As the sunny and warm September weather looks promising as October looms (knock on wood) and the harvest is upon us, the Okanagan Wine Festivals Awards have announce the results of their Fall Competition.
Excited to see that the 2009 Cassini Syrah was awarded a Gold Medal. Remember, this was a wine we really enjoyed and touted as brandalicious due to a combination of elegant branding and great stuff inside the bottle. See our review here.
The 2011 Stoneboat Chorus and Pinot Gris came away with silvers. We were fans of the 2010 Chorus, and we thought the 2011 Pinot Gris was one of the standouts at the VQA Tasting earlier this month, so great to see this recognition.
Spierhead Winery also received recognition as Best New Winery along with a couple bronzes and a silver, though none of them was the Riesling we so highly praised at the VQA Fall Tasting. Anyhow, a great start for Spierhead, and looking forward to many fine vintages to come.
For full results, get your fill on their site. You’ll have to pop open a PDF.
Till next time…
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