Cornucopia Presented by BlueShore Financial Top 25 Wines Are Revealed!

October 29, 2017

A few weeks ago, 11 esteemed industry leaders came to Whistler Village’s The Cellar Door by Araxi for a closed, blind tasting of over 150 exceptional wines. Reds, whites and pinks, they sipped and swirled one after the other, closely examining the unique tastes and scents that came with each wine to determine which one will land a spot in Cornucopia’s Top 25.


After several hours of tasting, the judges finished with wine red lips and smiles. Here is who gained the top spots:

Top White: Quails’ Gate Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 2015

Top Red: TIME Winery Syrah 2013

Followed by the best of the rest (in alphabetical order):

  • 50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir 2015
  • 50th Parallel Estate Riesling 2016
  • Barossa Valley Estate Shiraz 2015
  • Basel Cellars Double River Vineyard Syrah Walla Walla 2013
  • BenMarco Malbec 2015
  • Clos du Soleil Signature 2013
  • Corcelettes Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2016
  • David Hill Vineyard & Winery Estate Grown Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2014
  • DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc 2015
  • DeLille Cellars D2 2013
  • Desert Hills Gamay 2016
  • El Esteco Don David Reserve Malbec 2015
  • Fort Berens Riesling 2016
  • Howling Bluff Pinot Noir, ACTA Vineyard 2014
  • Kestrel Vintners Yakima Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
  • Long Shadows Pedestal Merlot 2014
  • Lunessence Pinot Blanc Oraniensteiner 2016
  • Rocca delle Macie Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2011
  • Thornhaven Estates Winery Gewurztraminer 2016
  • Treana Blanc 2014
  • Treana Red 2014
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard
  • Southern Clays Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016
  • Vina Ventisquero Grey Cabernet 2014