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
    • 2014 Top Texas Wines that Titillated My Taste Buds List

      Photo courtesy of 2014 Top Texas Wines that Titillated My Taste Buds List As in previous years, if you recall, the year finishes with lists of “Best Texas Wines” and then the discussion starts about why everyone’s favorite wine was not on the list, and how deficient the “best wine” process is.

      Vintage Texas Blogin Syrah- 3 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 however only 14 states won Jefferson Cups.

      Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Loverin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • 2014 Year in Review for Texas Wine Lover

    … I can’t believe another year has quickly passed and a new year is about to begin. It has been a very busy year for Texas Wine Lover and this hobby has definitely turned into a passion. Let’s see what happened during the year in review for 2014. I visited more Texas wineries over the year in order to help new or existing wineries get more…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Lover- 5 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…

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  • 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

    … Aglianico Then there is the 2010 Aglianico (pronounced ah-L’YEE’AH-nee-koh). Do not let the name scare you away from asking for this wine at your local wine retailer. Primarily planted in Basilicata and Campania, Italy, Aglianico originated in Greece, where it seems all of the original plantings have since disappeared. Imagine slow-cooked berries…

    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 -
  • Grover Zampa Vineyards stand tall at DAWA 2014

    …." A justifiably proud, Sumedh Singh Mandla, CEO Grover Zampa Vineyards said: "We are extremely honoured to receive this recognition at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards. The recognition reiterates our position of being one of finest wine makers in India. We are committed to producing top quality wines, enjoyed by wine aficionados all over the world. I am sure this success will help us and other Indian wines, stand tall at international platforms." …

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

    … Grand Champion Jerry Watson, Silver Medalist Martha Tarkington and Bronze Medal winner Ken Krienke at the 2014 Austin County Wine Show Winners at the 2014 Austin County Wine Show I once spoke with Texas high plains winegrower Neal Newsom about the differences in growing grapes for wine and growing other crops like hay and cotton. He looked…

    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 -