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
    • Good Texas wines honor Terroir

      Many Texas wineries exhibit the hubris Texas has become known for all over the world — with a swagger and a determination, they attempt to bend Mother Nature over and whip her into submission. If it works for oil, then why shouldn’t it work for wine? Those wineries making mediocre wines claim any ‘perceived’ flaws can be attributed to the terroir (a French word that refers t ...

      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 balance sheets to reconcile in prepar ...

      Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 3 readers -
  • Seattle Wine & Food Experience expands

    …. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Sponsored by Seattle Magazine, it puts on display the bounty from the Pacific Northwest’s waters as it features many of Seattle’s top waterfront restaurants. Also featured will be sparkling wine (domestic and Champagne), cider and beer. Here is the pricing for various tickets to the Seattle…

    Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine- 1 readers -
  • Grover Zampa Vineyards stand tall at DAWA 2014

    … Amritraj Reserve Collection White.The winery was also awarded three bronze medals for its Grover Art Collection Cabernet Shiraz, Grover Art Collection Viognier and Zampa Soiree' Brut. This is indeed a proud achievement for India's wine industry, as the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA) is Asia's largest wine competition that draws a huge…

    Sommelier Indiain Sauvignon Blanc- 1 readers -
  • Winners at the 2014 Austin County Wine Show

    … this year’s judging, said, “I started making wine from kits in the seventies then in the nineties, when we started growing, I moved on to fruit and then grapes. Normally, I make dry Blanc Du Bois, but this year, I also made some sweet Blanc to keep some of my sweet wine drinking friends happy.” When I asked him what it took to make good wine with Blanc…

    Vintage Texas Blogin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • Wine of the Week 22 – Croatian specialities

    … the island of Šolta. True Zinfandel originates here in Croatia where it grows in tiny amounts on the Dalmatian coast where it is known as Crljenak Kaštelanski . The even rarer and older Tribidrag has exactly the same DNA and is thought to be the same grape. I had been to Croatia before, not on a wine trip as it happens, but wine gets consumed even…

    Quentin Sadler's Wine Page- 5 readers -
  • 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…

    Señorita Vino- 5 readers -
  • Horse Heaven Hills Vineyards Tour

    … How about we get to know the vineyards of the Horse Heaven Hills in Washington State? I recently returned from a media trip out there. The name of the wine region may not be familiar to you, but there’s lots of history and historic vineyards. You’ve probably poured some of it into your wine glass on multiple occasions without even knowing…

    Jameson Fink/ Jameson Finkin Sauvignon Blanc- 4 readers -