Wine Competition

    Messina Hof Winery Wins Gold At People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic

    Messina Hof Winery Wins Gold At People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic Grapevine, TX – September 19, 2014 – Messina Hof Winery and Resort won three Gold Medals (First Place Awards) and Silver Medal (Second Place Award) in the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic during the 28th Annual GrapeFest®. The popular competition was hosted Sept.

    13 readers - By Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

    Rocking out with the 2014 WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada

    WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada 2014 The results are in. Closure has come. Category champions and Judge’s picks are now live. The highly regarded WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada is categorized and justified as a “must enter” for winemakers and vintners who want to be a part of a genuine, above-board wine competition.

    7 readers - By Michael Godel/ Godello

      Time to Show Us Your Stuff: Austin County Wine Show & Non-Commercial Competition

      Vintage Texas Blog - - 5 readers - Time to Show Us Your Stuff: Austin County Wine Show & Non-Commercial Competition Are you an non-commercial or amateur wine maker? Well, show us your stuff. This is a professionally judged competition that will give you a side-by-side comparison of how your wines stack up versus other wines. The annual Austin County Wine Show and noncommercial wine competition will be held Oc ...

      Wine of the Week 22 – Croatian specialities

      Quentin Sadler's Wine Page - - 5 readers - Dubrovnil from the south. Earlier in the year I was judging in a wine competition in Dubrovnik. I have been meaning to write about it ever since as the whole experience was quite wonderful. The place itself completely lives up to expectations and fully deserves its reputation as one of the great destinations.

      Wine Personalities in the World (Wikipedia List, July 2014)

      schiller-wine - - 4 readers - Pictures: Ernst Loosen, Annette Schiller, Ombiasy PR and WineTours, and Christian G.E.Schiller at Weingut Dr. Loosen, Mosel Valley, Germany This is an interesting list. See also: The 2013 Decanter Wine Power List Top 100 Global Wine Tweeters - 2013 Top 100 Most Influential People in the U.S. Wine Industry – The 2013 IntoWine List, USA The 100 Most Influential Wine Peeps on Socia ...

      Great whites from the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

      Great Northwest Wine - - 3 readers - White wine grapes ripen in Washington’s Columbia Valley. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) HOOD RIVER, Ore. – At last week’s second annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition, white wines were in the spotlight. Though far more red wines were entered – and far more won gold medals – in the end, a Riesling from British Columbia took best-of-show honors.

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      Winners at the 2014 Austin County Wine Show

      … at me and said, “When we go to show, it’s a heck of a lot more fun when we meet-up to review and discuss wine grapes and drink wine than we have at hay meetings.” Well, that is exactly how I feel having recently been a judge at the 2014 Austin County Wine Show Non-Commercial Competition sponsored by the Austin County Grape Growers Committee. I had…

      3 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Great whites from the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

      …White wine grapes ripen in Washington’s Columbia Valley. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) HOOD RIVER, Ore. – At last week’s second annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition, white wines were in the spotlight. Though far more red wines were entered – and far more won gold medals – in the end, a Riesling from British Columbia…

      3 readers - By Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine

      Wine of the Week 22 – Croatian specialities

      …Dubrovnil from the south. Earlier in the year I was judging in a wine competition in Dubrovnik. I have been meaning to write about it ever since as the whole experience was quite wonderful. The place itself completely lives up to expectations and fully deserves its reputation as one of the great destinations. I can see why it is a World Heritage…

      5 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

      Wine Personalities in the World (Wikipedia List, July 2014)

      …: Winemaker of the Chateau Montelena wine that won the white wine competition, the "Judgment of Paris". Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl: American wine writer. Luis Guiterrez: Reviewer for The Wine Advocate and eRobertParker.com James Halliday: Australian wine critic and winemaker. Anthony Hanson, MW: British Burgundy wine expert. Charles Heidsieck: Champagne…

      4 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

      Rocking out with the 2014 WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada

      …WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada 2014 The results are in. Closure has come. Category champions and Judge’s picks are now live. The highly regarded WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada is categorized and justified as a “must enter” for winemakers and vintners who want to be a part of a genuine, above-board wine competition. For consumers…

      7 readers - By Michael Godel/ Godello

      Time to Show Us Your Stuff: Austin County Wine Show & Non-Commercial Competition

      …Time to Show Us Your Stuff: Austin County Wine Show & Non-Commercial Competition Are you an non-commercial or amateur wine maker? Well, show us your stuff. This is a professionally judged competition that will give you a side-by-side comparison of how your wines stack up versus other wines. The annual Austin County Wine Show and noncommercial…

      5 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Messina Hof Winery Wins Gold At People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic

      …Messina Hof Winery Wins Gold At People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic Grapevine, TX – September 19, 2014 – Messina Hof Winery and Resort won three Gold Medals (First Place Awards) and Silver Medal (Second Place Award) in the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic during the 28th Annual GrapeFest®. The popular competition was hosted Sept. 11-14, 2014…

      13 readers - By Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

      What it’s like to be a #wine judge – part 2 #LACountyFair

      …Picking up where we left off, this past May I was invited by Planet Bordeaux, the marketing arm for France’s Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur AOC, to be a guest judge at the 75th Annual Los Angeles International Wine Competition. Since the Bordeaux panel wasn’t until Thursday morning, I was asked to observe a panel of judges evaluating Rhone blends…

      5 readers - By Señorita Vino

      Horse Heaven Hills Vineyards Tour

      … of the most notable things I noted about Coyote Canyon? The wines? The vineyards? Well, I must admit I was a fan of the awards. Specifically a belt buckle. Sported by Mike Andrews. You see, that’s your trophy when you win big at the Houston Livestock and Rodeo wine competition. We found out from Mike that they first started planting grapes in Coyote…

      4 readers - By Jameson Fink/ Jameson Fink

      Wine Review: Chateau Montelena 2012 Chardonnay, California

      … with added dimension to nose and palate. This is a wine to drink now or cellar for a few more years and savor when you open. A versatile wine, suitable for seafood and seared meats. Strongly Recommended. Closure: Natural cork ABV: 13.6% SRP: $50 Sample provided by the winery www.montelena.com Chateau Montelena won the the white wine competition…

      1 readers - By William Pollard Jr/ Wild 4 Washington Wine

      Do Wine Competitions Really Matter?

      …(A short sabbatical is in order - So, for the next few weeks, we'll take a look back at some older posts: This one is from 2012 about wine competitions.) A wine competition is an organized event, usually held by a state, an organization, the media, or the wine industry. Wines are entered by the producing wineries, which pay a fee, usually from $40…

      4 readers - By Joy Neighbors/ Joy's JOY of Wine

      Observations From A Wood County Fair Wine Judge

      …For two different wine competitions I've had the honor of serving as judge. My first experience was at the Indy International Wine Competition. This is a world class competition with internationally acclaimed wines, world-class judges and an army of volunteers. Volunteers in white lab coats roll out wines in scores of wine glasses each of which…

      5 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines