Summerland wineries win awards

Wines from Summerland received awards at the 2016 British Columbia Wine Awards.

Wines from Summerland received awards at the 2016 British Columbia Wine Awards.

The awards were held in Kelowna on Thursday evening, during the Okanagan Fall Wine Festival.

This year, a total of 624 wines from more than 90 British Columbia wineries were entered in the wine awards.

Evolve Cellars received gold for its 2015 Pinot Blanc and silver for its 2014 Cabernet Merlot.

Heaven’s Gate Estate Winery received silver for its 2015 Heaven’s Gate Gamay Noir and bronze for its 2014 Heaven’s Gate Merlot Malbec.

Sumac Ridge Estate Winery received silver for its 2015 Private Reserve Gewurztraminer, silver for its 2015 Private Reserve Unoaked Chardonnay and bronze for its 2015 Private Reserve Pinot Noir.

Silkscarf Winery received silver for its 2015 Silkscarf Riesling Muscat and bronze for its 2014 Silkscarf Merlot.

Giant Head Estate Winery received silver for its 2014 Pinot Noir and bronze for its 2015 Blanc de Noir.

Thornhaven Estates Winery received bronze awards for its 2015 Brooklyn’s Blend and 2015 Gewurztraminer.

Lunessence Winery and Vineyard received a bronze award for its 2015 Pinot Blanc Oraniensteiner.

Dirty Laundry Vineyard received four bronze awards. The wines awarded were the 2014 Dirty Laundry Kay Syrah, the 2015 Dirty Laundry Say Yes Pinot Gris, the 2015 Dirty Laundry Grande Dame Gewurtztraminer and the 2015 Dirty Laundry Secret Affair.