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Best of Show 2015

Okanagan-BC-Wine-awardsSpierhead Winery
Best of BC Wine Awards 2015
Best in Show Red: 2013 Pinot Noir Cuvee

 

Church & State Wines
Best of BC Wine Awards 2015
Best of Show White: 2013 Coyote Bowl Chardonnay


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Full list of 2015 Best of BC Wine Award winners

Sparkling

Gold
The View Winery - 2012 Distraction Rosé $19.90
Silver
8th Generation Vineyard - 2013 Confidence $23.00
St. Hubertus Winery - 2013 Rosé Frizzante $16.95


Whites

Off-Dry White – Single Varieties

Gold
Sunnybrae Vineyards & Winery - 2013 Ortega $18.00
Adega On 45th Estate Winery - 2013 Pinot Gris $20.00
Silver
St. Hubertus Winery - 2013 Pinot Blanc, Okanagan Valley $14.95
Bronze
Sunnybrae Vineyards & Winery - 2012 Siegerrebe, Okanagan Valley $18.00

Off-Dry White – Blends

Gold
Thornhaven Estates - 2014 Brooklyn’s Blend $15.90
Silver
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery - 2013 Mingle $19.90
Bronze
Beaumont Family Estate Winery - 2013 Trio $17.90

Medium White

Gold
Thornhaven Estates - 2013 Gewürtztraminer  $17.90
Moraine Estate Winery - 2013 Riesling $17.50
Silver
Tightrope Winery - 2013 Riesling  $18.00
Bronze
Wild Goose Vineyards - 2013 Pinot Gris $18.00

Dry Riesling/Gewürtztraminer

Gold
Sagewood Winery - 2013 Riesling  $19.90
Silver
Lang Vineyards - 2013 Riesling  $19.90
Bronze
Oak Bay Vineyards - 2013 Gewürtztraminer $18.99

Dry Pinot Gris

Gold
Spierhead Winery - 2013 Pinot Gris $20.00
50th Parallel Estate - 2014 Pinot Gris $19.00
Silver
Dirty Laundry Vineyard - 2013 Say Yes Pinot Gris $20.99
Bronze
Lake Breeze Vineyards - 2014 Pinot Gris $19.00
Pentâge Winery - 2013 Pinot Gris $18.00
Maverick Estate Winery - 2013 Pinot Gris $19.00

Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon

Gold
Clos du Soleil Winery - 2013 Capella  $28.90
Silver
Lake Breeze Vineyards - 2014 Sauvignon Blanc  $22.00
Serendipity Winery - 2013 Sauvignon Blanc $19.90
Bronze
Maverick Estate Winery - 2013 Sauvignon Blanc  $19.00

Chardonnay

Gold
Church & State Wines - 2013 Coyote Bowl Chardonnay $26.90
Silver
Church & State Wines - 2013 Gravelbourg Chardonnay  $26.90
Poplar Grove Winery - 2014 Chardonnay  $21.90
Bronze
Robin Ridge Winery - 2012 Chardonnay  $18.90
Spierhead Winery - 2013 Chardonnay $23.00

Viognier & Other White Rhône Varieties

Gold
Pentâge Winery - 2011 Viognier, Roussanne, Marsanne Blend  $27.00
Silver
Pentâge Winery - 2013 Viognier  $22.00
Adega On 45th Estate Winery - 2013 Viognier $20.00

Bronze
C.C. Jentsch Cellars - 2013 Viognier $22.90

Other Dry White

Gold
Sunnybrae Vineyards & Winery - 2012 Turner Road  $18.00
Silver
Dirty Laundry Vineyard - 2013 Secret Affair $19.99
Bronze
Kismet Estate Winery - 2013 Saféd  $16.99


Rosé

Gold
Sunnybrae Vineyards & Winery - 2013 Rosé $18.00
Silver
Beaumont Family Estate Winery - 2013 Melody Rosé $19.50
Bronze
Thornhaven Estates - 2014 Rosé  $15.90
Robin Ridge Winery - 2013 Flicker $16.90


Reds

Pinot Noir ($12 to $20)

Gold
Thornhaven Estates - 2011 Pinot Noir $18.90
Silver
Scorched Earth Winery - 2012 Pask The Pinot Noir  $19.90
Ancient Hill Estate Winery - 2011 Pinot Noir  $19.99
Bronze
Lang Vineyards - 2012 Pinot Noir  $16.90

Pinot Noir (Over $20)

Gold
Spierhead Winery - 2013 Pinot Noir Cuvée $33.00
Silver
Lake Breeze Vineyards - 2012 Pinot Noir  $26.00
Serendipity Winery - 2010 Pinot Noir  $39.90
Sagewood Winery - 2013 Pinot Noir $23.90
Bronze
Spierhead Winery - 2013 Club Consensus Pinot Noir $27.00
Dirty Laundry Vineyard - 2012 Pinot Noir  $24.99
Moraine Estate Winery - 2012 Pinot Noir  $22.50

Merlot ($12 to $20)

Gold
Monster Vineyards - 2013 Merlot  $19.90
Silver
Wild Goose Vineyards - 2012 Merlot $20.00
River Stone Estate Winery - 2011 Merlot $19.90
Bronze
Castoro de Oro Estate Winery - 2012 Merlot $19.90

Merlot (Over $20)

Gold
Poplar Grove Winery - 2011 Merlot  $29.90
Silver
Adega On 45th Estate Winery - 2012 Merlot  $24.00
Bronze
8th Generation Vineyard -2012 Merlot  $22.00

Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc

Gold
Church & State Wines - 2010 Coyote Bowl Cabernet Sauvignon  $34.90
Silver
Adega On 45th Estate Winery - 2012 Cabernet Franc  $26.00
Bronze
Gold Hill Winery - 2012 Cabernet Franc  $26.90

Bordeaux Varieties/Meritage Red ($12 to $20)

Gold
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery - 2012 Meritage Estate  $19.90
Silver
Monster Vineyards - 2013 Cabs  $19.90
Bronze
C.C. Jentsch Cellars - 2013 The Chase  $19.90
Lang Vineyards - 2013 Meritage  $19.90

Bordeaux Varieties/Meritage Red (Over $20)

Gold
Gold Hill Winery - 2012 Meritage Family Reserve $34.90
Silver
River Stone Estate Winery - 2011 Cornerstone  $28.50
Bronze
Bonamici Cellars - 2012 Merlot-Cabernet Franc  $24.99
Nagging Doubt - 2012 The Pull  $29.90
River Stone Estate Winery - 2012 Stones Throw  $23.90

Syrah & Other Rhône Varieties

Gold
C.C. Jentsch Cellars - 2012 Syrah  $29.90
Silver
Pentâge Winery - 2011 Syrah  $29.00
Bronze Adega On 45th Estate Winery - 2012 Syrah $24.00

Other Red ($12 to $20)

Gold
Oak Bay Vineyards - 2012 Gamay Noir  $16.95
Silver
Oak Bay Vineyards - 2012 Marechal Foch  $20.00
Bronze
Celista Estate Winery - 2012 Marechal Foch  $19.90

Other Red (Over $20)

Gold
Maverick Estate Winery - 2012 Rubicon  $24.00
Silver
The View Winery - 2012 Pinotage Reserve  $24.50
Bronze
Robin Ridge Winery Ridge - 2012 Gamay  $23.90
Niche Wine Company - 2012 Foch Black Sheep $25.00
Tightrope Winery - 2013 Vertigo $28.00


Sweet White/Icewine

Gold
Castoro de Oro Estate Winery - 2007 Pinot Blanc Vin De Curé  $23.90
Silver
8th Generation Vineyard - 2013 Riesling $21.00
Bronze
Beaumont Family Estate Winery - 2013 Pinot Noir Icewine $49.90


Fortified

Gold
Maverick Estate Winery - 2012 Sofia $30.00
Silver
Sonoran Estate Winery - 2013 Happy Dragon  $19.90
Bronze
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery - 2012 Ridgeport $24.00

Fruit
Gold
Twisted Hills Craft Cider - 2014 Craft Cider Kingston Twist  $12.00
Silver
Heron Ridge Estates Winery - 2014 Organic Blueberry Sparkling  $35.00

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