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Ontario Wine Awards 2002 Winners 

Lucy Zilio, CFMT's high octane info-tainment presenter, and I hosted the 7th annual Ontario Wine Awards gala dinner held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto on Friday, May 10th.

Steven Page, lead singer of The Barenaked Ladies, presented an award on behalf of the group.

Here are the results of the competition that was judged on April 9th.

Ontario Wine Society Winemaker of the Year Award:
SUE-ANN STAFF - Pillitteri Estates

Air Canada Jazz Wine of the Year: (highest aggregate score from the judges)
SANDSTONE GAMAY NOIR RESERVE 1999

Enbridge Services Dry Sparkling Wine Award:
Gold: CILENTO RIESLING BRUT n/v
Silver: Vineland Riesling Cuve Close
Bronze: Hillebrand Trius Brut n/v

The All Stick Label Sweet Sparkling Wine Award:
Gold: MAGNOTTA SPARKLING ICE
Silver: no award
Bronze: no award

Raymond Weil Pinot Gris/Grigio Award:
Gold: CREEKSIDE ESTATE PINOT GRIS 2001
Silver: Colio Estate Pinot Grigio 2000
Silver: Cilento Pinot Gris 2001
Bronze: Pillitteri Estates Pinot Grigio 2000

Ontario Grape Growers Marketing Board Dry Riesling Award:
Gold: STREWN RIESLING TERROIR 1998
Silver: Konzelmann Late Harvest Riesling 1999
Bronze: Chateau des Charmes Riesling 2000

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Off-Dry Riesling Award:
Gold: PELLER ESTATES PRIVATE RESERVE DRY RIESLING 2000
Silver: Vineland Estates Semi Dry Riesling 2000
Silver: Jackson-Triggs Proprietors' Reserve Dry Riesling 2000
Bronze: Hernder Estates Estates Riesling 2000

Arrow Hedge Partners Sauvignon Blanc Award:
Gold: CREEKSIDE ESTATE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2001
Silver: Vineland Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2000
Bronze: Southbrook Sauvignon Blanc Triomphe 2001

Forefront Communications Gewurztraminer Award:
Gold: CHATEAU DES CHARMES GEWURZTRAMINER ST. DAVID'S BENCH VINEYARD 2000
Silver: Hernder Estates Estate Reserve Gewurztraminer 2001
Bronze: Jackson-Triggs Proprietor's Reserve Gewurztraminer 2000

Terra Restaurant Other White White Award:
Gold: STREWN PINOT BLANC 1999
Silver: Crown Bench Vidal #9 2000
Bronze: Hernder Estates Estate Vidal 2000
Bronze: Pillitteri Gewurztraminer Riesling 2000

National Post Unoaked Chardonnay Award:
Gold: DANIEL LENKO CHARDONNAY UNOAKED 2000
Silver: Harvest Estate Chardonnay Unoaked 2000
Bronze: Lakeview Cellars Chardonnay Unoaked 2000

Ascendant Capital Inc. Barrel-Aged/Barrel-Fermented Chardonnay Award:
Gold: DANIEL LENKO CHARDONNAY AMERICAN OAK 2000
Silver: Chateau des Charmes Chardonnay Estate Bottled 2000
Bronze: Kacaba Chardonnay 2000

LCBO Estate/Reserve Chardonnay Award:
Gold: CILENTO CHARDONNAY RESERVE 2000
Silver: Pillitteri Estates Chardonnay Family Reserve 1999
Silver: Thirteenth Street Chardonnay Reserve 2000
Bronze: Daniel Lenko Old Vines Chardonnay French Oak 2000
Bronze: Henry of Pelham Reserve Chardonnay 2000

Barenaked Ladies Rosé Award:
Gold: DANIEL LENKO ESTATE ROSÉ 2000
Silver: Pillitteri Estate Rosé 2000
Silver: Cilento Riesling Rosé 2001

Balderson Gamay/Zweigelt Award:
Gold: SANDSTONE GAMAY NOIR RESERVE 1999
Silver: Hernder Estates Estates Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc Zweigelt 2000
Bronze: Maleta Gamay Noir 2000

Ducane Gas Grills of Canada Red Hybrid Award:
Gold: HENRY OF PELHAM BACO NOIR RESERVE 2000
Silver: Lakeview Cellars Baco Noir 2000
Bronze: Magnotta Marechal Foch 2001

Wine Establishment Pinot Noir Award:
Gold: INNISKILLIN PINOT NOIR MONTAGUE VINEYARD 2000
Silver: Henry of Pelham Pinot Noir 1999
Bronze: Lakeview Cellars Pinot Noir 2000

Vintage Keeper Cabernet Franc Award:
Gold: HERNDER ESTATES CABERNET FRANC 1999
Silver: Thomas & Vaughan Cabernet Franc 1999
Bronze: Thirty Bench Benchmark Reserve Cabernet Franc 1999

Dairy Farmers of Canada Merlot Award:
Gold: CHATEAU DES CHARMES MERLOT ST. DAVID'S BENCH VINEYARD 1999
Silver: Thomas & Vaughan Merlot Reserve 2000
Bronze: Reif Estate Merlot 2000

Enbridge Services Meritage Award:
Gold: JACKSON-TRIGGS PROPRIETOR'S GRAND RESERVE MERITAGE 1999
Silver: Hernder Estates Meritage 1999
Bronze: Harbour Estate Cabernet 2000
Bronze: Thirty Bench Benchmark Reserve Blend 1999

Fairmont Royal York Hotel Cabernet Sauvignon Award:
Gold: HERNDER ESTATES RESERVE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 1999
Silver: Creekside Estate Signature Series Cabernet Sauvignon 1999
Bronze: Lakeview Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

Vines Magazine Late Harvest Vidal Award:
Gold: DANIEL LENKO SELECT LATE HARVEST VIDAL 2000
Silver: Konzelmann Select Late Harvest Vidal 2000
Bronze: Jackson-Triggs Proprietor's Reserve Late Harvest Vidal 2000

Signature Restaurant Vidal Icewine Award:
Gold: JACKSON-TRIGGS PROPRIETORS RESERVE VIDAL ICEWINE 2000
Silver: Pillitteri Estates Vidal Icewine 2000
Bronze: Reif Vidal Icewine 2000

Vintages Vinifera Icewine Award:
Gold: MAGNOTTA CABERNET FRANC LIMITED EDITION ICEWINE 2000
Silver: Pillitteri Estates Gewurztraminer Icewine 2000
Bronze: Jackson-Triggs Proprietor's Grand Reserve Cabernet Franc Icewine 2000

The Pigeon Branding + Design Best Label Award:
Willow Heights Reserve Collection series

The Pigeon Branding + Design Best Packaging Design:
Peller Estates Andrew Peller Signature series bottle

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