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We Did It Again

Posted by Tom, May 13th, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Congratulations to Marie Wagner for winning 'Wine Maker of the Year' in the 2014 Alberta Amateur Winemakers competition. Marie also received 2 Silver for her Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel.  Her 5 Bronze medals were for her Gewurztraminer, Porto Corinto, Muller Thurgau, Vieux Chateau Du Roi, and White Merlot.
Marie has been working full time at The Vineyard for over a year now and we are very proud of her accomplishments.
We are also very proud of our two part-timers who also won medals in this year's competition: Craig Fleming won 2 Bronzes, Cabernet Sauvignon and Symphony. Lyman Warner received a Bronze for his Malbec/Shiraz.

The Vineyard Wine Guilds

In addition to the folks mentioned above more of our Guild members did very well in this year’s Alberta Amateur Winemakers competition.

From the North Vineyard Guild: Stephen Butt won 2 Bronze for his Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Joel Falk won 2 Bronzes for his Cabernet and Coffee Port. Marilyn Chiasson collected a total of four Bronze medals for her Marsannne-Viognier-Rousanne, Amarone, White Chocolate White Port and BlueBerry-Pomergranate White Merlot. She also won “Best of Red’ with her Amarone.

From the South Vineyard Guild: Emily Johnston received a Bronze medal for her Australian Shiraz. Howie Gillis received 2 Bronze medals for his Washington Riesling Chenin Blanc and his BC Pinot Noir.

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