Okanagan Valley’s Mission Hill Family Estate won the ‘Winery of the Year’ title at the 2019 WineAlign National Wine Awards, where more than 1800 wines were entered from 259 wineries in Canada. In addition to the ‘Winery of the Year’ title, Mission Hill collected 18 medals in the competition, including two platinum medals, six gold medals and seven silver medals for its portfolio of luxury wines.
Presented by WineAlign, the National Wine Awards of Canada is the nation’s largest wine competition. The judging process is led by wine writers, educators and sommeliers in the country who bestowed top honours on Mission Hill for the fifth time in the history of the competition.
The ‘Winery of the Year’ title is the culmination of Mission Hill winning Platinum Medals for the 2017 Terroir Collection Jagged Rock Vineyard Chardonnay and 2017 Perpetua Chardonnay, and Gold and Silver Medals for the 2016 Quatrain, 2016 Compendium, 2016 Prospectus Pinot Noir, and several vintages from Mission Hill’s Terroir Collection and Reserve Tier, wines that are elegant, balanced and reflect Mission Hill’s commitment to winemaking excellence.