KELOWNA, B.C. — Mission Hill Family Estate has been named “Winery of the Year,” beating out 300 other competitors at the InterVin International Wine Awards Competition.
“We are honoured by this recognition for our dedication and contribution to the art of fine winemaking,” said Anthony von Mandl, proprietor of the family owned winery located in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia.
“I would like to thank InterVin for this prestigious accolade and acknowledge the panel of judges. This recognition is to our entire team’s credit, with special acknowledgement for Mission Hill’s winemaker John Simes. His vision, discerning approach and diligent work is without dispute.”
The winery also received awards, including: Gold Medals for the 2007 Quatrain, 2007 Compendium, 2010 Five Vineyards Rosé and 2010 Reserve Vidal Icewine. For a complete list, visit InterVin International Wine Awards.
The awards recognize Canada’s best wines and are presented by Vines Magazine and the producers of the annual Gourmet Food & Wine Expo.