The 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair celebrated its eighth year showcasing the best in VQA Ontario wines in the Royal Wine Competition. Stanners Vineyard won Best in Show Overall for its 2015 Pinot Noir, which was also named Best In Show Red. The competition is run in co-operation with the Independent Wine Educators Guild (IWEG) under the direction of Chris Waters, Chief Judge of The Royal competition.
Wineries were able to enter a range of classes for white, rosé, red and dessert wines. There was a Best in Show winner selected for each category and an overall Best in Show prize.
The best in show winners for The 2017 Royal Agricultural Wine Competition are: