A number of other prestigious awards were presented during the Judges Recognition Soirée, including the 2017 PRODUCER OF THE YEAR AWARD.
This award is conferred to the producer whose wines obtain the best avarage score. This average is calculated based on the five registered wines that obtained the highest scores overall. This year, the award was presented to C. DA SILVA (VINHOS), a Portuguese producer.
For the first time ever, the Canadian Association of Oenologists (ACOE) presented an award to the top Canadian ice wine, which was seleted by its attending association members. the six ACOE oenologists coferred the award to VIN DE GLACE DU QUÉBEC, VIDAL 2014, which is produced in Quebec by COTEAU ROUGEMONT.
The 2017 Best Wine Brand Ambassador Awardis conferred to the Quebec-based brand ambassador whose wine products obtain the best avarage score. This average is calculated based on the five registered wines that obtain the highest scores overall.
This year, the award was presented to CONSTALLATION BRANDS CANADA INC.
The 2017 PRESTIGE Award is conferred to the champagne that obtains the highest score in the Champagne category.
This year, the award was presented to Champagne BLANC DE BLANC 2008, , which is produced by MAISON NICOLAS FEUILLATTE in FRANCE.
The 2017 VINOFED Award is conferred to the Gold-medal wine with the lowest standard deviation.
This year, the award was presented to Australian wine ULUPNA, CHARDONNAY 2015, GOULBURN VALLEY, which is produced by the ULUPNA WINERY.