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Unicus Wins Best in Show at Gold Medal Plates in Edmonton

October 21st, 2016

We’re thrilled to announce that the 2015 Unicus (Grüner Veltliner) won best in show at Gold Medal Plates in Edmonton. We were paired with Chef Shane Chartrand of Sage Restaurant, who took home bronze for his ‘Charcoal & Smoke’ dish featuring charcoal sablefish and cold smoked albacore tuna. His dish was simply stunning:


Founded by two passionate Canadians – Stephen Leckie and Karen Blair, one of the goals of Gold Medal Plates is to raise substantial funds for Canada’s high performance athletes, while celebrating Canadian excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts, and athletic achievement. Celebrated in eleven cities across Canada, Gold Medal Plates features the premier chefs in each city in a competition to crown a gold, silver and bronze medal culinary team in each city, and subsequently nation-wide at the Canadian Culinary Championships. Since 2004, Gold Medal Plates has received tremendous support and accolades all across Canada, and generated a combined net total of nearly $11 million for Canada’s Olympic athletes.

Our limited remaining inventory of the 2015 Unicus is available through our Wine Boutique. Subscribers to our Newsletter benefit from year-round complimentary shipping across Canada on a purchase of 12 bottles or more.

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