Top 25 Wineries in Canada (to understand the Canadian Wine market)

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2017 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada
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1. Redstone Winery

Winery of the Year

Ontario
2 Platinum, 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze

Redstone 2013 Chardonnay Select Vineyard
Redstone 2013 Riesling Limestone Ridge South Block
Redstone 2013 Chardonnay Limestone Vineyard
Redstone 2013 Chardonnay
Redstone 2015 Sparkling Rosé

Read more: Winery of the Year – Redstone Winery


2. Thirty Bench Wine Makers

Ontario
2 Platinum, 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze

Thirty Bench 2015 Small Lot Riesling Wild Cask Estate Vineyard
Thirty Bench 2015 Small Lot Riesling Wood Post Vineyard
Thirty Bench 2014 Small Lot Riesling Triangle Vineyard
Thirty Bench 2014 Small Lot Chardonnay
Thirty Bench 2014 Red


3. Tawse Winery

Ontario
1 Platinum, 4 Gold, 7 Silver, 17 Bronze

Tawse 2013 Chardonnay Quarry Road Vineyard
Tawse 2013 Chardonnay Lenko Vineyard
Tawse 2013 Cabernet Franc Laundry Vineyard
Tawse 2013 Robyn’s Block Chardonnay
Tawse 2016 Unfiltered Gamay Noir


4. Road 13 Vineyards

British Columbia
1 Platinum, 3 Gold, 3 Silver, 6 Bronze

Road 13 Vineyards 2014 Similkameen Collective GSM
Road 13 Vineyards 2015 Syrah Malbec
Road 13 Vineyards 2013 Sparkling Chenin Blanc
Road 13 Vineyards 2012 Fifth Element
Road 13 Vineyards 2014 Jackpot Petit Verdot


5. Mission Hill Family Estate

British Columbia
4 Gold, 3 Silver, 6 Bronze

Mission Hill 2014 Quatrain
Mission Hill 2014 Compendium
Mission Hill 2014 Reserve Merlot
Mission Hill 2015 Perpetua
Mission Hill 2014 Terroir Collection Whispering Hill Organic Merlot No.39


6. Quails’ Gate Estate Winery

British Columbia
4 Gold, 4 Silver, 5 Bronze

Quails’ Gate 2014 The Connemara
Quails’ Gate 2016 Botrytis Affected Optima
Quails’ Gate 2015 Rosemary’s Block Chardonnay
Quails’ Gate 2016 Rosé
Quails’ Gate 2015 Pinot Noir


7. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

British Columbia
1 Platinum, 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze

Burrowing Owl 2015 Syrah
Burrowing Owl 2014 Merlot
Burrowing Owl 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Burrowing Owl 2014 Meritage
Burrowing Owl 2016 Sauvignon Blanc


8. Benjamin Bridge Vineyards

Benjamin BridgeNova Scotia
1 Platinum, 1 Gold, 3 Silver, 2 Bronze

Benjamin Bridge 2009 Méthode Classique Blanc de Blancs
Benjamin Bridge 2012 Méthode Classique Rosé
Benjamin Bridge 2016 Pinot Meunier
Benjamin Bridge 2014 Borealis Icewine
Benjamin Bridge 2014 Riesling


9. Trius Winery

Ontario
1 Platinum, 1 Gold, 4 Silver, 4 Bronze

Trius 2015 Showcase Chardonnay Wild Ferment Oliveira Vineyard
Trius Brut Rose
Trius 2015 Showcase Clean Slate Sauvignon Blanc Wild Ferment
Trius 2014 Showcase Red Shale Cabernet Franc Clark Farm Vineyard
Trius 2015 Red The Icon


10. La Frenz Estate Winery

Best Performing Small Winery of the Year

British Columbia
1 Platinum, 1 Gold, 6 Silver, 8 Bronze

La Frenz 2015 Ensemble Reserve
La Frenz 2016 Semillon Knorr Vineyard
La Frenz 2015 Chardonnay Freedom 75 Vineyard
La Frenz 2015 La Vitta Pazza White Blend Muscat Riesling
La Frenz Liqueur Muscat

Read more: Looking for Friends in all the Right Places


11. Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake

Ontario
3 Gold, 6 Silver, 1 Bronze

Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2016 Private Reserve Rose
Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2015 Private Reserve Cabernet Franc
Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2015 Andrew Peller Signature Series Vidal Blanc Icewine
Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2015 Andrew Peller Signature Series Sauvignon Blanc
Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2015 Andrew Peller Signature Series Oak Aged Vidal Blanc Icewine


12. Meyer Family Vineyards

British Columbia
3 Gold, 6 Silver, 3 Bronze

Meyer 2015 Tribute Series Chardonnay Old Main Road Vineyard
Meyer 2015 Old Block Pinot Noir McLean Creek Vineyard – OK Falls
Meyer 2015 Micro Cuvée Pinot Noir McLean Creek Vineyard
Meyer 2015 Micro Cuvée Chardonnay McLean Creek Vineyard
Meyer 2015 Okanagan Valley Pinot Noir


13. Bench 1775 Winery

British Columbia
1 Platinum, 1 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze

Bench 1775 2012 Blanc de Blanc
Bench 1775 2016 White Merlot
Bench 1775 2014 Cabernet Franc Malbec
Paradise Ranch 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine
Bench 1775 2016 Glow


14. CedarCreek Estate Winery

British Columbia
3 Gold, 7 Silver, 3 Bronze

CedarCreek 2014 Meritage
CedarCreek 2014 Cabernet Merlot
CedarCreek 2016 Platinum Block 1 Pinot Noir Rosé
CedarCreek 2016 Platinum Riesling Icewine
CedarCreek 2015 Platinum Block 5 Chardonnay


15. Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards

British Columbia
1 Platinum, 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze

Inniskillin Okanagan 2012 Discovery Series Tempranillo Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan 2015 Pinot Noir Dark Horse Vineyard
Inniskillin Okanagan 2014 Cabernet Franc Dark Horse Vineyard
Inniskillin Okanagan 2014 Riesling Icewine
Inniskillin Okanagan 2016 Reserve Pinot Gris


16. Lake Breeze Vineyards

British Columbia
1 Platinum, 8 Silver, 2 Bronze

Lake Breeze 2014 Syrah Torok Vineyard
Lake Breeze 2014 Meritage
Lake Breeze 2015 Merlot
Lake Breeze 2016 Spice Jar
Lake Breeze 2015 Pinot Blanc


17. Creekside Estate Winery

Ontario
1 Platinum, 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 3 Bronze

Creekside 2013 Estate Syrah
Creekside 2015 Marianne Hill Riesling Marianne Hill
Creekside 2015 Chardonnay Queenston Road Vineyard
Creekside 2013 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc Creekside Estate Vineyard
Creekside 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Queenston Road Vineyard


 18. Southbrook Vineyards

Ontario
2 Gold, 3 Silver

Southbrook Canadian Framboise
Southbrook The Anniversary
Southbrook 2016 Orange
Southbrook 2013 Estate Small Lot Witness Block Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc
Southbrook 2016 Organic Wild Ferment Cider Avalon Orchards


19. Nk’Mip Cellars

British Columbia
2 Gold, 3 Silver, 6 Bronze

Nk’Mip Cellars 2016 Dreamcatcher
Nk’Mip Cellars 2014 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2015 Pinot Blanc
Nk’Mip Cellars 2015 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Icewine
Nk’Mip Cellars 2014 Merlot


20. Kacaba Vineyards

Ontario
2 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze

Kacaba 2015 Signature Series Reserve Syrah 
Kacaba 2015 Founder’s Select Cabernet Franc
Kacaba 2015 Signature Series Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Kacaba 2014 Silver Bridge Vineyard Syrah
Kacaba 2016 Effervescence


21. Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate

Ontario
3 Gold, 2 Bronze

Jackson-Triggs Niagara 2015 Reserve Cabernet Franc Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Niagara 2015 Grand Reserve Vidal Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Niagara 2015 Reserve Riesling Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Niagara 2015 Grand Reserve Cabernet Franc Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Niagara 2014 Grand Reserve Entourage Sparkling Brut


22. Wild Goose Vineyards

British Columbia
2 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze

Wild Goose 2016 Pinot Gris
Wild Goose 2015 Red Horizon Meritage
Wild Goose 2016 Autumn Gold
Wild Goose 2016 Gewurztraminer
Wild Goose 2016 God’s Mountain Riesling


Daydreamer Wines23. Daydreamer Wines

British Columbia
2 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze

Daydreamer 2016 Riesling
Daydreamer 2015 Amelia
Daydreamer 2015 Jasper
Daydreamer 2015 Marcus Ansems Shiraz
Daydreamer 2015 Marcus Ansems Chardonnay

 


24. Fielding Estate Winery

Ontario
2 Gold, 2 Silver, 5 Bronze

Fielding 2016 Rosé
Fielding 2015 Cabernet Franc Estate Bottled
Fielding 2015 Cabernet-Syrah
Fielding 2016 Lot No. 17 Riesling
Fielding 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon


25. Laughing Stock Vineyards

British Columbia
2 Gold, 2 Silver

Laughing Stock 2015 Syrah
Laughing Stock 2014 Portfolio
Laughing Stock 2016 Pinot Gris
Laughing Stock 2015 Pinot Noir

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