DALLAS (December 4, 2013) – Celebrating its 30th year, The Dallas Morning News and TEXSOM Wine Competition will take place February 17-18, 2014, at the Irving Convention Center with a January 24, 2014 deadline for submissions.
The event remains one of the most respected wine competitions in the country and the largest in the southwest, judging 59,456 U. S. and international wines since its inception in 1985.
“The Dallas Morning News and TEXSOM Wine Competition is now one of the top events in the industry,” said Rebecca Murphy, the competition’s founder and chairman. “The status and success of this event has far exceeded our expectations and it is very gratifying to see such a high level of continued interest.”
The Dallas Morning News and TEXSOM Wine Competition brings together reputable industry experts as judges, whose medal picks often translate to sales, particularly in the lucrative Texas market. The association with TEXSOM also provides exposure for medal winning wines to sommeliers and wine buyers nationwide at the annual TEXSOM conference.
Consumers have access to the list of gold medal winners in The Dallas Morning News and the entire list of winning wines in a searchable database through www.dallasnews.com. The list is also available at www.winesearcher.com and www.dallaswinecomp.com.
Wineries can enter The Dallas Morning News and TEXSOM Wine Competition online at www.dallaswinecomp.com for a fee of $ 75 per entry, and will be required to submit four bottles of each wine entered. Entry deadline is January 24, 2014.