Wine Awards

Wine Awards: Best of Show 2016

Wine Awards: Best of Show 2016

The overall winner from Vancouver Magazine's International Wine Awards 2016.

Best Dessert/Fortified Wine 2016

Best Dessert/Fortified Wine 2016

A diverse collection of wines boosted in sweetness or alcohol. Fortifieds flatter savoury foods like strong cheeses or nuts, while sweet wines uplift desserts such as lemon tarts or chocolate truffles.

Best Rich Red Wine 2016

Best Rich Red Wine 2016

Bold and powerful, these reds are loaded with flavour, emphatic tannins, and rich body. Best in a big-bowled glass with robust food: stir-fried beef or steak tartare.

Best Medium Red Wine 2016

Best Medium Red Wine 2016

Expressive fruit and modest tannins are tame enough for fish yet flavourful enough for pepperoni pizza or meatloaf.

Best Light Red Wine 2016

Best Light Red Wine 2016

Juicy, light reds are thirst-quenching and bright. Try with grilled chorizo or salmon burgers.

Best Rosé Wine 2016

Best Rosé Wine 2016

Combining the structure of red and the refreshment of white, pink wines are for 360 pleasure. Try with Niçoise salad or steamed mussels.

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Best Sake 2015

Best Sake 2015

As versatile as wine, sake can be deployed far beyond the Asian kitchen. Try nigori with prosciutto and melon, or refined junmai ginjo with smoked salmon and capers.

Best Rich White Wine 2016

Best Rich White Wine 2016

Creamy, full-flavoured wines need weighty food like pork roast, grilled salmon, or triple cream cheese.

Best Medium White Wine 2016

Best Medium White Wine 2016

Medium white wines offer a notable flavour and great adaptability for cheesy risotto, pizza Bianca, or rosso pasta sauce.

Best Light White Wine 2016

Best Light White Wine 2016

Lemony, crisp light whites pair well with shellfish, while fruity aromatics with a whisper of sweetness will temper spicy cuisine.

Vancouver Magazine International Wine Awards 2016

Vancouver Magazine International Wine Awards 2016

The best wines you can buy in a city that combines east with west

Best Sparkling Wine 2016

Best Sparkling Wine 2016

Not just for celebrations, bubbles make terrific food partners. Typically dry, fresh, and cleansing, try with truffled popcorn, crab sushi, or Scotch eggs.