Welcome to the 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 2020 competition has 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. Introducing our 2020 line-up of Judges...

Competition Results

Over 1,400 entries from around the world were judged in 2019 ...

... by 32 judges representing 12 countries over 2 days of competition ...

... click MORE to see the Results!

CS, CSW Sales Consultant, Winebow NY

Jon Link

Jon began his career in wine as a part time weekend bar tender at the prestigious 5 star platinum rated Genesee Valley Club. Quickly realizing wine was a passion of his, he began his wine education in 2004 becoming a certified sommelier in 2005. He has worked in every tier of the wine business, restaurants, retail, supplier, and wholesale. He has continued his education through WSET Advanced with Merit, as well as Certified Specialist of Wine through the Society of Wine Educators. He was currently working as a Sales Consultant for Winebow NY, representing 3000 wines and spirits from all over the world.