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Wine Growers Canada (WGC) and Wine Growers British Columbia announced the recipients of the 2024 Canadian Wine Industry Awards and the 2024 Wine Growers British Columbia Industry Recognition Awards, which were presented live at a joint awards ceremony as the industry gathered in Penticton, B.C., on March 12.

This year’s distinguished recipients are:

  • Canadian Wine Industry Award of Distinction: The Wyse Family
  • Canadian Wine Industry Champion Award: Natalie MacLean
  • The Karl Kaiser Canadian Winemaker Award: Gina Haverstock
  • Wine Growers British Columbia Leadership Excellence Award: Severine Pinte
  • Wine Growers British Columbia Ultimate BC Wine Ambassador Award: Bram Bolwijn
  • Wine Growers British Columbia Master Marketer Award: UncorkBC, Kayla Bordignon

The Canadian Wine Industry Awards, sponsored by national accounting, tax and business firm MNP, are presented annually by WGC and honour those who have gone above and beyond to support the growth of the wine industry in Canada.

“Today’s Canadian Wine Industry Awards have showcased our diverse industry, and everyone at Wine

Growers Canada is honoured to recognize the outstanding contribution, dedication and expertise of all of our nominees and winners. Recognizing and celebrating these accomplishments is very important, and showcases the commitment of our deserving winners to Canadian wine and to our industry’s continued growth,” said WCG president and CEO, Dan Paszkowski.

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