cellars 2010 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2007 Meritage
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2007 Pinot Noir
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2009 Pinot Grigio
Peller Estates 2008 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Peller Estates 2008 Private Reserve Syrah
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Chardonnay
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Merlot
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Pinot Blanc
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Sauvignon Blanc
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer
Sandhill 2008 Phantom Creek Vineyard Small Lots Petit Verdot
Sandhill 2008 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Small Lots Barbera
Sandhill 2010 Sauvignon Blanc
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2007 Organic Merlot
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery NV Cipes Brut
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery NV Cipes Brut Rosé
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2007 Reserve 7
31st All-Canadian Wine Championships (Windsor, ON) May 16 & 17, 2011
Best Value Wine of the Year
& Best of Category Medal / Double Gold

Sonoran Estate Winery 2007 Cabernet Merlot
Best of Category Medal / Double Gold (11)
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Gamay
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Pinot Gris
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Character White
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Gold Series SunRock Shiraz
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Pinot Blanc
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Merlot
Peller Estates 2008 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
Sandhill 2010 Sauvignon Blanc
Thornhaven Estates Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Gold Medal of Merit (42)
8th Generation Vineyard 2010 Pinot Gris
8th Generation Vineyard 2010 Pinot Meunier Rosé
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 First Crush White
Church & State Wines 2007 Quintessential
D’Angelo Estate Winery 2007 Pinot Noir
EauVivre Winery & Vineyards 2008 Chardonnay
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Riesling
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2009 Odyssey Meritage
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2009 Un-Wooded Chardonnay
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Late Harvest Pinot Blanc
House of Rose Winery 2006 Vintage Okanagan Port
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2008 Discovery Series Malbec
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2008 Vidal Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2009 Gold Series Riesling Icewine
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2008 Seven Poplars Pinot Noir
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Semillon
LuLu Island Winery 2007 Riesling Chardonnay Icewine
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Syrah
Mt. Boucherie Family Estate 2009 Summit Reserve Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2008 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Quails’ Gate Winery 2010 Dry Riesling
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2007 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Viognier
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Syrah Reserve
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Road 13 Vineyards 2009 Rockpile
Stag’s Hollow Winery 2009 Con-Fusion
The View Winery 2010 Distraction Rosé
The View Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer
Therapy Vineyards 2010 Alter Ego
Thornhaven Estates Winery 2008 Evolution
Thornhaven Estates Winery 2008 Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2007 Oldfield Series Syrah
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Van Westen Vineyards 2009 Vivacious
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2009 Mystic River Pinot Gris
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer
Silver Medal of Merit (46)
Black Widow Winery 2009 Syrah
Black Widow Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2010 Ehrenfelser
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Noir Rosé
Celista Estate Winery 2010 Conundrum
Church & State Wines 2008 Coyote Bowl Meritage
Church & State Wines 2008 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2009 Hollenbach Pinot Noir
D’Angelo Estate Winery 2009 Viognier
EauVivre Winery & Vineyards 2008 Pinot Noir
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Dry Rock Cabernet Merlot
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Rock Unoaked Chardonnay
Gray Monk Estate Winery 2008 Odyssey White Brut
Greata Ranch Estate Winery 2010 Rosé
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Character Red
House of Rose Winery 2009 Hot Flash
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2008 Dark Horse Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2009 Discovery Series Marsanne Roussanne
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Gold Series Merlot
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Pinot Gris
Larch Hills Winery 2009 Maréchal Foch
Mission Hill Family Estate 2006 SLC Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate 2007 SLC Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate 2009 Reserve Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate 2009 Reserve Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate 2009 Reserve Riesling Icewine
Mt. Boucherie Family Estate 2008 Family Reserve Zinfandel
Mt. Boucherie Family Estate 2009 Estate Collection Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Peller Estates 2008 Private Reserve Syrah
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer
River’s Bend Winery NV Amber
Robin Ridge Winery 2007 Merlot
Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2007 Organic Foch
Summerhill Pyramid Winery NV Cipes Ice Brut
The View Winery 2009 Red Shoe Red
Therapy Vineyards 2010 Bi-Polar
Therapy Vineyards 2010 Pinot Gris
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2007 Oldfield Series Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2010 Oldfield Series 2Bench Rosé
Van Westen Vineyards 2007 Vivre la Vie
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2008 Merlot
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Mystic River Gewürztraminer
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Mystic River Pinot Blanc
Bronze Medal of Merit (41)
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 Solstice Gewürztraminer
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2008 Platinum Syrah
Church & State Wines 2009 Chardonnay
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Pinot Blanc
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Riesling
Gray Monk Estate Winery NV Odyssey Rosé Brut
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Merlot
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Semillon Chardonnay
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Reserve Riesling Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 SunRock Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Proprietors’ Reserve Riesling
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2009 Black Series Rosé
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Cuvée Noir
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2008 Meritage
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Ehrenfelser
Mission Hill Family Estate 2007 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate 2007 Reserve Pinot Noir
Mt. Boucherie Family Estate 2007 Summit Reserve Syrah
Mt. Boucherie Family Estate 2008 Estate Collection Semillon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Chardonnay
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2008 Estate Red Icon
Painted Rock Estate Winery 2008 Estate Syrah
Poplar Grove Winery 2007 Merlot
Quails’ Gate Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Syrah
Road 13 Vineyards 2008 Jackpot Pinot Noir
Robin Ridge Winery 2009 Pinot Noir
See Ya Later Ranch 2009 Gewürztraminer
Serendipity Winery 2009 Viognier
Stag’s Hollow Winery 2008 Heritage Block
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Vineyard Merlot
Summerhill Pyramid Winery NV Cipes Brut
Therapy Vineyards 2009 Pinot Noir
Therapy Vineyards 2010 Freudian Sip
Van Westen Vineyards 2007 Voluptuous
Van Westen Vineyards 2009 Viognier
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2010 Rosé
18th Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (Luxembourg) May 06 to 08, 2011
Silver (2)
Peller Estates 2009 Private Reserve Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Chardonnay
42nd Int’l Wine & Spirit Competition (London, UK) Judging March – April
Gold – Best in Class (2)
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Reserve Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2005 SLC Riesling Icewine
Gold (2)
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Vidal Icewine
See Ya Later Ranch 2008 Ehrenfelser Icewine
Silver – Best in Class (20)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Church & State Wines 2007 Coyote Bowl Meritage
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Merlot
Inniskillin Okanagan 2008 Dark Horse Vineyard Meritage
Inniskillin Okanagan 2008 Dark Horse Vineyard Riesling Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Shiraz
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 SLC Sauvignon Sémillon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Shiraz
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Riesling
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Meritage
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Pinot Gris
Sandhill 2008 Phantom Creek Vineyard Small Lots Malbec
Sandhill 2009 Pinot Blanc
See Ya Later Ranch 2008 Ping
Silver (31)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Syrah
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Pinot Gris
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Pinot Noir
Church & State Wines 2009 Pinot Gris
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2008 Pinot Blanc
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Late Harvest Pinot Blanc
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Red Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Reserve Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 SunRock Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Gold Series SunRock Vineyard Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Silver Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2009 Gold Series Chardonnay
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2009 Gold Series Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2006 Select Lot Collection Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Gris
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2007 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2007 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 TBA Optima
Sandhill 2008 Phantom Creek Vineyard Small Lots Petit Verdot
Sandhill 2008 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Syrah
See Ya Later Ranch 2007 Pinot Noir
See Ya Later Ranch 2008 Rover
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2006 Steller’s Jay Brut
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Vineyard Merlot
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2006 Platinum Zweigelt Icewine
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Oldfield Series Merlot
Bronze (47)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Meritage
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Chardonnay
Calona Vineyards 2009 Artist Series Unoaked Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2007 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2008 Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2009 Chardonnay
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Cabernet Franc
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards 2009 Discovery Series Marsanne Roussanne
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Gold Series Cabernet Shiraz Viognier
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Gold Series Merlot
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2009 Silver Series Viognier
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2008 Pinot Noir
Meyer Family Vineyards 2008 McLean Creek Road Vineyard Pinot Noir
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Select Lot Collection Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Select Lot Collection Sauvignon Sémillon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Pinot Grigio
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Viognier
Nk’Mip Cellars 2007 Qwam Qwmt Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Riesling
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2009 Chenin Blanc
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Reserve Malbec
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Gris
Sandhill 2008 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Small Lots Barbera
Sandhill 2008 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Small Lots Three
Sandhill 2009 Osprey Ridge Vineyard Small Lots Viognier
Sandhill 2009 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Chardonnay
See Ya Later Ranch 2009 Gewürztraminer
See Ya Later Ranch 2009 Pinot Gris
See Ya Later Ranch NV Brut
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Franc
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2009 Private Reserve Gewürztraminer
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery 2009 Organic Riesling
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery NV Cipes Brut
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Oldfield Series 2Bench Red
24th Tasters Guild International Wine Judging (Grand Rapids, MI) April 27 to 30, 2011
Double Gold (2)
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Black Sage Bench Gewürztraminer
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Vidal Blanc Icewine
Gold (6)
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Bench Zinfandel
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Black Sage Bench Viognier
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Pinot Gris
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Sauvignon Blanc
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Bench Merlot
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Bench Unoaked Chardonnay
Silver (30)
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2006 Mirage
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Bench Cabernet Franc
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Bench Malbec
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Black Sage Bench Gamay
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Black Sage Bench Sauvignon Blanc
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Cuvee Noir
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2005 SLC Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2006 SLC Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2006 SLC Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Pinot Noir
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Pinot Grigio
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Pinot Noir
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Martin’s Lane Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Viognier
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Riesling
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2007 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Bench Syrah
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Black Sage Bench Cabernet Merlot
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Black Sage Bench Viognier
Whistler Icewines 2008 Vidal Blanc Icewine
Bronze (18)
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2007 Select Syrah
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Bench Cabernet Sauvignon
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2009 Black Sage Bench Chardonnay Unoaked
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Cactus Series
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2008 Pinot Noir
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2008 Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 SLC Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 SLC Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Shiraz
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 SLC Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 SLC Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Gris
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Noir
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Black Sage Bench Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Mistura Tinto
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Rosé
29th West Coast Wine Competition (Healdsburg, CA) April 26 to 28, 2011
Best of Class: Cabernet Franc & Gold
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Best of Class: Late Harvest White Varietals & Gold
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Late Harvest Pinot Blanc
Silver (20)
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Malbec
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Gamay
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2007 The Judge
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Cabernet Franc
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Merlot
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Trebbiano
Hester Creek Estate Winery NV Pinot Blanc
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Blanc
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2007 Meritage
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2009 Pinot Grigio
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2007 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Syrah
Road 13 Vineyards 2008 Jackpot Pinot Noir
Serendipity Winery 2007 Pinot Noir
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2009 Oldfield Series 2Bench White
Bronze (18)
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2006 Mirage
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2007 Syrah Select
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Character Red
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Character White
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Riesling
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Merlot
Road 13 Vineyards 2007 Fifth Element
Road 13 Vineyards 2009 Honest John’s White
Road 13 Vineyards 2009 Stemwinder
Serendipity Winery 2005 Serenata
Northwest Wine Summit (Hood River, OR) May 01 to 03, 2011
Gold (26)
8th Generation Vineyard 2010 Pinot Gris
8th Generation Vineyard 2010 Riesling
8th Generation Vineyard NV Confidence Sparkling
Arrowleaf Cellars 2008 Zweigelt
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 First Crush Red
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Meritage
Church & State Wines 2007 Coyote Bowl Meritage
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2010 Not So Knotty Chardonnay
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2010 Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Optimum Pinot Noir
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Riesling
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Pinot Gris
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2008 Rosé
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Ehrenfelser
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Pinot Gris
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Seven Poplars Sauvignon Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2006 SLC Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Quatrain
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 SLC Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Compendium
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Meritage
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Merlot
Sonoran Estate Winery 2007 Oraniensteiner Icewine
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Mystic River Vineyard Gewürztraminer
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Silver (85)
8th Generation Vineyard 2010 Pinot Meunier Rosé
Arrowleaf Cellars 2008 Solstice Pinot Noir
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 Bacchus
Arrowleaf Cellars 2010 Gewürztraminer
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Athene
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Chardonnay
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Pinot Gris
Celista Estate Winery 2010 Shuswap Slope Conundrum
Church & State Wines 2007 Quintessential
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2006 Proprietor’s Reserve Mirage
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2007 Syrah Select
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Proprietor’s Reserve Zinfandel
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Old Vines Gamay
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2010 Gewürztraminer
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2010 Hush Rosé
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2008 Cabernet Franc
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Garry Oaks Winery 2008 Zeta
Garry Oaks Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Private Reserve Pinot Noir
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Auxerrois
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Rock Sauvignon Blanc
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Ehrenfelser Classic
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer Schönburger Classic
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Pinot Blanc
Granite Creek Estate Wines 2008 Viognier
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Cabernet Franc
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Character Red
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Character White
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Cuvée Noir
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Pinot Gris
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2008 Seven Poplars Pinot Noir
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Gewürztraminer
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Semillon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Shiraz
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 SLC Sauvignon Semillon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Pinot Grigio
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Martin’s Lane Dry Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Vidal Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Viognier
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Border Vines
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Dead of Night
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Syrah
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Tempranillo
Moon Curser Vineyards 2010 Chardonnay
Moon Curser Vineyards 2010 Viognier
Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Blanc de Noir
Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Merlot
Neck of the Woods Winery NV Blanc de Noir Brut
Nichol Vineyard 2008 Pinot Noir
Nichol Vineyard 2009 Gewürztraminer
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Blanc
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2010 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2007 Meritage
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2008 Pinot Noir
Poplar Grove Winery 2007 Merlot
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Viognier
River’s Bend Winery 2007 Black Horse
Road 13 Vineyards 2007 Fifth Element
Road 13 Vineyards 2009 Jackpot Dry Riesling
Road 13 Vineyards 2009 Viognier Riesling Sauvignon Blanc
Rocky Creek Winery 2009 Pinot Noir
Rocky Creek Winery 2010 Ortega
Rocky Creek Winery 2010 Pinot Gris
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Van Westen Vineyards 2007 Voluptuous
Van Westen Vineyards 2009 Viognier
Van Westen Vineyards 2009 Vivacious
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Estate Gewürztraminer
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 God’s Mountain Vineyard Riesling
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Stony Slope Riesling
Bronze (73)
Arrowleaf Cellars 2007 Solstice Reserve
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 First Crush White
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 Solstice Gewürztraminer
Arrowleaf Cellars 2009 Solstice Pinot Gris
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Pinot Noir
Celista Estate Winery 2008 Shuswap Slope Ortega
Celista Estate Winery 2010 Shuswap Slope Cuvée
Church & State Wines 2008 Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2009 Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2009 Hollenbach Family Vineyard Pinot Noir
Church & State Wines 2009 Sun Ridge Vineyard Merlot
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Cabernet Franc
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2008 Bordello
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2009 Merlot
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 2010 Pinot Gris
Garry Oaks Winery 2009 Prism Estate Gewürztraminer Chardonnay
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2009 Dry Rock Vineyards Merlot
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Off-Dry Riesling Classic
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Off-Dry Riesling
Granite Creek Estate Wines 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah
Granite Creek Estate Wines 2006 Syrah
Granite Creek Estate Wines 2007 Meritage
Granite Creek Estate Wines 2008 Maréchal Foch
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Merlot
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Merlot
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Trebbiano
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2008 Cuvée Blanc
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2008 Seven Poplars Merlot
Lake Breeze Vineyards 2010 Rosé
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2008 Portfolio
Laughing Stock Vineyards 2009 Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2005 SLC Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2006 SLC Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 SLC Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyard Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Dry Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Gris
Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Merlot
Moon Curser Vineyards 2010 Afraid of the Dark
Neck of the Woods Winery 2007 Sparkling Blanc de Noir
Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Backyard Vineyard Meritage
Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Paradiso
Nichol Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Franc
Nichol Vineyard 2009 Pinot Gris
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Dry Riesling
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Syrah
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Mistura Branca
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2008 Maréchal Foch
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2009 Siegerrebe
River’s Bend Winery 2009 Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
River’s Bend Winery NV Blush
River’s Bend Winery NV Flaxen
Road 13 Vineyards 2008 Jackpot
Road 13 Vineyards 2008 Rockpile
Road 13 Vineyards 2009 Honest John’s Red
Sonoran Estate Winery 2007 Forbidden Love Pinot Noir Pinot Blanc Icewine
Sonoran Estate Winery 2007 Jazz Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Sonoran Estate Winery 2007 Jazz Series Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Sonoran Estate Winery 2008 Ehrenfelser Icewine
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2009 Oldfield Series 2Bench White
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 2008 Merlot
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Estate Riesling
Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery 2010 Mystic River Pinot Blanc
26th Pacific Rim Int’l Wine Competition (San Bernardino, CA) April 20 & 21, 2011
Gold/Best of Class (6)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Syrah
Church & State Wines 2009 Merlot
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Pinot Blanc
Peller Estates 2009 Private Reserve Pinot Grigio
Red Rooster Winery 2008 Reserve Meritage
Gold (9)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2007 Coyote Bowl Meritage
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Proprietor’s Reserve Malbec
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Gamay
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Cabernet Franc Rose
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer
Silver (27)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Meritage
Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Sovereign Opal
Church & State Wines 2007 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2009 Chardonnay
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Proprietor’s Reserve Zinfandel
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Backyard Vineyards Zweigelt
Neck of the Woods Winery Paradiso 2009
Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2007 Meritage
Peller Estates 2008 Private Reserve Merlot
Peller Estates 2008 Private Reserve Syrah
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Chardonnay
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Merlot
Peller Estates 2009 Private Reserve Chardonnay
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2009 Chenin Blanc
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Obra Prima
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Cabernet Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2010 Pinot Grigio
Road 13 Vineyards 2007 Fifth Element
Road 13 Vineyards 2009 Honest John’s White
Sandhill 2010 King Family Vineyard Pinot Grigio
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Bronze (16)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Athene
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Pinot Grigio
Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Pinot Grigio
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer
Ganton & Larsen Prospect Winery 2009 Council’s Punch Bowl Sauvignon Blanc
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2009 Pinot Grigio
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2009 Summit Reserve Pinot Noir
Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2008 Chardonnay
Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2009 Pinot Grigio
Peller Estates 2010 Dry Private Reserve Riesling
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Bench Syrah
Road 13 Vineyards 2008 Rockpile
Road 13 Vineyards 2009 Stemwinder
Sandhill 2009 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Gamay Noir
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2009 Oldfield Series 2Bench
International Wine Challenge (West Sussex, UK) April 11 to 28, 2011
Silver (5)
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2005 SLC Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 SLC Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Vidal Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Viognier
Bronze (7)
Church & State Wines 2008 Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2009 Pinot Gris
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2006 SLC Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Riesling
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2007 Meritage
Red Rooster 2009 Chardonnay
Commended (15)
Church & State Wines 2007 Coyote Bowl Meritage
Church & State Wines 2009 Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2009 Hollenbach Family Vineyard Pinot Noir
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2006 SLC Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 SLC Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Shiraz
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 SLC Sauvignon Semillon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Pinot Grigio
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Martin’s Lane Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Gris
Peller Estates 2009 Private Reserve Chardonnay
Decanter World Wine Awards (London, UK) April 11 to 15, 2011
Gold (1)
Poplar Grove Winery 2008 Syrah
Silver (15)
Church & State Wines 2009 Chardonnay
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Cabernet-Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Reserve Riesling Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2009 Gold Series Chardonnay
Le Vieux Pin 2009 Viognier-Roussanne
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Riesling
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt 2007 Meritage
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt 2007 Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt 2008 Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt 2008 Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt 2008 Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt 2009 Chardonnay
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2007 Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
Bronze (31)
Church & State Wines 2007 Coyote Bowl Meritage
Church & State Wines 2008 Chardonnay
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Red Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 Proprietors’ Reserve Shiraz
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 SunRock Vineyard Red Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Gold Series Shiraz
La Stella Winery 2007 Maestoso
La Stella Winery 2008 Fortissimo
Le Vieux Pin 2008 Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2006 SLC Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 SLC Sauvignon Semillon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2007 SLC Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Quatrain
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 SLC Sauvignon Semillon
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 SLC Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Martin’s Lane Riesling
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Gris
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Viognier
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Meritage
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Blanc
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Riesling
Poplar Grove Winery 2007 Cabernet Franc
Poplar Grove Winery 2007 Merlot
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2006 Steller’s Jay Brut
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Vineyard Merlot
Commended (20)
Church & State Wines 2007 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2009 Hollenbach Family Vineyard Pinot Noir
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Black Series Merlot
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Gold Series Cabernet-Shiraz-Viognier
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2008 Proprietors’ Grand Reserve White Meritage
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2009 Series Viognier
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2005 SLC Riesling Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Compendium
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Shiraz
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Blanc
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Pinot Noir
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Vidal Icewine
Nk’Mip Cellars 2007 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2007 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 2008 Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Franc
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Merlot
35th Challenge International du Vin (Bourg Sur Gironde, France) April 08 & 09, 2011
Gold (1)
Church & State Wines 2077 Quintessential
Silver (1)
Church & State Wines 2009 Chardonnay
Bronze (3)
Church & State Wines 2007 Coyote Bowl Meritage
Kalala Organic Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2008 Pinot Noir 2008
21st New World International Wine Competition (Ontario, CA) March 13 & 14, 2011
NWIWC – Best New World Pinot Noir
Best of Varietal
Best of Class
Platinum

Red Rooster Winery 2009 Pinot Noir
Best of Varietal
Best of Class
Platinum

Calona Vineyards 2008 Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Double Gold
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Pinot Blanc
Gold (6)
Calona Vineyards 2009 Artist Series Sovereign Opal
Calona Vineyards 2009 Artist Series Unoaked Chardonnay
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2007 Syrah Select
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2008 Meritage
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Trebbiano
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Silver (31)
Burrowing Owl Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Franc
Burrowing Owl Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Vineyard 2008 Meritage
Burrowing Owl Vineyard 2008 Merlot
Burrowing Owl Vineyard 2009 Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2009 Chardonnay
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Gamay
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Gewürztraminer
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2008 Cabernet Franc
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2007 Merlot
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Pinot Blanc
Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Semillon Chardonnay
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2006 Summit Reserve
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2009 Estate Collection Pinot Gris
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Merlot
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Riesling
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2007 Meritage
Peller Estates 2008 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Chardonnay
Peller Estates 2009 Private Reserve Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2007 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Road 13 Vineyards 2008 Jackpot Pinot Noir
Road 13 Vineyards 2009 Stemwinder
Bronze (3)
Church & State Wines 2008 Chardonnay
Fort Berens Estate Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Nk’Mip Cellars 2008 Chardonnay
18th Chardonnay du Monde (Burgundy, France) March 09 to 12, 2011
Gold (1)
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Chardonnay
Silver (3)
Sandhill 2009 Chardonnay
See Ya Later Ranch 2009 Chardonnay
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2008 Chardonnay Icewine
Bronze (6)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Chardonnay
CedarCreek Estate Winery 2008 Platinum Chardonnay
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate 2007 SunRock Vineyard Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2009 Five Vineyards Chardonnay
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2008 Chardonnay
Road 13 Vineyards 2008 Jackpot Chardonnay
Seriously Cool Chardonnay (New York, NY) March 08, 2011
Building upon the highly successful Seriously Cool Chardonnay media tasting held in London, England in 2010, on March 08, 2011, Canadian wine producers travelled to New York representing 54 wines from 31 Canadian wineries. The wineries that participated in New York were selected in a blind tasting of 100 Canadian Chardonnays judged by a panel of Canadian judges.

Congratulations to the following BC Wine Institute members whose Chardonnays were included in the New York tasting:

Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2005 Chardonnay
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Chardonnay
Meyer Family Vineyards Tribute 2009 Series Kenny McLean Chardonnay
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 2005 Select Lot Collection Chardonnay
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2006 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Chardonnay

21st Grand Harvest Awards (Villa Chanticleer, Healdsburg, CA) March 01 & 02, 2011
Gold (6)
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Malbec
Peller Estates 2009 Chardonnay
Peller Estates 2009 Pinot Gris
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Merlot
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2007 Oldfield Series Merlot
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2008 Chardonnay
Silver (23)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Meritage
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Calona Vineyards 2009 Artist Series Unoaked Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2007 Quintessential
Church & State Wines 2009 Merlot
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2007 Syrah Select
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2008 Zinfandel
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2010 Gamay Noir
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2009 Pinot Gris
Peller Estates 2009 Pinot Blanc
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 TBA Optima
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2009 Chenin Blanc
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2007 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Obra Prima
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Merlot
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Viognier
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Cabernet Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Erickson Vineyard Reserve Pinot Gris
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2008 Merlot
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Bronze (20)
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2008 Syrah
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Pinot Gris
Burrowing Owl Vineyards 2009 Pinot Noir
Church & State Wines 2007 Coyote Bowl Meritage
Church & State Wines 2009 Chardonnay
Church & State Wines 2009 Hollenbach Family Vineyard Pinot Noir
Desert Hills Estate Winery 2006 Mirage
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2007 Summit Reserve Syrah
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2009 Gewürztraminer
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 2009 Riesling
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery 2007 Meritage
Peller Estates 2009 Chardonnay
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery 2008 Chardonnay
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Syrah
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Mistura Tinto
Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2009 Rosé
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Merlot
Red Rooster Winery 2009 Pinot Noir
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2009 Gamay Noir
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery 2009 Red Blend