Summerland wines win awards

Wines from Summerland were recognized for their quality as the 2013 British Columbia Wine Awards were presented earlier this month.

Wines from Summerland were recognized for their quality as the 2013 British Columbia Wine Awards were presented earlier this month.

A panel of nine judges from across North America tasted the wines.

The awards were organized by the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society.

Gold

o 8th Generation Vineyard Integrity 2012

o 8th Generation Vineyard Riesling 2012

o Sumac Ridge Estate Winery BlackSage Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2011

o Thornhaven Estates Winery Gewurztraminer 2012

o Thornhaven Estates Winery Syrah 2011

Silver

o 8th Generation Vineyard Riesling Classic 2012

o Silkscarf Winery Malbec Cabernet 2009

o Silkscarf Winery Viognier 2012

o Silkscarf Winery Shiraz Viognier 2009

o Silkscarf Winery Cabernet Sauignon 2009

o Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery Raspberry Fortified 2012

o Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Steller’s Jay Brut 2008

o Thornhaven Estates Winery Decadence 2012

Bronze

o 8th Generation Vineyard Pinot Noir 2011

o Dirty Laundry Vineyard Cabernet Merlot 2011

o Dirty Laundry Vineyard Riesling 2012

o Heaven’s Gate Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2011

o Heaven’s Gate Estate Winery Gewurztramner 2012

o Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Private Reserve Pinot Grigio 2012

o Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Private Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012

 

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