Results of the 2014 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada (The Nationals)


Gold Medal Reds

Burrowing Owl 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
CedarCreek 2012 Platinum Pinot Noir Block 2
Chateau des Charmes 2012 Cabernet Franc St. David’s Bench Vineyard
Creekside Estate Winery 2011 Broken Press Syrah Queenston Road Vineyard
Fielding 2012 Red Conception
Fort Berens 2012 Cabernet Franc
Inniskillin Niagara Estate 2012 Reserve Shiraz Cabernet
Kacaba Vineyards 2012 Cabernet Syrah
Konzelmann Estate 2012 Shiraz
Lailey 2012 Merlot, unfiltered
Lailey 2012 Syrah, Canadian oak
Lake Breeze 2011 Seven Poplars Pinot Noir
Le Vieux Pin 2011 Equinoxe Syrah
Magnotta 2010 Cabernet Franc Limited Edition
Mission Hill Family Estate 2011 Select Lot Collection Syrah
Mission Hill Family Estate 2011 Reserve Shiraz
Muscedere Vineyards 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
Nk’Mip Cellars 2012 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir
Nk’Mip Cellars 2010 Qwam Qwmt Syrah
Nk’Mip Cellars 2012 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
Norman Hardie 2011 Niagara Pinot Noir
Oak Bay Vineyard 2012 Gamay Noir
Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2012 Private Reserve Gamay Noir
Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2012 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2011 Signature Series Merlot
Perseus Winery 2012 Cabernet Shiraz
Poplar Grove 2010 Merlot
Redstone Winery 2010 Syrah Redstone Vineyard
Redstone Winery 2010 Meritage
River Stone 2012 Cabernet Franc River Rock Yineyards
Rosehall Run Vineyards 2011 Pinot Noir JCR
Rosewood 2012 Origin Cabernet Franc
Stoneboat Vineyards 2011 Pinotage
Sumac Ridge 2012 Private Reserve Cabernet Merlot
Tawse 2011 Growers Blend Cabernet Franc
Thirty Bench Wine Makers 2012 Red
Thornhaven Estates 2012  Pinot Meunier
Tightrope 2012 Pinot Noir

Gold Medal Whites

50th Parallel Estate 2013  Pinot Gris
8th Generation 2013 Riesling
Arrowleaf 2013 Pinot Gris
Bartier Bros. 2012 Semillon Cerqueira Vineyard
Bench 1775 2013 Sauvignon Blanc
Big Head Wines 2013 Chenin Blanc
Chateau des Charmes 2012 ‘Old Vines’ Riesling, Estate Bottled
Church & State 2012 TreBella
Hidden Bench 2011 Chardonnay Tete de Cuvee
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate 2012 Delaine Fume Blanc
JoieFarm 2012 En Famille Reserve Gewurztraminer
Kittling Ridge 2012 Chardonnay Barrel Fermented Limited Edition
Lake Breeze 2013 Sauvignon Blanc
Le Vieux Pin 2012 AVA
Mission Hill Family Estate 2012 Reserve Riesling
Norman Hardie 2012 Niagara Chardonnay
Orofino  2013 Old Vines Riesling Home Vineyard
Ovino Winery 2012 Gewurztraminer
Pentage Winery 2013 Viognier
Quails’ Gate 2013 Chenin Blanc
Quails’ Gate 2012 Chardonnay
Sperling Vineyards 2012 Old Vines Riesling
Stag’s Hollow Winery 2012 Sauvignon Blanc Balwant Vineyard
Stag’s Hollow Winery 2013 Viognier Hearle Vineyard
Tawse 2012 Riesling Wismer Foxcroft
Terravista Vineyards 2013 Fandango Lone Hand
Tightrope 2013 Pinot Gris
Tightrope 2013 Viognier
Wayne Gretzky 2013 Riesling
Wild Goose 2013 Gewurztraminer

Gold Medal Sparkling

Gray Monk 2010 Odyssey Traditional Brut
Road 13 Vineyards 2011 Sparkling Chenin Blanc
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate 2011 Entourage Grand Reserve Methode Classique Brut
Noble Ridge 2010 The One

Gold Medal Icewine

Inniskillin Niagara Estate 2012 Riesling Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate 2012 Grand Reserve Vidal Icewine
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate 2012 Grand Reserve Gewurztraminer Icewine
Mission Hill Family Estate 2013 Reserve Riesling Icewine

Gold Medal Other Wines

Domaine LaBranche  2012 Cidre de Feu / Fire Cider
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2013 Caught Apricot Mistelle Ven’Amour Organic Farms
Happy Knight Wines Creme de Cassis
Montakarn Estate Winery 2013 Georgina Rose
Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2013 Private Reserve Rose


Use the links below to access the Award Results and Summary pages:

2014 Results Summary Page
Complete list of Platinum medal winners
Complete list of Silver medal winners
Complete list of Bronze medal winners

Go shopping on WineAlign

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Platinum Medal Winners Filtered List
Gold Medal Winners Filtered List
Silver Winners Filtered List
Bronze Medal Winners Filtered List

Please join us at our inaugural “Champions Tasting” to be held at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) on Thursday October 16th, 2014 at 6:30pm.

Our Champions Tasting is unique compared to other tastings in that all wines being poured are “Champions” from our 2014 wine awards. These include only Platinum and Gold winning wines from the 2014 National Wine Awards of Canada, as well as, Top Value, Category Champion and Best of Country wines from the 2014 World Wine Awards of Canada.