First Canadian to Win Gold Medal On Canadian Soil Honoured with Canadian Wine

VANCOUVER, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - Teck, Official Supplier of the metals for the medals of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games and Canadian Olympic Committee hosted a celebration to honour Alexandre Bilodeau, the first Canadian to win an Olympic Gold Medal on Canadian soil. Wines were provided by Sumac Ridge Estate Winery, a Vincor Canada Winery, Official Supplier of Wine to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. After sabering open a bottle of Tribute commemorative Sparkling wine with a downhill ski, Sumac Ridge Estate Winery founder Harry McWatters and senior winemaker Mark Wendenburg presented Bilodeau with a signed bottle of Tribute Gold.

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For further information: For further information: on Teck contact Kate Best, (604) 862-2280,; For more information on Sumac Ridge Estate Winery contact Leeann Froese, (604) 603-9394,; To download winery information and images visit

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