BC wine is renowned across Canada and with US audiences in our own backyard, the Pacific Northwest.

See how our wines have fared compared to wines entered from other Canadian and regional US wineries at these select, prestigious competitions.

Cascadia Wine Competition

Hood River, Oregon – March 2018

BEST OF SHOW

Wild Goose Vineyards logo

Wild Goose Vineyard & Winery Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

BEST SPARKLING

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Seven Stars Sparkling Wine 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

DOUBLE GOLD / BEST OF CLASS

Wild Goose Vineyard & Winery

  • Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Mystic River Gewürztraminer 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

GOLD / BEST OF CLASS (5)

DOUBLE GOLD (6)

GOLD (23)

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery

  • Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Dry Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Hillside Winery

  • Hillside Winery Muscat Ottonel 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Lake Breeze Vineyards

  • Lake Breeze Vineyards Sèmillon 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tightrope Winery

  • Tightrope Winery Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery

  • Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery

  • Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Classic Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

La Frenz Winery

  • La Frenz Winery Probyn Eastman Vineyard Viognier 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Lake Breeze Vineyards

  • Lake Breeze Vineyards Roussanne 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Lake Breeze Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Lake Breeze Vineyards Winemaker Series Sèmillon/Chardonnay 2016BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tightrope Winery

  • Tightrope Winery Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Backyard Vineyards 2017 

  • Backyard Vineyards Chardonnay 2017 BC VQA British Columbia

Bella Wines

  • Bella Wines King Family Farms Ancestrale Sparkling Chardonnay 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Crescent Hill Winery

  • Crescent Hill Winery Curvy Gurl Chardonnay 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery

  • Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Rosé Merlot-Cabernet Franc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Desert Sun White Wine 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Auxerrois 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Ehrenfelser 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Gewürztraminer/Schönburger 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Hester Creek Estate Winery

  • Hester Creek Estate Winery Cabernet Franc Block 3 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Hillside Winery

  • Hillside Winery Rosé 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

JoieFarm Winery

  • JoieFarm Winery Gamay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • JoieFarm Winery En Famille Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

La Frenz Winery

  • La Frenz Winery Rattlesnake Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • La Frenz Winery Sèmillon 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Lake Breeze Vineyards

  • Lake Breeze Vineyards Ehrenfelser 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Lake Breeze Vineyards Pinot Blanc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Mt Boucherie Winery

  • Mt. Boucherie Winery Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Perseus Winery

  • Perseus Winery Cab-Merlot 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Stag Hollow Winery & Vineyard

  • Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Heritage Block Red Wine 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

  • Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Oldfield Reserve Pinot Noir 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery

  • Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Reserve 7 Red Blend 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Upper Bench Estate Winery

  • Upper Bench Estate Winery Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery

  • Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery Gewürztraminer 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

All Canadian Wine Championships

June 2019

BEST OF CLASS – RED WINE

Daydreamer Wines

  • Daydreamer Wines 2017 Marcus Ansems Shiraz BC VQA Okanagan Valley

BEST OF CLASS – WHITE WINE

SpearHead Winery

  • SpearHead Winery 2018 Riesling BC VQA Okanagan Valley

DOUBLE GOLD (28)

Intrigue Wines

  • Intrigue Wines I DO BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Gray Monk Estate Winery

  • Gray Monk Estate Winery 2018 Chardonnay Unwooded BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Winery

  • Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Winery 2016 Grand Reserve Chardonnay  BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Winery 2016 Grand Reserve Red Meritage BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Monte Creek Ranch

  • Monte Creek Ranch Chardonnay Reserve 2017 BC VQA British Columbia Valley

Harper’s Trail Estate Winery

  • Harper’s Trail Estate Winery 2018 Pioneer Block Riesling  BC VQA British Columbia Valley

Wild Goose Vineyards

  • Wild Goose Vineyards 2018 Mystic River Gewürztraminer BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

  • Mission Hill Family Estate Winery  2018 Reserve Pinot Gris  BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Heaven’s Gate Estate Winery

  • Heaven’s Gate Estate Winery 2018 Viognier BC VQA British Columbia Valley

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

  • Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2017 Oldfield Reserve 2Bench White  BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Kraze Legz Vineyard & Winery

  • Kraze Legz Vineyard & Winery 2018  Speakeasy BC VQA Okanagan Valley

The View Winery & Vineyard

  • The View Winery & Vineyard 2018 Silver Lining Rosé  BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Nk’Mip Cellars

  • Nk’Mip Cellars 2016 Red Merriym BC VQA British Columbia Valley
  • Nk’Mip Cellars 2016 Qwam Qwmt Merlot BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Nk’Mip Cellars 2016 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Blue Sky Estate Winery

  • Blue Sky Estate Winery 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

  • Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2014 Grasslands Organic Merlot BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Privato Vineyard & Winery

  • Privato Vineyard & Winery 2017  Pinot Noir BC VQA British Columbia Valley
  • Privato Vineyard & Winery 2016 North of 50 Pinot Noir BC VQA British Columbia Valley
  • Privato Vineyard & Winery 2015 Grande Reserve Pinot Noir  BC VQA British Columbia Valley

C.C. Jentsch Cellars

  • C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 Small Lot Cabernet Franc  BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Indigenous World Winery

  • Indigenous World Winery 2014  Simo BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Moon Curser Winery

  • Moon Curser Winery 2017 Syrah BC VQA British Columbia Valley

Chaberton Estate Winery

  • Chaberton Estate Winery 2015 Syrah  BC VQA Fraser Valley

Volcanic Hills Vineyard & Cellars

  • Volcanic Hills Vineyard & Cellars 2016 Magma Red  BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Cassini Cellars

  • Cassini Cellars 2015 Malbec BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Deep Roots Winery

  • Deep Roots Winery 2016 Parentage Red  BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Inniskillin Okanagan Estate

  • Inniskillin Okanagan Estate 2017 Riesling Icewine BC VQA Okanagan Valley

GOLD (66)

Coming soon!

SILVER (71)

To see the complete list of Silver medal winners, visit this link.

BRONZE (80)

To see the complete list of Bronze medal winners, visit this link.

British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Award 2018

Kelowna, British Columbia – September 2018

WINE OF THE YEAR

Lake Breeze Vineyards

  • Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

For a complete list of awards, visit the following link.

18th WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada

Penticton, British Columbia – June 2018

In 2018, judging took place June 20–24 in Penticton in the heart of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.  Just under 1,900 entries were entered into this year’s competition.

To date, the following Wines of British Columbia BC VQA winners have been announced.

SPECIAL AWARDS

Winery of the Year

  • Road 13 Vineyards, British Columbia

Best Performing Small Winery

  • Two Sisters Vineyards, British Columbia

Top 25 Wineries in Canada

Top 10 BC Wineries

Top 10 Small Wineries in Canada

PLATINUM (11)

Bench 1775 Winery

  • Bench 1775 Semillon 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

CedarCreek Estate Winery

  • CedarCreek 2016 Platinum Block 5 Chardonnay BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Daydreamer Wines

  • Daydreamer Amelia 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Deep Roots Winery

  • Deep Roots Syrah 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Lang Vineyards

  • Lang Vineyards 2012 Riesling Icewine BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Le Vieux Pin

  • Le Vieux Pin Syrah Cuvee Violette 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Meyer Family Vineyards

  • Meyer 2016 Micro Cuvee Chardonnay Old Main Rd. BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Nk’Mip Cellars

  • Nk’Mip Cellars 2016 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Road 13 Vineyards

  • Road 13 Vineyards Roussanne 2016 BC VQA British Columbia

Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard

  • Stag’s Hollow Albarino Shuttleworth Creek 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Thornhaven Estate Winery

  • Thornhaven Syrah 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

GOLD (105)

50th Parallel Estate

  • 50th Parallel Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Arrowleaf Cellars

  • Arrowleaf Zweigelt 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Arrowleaf Riesling Ritchie Vineyard 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bartier Bros.

  • Bartier Bros. Chardonnay Cerqueira Vineyard 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

BC Wine Studio

  • Black Market Syrah 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bench 1775 Winery

  • Whistler Sauvignon Blanc Icewine 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Whistler Pinot Noir Icewine 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bordertown Vineyard & Estate Winery

  • Bordertown Cabernet Franc Reserve 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Bordertown Living Desert Red 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Bordertown Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Bordertown Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bonamici Cellars

  • Bonamici Cellars Merlot Cabernet Franc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

  • Burrowing Owl Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

CedarCreek Estate Winery

  • CedarCreek Platinum Block 5 Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • CedarCreek 2014 Platinum The Last Word 2014 BC VQA British Columbia
  • CedarCreek 2015 Meritage BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • CedarCreek Platinum Block 3 Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Clos du Soleil Winery

  • Clos du Soleil Signature 2014 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Corcelettes Estate Winery

  • Corcelettes Meritage 2015 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
  • Corcelettes Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
  • Corcelettes Gewurztraminer Second Chance Vineyard 2017 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Culmina Family Estate Vineyard

  • Culmina N° 004 Stan’s Bench Chardonnay Golden Mile Bench BC VQA Okanagan Valley

D’Angelo Estate Winery

  • D’Angelo Sette Coppa 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Dirty Laundry Vineyards

  • Dirty Laundry 2017 Gewurztraminer Au Naturel BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

  • Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards Pink Mile Rosé 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Fitzpatrick Fitz Blanc de Blancs 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Fitzpatrick Fitz Brut 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Fitzpatrick Fitz Rose 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Fitzpatrick Fitz Brut 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Fort Berens Estate Winery

  • Fort Berens Riesling Reserve 2017 BC VQA British Columbia

Giant Head Estate Winery

  • Giant Head Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Gray Monk Estate Winery

  • Gray Monk Chardonnay Unwooded 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Gray Monk Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Howling Bluff

  • Howling Bluff Pinot Noir Acta Vineyard 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Howling Bluff Sauvignon Blanc Three Mile Creek Reserve 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Indigenous World Winery

  • Indigenous Hee Hee Tel Kin 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate

  • Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Grand Reserve Select Shiraz 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

JoieFarm Winery 

  • JoieFarm Winery En Famille Reserve Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Kitsch Wines

  • Kitsch Wines Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Laughing Stock Vineyards

  • Laughing Stock  Portfolio 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Lang Vineyards

  • Lang Vineyards Riesling Icewine 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Lang Vineyards Gewurztraminer 2017 BC VQA British Columbia

Maverick Estate Winery

  • Maverick Sauvignon Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

  • Mission Hill Compendium 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Mission Hill Terroir Collection Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Mission Hill Terroir Collection Reflection Point Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Meyer Family Vineyards

  • Meyer Family Vineyards  Chardonnay McLean Creek Vineyard 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Meyer Family Vineyards Micro Cuvee Chardonnay Old Main Rd 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Meyer Micro Cuvee Pinot Noir McLean Creek Vineyard 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Meyer Reimer Family Vineyard Pinot Noir BC VQA 2016 Okanagan Valley

Moraine Estate Winery

  • Moon Curser Vineyards Afraid of the Dark 2017 Okanagan Valley BC VQA
  • Moraine Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Moon Curser Vineyards

  • Moon Curser Vineyards Afraid of the Dark 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Moon Curser Dolcetto 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Nk’Mip Cellars

  • Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Nk’Mip Cellars Merriym Red Meritage 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Nk’Mip Cellars Merriym White Meritage 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Riesling 2016 Okanagan Valley
  • Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Syrah 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery

  • Noble Ridge King’s Ransom Meritage 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Okanagan Crushpad

  • Narrative 2016 Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Narrative Syrah 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Orofino Vineyards

  • Orofino Vineyards Cabernet Franc Rosé Pozza Vineyard 2017 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
  • Orofino Vineyards Gamay 2017 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
  • Orofino Syrah Scout Vineyard 2016 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Painted Rock Estate Winery

  • Painted Rock Red Icon 2915 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Painted Rock Cabernet Franc 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Painted Rock 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

Poplar Grove Winery

  • Poplar Grove Syrah 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Privato Vineyard & Winery

  • Privato Tesoro Pinot Noir Woodward Collection 2015 BC VQA British Columbia

Quails’ Gate Winery

  • Quails’ Gate Winery Lucy’s Block Rosé 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Quails’ Gate Rosemary’s Block Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Quails’ Gate Richard’s Block Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Quails’ Gate Dry Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Red Rooster Winery

  • Red Rooster Rare Bird Series Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Red Rooster Rare Bird Series Malbec 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Road 13 Vineyards

  • Blind Creek Collective Cabernet Franc 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
  • Blind Creek Collective Petit Verdot 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
  • Road 13 Vineyards Syrah 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
  • Road 13 Vineyards Chip off the Old Block Chenin Blanc 2017 BC VQA British Columbia
  • Road 13 2013 5th Element BC VQA British Columbia
  • Road 13 Vineyards 2014 Jackpot Petit Verdot 2014 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
  • Blind Creek Collective Consensus 2015 BC  VQA British Columbia
  • Blind Creek Collective Viognier 2017 BC VQA British Columbia

Roche Wines

  • Roche Wines Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

River Stone Estate Winery

  • River Stone 2015 Stones Throw BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • River Stone Cabernet Franc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Sandhill

  • Sandhill Small Lots Syrah Sandhill Estate Vineyard 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard

  • Stag’s HollowRenaissance Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Stag’s Hollow Renaissance Merlot Stag’s Hollow Vineyard 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

St. Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery

  • Oak Bay Riesling 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

See Ya Later Ranch

  • See Ya Later Ranch  Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Seven Stones Winery

  • Seven Stones The Legend Estate 2014 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Singletree Winery

  • Singletree Winery Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Spearhead Winery

  • SpearHead Pinot Noir Cuvee 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • SpearHead Pinot Noir GFV Saddle Block 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Sumac Ridge Estate Winery

  • Black Sage 2015 Shiraz 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

  • Summerhill Pyramid Winery Ehrenfelser Icewine 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tantalus Vineyards

  • Tantalus Vineyards Blanc de Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Tantalus Old Vines Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Tantalus Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Terravista Vineyards

  • Terravista Vineyards Fandango 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

  • Tinhorn Creek Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Thornhaven Estate Winery

  • Thornhaven Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tightrope Winery

  • Tightrope Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Tightrope Syrah 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Wayne Gretzky 

  • Wayne Gretzky Okanagan 2016 Signature Series Riesling BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery

  • Wild Goose Gewurztraminer 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

SILVER (200)

50th Parallel Estate

  • 50th Parallel Pinot Noir Rosé 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • 50th Parallel Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Arrowleaf Cellars

  • Arrowleaf Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Backyard Vineyards

  • Backyard Vineyards Gossip 2016 BC VQA British Columbia

Bartier Bros. Vineyard & Winery

  • Bartier Bros.Cabernet Franc Cerqueira Vineyard 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Bartier Bros. 2016 Merlot Cerqueira Vineyard, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

Bench 1775  Winery

  • Bench 1775  Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Bench 1775 Groove Red 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Paradise Ranch Merlot Icewine 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Black Hills Estate Winery

  • Black Hills Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Black Hills Alibi 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Black Hills Syrah 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Blue Sky Estate Vineyards

  • Blue Sky 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
  • Blue Sky Syrah 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bonamici Cellars

  • Bonamici Cellars Reserve Syrah 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Bordertown Vineyard & Estate Winery

  • Bordertown Merlot Reserve 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

CedarCreek Estate Winery

  • CedarCreek Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • CedarCreek  Platinum Desert Ridge Meritage 2914 BC VQA British Columbia
  • CedarCreek Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • CedarCreek Syrah 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Clos du Soleil

  • Clos du Soleil Capella 2016 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Corcelettes

  • Corcelettes Pinot Noir 2017 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
  • Corcelettes Petit Verdot 2015 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
  • Corcelettes Syrah 2016 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Covert Farms Family Estate

  • Covert Farms Cabernet Sauvignon Grand Reserve 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Crescent Hill Winery

  • Crescent Hill Glennallyn Private Reserve 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Crescent Hill Olde Orchard 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Culmina

  • Culmina Dilemma 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Deep Roots Winery

  • Deep Roots Parentage White 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Deep Roots Cabernet Franc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Deep Roots Merlot 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Desert Hills Estate Winery

  • Desert Hills Cactus Red 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Dirty Laundry Vineyards

  • Dirty Laundry Naughty Chardonnay 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Dirty Laundry Kay-Syrah 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Elephant Island Winery

  • Elephant Island Told You So Viognier 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Fort Berens Estate Winery

  • Fort Berens Red Gold 2015 BC VQA British Columbia

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

  • Fitzpatrick Sudden Inversion Meritage 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Gray Monk Estate Winery

  • Gray Monk Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Gray Monk Odyssey White Brut 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Harper’s Trail Estate Winery

  • Harper’s Trail Riesling Pioneer Block Thadd Springs Vineyard 2017 BC VQA British Columbia

Heaven’s Gate Estate Winery

  • Heaven’s Gate Gamay Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Hester Creek Estate Winery

  • Hester Creek Trebbiano Old Vines Block 16 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Hester Creek Merlot Reserve Block 2 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Hillside Winery

  • Hillside Gamay Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Hillside Pinot Noir 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Hillside Gewurztraminer 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Hillside Reserve Viognier 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Hillside Cabernet Franc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Hillside Cabernet Sauvignon Howe Vineyard 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Hillside Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Howling Bluff Estate Winery

  • Howling Bluff Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Indigenous World Winery

  • Indigenous World Winery Simo 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Indigenous World Winery Gewurztraminer 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Indigenous World Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Intrigue Wines

  • Intrigue Wines Social White 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Intrigue Wines Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Intrigue Focus Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Inniskillin 

  • Intersection Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Intersection Estate Winery

  • Inniskillin Okanagan Chardonnay Dark Horse Vineyard 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Inniskillin Okanagan Reserve Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Inniskillin Okanagan Pinot Noir Dark Horse Vineyard 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Inniskillin Okanagan 2016 Reserve Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Jackson-Triggs Okanagan

  • Jackson-Triggs OkanaganReserve Sauvignon Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Cabernet Sauvignon Sunrock Vineyard 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Shiraz Sunrock Vineyard 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

JoieFarm

  • JoieFarm 2016 PTG  BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • JoieFarm Gamay Deep Roots Vineyard 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Kismet Estate Winery

  • Kismet 2015 Moksha 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Kismet 2016 Karma 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Kismet Reserve Cabernet Franc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Kismet Syrah 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Kitsch Wines

  • Kitsch Dry Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Kraze Legs Vineyard & Winery

  • Kraze Legz Skaha Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Lake Breeze Vineyards

  • Lake Breeze Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Lake Breeze Meritage 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Lake Breeze Cellar Series Zephyr Brut 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Lake Breeze Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Lake Breeze Sauvignon Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Laughing Stock Vineyards

  • Laughing Stock Viognier Rousanne 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Lunessence

  • Lunessence Crescendo 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Maverick Estate Winery

  • Maverick Ella Brut Rose N/V BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Meyer Family Vineyards

  • Meyer Family Vineyards Stevens Block Chardonnay Old Main Road 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Meyer Family Vineyards Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Monte Creek Ranch Winery

  • Monte Creek Ranch Cabernet Merlot 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
  • Monte Creek Ranch Sparkling Reserve 2017 BC VQA British Columbia
  • Monte Creek Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
  • Monte Creek Ranch Riesling 2016 BC VQA British Columbia
  • Monte Creek Ranch Riesling 2017 BC VQA British Columbia

Moon Curser Vineyards

  • Moon Curser Tannat 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Moon Curser Tempranillo 2016 BC VQA British Columbia

Moraine Estate Winery

  • Moraine Meritage 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Moraine Cliffhanger White 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Mission Hill Family Estate Vineyard

  • Mission Hill Reserve Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Mission Hill Reserve Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Mission Hill Reserve Shiraz 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery 

  • Mt. Boucherie Gewurztraminer 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Mt. Boucherie Riesling 2014 BC VQA Similkameen Valley
  • Mt Boucherie Winemaker’s Reserve Syrah 2014 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Nk’Mip Cellars

  • Nk’Mip Cellars  Merriym White Meritage 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Nk’Mip Cellars Winemakers Pinot Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Nk’Mip Cellars Qwam Qwmt Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Nk’Mip Cellar Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery

  • Noble Ridge Reserve Meritage 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Okanagan Crushpad

  • Haywire Gamay Rosé 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Haywire The Bub 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Haywire Sauvignon Blanc Waters & Banks 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Haywire 2017 Free Form Vin Gris BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Narrative Pinot Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Narrative Cabernet Franc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Orofino Winery

  • Orofino Cabernet Franc Pozza Vineyard 2017 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Ososyoos Larose

  • Osoyoos Larose Le Grand Vin 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Painted Rock Estate Winery

  • Painted Rock Estate Winery Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Painted Rock Cabernet Franc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Painted Rock Merlot 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Poplar Grove Winery

  • Poplar Grove Munson Mountain Vineyard Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Prospect Winery 

  • Prospect Winery Stags & Bears Cabernet Merlot 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Privato Vineyard & Winery

  • Privato Chardonnay Woodward Collection 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Quails‘ Gate Winery

  • Quails’ Gate Winery Rosé 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Quails’ Gate Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Quails’ Gate The Bench Pinot Gris 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Quails’ Gate  The Connemara 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Quails’ Gate Chenin Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Quails’ Gate The Boswell Syrah 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Red Rooster Winery

  • Red Rooster Rare Bird Series Gewurztraminer 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Red Rooster Winery Rare Bird Series Merlot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

River Stone Estate Winery

  • River Stone Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Road 13 Vineyards

  • Blind Creek Collective 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Road 13 GSM 2016 BC VQA British Columbia

Robin Ridge Winery

  • Robin Ridge Signature Series Meritage 2013 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Rocky Creek Winery

  • Rocky Creek 2017 Pinot Gris BC VQA Vancouver Island

Rollingdale Winery Inc.

  • Rollingdale 8 Barrels Cabernet Franc 2016 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Rust Wine

  • Rust Wine Co. Gamay 2017 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Sandhill 

  • Sandhill Cabernet Merlot Terroir Driven Wine 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Sandhill Small Lots Malbec Phantom Creek Vineyard 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Sandhill Small Lots Petit Verdot Phantom Creek Vineyard 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

See Ya Later Ranch

  • See Ya Later Ranch Ping-Meritage 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • See Ya Later Ranch Rover 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Seven Stones Winery

  • Seven Stones Cabernet Franc Speaking Rock Estate 2014 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Singletree Winery

  • Singletree Harness 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Singletree Gruner Veltliner 2017 BC VQA Fraser Valley

Spearhead Winery

  • SpearHead Pinot Gris Golden Retreat Vineyard 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • SpearHead Golden Retreat Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard

  • Stag’s Hollow Renaissance Meritage 2015 BC VQA British Columbia
  • Stag’s Hollow Renaissance Grenache 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Stag’s Hollow Syrah Amalie Vineyard 2916 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

St. Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery

  • St Hubertus Riesling 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Stoneboat Vineyards

  • Stoneboat Vineyards Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Sumac Ridge

  • Sumac Ridge Private Reserve Gewurztraminer 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Black Sage Cabernet Franc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tantalus Vineyards

  • Tantalus Vineyards Pinot Noir Reserve 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Terravista Vineyards

  • Terravista Vineyards Figaro 2016 BC VQA British Columbia

Tightrope Winery

  • Tightrope Cabernet Franc Eira Thomas’ 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

TIME Winery

  • TIME Winery Cabernet Franc 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • TIME Winery Riesling 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

  • Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Reserve Cabernet Franc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Reserve Syrah 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

The Hatch

  • The Hatch Screaming Frenzy Meritage 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Thornhaven Estates Winery

  • Thornhaven Gewurztraminer 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Therapy Vineyards

  • Therapy Vineyards Freudian Sip 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Thornhaven Estates Winery

  • Thornhaven XV 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tightrope Winery

  • Tightrope Winery Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Tightrope Equipoise 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Tightrope Vertigo 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Unsworth Vineyard

  • Unsworth Pinot Gris 2017 Vancouver Island

Upper Bench Vineyard

  • Upper Bench Pinot Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

TIME Winery

  • Time Winery White Meritage 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

  • Tinhorn Creek Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Vanessa Vineyards

  • Vanessa Vineyard Rosé 2017 BC VQA Similkameen Valley

Volcanic Hills Estate Winery

  • Volcanic Hills Viognier 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Wild Goose Vineyards

  • Wild Goose Vineyards Autumn Gold 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Wild Goose Red Horizon Meritage 2016 BC  VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Wild Goose Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
  • Wild Goose 2016 Merlot BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Wayne Gretzky Okanagan

  • Wayne Gretzky Okanagan Pinot Grigio 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

BRONZE (123)

Okanagan Wine Festivals Society
Spring Wine Fest 2018

Penticton, BC – May 2-13, 2018

British Columbia Best of Varietal Wine Awards

Wine of the Year

Evolve Cellars

  • Evolve Cellars Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okangan Valley

Best Cabernet Franc under $26

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

  • Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Cabernet Franc over $26

Indigenous World Winery

  • Indigenous World Winery Cabernet Franc 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Cabernet Sauvignon

Bordertown Vineyard & Estate Winery

  • Bordertown Vineyard and Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Chardonnay under $19 

Inniskillin

  • Inniskillin Okanagan Dark Horse Chardonnay 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Gewürztraminer under $19

Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery

  • Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2017

Best Gewürztraminer over $19

Lang Vineyards

  • Lang Vineyards Gewürztraminer 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Merlot under $26

Gray Monk Estate Winery

  • Gray Monk Estate Winery, Odyssey Merlot 2014 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Merlot over $26

Serendipity Winery

  • Serendipity Winery Merlot 2012 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best other single red varietal under $26

Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery

  • Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery Malbec 2013 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best other single red varietal over $26

Sandhill Wines

  • Sandhill Wines Small Lots Petit Verdot 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best other single white varieties $19 and under

Wild Goose Vineyards

  • Wild Goose Vineyards Mystic River Pinot Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best other single white varieties $19 and over

Hillside Winery

  • Hillside Winery Muscat Ottenal 2017  BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Pinot Gris $19 and under

Inniskillin Okanagan

  • Inniskillin Okanagan Estate Pinot Grigio 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Pinot Gris over $19

50th Parallel Estate Winery

  • 50th Parallel Estate Pinot Gris 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Pinot Noir under $26

Therapy Vineyards Pinot Noir 2016

  • Therapy Vineyards Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Pinot Noir over $26

Quail’s Gate Winery

  • Quail’s Gate Pinot Noir 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best reds blend other under $26

Peller Estates

  • Wayne Gretzky Okanagan Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best red blends other over $26

vinAmité Cellars

  • vinAmité Cellars Hidden Corner 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Red Meritage Blend $26 and under

See Ya Later Ranch

  • See Ya Later Ranch Ping Meritage 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Red Meritage Blend over $26

Jackson-Triggs

  • Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate, SunRock Red Meritage 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Riesling $19 and under

Evolve Cellars

  • Evolve Cellars Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Riesling over $19

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

  • Summerhill Pyramid Winery Organic Riesling 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Rosé $19 and under

Arrowleaf Cellars

  • Arrowleaf Cellars Rosé 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Rosé Over $19

The View Winery

  • The View Winery Pinotage Rosé 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Sauvignon Blanc

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery

  • Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Dry Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Sparkling

Gray Monk Estate Winery

  • Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Rosé Brut 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Syrah $26 and under

Moon Curser Vineyards

  • Moon Curser Vineyards Syrah 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Syrah over $26

Nk’Mip Cellars Winery

  • Nk’Mip Cellars Winery Qwam Qwmt Syrah 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Viognier

Red Rooster Winery

  • Red Rooster Winery Rare Bird Series Viognier 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best White Blend $19 and under

The View Winery

  • The View Winery Silver Lining Estate White 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best White Blend over $19

TIME Winery

  • TIME Winery White Meritage 2017 BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Best Icewine

 Inniskillin

  • Inniskillin Okanagan Reserve Vidal Icewine BC VQA Okanagan Valley

The full list of finalists is available here.

2018 Best of the Northwest: Wine By Sip Northwest

Behold the 2018 Best of the Northwest Wine!

Washington State, USA – July 2018

DOUBLE GOLD (4)

Lake Breeze Vineyards

  • 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, Okanagan Valley

Monte Creek Ranch Winery

  • 2017 Hands Up White, British Columbia

Road 13 Vineyards

  • 2016 GSM, British Columbia

Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery

  • 2017 Gewürztraminer, Okanagan Valley

To view other awards, visit the competition website.