a variety of Unique WINE, cider and spirits Competitions
Presented by Wine Competitions Management & Productions, each adult beverage competition is carefully designed to appeal to a niche market based on its regionality or style of judging. Judges are internationally renowned and respected experts. Our mission? To provide a quality assessment of your wine, cider and spirits, and offer a unique selling proposition to promote your medal-winning product!
International East Meets West
February 4-5, 2020
Two Competitions in One:
International Eastern and West Coast Wine Competition.
Combining two of our oldest and most established brands to see exactly where East Meets West.
The Press Democrat
North Coast Wine Challenge
July 14 - 15, 2020
Celebrating Northern California's "Best of the Best" followed by an Invitational Tasting by The Press Democrat.
April 28-29, 2020
Seeks the very best in dry, a little sweet and sparkling styles that pair quality winemaking with the passion for rosé and its infinite possibilities.
sunset International Wine Competition
May 12-13, 2020
SUNSET is the leading media brand of the Western lifestyle. Its International Wine Competition makes its winning wines part of the most influential wine program in the country.
sunset MAGAZINE int'l spirits competition
October 20-21, 2019
This first annual event will be judging spirits affording its winners superior exposure through Sunset Magazine in its January/February issue.
November 3-4, 2020
The Harvest Challenge is a wine competition that pits wines against each other by their appellation and by varietal. This spotlights a region's soil and climate contributing to the wine quality.
Mendocino Cider Competition + Mendocino International Apple Show Cider Competition
Dates to be announced
Showcasing new and existing commercial and non-commercial ciders made from apples, juice or concentrate from around the world.
Why You Should Enter
Winning gold medals can help boost sales and brand awareness for producers of all sizes.
Have your wine rated by professional judges who know their wine
Add retail room talking points
Benchmark your products against others
Give your brand pride, prestige and bragging rights
Make others take notice (retailers, restaurateurs, sommeliers)
Generate great PR and make your wine a stand-out
A medal helps you sell more wine!