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Jean-Charles Boisset Named Honorary Chair of the 2019 Sunset International Wine Competition


Santa Rosa, Calif., (March 27, 2019) SUNSET Magazine, the leading media brand of the Western lifestyle announced today that Jean-Charles Boisset will be the Honorary Chair for the 2019 Sunset International Wine Competition. Established in 2012, the Sunset International Wine Competition was the most successful launch of a wine competition in U.S. history and garnered more than 3,300 entries in 2016.

“We are thrilled to be part of the return of the Sunset International Wine Competition, an event that draws the best wines to be judged by an amazing list of friends, from winemakers, buyers and sommeliers to journalists and educators,” said Jean-Charles Boisset, Proprietor of Boisset Collection (properties include Raymond Vineyards, Buena Vista Winery, DeLoach Vineyards and JCB Collection). “Sunset is a true legacy of the American West, and we are passionate about being a part of its history for another 120 years!”

Top winners will benefit from significant Sunset media promotion through print, web, social media, PR, and events in the May competition, results of which will be announced in the fall special food and wine focused issue. Wine Competitions Management & Productions (WCM&P) will manage the competition.

“We’re very excited to have Jean-Charles Boisset as the Honorary Chair for the re-launch of the Sunset International Wine Competition” stated to Debra Del Fiorentino, founder and president of WCM&P. “Jean-Charles personifies the commitment to excellence that Sunset Magazine adheres to and what’s required to succeed in the wine industry. We plan to apply that same commitment to the 2019 competition” added Del Fiorentino.

The deadline for entry is May 10th. For more information, or to submit your wines, please visit: https://www.winecompetitions.com/sunset.

About Sunset
Sunset shares the best of life in the West―from travel and food to home and garden―with an audience of more than 6 million. Sunset showcases the region’s unique lifestyle and noteworthy destinations, inspiring readers to achieve the dream of living in the West. Sunset.com is the West’s essential guide to all the best things about the region: easy outdoor living and gardening, unexpected day trips and destinations, fast and fresh foods, shockingly perfect wine pairings, and innovative home decorating and design.

About Wine Competitions Management & Productions (WCM&P)

This organization owns and operates a variety of different competitions including Sunset International Wine Competition, West Coast Wine Competition, International Eastern Wine Competition, East Meets West, International Women’s Wine Competition, Harvest Challenge, and the Craft Distillers Spirits Competition, The Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge, and Experience Rosé. It also manages the California Cider Competition and the Mendocino Apple Show International Cider Competition. https://www.winecompetitions.com/