Monte Creek Winery Announces Record Wine Wins In 2020

In BC we love to celebrate the success of our wineries both locally and abroad.  Monte Creek Winery in Kamloops is one winery in our newer wine regions, the Thompson Valley, that is having success and would like to share that wine experience with you.  Here is the announcement of their latest wine awards, and how you can purchase their wines.  Enjoy!


Winemaker Galen Barnhardt and General Manager Erik Fisher with the 2020 All Canadian Wine Champions Founder’s Award for Best Overall Performance.
Winemaker Galen Barnhardt and General Manager Erik Fisher with the 2020 All Canadian Wine Champions Founder’s Award for Best Overall Performance.

Kamloops, BC, November 10, 2020– There has been much to celebrate in 2020 at Monte Creek Winery despite the difficult challenges that COVID-19 has presented. The winery announces a record number of high profile wine accolades this wine award season.

Monte Creek Winery was the proud recipient of the 2020 All Canadian Wine Champions Founder’s Award for Best Overall Performance with nine medals including Best White Wine of the Year for their 2018 Riesling Reserve. This is an outstanding recognition for the Thompson Valley as there were 805 wines entered by 130 wineries across the nation.

The team also brought home several awards internationally. Monte Creek Winery received a 95-Point Gold Medal for their 2018 Riesling Reserve at the 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards – Discover the World’s Best Wines. They also earned a Silver for their 2017 Chardonnay at the 2020 Chardonnay Du Monde competition – International Competition between the Best Chardonnay in the World.

Erik Fisher, General Manager of Monte Creek Winery, says, “I couldn’t be more of proud of our winemaking and viticulture teams. The amount of focus and effort it takes to make great wines is tremendous. The daily dedication our team has is a testament to the skill and hard work that goes into making international award winning wines.”

You can purchase award-winning wines from Monte Creek Winery via their website at Their wines can also be purchased at liquor stores across BC, AB, SK, MB, ON and QUE.

About Monte Creek Winery

Monte Creek Ranch winery
Monte Creek Winery

Just a 10-minute drive east of Kamloops, Monte Creek Winery’s diversity, natural beauty and warm hospitality provide a unique destination for visitors. It was voted Kamloops’ Best Winery and Wedding Venue in 2020.

Monte Creek Ranch Winery’s winemaking philosophy is to showcase the terroir of the South Thompson valley, where they produce Riesling, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and other premium wines.

Come experience the beauty and bounty that first brought pioneers out West. Enjoy a local wine tasting, dine from their regionally inspired restaurant, go on a guided vineyard tour or shop for local artisanal products. Discover more about next frontier in BC winemaking. Open daily. 

Monte Creek Ranch Winery wines are available for sale at the winery, via their website, and at various liquor stores and restaurants around BC, AB, SASK, MB, ON and QUE.

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