Awards & Accolades

Awards & Accolades

Over the past 30 years, our wines have received hundreds of national and international awards and accolades from the most credible and relevant judging panels and wine reviewers in the industry.

More than a testament to the exceptional skill and knowledge of our winemakers, the awards represent the extraordinary quality consumers can expect from Nova Scotia wines. Among our many recent awards are:


Gaspereau 2021 Rosé

Gold - 2014 All Canadian Wine Championships

Gaspereau Lucie Kuhlmann

Gold - 2014 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards

Gaspereau Maple Wine

Gold - 2017 The National Wine Awards of Canada
Silver - 2015 The National Wine Awards of Canada
Gold - 2014 All Canadian Wine Championships
Double Gold - 2011 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Gold - 2011 All Canadian Wine Championships
Silver - 2011 Tasters Guild International Wine Competition

Gaspereau Muscat

Best in Class (Single Varietal White Wine Hybrid) - 2019 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
Silver - 2018 The National Wine Awards of Canada
Best in Class (Single Varietal White Wine Hybrid) - 2017 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
Gold - 2014 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
Gold - 2013 All Canadian Wine Championships

Gaspereau Red 2019

Bronze - 2022 All Canadian Wine Championships

Gaspereau Riesling 2021

Gold - 2020 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines
Silver - 2019 The National Wine Awards of Canada
89 Points - 2018 Ultimate Wine Challenge
Silver - 2017 All Canadian Wine Championships
Gold - 2016 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines
Silver - Best of Show: Halifax - 2016 Gold Medal Plates
Gold - 2015 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines
Silver - 2016 The National Wine Awards of Canada
Silver - 2015 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards

Gaspereau Tidal Bay

Gold - 2022 Wine Align's National Wine Awards of Canada
Gold - 2022 International Canned Wine Competition
Silver - 2022 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Silver - 2022 All Canadian Wine Championships
Gold - 2020 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines
Silver - 2018 The National Wine Awards of Canada
Double Gold - 2017 All Canadian Wine Championships
Silver - 2017 The National Wine Awards of Canada
Best in Class - Tidal Bays - 2017 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
91 - 2016 Ultimate Wine Challenge
94 - 2015 Ultimate Wine Challenge
Silver - 2015 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
Silver - Best of Show: St. John's - 2015 Gold Medal Plates
Top Scoring Tidal Bay - 2014 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
Silver - 2014 Wine Align's National Wine Awards of Canada

Gaspereau White Rock 2019

Best of Class (White Blend) - 2019 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards

Jost 4 Skins

Silver - 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Top Red Wine - 2013 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
Silver - 2012 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Silver - 2011 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Silver - 25th Tasters Guild International Wine Competition

Jost Great Big Friggin' Red

Double Gold - 2022 All Canadian Wine Championships

Jost L'Acadie Pinot Grigio

93 points - 2016 Ultimate Wine Challenge

Jost Selkie Rosé

Silver - 2022 All Canadian Wine Championships
Silver - 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Jost Tidal Bay

Gold - 2022 Wine Align's National Wine Awards of Canada
Silver - 2022 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Gold - 2019 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines
Silver - 2017 The National Wine Awards of Canada
Chairmans Trophy 94 points - 2016 Ultimate Wine Challenge
Silver - 2015 The National Wine Awards of Canada
Gold - 2014 All Canadian Wine Championships
Gold - 2014 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
Silver - 2014 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Gold - 2013 All Canadian Wine Championships
Silver - 2013 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Mercator Compass Rosé 2021

Best of Class Rosé - 2019 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
2019 Ultimate Wine Challenge

Mercator Reserve Marquette

Double Gold - 2022 All Canadian Wine Championships

Mercator Sauvage Sur Lie 2016

Gold - 2017 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines

Mercator Tidal Bay 2021

Gold Medal - 2022 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines
Gold - 2022 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Gold - 2022 International Canned Wine Competition
Silver - 2022 Wine Align's National Wine Awards of Canada
Silver - 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Silver - 2015 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards
Silver - Best of Show: Halifax - 2013 Gold Medal Plates