Wine Competition

A wine competition is an organized event in which trained judges or consumers competitively rate different vintages or bands of wine. There are two types of wine competitions, both of which use blind tasting of wine to prevent bias by the judges.
Posts about Wine Competition
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Wine Awards Summary

    … The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo performers have recently been announced and there are more wine events in the rodeo calendar. The next wine event is the very popular and already sold out Roundup and Best Bites Competition on February 22nd. After that is the Champion Wine Auction on March 1st. Of course during the rodeo, some of the award…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Loverin Cabernet Sauvignon- 4 readers -
  • 2014 Top Texas Wines that Titillated My Taste Buds List

    … (under the fictitious but well-intentioned “Truth in Blogging Act of 2014”), I’m just going to present a list of MY favorite wines that I had the opportunity to taste in 2014. My tastings were done in a tasting rooms, as a wine competition judge, from an unsolicited sample, at a wine event somewhere in Texas, dinner with friends, or as part…

    Vintage Texas Blogin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • 2014 Year in Review for Texas Wine Lover

    … the winemaker profile. I made my first kit wine to learn more about the winemaking process, and it was actually drinkable. Gloria and I attended the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Uncorked! Champion Wine Auction dinner with some great friends. If you are not familiar with the event, the top wines from the wine competition are auctioned in lots…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Lover- 5 readers -
  • Jefferson Cup Invitational Results – Texas Wineries

    … As we previously posted, Pedernales Cellars was the lone Texas winery who won a Jefferson Cup in the 2014 Jefferson Cup Invitational. The Kansas City-based wine competition is different than other wine competitions since instead of paying an entrance fee, the Jefferson Cup wines are nominated. The 2014 competition included wines from 25 states…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Loverin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • Texas Hill Country Wineries – December 2014 Newsletter

    … Texas Hill Country Wineries – December 2014 Newsletter Reprinted by permission of Texas Hill Country Wineries (click here). Holiday Wine Kick-0ff Tasting at Flat Creek Estate Join us THIS Friday! Friday, December 5, 6-8pm – Hill Country tasting with Flat Creek Estate, Stone House Vineyard, Fall Creek Vineyard, Westcave Cellars and Perissos…

    Vintage Texas Blog- 3 readers -
  • 4 Northwest wines shine at Grand Harvest Awards

    … Moffett, is the only wine competition of its kind, in which wines are judged by American Viticultural Area, or appellation. “The Grand Harvest Awards is a judge’s dream come true,” said Christopher Sawyer, a Sonoma County sommelier and spokesman for the competition. “Beyond varietal category and price point, this one-of-a-kind competition…

    Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Winein Cabernet Franc- 7 readers -
  • Seattle Wine & Food Experience expands

    … and Cider Exhibit Top Pot Doughnut and Coffee Bar Stella Artois Bistro and Chef Stage Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Tasting Bar Wente Vineyards Aroma Experience The Seattle Wine & Food Experience once again will include a professionally judged wine competition conducted by Great Northwest Wine. Brian Carter Cellars in Woodinville won best…

    Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine- 4 readers -
  • Good Texas wines honor Terroir

    … Nouveau — well that is just because grapes get sweeter here in the 24-hour heat. And besides, “Texans prefer sweet wines.” Or they’ll point to medal from a minor wine competition as proof their latest blasphemy toward Bacchus is divinely inspired. If Texas terroir has a theme song, Lindsey Buckingham penned the lyrics. Loving you Isn’t the right…

    Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blogin Merlot- 6 readers -
  • Slogging along in the wine blogging world

    … My friend Steve Heimoff just wrote: Wine bloggers: Blogging, or slogging? Well, this week it’s more like slogging for me, versus wine blogging. I’ve actually not posted anything since this past Tuesday, and today is Friday. Why? Life has just taken over. Wines to taste, wine competition forms to fill out, reports to write, bookkeeping…

    Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 6 readers -
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