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2011 Media Coverage

Mention on Savvy Team, your personal sommeliers

February 17, 2011
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate ‘Proprietors’ Grand Reserve’ Shiraz 2006 was chosen for “If I only had $100, I would buy…” blog post.
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Rootstock Concert on CBC Radio 2

August 28, 2011
CBC Radio 2 recorded their third annual Rootstock concert at Jackson-Triggs Amphitheatre in Niagara-On-The-Lake featuring Alan Doyle (of Great Big Sea), plus special guests Kim Stockwood, John Mann, and Matthew Barber.
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2010 Media Coverage

  • The 2007 Niagara Estate Delaine Vineyard Cabernet Merlot called “extremely focused and well-made” by Vines Magazine
  • The Niagara Estate Delaine Vineyard Puncheon Pinot Noir is cited the vineyard’s “best Pinot yet” at 88 points by Tidings Magazine
  • 2006 Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Sunrock Shiraz recommended in the Vancouver Sun
  • 2007 Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Sunrock Shiraz given 89 points in Montreal’s Voir
  • Jackson-Triggs Esprit (official product of the 2010 winter Olympic games) mentioned in 19 print and online outlets
  • Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate wins seventh best Canadian Winery Award in the Wine Access Magazine’s Wine Access Awards
  • Jackson-Triggs Esprit featured on Global TV’s “Weekend Morning News” with Sophie Lui and on City TV’s “Breakfast Television” with Dawn Chubai
  • CBC Radio 2’s “Canada Live” to record Tom Cochrane’s performance at the Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate amphitheatre
  • Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Proprietor’s Grand Reserve Riesling called “world class” in Tidings Magazine
  • Jackson‐Triggs Okanagan Estate’s winemaker Brooke Blair featured in the Vancouver Sun as one of the “10 Canadian winemakers who are becoming better with age”
  • Where Vancouver cites Jackson‐Triggs Okanagan as the name to watch in the Okanagan
  • At the 2010 Cuvée Awards in Ontario, Jackson‐Triggs Niagara Estate Proprietors’ Reserve Meritage 2007 won Best Red in the LCBO General List category, and the Proprietors’ Grand Reserve Syrah 2007 tied for first place in the Syrah/Shiraz category

2009 Media Coverage

  • Jackson-Triggs Okanagan in British Columbia was the first winery in Canada to crush in 2009. The world paid attention too: even Decanter magazine wanted to talk to winemaker Derek Kontkanen about being the first Canadian winery to ‘bring in the grapes’!
  • Niagara Estate featured in WHERE Toronto saying that “oenophiles are spoiled for choice” at the winery
  • Five Niagara Estate wines are featured in VINES Magazine’s holiday edition
  • Jackson-Triggs Niagara played host to recording artists the Jonas Brothers and their parents recently; they took a private tour of the winery, and left with Delaine Riesling Icewine and Cabernet Franc Icewine to be served at the wedding dinner of their eldest son, Kevin Jonas
  • Jackson‐Triggs Niagara Estate featured in Hello! magazine for sponsoring a Birk’s party
  • The Delaine Vineyard was singled out as a key Niagara vineyard in City Bites magazine, Gewurztraminer was highlighted
  • Chef David Penny appeared on CH Morning Live with Bob Cowan. Chef Penny prepared a mouth-watering dish of seared scallops sautéed with ‘Icewine bacon’ and Vidal Beurre Blanc.