Posted on: October 10, 2012

Two More Medals for Kevin O’Leary’s New Wine Label

October 10th, 2012
O’Leary Ventures


O’Leary Fine Wines announced today that it has taken home yet another designation: each of its wines were awarded a medal in the Wine Access 2012 Canadian Wine Awards. Both the 2010 Cabernet Merlot and the 2011 Unoaked Chardonnay won a bronze medal in the prestigious event.

The Wine Access 2012 Canadian Value Wine Award Competition evaluates over 1,000 leading wines. Judges include leading wine writers, journalists, sommeliers, buyers and industry professionals. Full results of the competition will be published in the October/November issue of Wine Access and will be available online at


These awards bring the total number of accolades to 5 for O’Leary Fine Wines – an exceptional feat for a newly launched label.
“People everywhere have been telling me how much they love O’Leary Fine Wines,” said Kevin O’Leary, critically acclaimed TV personality and founder of O’Leary Fine Wines. “We’re thrilled to see that respected judges agree.”

Kevin O’Leary is best known as the Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank and Dragon on CBC’s Dragons’ Den. He partnered with Vineland Estates Winery to create a new brand of wine focused on honesty, high quality, great value.


O’Leary Fine Wines is a brand of wines that embodies outstanding value, honesty and directness. Each varietal is created in close collaboration with Kevin O’Leary. All wines are produced, bottled and distributed by Vineland Estates Winery. The O’Leary Fine Wines brand is owned and trademarked by O’Leary Ventures Corporation, and is used under license by Vineland Estates Winery. For more information, please visit


The Canadian Wine Awards is Canada’s leading national wine competition. Full results of the awards are featured every year in the December/January issues of Wine Access magazine and the Wine Access Canadian Wine Annual. To learn more, please visit

  • Colleen Marshall

    I am pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed the 2011 Unoaked Chardonnay.  Nice job Kevin.  You really do know your wine.