Wine Competitions

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 Competitions
  • TEXSOM International Wine Awards

    … Irving, Texas (November 13, 2014) –– TEXSOM Co-founders and Master Sommeliers Drew Hendricks and James Tidwell today announced that they are rebranding The Dallas Morning News and TEXSOM International Wine Competition as the TEXSOM International Wine Awards. The TEXSOM International Wine Awards is now accepting entries for the 2015 competition…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Lover- 1 readers -
  • Eastside Paso Robles Oasis: Bianchi Winery

    You may have noticed that Paso Robles has gotten quite a lot of press lately for its 11 new sub-AVAs being approved after ten tough years of wrangling. During that time, the number of wineries has grown to over 300, which means that visiting Paso Robles these days requires a plan. So, here’s a strategy. Carve the place up into small bites.

    Wine Oh TV- 2 readers -
  • Franc(k)enFest in Livermore, Friday, Oct 24, 6 – 9pm

    … or menthol. Truly there is nothing more food friendly or captivating than a well-made Cab Franc. Just recently, I judged the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Competition, and oddly enough, the wines my entire panel fell head over heels in love with were the three wines in the Cab Franc flight. We were captivated by their suppleness, elegance…

    Wine Oh TVin Cabernet Franc Chardonnay- 2 readers -
  • Wine Channel TV 2014 Gala Awards

    … were created in 2013 in partnership with Vineyard and Winery Management, the leader in professional wine competitions. Millennials are the next generation of coveted wine consumers, and they enjoy overturning conventions and expectations. More importantly, they want to share their experiences virtually. If you want to tap into this lucrative…

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  • 15th Platinum Judging begins today

    … Coke Roth, a longtime wine judge, evaluates a red wine during the 14th annual Platinum Judging, a best-of-the-best competition conducted by Wine Press Northwest magazine. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) KENNEWICK, Wash. – It’s the ultimate beauty contest of wine competitions in the Pacific Northwest. The 15th annual Platinum Judging…

    Great Northwest Wine- 4 readers -
  • Review of Llano Estacado Winery’s 2010 “1836”

    … Llano Estacado Winery in Lubbock has been producing excellent wines since 1976 and is the largest premium winery in Texas. I enjoyed visiting Llano Estacado in May and since that visit, they will be building a new public tasting room and visitor’s center this year. One of their recent releases is the 2010 vintage “1836” Texas Red Table Wine…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Loverin Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah- 3 readers -