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Raise a Glass Foundation, our judges and our wineries

support charities around the world.

All for a good cause

Raise a Glass Foundation, our judges and our wineries

support charities around the world.

Welcome to the Competition!

GREAT AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION to be held in Rochester, NY, on Saturday/Sunday, May 4-5, 2024.

Open to all commercial wineries around the world. OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN YOUR WINERY AND HELP YOU SELL MORE GREAT WINE!

~ Registration for 2024 is now OPEN ~

Our Judges

WE HAVE THE BEST JUDGES. This year's 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 this year's esteemed panel of Judges...

Best in show
Chardonnay
Chardonnay
Chardonnay 2021
USA - CA
Golden Bunches Dry Riesling
Riesling - Dry
Golden Bunches Dry Riesling
USA - OH
Cherry Blossom
Cherry
Cherry Blossom
USA - DE
Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir 2021
USA - OR
St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon
St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon 2020
Australia - South Australia
Platinum
Art Estate Bombarda 929 , Montenegro
Barut 2021 Red Blend - Vinifera
Bogle Family Winery , USA - CA
Juggernaut Chardonnay Chardonnay
Boom Point Winery , USA - NY
2022 Dry Riesling Reserve 2022 Riesling - Dry
Boom Point Winery , USA - NY
2022 Semi-Dry Riesling 2022 Riesling - Semi Dry
Bosma Estate Winery , USA - WA
Malbec 2018 Malbec
Chateau GRAND BARI s.r.o. , Slovakia
Múza 2021 White Blend - Vinifera
2021 Reserve Zinfandel Cuvee Bacigalupi"""" 2021 Zinfandel
2021 Knit"" Syrah"" 2021 Shiraz/Syrah
E&J Gallo Winery , USA - CA
Black Box Pinot Noir 2021 Pinot Noir
EmmaLily Vineyards , USA - CA
Laura's Love 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon
Fox Run Vineyards , USA - NY
Silvan Riesling 2021 Riesling - Dry
ATV White Blend - Non-vinifera
Solera Sherry NV Sherry
Red Cat Fizz NV Red Blend - Non-vinifera
Hidden Lake Winery , USA - IL
Twelve Paws Apple
Hymn & Herd Winery , USA - IN
Pappaw's Pasture Other Fruit Varieties
Iris Vineyards , USA - OR
Pinot Gris 2022 Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio
Klet Krsko , Slovenia
Turn Premium Bela Penina 2019 White Sparkling
Kosicek Vineyards , USA - OH
Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2021 Chardonnay
Kosicek Vineyards , USA - OH
Riesling 2022 White Sparkling
Kosicek Vineyards , USA - OH
Rhapsody 2022 Blush/Rose Sparkling
Montepulciano 2021 Other Red Varietal - Vinifera
Miroslav Bočko , Czech Republic
Frankovka Rosé 2022 Dry Rose (0-0.99% RS)
PEREG, spol. s r.o. , Slovakia
Višňové víno 2022 Cherry
Ceres Premium Cabernet Late Harvest 2013 Late Harvest Red (24 Brix+)
Puddicombe Estate Wines , Canada - Ontario
Iced Apple 2019 Other Dessert Wine
Rodney Strong Wines , USA - CA
Davis Bynum 2019 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2019 Pinot Noir
Rodney Strong Wines , USA - CA
2020 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2020 Pinot Noir
Rodney Strong Wines , USA - CA
Rodney Strong Vineyards 2018 Symmetry 2018 Red Blend - Vinifera
Royal deMaria , Canada
Riesling Icewine 2006 Icewine
Heirloom Apple Wine 2020 Apple
San Mártin Wines , Slovenia
Merlot 2019 Merlot
Šlechtitelská stanice vinařská Velké Pavlovice, a.s. , Czech Republic
Hibernal 2021 Other White Varietal - Vinifera
Peaches & Mango n/a Fruit Blend
Sorrenti Family Estate Winery & Distillery , USA - PA
Blackberry Noir Red Blend - Non-vinifera
Vican rodinné vinařství s.r.o./ Farma Pálava s.r.o. , Czech Republic
Pálava C 2022 Other White Varietal - Vinifera
Vina Jaunik , Slovenia
Muscat ottonel 2022 Muscat
Vina Sosolic , Slovenia
Virus 9 2021 Orange (Extended Maceration)
VINAG 1847 , Slovenia
Sauvignon Vinag 1847 2022 Sauvignon Blanc
Vinařství Josef Dufek , Czech Republic
Pálava 2022 Other White Varietal - Vinifera
Vinařství Šabata s.r.o. , Czech Republic
Sauvignon 2021 Sauvignon Blanc
Vinařství Štěpán Maňák , Czech Republic
Sauvignon 2021 Sauvignon Blanc
Vinařství Tesařík s.r.o. , Czech Republic
Müller Thurgau 2021 Other White Varietal - Vinifera
Vinařství Tesařík s.r.o. , Czech Republic
Aurelius 2021 Other White Varietal - Vinifera
Vinařství Tesařík s.r.o. , Czech Republic
Ryzlink rýnský B 2022 Riesling - Semi Sweet
Vinařství U Kapličky , Czech Republic
Fresh Wine Rulandské modré - rosé 2022 Semi Dry Rose (1.0-2.99% RS)
Vinařství Žůrek , Czech Republic
Frankovka 2022 Lemberger
Vinárstvo Berta,s r.o. , Slovakia
Frankovka modrá rosé BLOODLINE 2022 Semi Dry Rose (1.0-2.99% RS)
Vinárstvo miluron (miluron s. r. o.) , Slovakia
Jahodové víno 2022 Strawberry
Vinárstvo miluron (miluron s. r. o.) , Slovakia
Patriot Čučoriedkové víno 2022 Blueberry
Vinselekt Michlovský a.s. , Czech Republic
Aurelius 2016 Late Harvest White (24 Brix+)
Vinselekt Michlovský a.s. , Czech Republic
Frankovka Premier 2018 Lemberger
Wipach Wine Estate , Slovenia
Rebula 2016 Orange (Extended Maceration)