Let’s celebrate the wines from our fourth annual Okanagan Life Best of BC Wine Awards, this year held at the Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan. Our judging panel was a select group of independent, experienced wine judges from the trade, restaurant and education sectors.

Purchase

Sparkling

Traditional Method
Gold
Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards, 2014 Fitz Brut  $32.99
Sagewood Winery, 2016 Kayla  $33.83

Bronze
Bench 1775 Winery, 0 Brut Rosé  $19.90

Frizzante-style
Silver
Lang Vineyards, 2017 Sparkling Rosé  $22.99

Bronze
Monster Vineyards, 2016 The Brute  $19.90
The View Winery, 2017 Distraction Frizzante  $20.95


Whites

Off-dry white

Gold
Monte Creek Ranch Winery, 2017 Hands Up White  $15.99

Silver
Lang Vineyards, 2017 Bravo White  $18.99

Bronze
Black Hills Estate Winery, 2016 Alias  $24.90
Harper’s Trail Estate Winery, 2017 Field Blend White  $13.99
Play Estate Winery, 2016 Moscato  $20.00
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery, 2016 Siegerrebe  $19.00
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery, 2016 Bacchus  $18.00
Sagewood Winery, 2016 Kerner  $17.30
Sunnybrae Vineyards & Winery, 2015 Siegerrebe  $19.00
Thornhaven Estates Winery, 2016 Brooklyn’s Blend  $16.90

Gewürztraminer

Gold
Thornhaven Estates Winery, 2016 Gewürztraminer  $17.90

Bronze
Lang Vineyards, 2017 Gewürztraminer  $19.99

 

Riesling

Gold
SpearHead Winery, 2017 Riesling  $21.00
The View Winery, 2017 Riesling  $17.95

Silver
Monte Creek Ranch Winery, 2017 Riesling  $17.49

Bronze
Culmina Family Estate Winery, 2016 Decora  $23.00
Harper’s Trail Estate Winery, 2016 Silver Mane Block Riesling  $18.29
Hidden Chapel Winery, 2016 Amazing Grace  $21.65
The Chase Wines, 2016 Riesling  $20.00

 

Pinot Gris

Gold
Lake Breeze Vineyards, 2017 Pinot Gris  $21.00

Silver
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery, 2017 Reserve Pinot Gris  $22.00
Oliver Twist Estate Winery, 2017 Pinot Gris  $21.90

Bronze
Hillside Winery, 2017 Unoaked Pinot Gris  $22.00
SpearHead Winery, 2017 Pinot Gris  $19.00
The Chase Wines, 2016 Pinot Gris  $20.00

 

Sauvignon Blanc

Gold
Clos du Soleil Winery, 2016 Fume Blanc  $20.90
Lake Breeze Vineyards, 2017 Sauvignon Blanc  $22.00
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery, 2016 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc  $22.00

Bronze
Bench 1775 Winery, 2016 Sauvignon Blanc  $24.90
Serendipity Winery, 2016 Sauvignon Blanc  $21.90

Other Dry White

Gold
the hatch, 2016 Dynasty White  $31.77

Silver
Clos du Soleil Winery, 2016 Grower’s Series Pinot Blanc $20.90

Bronze
Bench 1775 Winery, 2016 Chill  $17.90
Culmina Family Estate Winery, 2016 R&D White Blend  $20.00
SpearHead Winery, 2017 White Pinot Noir  $24.00
Sunnybrae Vineyards & Winery, 2015 Turner Road  $15.00

Viognier

Gold
Lang Vineyards, 2017 Viognier  $24.99
BEST OF SHOW

Serendipity Winery, 2017 Viognier  $21.90

Silver
Bench 1775 Winery, 2016 Viognier  $24.90

Bronze
Perseus Winery, 2016 Viognier  $18.99
Red Rooster Winery, 2017 Rare Bird Series Viognier  $28.75
Oliver Twist Estate Winery, 2016 Viognier  $22.90
MOCOJO Winery, 2016 Viognier  $22.00

Chardonnay

Gold
Black Hills Estate Winery, 2016 Chardonnay  $29.90
C.C. Jentsch Cellars, 2016 Small Lot Barrel Fermented Chardonnay $35.90

Silver
Culmina Family Estate Winery, 2015 Dilemma  $34.00

Bronze
Monte Creek Ranch Winery, 2016 Chardonnay Reserve  $24.99
Perseus Winery, 2016 Select Lot Chardonnay  $28.99
Three Sisters Winery, 2016 Chardonnay  $17.99

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