Enter the 2019 Competition

To make a great wine you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table.

OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN YOUR WINERY AND HELP YOU SELL MORE GREAT WINE!

Our Judges

WE HAVE THE BEST JUDGES. The 2018 competition had the greatest group of international judges in North America - the most influential people in the wine industry, including Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers, sommeliers, educators, enologists, winemakers, retailers, importers and wine industry writers and consultants. Stay tuned for our 2019 line-up of Judges...

Competition Results

Over 1,000 wines from 15 countries were judged in 2018 ...

... by 30 judges representing 12 countries over 2 days of competition ...

... click MORE to see the Results!

White

  • 101 - Blanc du Bois
  • 102 - Brianna
  • 103 - Cayuga
  • 104 - Chardonel
  • 105 - Chardonnay
  • 106 - Chenin Blanc
  • 107 - Diamond
  • 108 - Edelweiss
  • 109 - Frontenac Gris
  • 110 - Gewurztraminer
  • 111 - Gruner Veltliner
  • 112 - La Crescent
  • 113 - Malvasia
  • 114 - Muscadine
  • 115 - Muscat
  • 116 - Muscat Canelli
  • 117 - Niagara
  • 118 - Petit Manseng
  • 119 - Pinot Blanc / Weissburgunder
  • 120 - Pinot Gris / Pinot Grigio
  • 121 - Riesling — Dry
  • 122 - Riesling — Semi Dry
  • 123 - Riesling — Semi Sweet
  • 124 - Riesling — Sweet
  • 125 - Sauvignon Blanc
  • 126 - Seyval Blanc (Seyval)
  • 127 - St. Pepin
  • 128 - Torrontes
  • 129 - Traminette
  • 130 - Valvin Muscat
  • 131 - Verdelho
  • 132 - Vidal Blanc
  • 133 - Vignoles (Ravat 51)
  • 134 - Viognier
  • 150 - Other White Varietal — Vinifera
  • 155 - Other White Varietal — Non-vinifera
  • 160 - White Blend — Vinifera
  • 165 - White Blend — Non-vinifera
  • 170 - White Blend — Vinifera + Non-vinifera

Blush / Pink / Rose / Orange

  • 201 - Dry Rose (0-0.99% RS)
  • 202 - Semi Dry Rose (1.0-2.99% RS)
  • 203 - Sweet Rose (3.0+% RS)
  • 210 - Orange (Extended Maceration)

Red

  • 301 - Baco Noir
  • 302 - Barbera
  • 303 - Brunello
  • 304 - Cabernet Franc
  • 305 - Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 306 - Carmenere
  • 307 - Catawba
  • 308 - Chambourcin
  • 309 - Concord
  • 310 - Frontenac
  • 311 - Gamay Noir
  • 312 - Lemberger
  • 313 - Leon Millot
  • 314 - Malbec
  • 315 - Marechal Foch
  • 316 - Marquette
  • 317 - Meritage
  • 318 - Merlot
  • 319 - Muscadine (Noble)
  • 320 - Nebbiolo
  • 321 - Noiret
  • 322 - Norton (Cynthiana)
  • 323 - Petite Sirah
  • 324 - Petit Verdot
  • 325 - Pinot Noir
  • 326 - St. Vincent
  • 327 - Sangiovese
  • 328 - Shiraz / Syrah
  • 329 - Tempranillo
  • 330 - Zinfandel
  • 350 - Other Red Varietal - Vinifera
  • 355 - Other Red Varietal - Non-vinifera
  • 360 - Red Blend - Vinifera
  • 365 - Red Blend - Non-vinifera
  • 370 - Red Blend - Vinifera + Non-vinifera

Sparkling

  • 401 - White Sparkling
  • 402 - Blush / Rose Sparkling
  • 403 - Red Sparkling
  • 404 - Dessert Sparkling
  • 405 - Sparkling Ice Wine
  • 406 - Fruit Sparkling

Dessert Wines

  • 501 - Madeira
  • 502 - Port
  • 503 - Tawny Port
  • 504 - Sherry
  • 505 - Vintage Sherry
  • 506 - Late Harvest White (24 Brix+)
  • 507 - Late Harvest Red (24 Brix+)
  • 508 - Icewine
  • 509 - Frozen Off the Vine
  • 510 - OTHER Dessert Wine

Fruit Wines

  • 601 - Apple
  • 602 - Ice Cider
  • 603 - Blackberry
  • 604 - Blackcurrant
  • 605 - Blueberry
  • 606 - Cherry
  • 607 - Cranberry
  • 608 - Peach
  • 609 - Pear
  • 610 - Strawberry
  • 611 - Raspberry
  • 650 - OTHER Fruit Varieties
  • 660 - Fruit Blend

Others

  • 701 - Hard Cider
  • 702 - Mead
  • 703 - Flavored Mead
  • 704 - Flavored Grape Wines