August 15, 2016

Icon Supplies the Table Wine for Diner en Blanc Vancouver!

Icon is proud to announce that we will be supplying all the table wines for this year's "Diner en Blanc" event in Vancouver, being held on Thursday, August 18th at a secret location that is only announced to participants an hour before the festivities begin. more...

February 15, 2016

Congratulations to the winner of our Johnny Q "Celebrate 2016" contest...

In January, Icon was fortunate to have a Checkout display in 58 of the BC Liquor Stores promoting our Johnny Q Shiraz Viognier and Johnny Q Cabernet Sauvignon from Australia. As part of the promotion, we ran a "text to win" contest, offering those who entered, the chance to win more...

October 02, 2015

It's time to toast with Beau Joie Champagne in Western Canada!

Raise your glass - the exclusive Beau Joie Champagne is now available in British Columbia.With Champagne produced by Charles Ellner, Epernay, France, & packaging by Toast Spirits, Beau strives to deliver a unique consumer experience, through superior liquid and memorable packaging. more...

September 25, 2015

Icon Fine Wine & Spirits brings PKNT to British Columbia!

We are excited to announce that PKNT will soon be available in British Columbia! PKNT (Passion, Knowledge, Nature, Time) is a new way of enjoying wine. A fun brand bursting with energy from Chile, breaks all the traditional wine protocols with their quirky packaging yet more...

July 09, 2013

Lapostolle gets the top Accolade in Chilean Organic Wines Contest!

Lapostolle Winery won the Double Gold Medal and received overall excellent results in this third edition of the event, organized by the ”Asociación de Agricultores Orgánicos Centro-Sur”. Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Carmenère 2011 won Double Gold Medal and was chosen the best more...

July 08, 2013

Wakefield Wines Wins at 2 USA Wine Shows!

New York International Wine CompetitionWakefield Wines has been named Australian Winery of the Year and has won ‘Shiraz of the Year’ for its Jaraman Shiraz 2012 at the New York International Wine Competition.The New York International Wine Competition is the first major international more...

May 29, 2013

Therapy Pink Freud featured in the Globe and Mail!

Therapy Vineyards is fond of double entendres. And classic rock fans will surely catch the allusion to Pink Floyd, the band that recorded at Studio Miraval on the Pitt-Jolie property in Provence in 1979. Expect a little sweetness in this slightly off-dry, deeply stained wine. more...

May 21, 2013

Wakefield Wines win again!

Congratulations to Wakefield Wines for their recent crop of awards!Riverside International Wine CompetitionFor over 30 years, the Riverside International Wine Competition has provided consumers and the wine industry with carefully considered results of a blind tasting by professional more...

April 09, 2013

The Reverse Wine Snob reviews De Martino!

"De Martino began the process to convert to organic farming of their grapes in 1998 and three years later had their first harvest. Helped by the unique climate and terroir of the Maipo Valley, which keeps their vines healthy and disease free, converting to organic farming was an easy choice. more...

February 21, 2013

Vina Leyda on the cover of Decanter Magazine!

Out of the blue, one of Chile’s most prestigious wineries made the front cover of March’s edition of the UK magazine, Decanter. Decanter’s wine taster for South America, Peter Richards MW, includes the vineyard among “Chile’s real trailblazers” for crafting wines that more...

February 06, 2013

Icon Fine Wine & Spirits toasts new tasting-room style offices in Yaletown

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January 28, 2013

De Martino gets top ratings from Tim Pawsey!

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January 28, 2013

Wakefield and Lange get great notes from Jurgen Gothe!

Wakefield Clare Valley Riesling 2011Australian Riesling is vastly different from the German, Alsatian, and certainly the B.C. versions. Here’s a classic example that really brings the Down Under difference to the fore. more...

December 03, 2012

Gismondi calls De Martino Legado Chardonnay "the best of modern international Chardonnay."

"The Legado chardonnay represents the best of modern international chardonnay. Like White Burgundy it treads the fine line between fruit and terroir. The attack is fresh and juicy with grapefruit, honey, peach, pineapple, creamy lees and light vanilla flavours. more...

October 18, 2012

Vina Leyda Pinot Noir Las Brisas top pick in Edmonton Journal!

EDMONTON - Leyda Pinot Noir Las Brisas 2010, Leyda valley, Chile, $26; CSPC: 086967 Wine guru Gurvinder Bhatia samples Leyda Pinot Noir Las Brisas 2010.Since my experience of judging at Chile’s national wine competition in 2010, I have spoken frequently on the evolution more...

October 16, 2012

ICON Fine Wine & Spirits Wins Wining Winery Business

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October 16, 2012

ICON Fine Wine & Spirits Appoints Kim Trowbridge President and COO

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July 03, 2012

Nuevo Mundo Wines hit BC Liquor Stores!

We're excited to be bringing in Nuevo Mundo Wines, a new producer from Chile focusing on organic, carbon neutral production and minimal interference with the grape. The vineyards which produce the Nuevo Mundo wines sit precisely on top of the dry river bed of the River Maipo, providing more...

June 28, 2012

Wakefield Wines wins BEST OF NATION at San Francisco International Wine Competition!

Wakefield wines (known as Taylors Wines in Australia) has once again won Best of Nation at the San Francisco International Wine Competition, having previously won in 2007, 2009 and 2011. The San Francisco International Wine Competition, the largest, most influential international more...

June 04, 2012

New rating for Therapy Pink Freud from Wine Scores!

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June 04, 2012

"Each year the De Martino Legado Reserva Chardonnay 2011 over-delivers..." Anthony Gismondi

Each year the De Martino Legado Reserva Chardonnay 2011 over-delivers. Expect a mix of apple, pear, vanilla, light butterscotch, citrus and mango aromas and a fresh, juicy, round, slightly sweet entry with grapefruit, honey, peach, pineapple, creamy lees and light vanilla flavours. more...

May 14, 2012

Gismondi calls Grooner "Delicious food-style white you can serve with seafood pasta, shellfish and chicken."

"If you haven't yet given grüner veltliner a try, maybe the Grooner Grüner Velt-liner 2009 from Osterreich, Austria is where you should start. Expect an attractive slate, spicy, lees nose with a wisp of smoke and lime. more...

July 06, 2011

Decanter Magazine Recognizes De Martino, Viña Tabali and Viña Leyda in its 15 Top Chilean Wine Producers

On July 5, Decanter Magazine recognized Chile’s 15 most outstanding wine producers – three of which are Icon-represented brands. De Martino, Viña Leyda and Viña Tabali were all mentioned and recognized for their impeccable wines. more...