October 31, 2014

Wakefield Wines named best Australian producer by world’s largest wine show!

Wakefield Wines has been named Best Australian Producer of the Year 2014 at the world’s largest wine competition, AWC Vienna. Only wineries that achieve a point rating of 528 or above are eligible for the Best National Producer of the Year trophies. more...

October 01, 2014

Icon Fuels Growth in Western Canada with Acquisition of Free House Wine + Spirits

Icon Fuels Growth in Western Canada with Acquisition of Free House Wine + SpiritsOctober 1, 2014 (Vancouver, BC) - Icon Fine Wine & Spirits is pleased to announce the acquisition of Free House Wine + Spirits Ltd.. The deal brings together two of Western Canada's most dynamic more...

September 26, 2014

Judge's Choice for Shot in the Dark Traminer Riesling - WWAC 2014

Shot in the Dark Traminer Riesling 2013 takes home a Judge’s Choice award at the 2014 World Wine Awards of Canada by Wine Align! Wines considered for Judges’ Choice were recognized at least twice, if not three times, by a minimum of eight judges and often by as many as twelve or sixteen. more...

June 20, 2014

Johnny Q. 2010 Shiraz Viognier – Accolades galore! 92pnts James Halliday

92pnts James Halliday“Vibrant purple hue; a perfumed and attractive bouquet of black fruits, violets, spice and leather; the palate is fleshy, medium-bodied and lively, with the Viognier component barely discernible amongst the abundant fresh black fruits on offer; extremely good value. more...

June 19, 2014

8th Generation 2012 Riesling WINS 2014 BC Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence

8th Generation 2012 Riesling was among just 12 wines selected for the prestigious 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence. An outstanding and well deserved achievement for 8th Generation.About the wineMade from 25+ year old vines, this Riesling offers oodles of fruit more...

June 13, 2014

MORE AWARDS! Wakefield Wines win gold at this year’s Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

Wakefield Wines was one of the top awarded Australian wineries at this year’s show. Three of their wines took home gold, among them the Wakefield Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012. This wine is readily available in British Columbia and is well worth a rack in your cellar! Try it today. more...

February 23, 2014

Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2010: 94 points from Wine Spectator

Clos Apalta 2010 recieved 94 points from Wine Spectator. "Big and rich, this red is filled with powerful flavours of blackberry, dark currant, black olive and dark chocolate that are built on a ironclad frame. Notes of cocoa powder and cream chime in as well, and the muscular more...

February 06, 2014

Icon Fine Wine & Spirits Adds New Canadian Boutique Beer and European Wine Labels to Expanding Portfolio!

Jay Garnett, CEO of Icon Fine Wine & Spirits, is proud to announce several new additions to Icon’s venerable portfolio of exceptional local and international beverage brands.Joining Icon’s selection of craft-brewed beers is Prince Edward Island Brewing Company, which was founded more...

January 15, 2014

8th Generation Vineyards joins Icon's portfolio

New year, new wine! Jay Garnett, CEO of Icon Fine Wine & Spirits, is proud to announce the addition of 8th Generation Vineyard to Icon’s already impressive portfolio of largely family owned producers. The Okanagan Valley vintner further rounds out Icon’s British Columbian more...

December 19, 2013

More Accolades for Wakefield Wines!

This Fall Wakefield Wines won even more awards and accolates.Royal Hobart Wine Show2013 St Andrews Riesling - Gold2012 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon - Silver2012 80 Acres Shiraz Viognier - Silver2012 Promised Land Shiraz - SilverNational Wine Show of Australia2012 St Andrews Riesling more...

December 12, 2013

Outstanding Ratings for Lapostolle in Wine Spectator

Two Lapostolle wines recieved great reviews in the most recent Wine Spectator Insider. 2011 Canto de Apalta Rapel Valley90 Points "A powerful and muscular red, with concentrated dark plum, dried blackberry and dark current flavors that support  plenty of baker's chocolate more...


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