Naramata Bench Wineries Association wineries receive major national recognition.
Facts: 1700 wines and 242 wineries were entered in the competition.
BEST SMALL WINERY OF THE YEAR
This recognition is awarded to the top performing winery that produces 10,000 cases of wine a year or less.
Three out of the ten awards go to NBWA wineries.
La Frenz Winery awarded 12 medals and the big news of winning Best Small Winery of the Year.
La Frenz also received the Best Small Winery of the Year from the Dan Berger International Wine Competition in California in May, this is the second such award in 2017 from the only two competition they entered. LA FRENZ continues to be in the top echelon of in major National and International competitions.
Lake Breeze Vineyards continues to impress on a National level being on the podium for a second year in a row, winning 3rd Best Small Winery of the Year, following their win as 2016 Best Small Winery of the Year in 2016.
Daydreamer Wines, which just opened last year, placed 5th.
TOP 1% WINES
La Frenz Winery, Bench 1775 and Lake Breeze wines are also in the Platinum Award Club of National Awards. Only 20 wines received this recognition.
TOP 25 WINERIES IN CANADA
Four NBWA Wineries are in the TOP 25
And, these three wineries are joined by Bench 1775 Winery in the TOP 25 in Canada.