Winners of the 2022 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines



Bachelder Gamay Noir Wismer-Foxcroft Niagara Cru 52% Whole Cluster Gamay Noir 2020


Big Head The Raw Syrah 2020


Domaine Queylus La Grande Cabernet Franc Réserve 2020


Domaine Queylus Pinot Noir Tradition 2019


Kacaba Proprietor’s Block Syrah Escarpment 2019


Peninsula Ridge Reserve Syrah 2016


Redstone Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine 2019


Strewn Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2017


Wending Home Estate Vineyards Riesling 2020



Nine wines have been recognized for their overall excellence, regardless of vintage or varietal. The winning wines were chosen from 600 wines submitted.

A panel of Masters of Wine and Master Sommeliers and other wine experts blind-tasted 13 of the top scoring wines from the Ontario Wine Awards to select the ultimate winners of the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Ontario wines.

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