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Vineyard Wine Guilds Do Great at 2012 Alberta Provincials

Posted by Neil Bamford, May 13th, 2012 | 1 Comment

Alberta Amateur Winemakers Annual Wine Competition

On April 28th Tom had the honour of judging in this annual homemade wine competition, which included over 92 entries. Tom judged Chardonnay class, Rhone reds, Rose, Aperitif Sherries and also Best of Red.

We are very proud to announce that our two Vineyard Wine Guilds took home a total of 20 medals!

Marilyn Chiasson (North Vineyard) earned Silver for Chardonnay, Bronze for White Aromatic, Bronze for Rose, Bronze for Red Bordeaux, Bronze  for Red Other, Bronze for Dessert wine and a Bronze in Cooler and Mist, .

Steven Butt (North Vineyard) earned a Silver medal for his Amarone and a Silver in White Other.

Marie Wagner (South Vineyard) earned a Silver for her Pinot Noir in Burgundy style.

Howie Gillis (South Vineyard) earned Bronze for his Red Bordeaux

Bonnie White (South Vineyard) earned a Bronze for her White Other and another Bronze for her White Aromatic entry.

Charlette Neratko (South Vineyard) earned a Bronze for her entry in White Table Other.

Neil Bamford (South Vineyard) earned Bronze in Red Bordeaux, Bronze in Red Zinfandel, Bronze in Red Burgundy, Bronze in Sparkling Cider and Bronze for his Sparkling Wine.

Tom Corbett (South Vineyard) earned a Bronze for his Tannat in Red Table Other.

Congratulations to all the Medal Winners and to the Alberta Amateur Winemakers for organizing and running a great competition. They are also hosting the National wine making competition in September in Calgary.

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Fred Smith wrote on May 14, 2012 4:01 PM:
Congratulations to all the winners. I have known for 28 years that you guys give the best advice on wine and beer making and I have gone on to win many medals over the years around the world with your help and advise.

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