Southwest Ontario Wineries Win 29 Medals

Posted by Gary Killops on May 17, 2009

The 2009 “All Canadian Wine Championship” was held last week in Windsor Ontario. Wineries from British Columbia to Nova Scotia entered over 1100 different wines in the championship.

The “Best of the Best” trophy winners were:

Best Red Wine of the Year
Church and State Wines, BC 2006 Quintessential $50.00

Best White Wine of the Year
Lang Vineyards, BC 2007 Riesling Farm Reserve $19.90

Best Sparkling Wine of the Year
Peller Estates Winery, ON Peller Estates Ice Cuvee Rose $35.00

Best Dessert Wine of the Year Sponsored by Ontario Viniculture Association
Pentage Winery, BC 2007 Ice Wine $55.45

Best Fruit Wine of the Year Sponsored by Ontario Viniculture Association
La Face Cache de la Pomme, PQ 2007 Frimas Ice Cider $39.87

Wineries in Southwest Ontario appellations (Lake Erie North Shore and Pelee Island) won 29 Medals of Merit.

GOLD
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery – 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon
Colio Estate Wines Inc. - 2008 CEV Pinot Grigio
Pelee Island Winery – 2007 Pinot Noir
Pelee Island Winery – 2008 Riesling Dry
Viewpointe Estate Winery – 2005 Balance Pointe
Viewpointe Estate Winery – 2006 Ideal Pointe

SILVER
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery – 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Colio Estate Wines Inc. - 2007 CEV Pinot Noir
Colio Estate Wines Inc. - 2008 Girl’s Night Out Chardonnay
D’Angelo Vineyards Estate Winery – 2006 Vidal Icewine
Pelee Island Winery – 2007 Pinot Noir Reserve
Pelee Island Winery – 2008 Cabernet Franc
Pelee Island Winery – 2008 Late Harvest Riesling

BRONZE
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery – 2006 Cabernet Franc
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery – 2007 Riesling
Colio Estate Wines Inc. – 2008 CEV Pinot Grigio
Muscedere Vineyards – 2004 Vidal Icewine
Muscedere Vineyards – 2007 Syrah
Muscedere Vineyards – 2007 Baco Noir Reserve
Pelee Island Winery – 2006 Cabernet Merlot Reserve
Pelee Island Winery – 2008 Eco Trail White
Smith & Wilson Estate Wines – 2008 Riesling
Smith & Wilson Estate Wines – 2008 Smith’s Vidal
Viewpointe Estate Winery – 2005 Focal Pointe

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