Welcome to the Great American International Wine Competition!

This is the One Wine Competition Not To Miss!

Open to all commercial wineries around the world, the Competition will be held in Rochester, NY, on Saturday/Sunday, May 4-5, 2024.


~ Registration for 2024 is now OPEN ~

Competition Results

Over 900 entries from around the world were judged in 2024 ...

... by 24 judges over 2 days of competition ...


Master of Oenology, Wine Educator/Journalist, International OIV and certified Wine Judge

Annemarie Morse

Annemarie Morse has a Master's Degree in Oenology from Cornell University and has worked through harvest and blending as an assistant winemaker. She is the Director of Education for the American Wine Society, an organization dedicated to consumer wine education with a program in wine judge certification, having over 7000 members nationwide. Annemarie is a member of the Circle of Wine Writers and writes for various publications. She has taught as a wine studies and marketing Lecturer, at a college level and guest lectured at Cornell University for more than 8 years in various classes. Annemarie is a certified wine judge with Merit and has judged internationally and nationally for wine competitions for over 11 years. She is a trained member of the Cornell University Sensory Evaluation Panel, evaluating research and client wine, spirits, and cheeses. Annemarie has tested out of WSET Level 1&2 and is preparing for the Level 3 exam. She has passed the Court of Master Sommeliers First level exam and studied at the certified level. Annemarie has hosted wine tours nationally and internationally. Her company, Wine By Annemarie, LLC, http://winebyannemarie.com/ provides consulting services to restaurants, as well as classes and events for staff, students, alumni and the community. Her passion for wine and increasing her wine knowledge has led to continued wine education opportunities, including certifying as a specialist in the Wine and Food of Central Italy, with Ian D'Agata.