Windsor-Essex Wineries Win Big at 2014 All Canadian Wine Championships

Wine TraiL Ride cycling tour makes a stop at Colio Estate Wines

Windsor-Essex wineries came out big winners in the 2014 All Canadian Wine Championships.

20 medals were won, including a Double Gold by Colio Estate Wines for their 2012 Bricklayer’s Reward Block 7 Cabernet Sauvignon, a gold from Pelee Island Winery, ON 2012 Alvar Pinot Noir $15.75 and a gold each for Black Bear Farms & Estate Winery‘s 2010 Black Currant and 2009 Raspberry & Blueberry Blend.

Here is a list of how some of the other local wineries fared:

Category: Chardonnay, Unoaked

Category: Riesling Off Dry

Category: Pinot Gris / Grigio

Category: White Hybrid Blends

Category: Other Single Vitus Vinifera Whites

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon Under $25

Category: Merlot Under $25

Category: Pinot Noir Under $25

Category: Cabernet Franc Over $25

Category: Bordeaux Blends Under $25

Category: Red Hybrid Blends

Category: Soft Fruit Off Dry

Category: Soft Fruit Dessert

Some of these wines and more can be tasted on our next Wine Trail Ride cycling tour, which takes place June 21 2014. We’ll be visiting Colio Estate Wines, Oxley Estate Winery and North 42 Degrees Estate Winery.


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