BC Italian Wine Awards 2011

The winners of the first edition of the BC Italian Wine Awards are being promoted throughout special in-store promotional displays in Liberty Wines stores from December 5th to December 19th.

The winners of the awards were announced on Nov 28 at this year’s edition of “Flavours of Italy” gala dinner, which took place at Federico’s Supper Club on Commercial Drive.

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West collected 23 BC nominations from 12 wine agencies participating at 9th annual Flavours of Italy industry trade and consumer wine tasting event and have asked all participants to cast their votes for their favourite Italian red and white.

As a result, ICCC has determined the winners in 4 categories:

1.       BEST RED – INDUSTRY EXPERTS’ CHOICE

Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Ruffina Riserva DOCG Tuscany 2007 (imported by Grady Wine Marketing)

2.       BEST RED – CONSUMERS’ CHOICE

Barbera d’Asti Ricossa Barbera Piedmont 2009 (imported by Select Wines)

3.       BEST WHITE – INDUSTRY EXPERTS’ CHOICE

Argiolas Costamolino Vermentino Sardegna 2010 (imported by Stile Wines)

4.       BEST WHITE – CONSUMERS’ CHOICE

Fazi Battaglia Verdicchio “Titulus” Marche 2010 (imported by Bacchus Group)

Full article and pictures available on the e-magazine of the Chamber, Connect.it:  connectit.iccbc.com


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