News & Events
2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
April 3rd, 2016:
The 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition was a huge success for Moraine, our wines beat out many different varietals from around the world, 3824 to be precise. Our trifecta of awards included; Riesling 2015 – Gold, Cliffhanger Red 2014 – Siver, and Gewürztraminer 2015 – Bronze. Not a bad day’s work! You can find them all online, or in our tasting room!
Double Gold at 2015 International Pinot Competition
November 26th, 2015:
We’re so very proud of our Pinot Noir, we’ve just been awarded a Double Gold award for our 2013 Pinot Noir, and a Bronze for our 2012 Pinot Noir at the 2015 International Pinot Competition, results can be found here http://internationalpinotchallenge.com/2015-competition-results/ . Although our tasting room is closed for the season, you can still order these amazing wines online, or look at our list of liquor stores.
2015 BC Wine Awards
November 3rd, 2015:
Cleaning up well at the B.C. wine awards, Moraine was recognized for 3 silver medals; 2012 Pinot Noir, Cliffhanger White 2014, and the 2014 Viognier. Not to toot our own horn, but we also walked away with 6 Bronze medals for our 2013 Malbec, 2013 Syrah, 2013 Pinot Noir, 2012 Red Mountain, 2014 Riesling, and last but not least, our 2014 Twin Peaks Ice Wine. Have you thought about joining our wine club? A mixture of Moraine varietals would be a fantastic Christmas gift!
Steven Spurrier and DJ Kearney Visit Moraine
August 30th, 2015:
Moraine winery was host to some special guests this weekend, Steven Spurrier and DJ Kearney made a special visit to our winery. Steven Spurrier is credited with organizing the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976 which promoted the expansion of wine production in the new world. DJ Kearney hails from Vancouver, she is know for some of her previous work for Vancouver Magazine, and now spends some of her time as a Wine Consultant and Sommelier Instructor. Having these two connoisseurs visit our Vineyard was a tremendous honour, and we look forward to seeing them again. Drop by for a tasting, see what all the fuss is about!
A New Frienship Formed, Moraine to be Served at Vij’s Restaurant
August 11th, 2015:
Moraine has been honoured yet again, our footprint has grown and we’re proud to say you can find us at Vij’s Restaurant (1480 W 11th Ave, Vancouver, BC ). What makes this particularly special to us is that one of the owners, Vikram Vij is not only an accomplished chef, he is also a certified sommelier. You’ll find our Malbec available at Vij’s in the very near future, and I’m certain Vij will have a special dish that will pair just right with our exclusive 2014 vintage.
Partner with Fairmont Pacific Rim
June 10th, 2015:
For those of you who are fortunate enough to ever stay at the Fairmont, you can find us on the menu at the Pacific Rim location in Vancouver. We’re very proud to be featured on the menu of such an illustrious brand. If you’re ever in that neck of the woods, please ask the waiter to pair a nice meal with our wine.
Best of the Best – Pinot Noir 2012
May 4th, 2015:
Our Pinot Noir continues to receive wonderful accolades. This time around the 2012 Moraine Pinot Noir has received the award for the Best Pinot Noir in the Best of Varietals Competition in British Columbia, there were just under 500 entries to the competition, simply amazing! Come, try it for yourself, we still have some left in our tasting room.
Riesling Awarded Gold Prize by Okanagan Life Magazine
April 26, 2015:
Now our Riesling is making waves, recognized with a gold medal at the recent 2015 Okanagan Life Magazine Awards, this 2013 deserves the credit; a huge hit in our tasting room and in our online store. Come give it a try and see what everybody is raving about!
Viognier Takes Silver at 2015 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
April 26, 2015:
Setting the International stage yet again; 3708 wines from 27 different countries being scrutinized by 73 of the worlds top judges from 20 countries. Our 2013 Viognier walks away with a silver medal. Drop by our tasting room soon, you’ll love this wine as much as the judges did!
Cocktails and Crystals
January 19, 2015:
Come and join Moraine at the Cocktails and Crystals Gala in Calgary on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at Royal Oak Audi or in Edmonton at Southgate Audi on Sunday February 21st, 2015 where we will be a silver sponsor for this event which features Sophie Serafino. Come try a free glass of wine, check out some new cars, and listen to Sophie’s electric violin performance. You don’t want to miss this event!