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 Beer / Beer & Cider / Drink / Events / Victoria March 24, 2019 A New Beer Society in Town Victoria Beer Week launched its sixth annual festival earlier this month, which ran from March 1-9. In addition to the festival returning for another ... Read More Beer / Wineries & Breweries February 4, 2019 Vancouver Island Brewery’s New Porter and New Re-Rebrand Vancouver Island Brewery unveils new porter along with their new re-rebrand Vancouver Island Brewery held a flight night last week, in part to ... Read More Causes / Events January 25, 2019 Blue Monday Pop-Up Bar – 100 Proof Blues January can be tough around these parts. In fact, it has come to be so globally known as such, that the third Monday of each January has ... Read More Cocktails / Events January 25, 2019 The Complete Bartender Competition 2019 Little Jumbo played host to Nimble Bar Co.’s The Complete Bartender Competition, January 16, 2019 Last Wednesday, I judged my first cocktail ... Read More Beer & Cider / Events / Victoria March 1, 2018 Victoria Beer Week launches its fifth year Victoria is once again readying itself to host the fifth annual Victoria Beer Week. As locals and beer geeks alike wet their palates for special ... Read More Coffee & Tea / Victoria December 18, 2017 Level Ground Trading Moves Up to New State-of-the-Art Headquarters Victoria, BC – Level Ground Trading, Victoria’s Fair Trade pioneer, is moving from their current location in Central Saanich, to a larger ... Read More Comments are closed.