Top 10 Ontario Wineries

2019 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada
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1. Hidden Bench Estate Winery

5 Gold, 3 Silver, 2 Bronze

Hidden Bench 2017 Pinot Noir Unfiltered
Hidden Bench 2016 Chardonnay Felseck Vineyard
Hidden Bench 2017 Estate Chardonnay
Hidden Bench 2016 Chardonnay Tête de Cuvée
Hidden Bench 2016 Riesling Felseck Vineyard

2. The Organized Crime Winery

1 Platinum, 2 Gold, 3 Silver, 1 Bronze

Organized Crime 2017 Cuvée Krystyna Chardonnay
Organized Crime 2016 Cabernet Franc
Organized Crime 2017 Limestone Block Chardonnay
Organized Crime 2016 Break-in Pinot Noir
Organized Crime 2017 Wild Ferment Riesling

3. Tawse Winery

1 Platinum, 1 Gold, 12 Silver, 10 Bronze

Tawse 2015 Meritage
Tawse 2016 Riesling Sketches of Niagara
Tawse 2014 Sparkling Blanc de Noirs Laundry Vineyard
Tawse 2014 Merlot Laundry Vineyard
Tawse 2017 Gamay Noir Redfooto

4. Thirty Bench Wine Makers

3 Gold, 5 Silver, 3 Bronze

Thirty Bench 2017 Small Lot Riesling Triangle Vineyard
Thirty Bench 2017 Small Lot Riesling Steel Post Vineyard
Thirty Bench 2017 Small Lot Gewurztraminer
Thirty Bench 2016 Small Lot Riesling Wild Cask
Thirty Bench N/V Sparkling Riesling

5. Trius Winery

1 Platinum, 5 Silver, 3 Bronze

Trius 2017 Showcase Clean Slate Sauvignon Blanc Wild Ferment
Trius 2018 Rosé
Trius N/V Showcase Blanc de Blancs
Trius 2017 Red The Icon
Trius 2017 Showcase Riesling Ghost Creek Vineyard

6. Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake

2 Gold, 4 Silver, 1 Bronze

Peller Estates 2018 Private Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
Peller Estates 2017 Andrew Peller Signature Series Riesling
Peller Estates 2017 Private Reserve Cabernet Franc
Peller Estates 2016 Andrew Peller Signature Series Cabernet Franc
Peller Estates 2017 Private Reserve Meritage

7. Rosehall Run

2 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze

Rosehall Run 2017 JCR Pinot Noir
Rosehall Run 2016 Cabernet Franc Single Vineyard
Rosehall Run 2016 Petit Verdot Edgerock Vineyard
Rosehall Run 2016 The Certain Ratio
Rosehall Run 2017 Tempranillo Estate Grown & Bottled

8. Marynissen Estates

2 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze

Marynissen 2015 Heritage Collection Red
Marynissen Platinum Series 2015 Pinot Noir
Marynissen 2017 Cabernet Franc
Marynissen 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Marynissen Heritage Collection 2018 Riesling

9. Leaning Post Wines

1 Platinum, 2 Silver, 6 Bronze

Leaning Post 2017 Chardonnay Senchuk Vineyard
Leaning Post 2016 Blend One Vintage
Leaning Post 2017 Riesling Wismer-Foxcroft Vineyard
Leaning Post 2016 Cabernet Franc
Leaning Post 2017 Chardonnay Wismer-Foxcroft Vineyard

10. Megalomaniac

1 Gold, 4 Silver, 7 Bronze

Megalomaniac Bubblehead
Megalomaniac 2016 Big Kahuna
Megalomaniac 2017 Grounded Riesling
Megalomaniac 2016 Frank Cabernet
Megalomaniac 2017 Contrarian White

Best Icewine of the Year Award: Megalomaniac 2017 Coldhearted Riesling Icewine

Note: A minimum of five wines must be entered in order to be eligible for Winery of the Year and the Top Wineries lists. The five top-scoring entries (not including Icewine) from each winery are used to determine these lists.