Cuvée Winemaker of Excellence Award Nomination Form

Cuvée Winemaker of Excellence Nomination Form

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Your Nominee will be evaluated within the specific categories below. The best nominations will include specific examples. If your nominee has, for instance, mentored people in the wine industry then give examples of how they were mentored and even who they mentored. Was it one-on-one with a cellar hand or through a VQA workshop? Community engagement? Give specific examples as a scoring mechanism is applied to your nomination. Do not just say that your nominee has "won lots of awards" - give us examples of any domestic or international awards achieved in the last 3 years. All are very important and help the evaluation team score your nominee within all categories. Supporting documents or supplementary information can be emailed to ccovi@brocku.ca, along with your nomination details, but your nomination will be based on the specific categories below. In the case of a tie supplemental information may be evaluated upon the discretion of the adjudicators.
  • NOMINATOR Details

  • NOMINEE Details:

  • The nominee will be evaluated in the following two categories. 1. LEADERSHIP IN THE WINE INDUSTRY; 2. EXCELLENCE IN VQA WINEMAKING AS DEMONSTRATED THROUGH AWARDS, DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL (last 3 years).
  • Fill in your supporting information in the expandable fields below or email your information and any attachments to ccovi@brocku.ca. If you choose to email your package please type "Documentation sent by email" in the appropriate fields below. Filling in this form is required.
  • LEADERSHIP IN THE WINE INDUSTRY. Provide specific examples within the following category: a. PROMOTION, PROVISION, AND SUPPORT OF EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES TO FURTHER BENEFIT THE VQA WINE INDUSTRY.
  • LEADERSHIP IN THE WINE INDUSTRY. Provide specific examples within the following category: b. RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND/OR INNOVATIVE APPROACHES THAT ADVANCE VQA WINES.
  • LEADERSHIP IN THE WINE INDUSTRY. Provide specific examples within the following category: c. MENTORSHIP OF OTHER WINEMAKERS TO ENHANCE AND ENRICH PEERS.
  • LEADERSHIP IN THE WINE INDUSTRY. Provide specific examples within the following category: d. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AS IT PERTAINS TO THE VQA WINE INDUSTRY.
  • EXCELLENCE IN VQA WINEMAKING AS DEMONSTRATED THROUGH AWARDS - DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL (within the last 3 years). Include any difficult to crack publications such as Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast.
  • Winner will be notified in advance of the Cuvée Grand Tasting and will receive an invitation to attend, along with a guest, to receive the award.

    Date of the Cuvée Grand Tasting: Saturday March 23, 2019