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Inniskillin's Icewines top accolades at recent competitions

Niagara's premium Icewine takes front and centre amid prestigious Canadian and International wine competitors

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON, July 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Inniskillin Winemaker Bruce Nicholson continues to dominate the Icewine category by capturing over 50 percent of recent awards for this iconic global wine. Bruce is pleased to see the broad recognition for Inniskillin Icewines as they continue with their consistent high quality. "I am particularly proud my 2008 Riesling Icewine as I feel this is the best Riesling Icewine I have ever produced."Award winning Icewine is synonymous with Inniskillin, Canada's original estate winery and leader of Icewine throughout the world. They are widely available in 73 countries and 28 airlines.  Nicholson is equally as proud of the awards garnered for his table wines.

AWARD HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

International Wine and Spirits Competition:

OUTSTANDING GOLD - 2010 Sparkling Vidal Icewine
OUTSTANDING GOLD - 2008 Riesling Icewine
GOLD - 2007 Oak-Aged Vidal Icewine
GOLD - 2007 Cabernet Franc Icewine
OUTSTANDING SILVER - 2008 Vidal Icewine
SILVER - 2010 Barrel Aged Pinot Gris, Winemaker's Series
SILVER - 2009 Two Vineyards Merlot, Winemaker's Series
SILVER - 2010 Three Vineyards Chardonnay, Winemaker's Series
SILVER - 2010 Montague Vineyard Chardonnay, Winemaker's Series
SILVER - 2007 Riesling Icewine

Decanter:

SILVER - 2010 Vidal Icewine
SILVER - 2008 Vidal Icewine

Selections Mondials des Vin Canada:

GOLD - 2007 Oak Aged Vidal Icewine
GOLD - 2008 Riesling Icewine
GOLD - 2010 Sparkling Vidal Icewine
GOLD - 2008 Vidal Icewine
SILVER - 2007 Cabernet Franc Icewine

All Canadian Wine Championships:

GOLD - 2011 Legacy Riesling (Riesling Off-Dry)
SILVER - 2011 Pinot Noir Rose (Rose)
SILVER - 2009 Two Vineyards Merlot, Winemaker's Series (Merlot Under $25)
SILVER - 2008 Riesling Icewine (Riesling Icewine)

Ontario Wine Awards:

WHITE WINE OF THE YEAR- 2008 Riesling Icewine
GOLD - 2008 Riesling Icewine
GOLD - 2007 Oak Aged Vidal Icewine
GOLD - 2010 Montague Vineyard Chardonnay, Winemaker's Series

San Francisco International Wine Championships:

GOLD - 2010 Riesling, Legacy
GOLD - 2010 Cabernet Franc, Three Vineyards, Winemaker's Series
GOLD - 2008 Riesling Icewine
SILVER - 2010 Merlot, Two Vineyards, Winemaker's Series
SILVER - 2011 P3 (Pinot Blanc-Pinot Gris-Pinot Noir), Winemaker's Series
SILVER - 2010 Pinot Noir, Three Vineyards, Winemaker's Series
SILVER - 2010 Riesling, Two Vineyards, Winemaker's Series
SILVER - 2010 Sparkling Vidal Icewine
SILVER - 2008 Vidal Icewine
SILVER - 2007 Cabernet Franc Icewine
SILVER - 2010 Shiraz-Cabernet Franc, Winemaker's Series

Product information sheets www.inniskillin.com 

ABOUT INNISKILLIN WINES
The combined efforts of the Inniskillin winemaking team and the viticulture team keep Inniskillin focused on consistently producing top quality VQA wines. Inniskillin Wines, established in 1975 by co‐founders Donald Ziraldo and Karl Kaiser, is Canada's premier estate winery producing truly distinctive and elegant wines from premium grape varieties grown in Canada. In January of 2007 Winemaker Bruce Nicholson arrived at Inniskillin after Kaiser's retirement and is carrying on the tradition of excellence and innovation. Inniskillin has vineyards in the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario and the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. Inniskillin has gained international recognition for its award winning Icewines and can be found in over 73 countries around the world. Inniskillin is proud of the role it has played and continues to be one of the rising stars in bringing recognition to Canada as part of the international success of Canadian wines.

SOURCE Inniskillin Wines




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