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Judges Rule at 2019 North Coast Wine Challenge Competition

The North Coast Wine Challenge is the only competition where we truly focus on the Best of the Best. Only wines rating 90+ points are awarded gold medals and they are the only wines that are eligible to move on to the 'Best Of' Category.

Close Calls as 44 Best of Class Wines Clash in Dan...

As we gathered for the judging of the sweepstakes wines at the Dan Berger International Wine Competition earlier this month, the suspense was killing us. Did any of the wines we loved on our panel make it? Not that it really mattered. We trusted all the wines would be great. And we knew there would be some Berger ringers: we anticipated a Gamay Noir, as he mentioned it the night before at the judges dinner, graciously hosted by the generous Cline Family at their stunning Jacuzzi facility, where they served grass fed beef from their Meadowbrook Ranch accompanied by a panoply of produce from their Green String Farms. The meal was as memorable as the bottle of 1978 Ahlgren Zin brought by long-time judge Tom Bohr.

North Coast AVAs Take Center Stage in Wine Competition to Decide...

“Arguably, some of the best wines produced in the world are made right here, in our own backyard.”

Announcing Experience Rosé: The 2018 Competition Set for Wednesday, April 18,...

Loads of Activities Planned for new Brand: "Experience Rosé" SAN FRANCISCO, CA; January 22, 2018 -- “Experience Rosé: The 2018 Competition,” a brand-new Competition set for...

The Inside Story of a Wine Competition

Gourmet 3-course Lunch Featuring guest speaker Debra Del Fiorentino, Sommelier, CWP, CSW, and president of Wine Competitions Management & Productions, this Listen, Learn & Lunch event focuses on how...

Afternoon Brief, June 22

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Increased Competition for Labor Leaves Wine Hanging The numbers don't lie: there has been a steady loss off...