Written By Guest Writer Libations / Wine News Jul 5, 2012 2012 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in BC Wines SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestWinners announced for the 2012 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines July 5, 2012. VICTORIA – Eleven wines have been chosen for the 2012 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines, the Honourable Steven Point, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, announced today.“The outstanding quality of wines in British Columbia impresses our wine judges each year and makes the selection increasingly difficult,” said Point. “This year’s winners represent the best of the exceptional wines from our province.”This year was the largest competition in the 10-year history of the awards, with 347 wines submitted from 94 wineries across the province. The winners are: v Eau Vivre Winery2009 Pinot Noir v Gold Hill Winery2009 Cabernet Franc v Hester Creek Estate Winery2008 Reserve Merlot v Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate2008 Entourage Sparkling Chardonnay v Laughing Stock Vineyards2010 Syrah v Painted Rock Estate Winery 2009 Syrah 2009 Red Icon v Poplar Grove Winery2009 Cabernet Franc v Road 13 Vineyards2011 Jackpot Viognier Roussanne Marsanne v Ruby Blues Winery2011 Viognier v Thornhaven Estate Winery2011 Gewurztraminer The Lieutenant Governor will visit the winning wineries at the end of July to present the Awards. Members of the Consular Corps of British Columbia will accompany him when he makes these presentations so they can gain knowledge of British Columbia’s renowned wine industry.All wineries in British Columbia were invited to submit their wines for judging by a panel of wine industry professionals. Wines submitted had to be from 100% British Columbian grown grapes and produced in province to be eligible. For more information visit www.ltgov.bc.ca. BC Wine awards SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Events / Food News / Places June 27, 2019 City EATS July|August 2019 Summertime means eating al fresco, whether on one of our city’s many lovely outdoor patios or packing a picnic and heading to a park or ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 City EATS May 2019 Summer is on the way! This seems like a good time to remind you about Victoria’s incredible small batch ice cream and frozen treat makers, just in ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Tofino May 2019 16th Tofino Food & Wine Festival — 20 top chefs, 75 wineries and 21 breweries to indulge on June 7th – 9th. Friday kicks off The Cocktail ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Up-island May 2019 Living on Vancouver Island is like living in paradise; however, I think Mother Nature is possibly going to test our resilience this season with ... Read More Comments are closed.