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
  • Pioneering Everyday Luxury

    … Magazine and The Los Angeles International wine competitions earlier this year. Mas credits two primary goals for helping to secure the success of his winery: to revitalize exceptional vineyards and keep wine prices accessible. Most Domaine Paul Mas wines coming into the United States sell for less than $25. Still, he didn’t always predict such success. Read the rest of the piece over on Grape Collective: …

    Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews- 2 readers -
  • 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 -
  • 6 wines from San Francisco International Wine Competition

    … These wines, which were gold or double gold winners at this year’s San Francisco International Wine Competition, show the strengths and weaknesses of wine competitions. It’s not that the wines are bad or didn’t deserve the medals they got, but that the results speak to the perspective that the judges bring. In this case, three-quarters…

    The Wine Curmudgeon- 1 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…

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

    … is as follows: On April 21st, 1836, a hand of rugged pioneers, in a part of Northern Mexico known as Texas, won the historic “Battle of San Jacinto.” Shortly after this decisive victory, peace treaties were signed, and the independent nation of Texas was established. This wine celebrates the spirit of those who fought for the great Republic of Texas. …

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