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Competitions & Fairs
"new". indicates "new" listing added on September 6, 2014, when links were last verified and broken or hijacked links removed.


Challenge International du Vin

Chardonnay du Monde International

Critic's Challenge

Finger Lakes International

International Eastern (courtesy of Vineyard & Winery Management - click on "Wine Competitions")

International Wine & Spirits (UK)

Indy International

New World International

New Zealand Wine Awards (lists several separate wine competitions in New Zealand)

San Diego International

Sydney International (Australia)

Syrah du Monde (France)

Tasters' Guild (Michigan & Washington, D.C.)

Veritas Awards (South Africa)

Vinexpo (Bordeaux)


World Beverage Competiton

United States

Atlanta International Wine Summit (last held in 2005)

California State Fair

Dallas Morning News

El Dorado County Fair (click on "Events" / "Wine Competition")

Grand Harvest Awards (courtesy of Vineyard & Winery Management - click on "Wine Competitions")

Long Beach Grand Cru

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Awards

West Coast Wine Competition (courtesy of Vineyard & Winery Management - click on "Wine Competitions"


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