2016 Cuvée Award Winners

March 7, 2016

The 28th Annual Cuvée Grand Tasting event, organized by CCOVI (Brock University's Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute) was held Friday, March 4, 2016 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, ON.

Congratulations to all the Cuvée award winery winners, and the individuals below who were recognized for their contributions to growing and promoting the province's grape andwine industry:

Cuvée Vineyard of Excellence - Wes and Howard Lowrey, St. Davids for Best Red Vinifera for their Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard (pictured left with Matthias Oppenlaender and Julia Harnal, National Marketing Manager, BASF Canada Inc. 

Promoter at Large - Norm Hardie, Prince Edward County

Lifetime Achievement Award - Peter Gamble

Tony Aspler Cuvée Award of Achievement - Lloyd Schmidt

Hospitality Award - Greg Elmhirst

Education - Peter Blakeman

LCBO Product Consultant Award - Nina Hofer, Niagara

Read more for the list of award winning wines