Jackson-Triggs

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Jackson-Triggs is a Canadian winery with vineyards in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia and the Niagara Peninsula, Ontario.

Gewürztraminer row marker at Jackson-Triggs winery

In 1993 Donald Triggs and Allan Jackson founded Mississauga-based company Vincor Canada which began to produce Jackson-Triggs wine.[1] Constellation Brands purchased Vincor Canada (including Jackson-Triggs) for CDN$1.52 billion in 2006[2]

In 2006 Jackson-Triggs won the Gold Medal at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) for best Shiraz/Syrah; the first Canadian red wine to be recognized by the IWSC.[3] In 2010, they won their seventh "Canadian Wine Producer of the Year" trophy at the IWSC.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starr, Ryan (November 25, 2002). "Grape expectations". Canadian Business. 75 (22): 55–62. ISSN 0008-3100. 
  2. ^ "Grape glut". Winnipeg Free Press. June 21, 2008. p. F.4. 
  3. ^ Pawsey, Tim (August 11, 2006). "Okanagan Shiraz voted world's best". Vancouver Courier. p. 31. 
  4. ^ "Jackson Triggs captures 'Best Canadian Wine Producer' at The International Wine & Spirits Competition". Ottawa: Canada NewsWire. November 18, 2010. 

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