VAWA 2018 Competition Results

  CLASS RESULTS

C1 - Chardonnay C2 - Aromatic White C4 - New World Style White D - Still Rose Grape
E1 - Bordeaux Style E2 - Pinot Family E4 - Zinfandel E5 - Rhone Style
E6 - New World Style Red F - Dessert G - After Dinner H - Sparkling
I - Social J - Non-Grape NC - Novice Dry White Grape NE - Novice Dry Red Grape
NI - Novice Social U - Dark Beer

  AWARDS

Novice Winemaker of the Year

Beermaker of the Year

Winemaker of the Year

 

C1 - Chardonnay

Silver
Miroslav Ristic Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
100% Chardonnay Sangiacomo Family Vineyards, Carneros AVA, CA Best in Class
John&Fran Ayris Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
Chardonnay 100% Wa  
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Chardonnay, Duncan Vineyard, Naramata, B.C. (D47)  
Bronze
Joe Kecskes Belcarra Wine Makers
British Columbia
100% Chardonnay grapes, Sheridan Vineyards, Washington  
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Chardonnay, J.Rayner Vineyard, Naramata, B.C. (2M Bar- Melody)  
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
G. Duncan Vineyard, Naramata, B.C. (SS - QA23)  


C2 - Aromatic White

Silver
A. F. Gus Butt Sunshine Coast
British Columbia
Gewurztraminer, 100$, OK Falls source, pH 3.22, 11.5$ alch Best in Class and Best Dry White
John&Fran Ayris Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
Riesling 50%, Gewurstraminer 50% Wa  
Albert Leduc Kamloops Wine Assoc.
British Columbia
100% Muscat Otonell dry grown on site  
Bronze
Stephen Small Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
100% Riesling, Naramata Bench, Okanagan, BC  
A. F. Gus Butt Sunshine Coast
British Columbia
Riesling, OK Falls, pH-3.25, 11.5% alch  
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Seigerrebe. Deptuck Vineyard, Langley, B.C.  
Pepe Kubon Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Gewurztraminer, 100%, Kiona Vyds, WA  
A. F. Gus Butt Sunshine Coast
British Columbia
Riesling/Gewurztraminer 50/50, pH3.22, 11.5% alch  
Joe Deptuck Langley Fermenters
British Columbia
100% Siegerrebe, 208th Street, Langley, vineyard. Sirgerrebe concentrate added for sweetening  
Albert Leduc Kamloops Wine Assoc.
British Columbia
100% Gewurztraminer dry grown on site  
Eric Urquhart Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Malvasia M & R California Juice Bosa Foods Anchor Exotics Yeast  


C4 - New World Style White

Silver
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Pinot Gris, Kismet Vineyard, Oliver, B.C. .8% RS Best in Class
Bronze
Joe Zucchiatti Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Pinot grigio from Roberto Martino  


D - Still Rose Grape

Silver
Kevin James Brown Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Made from %100 Grenache juice from Bosa food. Best in Class
Pepe Kubon Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Grenache, 100%, Meek Vyds, WA  
Bronze
Mike Leeper Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
Cabernet Franc, Three Sisters Vineyard, Naramata BC  
Eric Urquhart Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Saignee juice from Amador Zinfandel & Petit Sirah with California Muscat Juice Dry  
Bernie Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon /Malbec / Syrah Dineen Vinyard  
Bernie Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon / Carmenere  USA Vinyards  
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Carmenérè, Washington, Saignée  


E1 - Bordeaux Style

Gold
Axel Kroitzsch Langley Fermenters
British Columbia
Meritage Best in Class and Best Dry Red
William Huva Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
100% Cabernet Sauvignon CA  
Axel Kroitzsch Langley Fermenters
British Columbia
Nappa Merlot  
Paul Arcand Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Merlot 80% Cabernet Franc 20% Washington  
Mike Grindler Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
cab,20% merlot  
John Read Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Sheridan Cabernet Ph 3.60 Alc 13.75 3gr Oak  
Silver
Paul Arcand Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon California  
David Wong Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Meek Merlot, Cab Washington  
Roger Dahlquist Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
An eclectic blend of Cab, Cab Franc and Merlot.  ~1 year in neutral oak bbl - minimal oak staves. Entered only to get an idea which way my winemaking is going.  
Bernie Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
100% Cabernet Sauvignon Dineen Vinyard  
David Wong Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet, Washington  
Steve Blaschek Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Merlot with 10% Cab from Sheridan Vineyard  
Michael Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Malbec, Dineen Vineyard Washington state USA  
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon, Lake County, Calif.  
Bernie Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
70% Cabernet Sauvignon /10% Petit Verdot/10% Carmenere / 10% Cabernet Franc  Dineen/Meek Vineard  
Paul Arcand Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon California  
John&Fran Ayris Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
Cab/Sauv 40%, Merlot 30%, Malbec 30% Wa/OKV  
Mike Grindler Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
merlot  
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Carmenérè, Washington.  
Stephen Small Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
70% Cabernet Franc, BC - 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, CA  
Bronze
Martin Hinds Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot,85% Cab. Grapes from Obsidian Ridge, Appellation "Red Hills, California, dry  
Mei-Ying Huang & Sergio Civitarese Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
100% Merlot, Makepeace Vineyard, Causton, BC.  
Stephen Small Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
45% Merlot, Washington - 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, CA - 20% Cabernet Franc, BC  
Ron Toffolo Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
100% Cabernet Sauvignon  
David Wong Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Merlot, Washington  
Joe Zucchiatti Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Malbec 100% from Roberto Martino  
Steve Blaschek Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cab with 10% Merlot both from Sheridan Vineyard  
Michael Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
85% Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, 10% cabernet Franc 2015, 5% Malbec 2014, Dineen Vineyard Washinghton state USA  
Miroslav Ristic Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
60% Cabernet Sauvignon Kiona Vineyards WA, 10% Merlot Sagemoor Vineyards WA, 10% Cabernet Franc Dineen Vineyards WA, 10% Petit Verdot Dineen WA Vineyards  
Ron Toffolo Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Bordeaux Style 34% Cab Sav, 30% Merlot 22% Malbec 8% Petit Verdot and 6% Cab Franc  
Mike Grindler Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
cab  
Mei-Ying Huang & Sergio Civitarese Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
100% Cabernet-Sauvignon, Red Mountain Washington State.  
Bernie Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
94% Cabernet Sauvignon / 6% Petit Verdot Dineen Vinyard  
Al Lewis Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
100% Merlot, Sheridan Vineyards, Washington  
Joe Zucchiatti Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon 100% from Roberto Martino  
Douglas Brain Belcarra Wine Makers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon (100%), Sheridan Vineyards  


E2 - Pinot Family

Silver
Mike Leeper Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
Pinot Noir 100% Santa Maria Valley CA Best in Class
Albert Leduc Kamloops Wine Assoc.
British Columbia
100% Pinot Noir dry grown on site  
Mike Leeper Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
Pinot Noir 100% Amador County CA  
Mike Leeper Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
Pinot Noir 100% Three Sisters Vineyard, Naramata BC  
Bronze
John&Fran Ayris Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
Pinot Noir 100% Ore/OKV  
Kevin Bramhoff Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
85% Pinot Noir - 15% Petite Verdot Grapes from the Okanagan Valley and the Columbia Valley Washington USA  
William Huva Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
100% Pinot Noir Okanagan  
Stephen Small Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
100% Pinot Noir, Naramata Bench, BC  


E4 - Zinfandel

Silver
Paul Arcand Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Zinfandel 100% California Best in Class
Mike Grindler Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
zin  
John Read Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
California Zinfandel Ph 3.55 Alc 15.75 2 gr Oak  
Mike Leeper Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
Zinfandel 85%, Petite Sirah 15%, Amador County CA  
David Wong Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Zinfandel, California  
Bronze
Mike Leeper Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
Zinfandel 85%, Petite Sirah 15%, Amador County CA  
Mei-Ying Huang & Sergio Civitarese Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
100% Zinfandal, Red Mountain, Washington State.  
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Zinfandel, Lake County, Calif.  
Steve Blaschek Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
From Spenker Ranch  
Mike Leeper Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
Zinfandel 85%, Petite Sirah 15%, Lake County CA  
Kevin Bramhoff Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
85% Zinfandel - 15% Petite Verdot - Grapes from the Columbia Valley Washington USA  
William Huva Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
90% Zinfandel CA, 10% Petite Sirah OR  
Axel Kroitzsch Langley Fermenters
British Columbia
Zinfandel Jesse's grove  
Kevin Bramhoff Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
100% Zinfandel - Grapes from the Columbia Valley Washington USA  


E5 - Rhone Style

Gold
Paul Arcand Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Syrah WA Best in Class
A. F. Gus Butt Sunshine Coast
British Columbia
Petite Syrah/Syrah 75/25, Wash. State source, pH 3.56, 13.5% alch  
Silver
David Wong Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Granache, Mouverde, Syrah  
Roger Phillippe Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
2013 Syrah, Lodi,Calif 95%, 2009 Malbec 5%  
John Read Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Sheridan Syrah Ph 3.60 Alc 14.75 3g Oak  
Paul Arcand Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Syrah 50% Grenache 50% WA  
John Read Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Sheridan Syrah Barrel sample Ph 3.60 Alc 14.5 2 gr Oak  
Stephen Small Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
100% Syrah, Sonoma, CA  
Ron Toffolo Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
GSM 36% Syrah 49% Grenache and 15% Mourvedre  
Bronze
Bernie Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
100% Syrah / Meek Vineyard  
Clive Evans Belcarra Wine Makers
British Columbia
100% Petit Syrah grapes from Amador County, California in club crush with oak staves added  
Mike Grindler Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
syrah  
Michael Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Syrah, Meek Vineyard, Washington State, USA  
Mike Laanela Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
2017 Petite Sirah with 5% Zinfandel and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon  
Douglas Brain Belcarra Wine Makers
British Columbia
Petite Sirah, (100%), Amador vineyard  
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Syrah, Washington.  
Al Lewis Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
100% Syrah, Pacific Breeze, grapes from Sagemoor Vineyards, Washington  
David Wong Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Syrah, Sheriden  


E6 - New World Style Red

Silver
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon, 75% Sheridan Vineyard, Wash; 25% Petite Sirah, Syrah Calif. Best in Class
Bronze
A. F. Gus Butt Sunshine Coast
British Columbia
Super Tuscan, Merlot/Sangiovise 67/33 Naramata/Washington S., 14% alch (please alter if class is incorrect??)  
Michael Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
 70% Cabernet Sauvignon Dineen Vineyard , 25% Syrah Meek Vineyard Washington state, 5% 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon lake country California USA  
Bernie Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
65% Cabernet Sauvignon / 20% Syrah /5% Petit Verdot / 5% Carmenere / 5% cabernet Franc Dineen / Meek Vineyards  
Bernie Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
53% Cabernet Sauvignon / 23% Syrah / 19% Malbec / 5% Petit Verdot  Dineen / Meek Vinyards  
Larry McIntyre Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Barbara, California  
Roger Phillippe Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
2009 Malbec 85%, 2013 Syrah from Lodi Calif 15%  
Joe Zucchiatti Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
50% Zin 50% Malbec from Roberto Martino  


F - Dessert

Silver
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Gewurztraminer/Chardonnay 1:1 Ice wine Style, Naramata/Westbank, B.C. SG 1.080 Best in Class


G - After Dinner

Gold
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Port Style, Syrah, Washington Best in Class


H - Sparkling

Silver
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Chardonnay/ Seigerrebe 1:1, Naramata B.C./ Langley, B.C. Extra Dry Best in Class
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Pinot Gris, Kismet Vineyard. B.C. Brut  
Ron Toffolo Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Method Champagne - 100% Chardonnay  


I - Social

Silver
Mike Leeper Vinovan Wine Club
British Columbia
Riesling 100%, Three Sisters Vineyard, Naramata BC Best in Class
Clem Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Pinot Gris Kismet Vineyard, B.C. 25% Saignée Syrah, Washington  
Bronze
Paul Arcand Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Gewurztraminer WA  
Albert Leduc Kamloops Wine Assoc.
British Columbia
100% Muscat Otonell dry grown on site  


J - Non-Grape

Gold
Glen Mayer Langley Fermenters
British Columbia
strawberry/rhubarb Best in Class
Silver
Kevin Bramhoff Chilliwack Zymurgy
British Columbia
100% Cranberry - Berries from the Fraser Valley British Columbia  
Axel Kroitzsch Langley Fermenters
British Columbia
Yellow Plum  


NC - Novice Dry White Grape

First Place
Boban Kovachevich Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
100% Chardonnay, Okanagan BC  
Second Place
Michael Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Pinot Gris, Oliver BC  


NE - Novice Dry Red Grape

First Place
Boban Kovachevich Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon 100% Lake County, California USA  
Second Place
Boban Kovachevich Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
100% Merlot, Okanagan BC  
Third Place
Michael Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Cabernet Sauvignon, Dineen vineyard Washington state, USA  


NI - Novice Social

First Place
Michael Joyce Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Pinot Gris off/dry, Oliver BC  


U - Dark Beer

Gold
Larry McIntyre Vancouver Amateur Winemakers
British Columbia
Red Ale Best in Class


Best Dry Red

Axel Kroitzsch Langley Fermenters


Best Dry White

A. F. Gus Butt Sunshine Coast


Novice Winemaker of the Year

Michael Joyce VAWA


Beermaker of the Year

Larry McIntyre VAWA


Winemaker of the Year

Clem Joyce VAWA