The 2019 Competition Has Ended

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our Award Winners!!



Our Judges

WE HAVE THE BEST JUDGES. The 2019 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 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!

Enologist and Agronomic Engineer

Barbara Jimenez Herrero

Barbara was born in Mendoza, Argentina. My family has a vineyard and my father is an oenologist. I am an oenologist and agronomic engineer. Transferred into Canada by Seagram’s, I work at this moment and since October 2011 at Domaine des Côtes d’Ardoise. I am the cider and winemaker since 2012 and the General Manager since 2014.

I am also a wine taster and judge in many international contests.