2023 International Wine Challenge

The International Wine Challenge is now in its 40th year. The IWC is accepted as the world’s finest and most meticulously judged wine competition which assesses every wine blind and judges each for its faithfulness to style, region and vintage.

Click here to view the results on internationalwinechallenge.com.

Below are this year’s Ontario VQA winery winners:

A special congratulations to Thirty Bench Wine Makers, who took home the Canadian White Trophy for their 2020 Small Lot Riesling ‘Wild Cask’!

Adamo Estate Winery – 2021 Estate Riesling – Bronze

Adamo Estate Winery – 2020 Estate Chardonnay – Bronze

Adamo Estate Winery – 2021 Bistro – Commended

Pelee Island Winery – 2021 Empress Orange – Bronze

Pelee Island Winery – 2017 Vinedressers Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc – Bronze

Pelee Island Winery – 2020 Reserve Pinot Noir – Bronze

Pelee Island Winery – 2020 Lighthouse Cabernet Franc – Bronze

Pelee Island Winery – 2021 Vinedressers Chardonnay – Commended

Pelee Island Winery – 2020 Lighthouse Sauvignon Blanc – Commended

Potter Settlement Artisan Winery – 2019 Marquette Grand Reserve – Commended

Stanners Vineyard – 2020 Pinot Noir – Silver

Stanners Vineyard – 2020 Pinot Noir ‘The Narrow Rows’ – Bronze

Stanners Vineyard– 2020 Cabernet Franc – Commended

Strewn Winery – 2014 Ice-Breaker Select Late Harvest Vidal – Bronze

Thirty Bench Wine Makers – 2020 Small Lot Riesling ‘Wild Cask’ – Canadian White Trophy