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!

Mendel University in Brno, Bachelor´s degree - • Use of Terroir for the construction of appellation systems and the production of regional wines . Masters Degree- • Marketing Management of Appellation Wines .

Ing. et Ing. Lucie Šimonová
mobile phone:  + 420 774 693 407
e-mail: lucka.kodouskova@centrum.cz , Facebook: Lucie Šimonová


Educational Attainment
2004-2010     Czech University of  Life Sciences Prague (Ing.), Faculty of Economics and Management, Business Administration

2011-2014      Mendel University in Brno (Bc.), Faculty of Horticulture, Wine-growing and Viticulture 

2014- 2016     Mendel University in Brno (Ing. ), Gardening Engineering, Management of Horticultural       Technologies, Wine growing and Viticulture

2006-to present Military Service in Czech Republic Army (Military Medicine Agency), abroad missions.


Supplementary Education
Sensory test in Bratislava - STN EN ISO 8586:2014. The Central Control and Testing Institute in Agriculture , Slovakia (ÚKSÚP) /(http://www.uksup.sk/?lang=english)


Final University Thesis

·         Use of Terroir for the construction of appellation systems and the production of regional wines (Bc.)

·         Marketing Management of Appellation Wines (Ing.)


  • Language Skills
     English – advanced         

Winemaking Activity

  • Own Vineyard – PIWI grape wine varieties (Solaris, Rinot), Winegrowing non-typical Area (eastern Bohemia)
  • Writing articles on the Wine Theme website (www.ovine.cz)
  • Evaluation of Wine Competitions and exhibitions – Practise Lenght fot 6 years (regional exhibitions, international exhibitions and fairs.
  • Wine Traveling around the World