Wine Competition 2022


2022 Wine Competition - Saturday, January 8, 2022

The judging panel continues to represent the full spectrum of the wine industry, including wine buyers, sommeliers, wine writers from local, regional and national media outlets, wine educators, and professional international judges.

29th Anniversary Wine Competition  McMinnville, Oregon



All wineries producing Oregon wines are invited to enter the Wine Competition.

All Net Proceeds Benefit St. James Elementary School in McMinnville

Eligibility & Requirements

Registration Fees

Questions about the Wine Competition?

Wine Competition Sponsors

patron Sponsor
Judges' Lodging
Welcome Reception
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Publicity & Marketing

Behind the Scenes of a Wine Competition

Ever wonder how wine competitions are organized? Who are these judges and what are the rules? How do they taste and score so many wines? For a sneak peek behind the scenes, check out these articles.

Battle of the Bottles by Paul Omundson, who attends and reports on competition drama for Oregon Wine Press March 2022

Looking behind the curtain with Chris Cook of Majoring in Wine who interviews the 2022 Wine Competition organizers.

Mac Classic Competition brings out some Showstoppers, by Michael Alberty, The Oregonian. Jan 2022.

Great Northwest Wine reports the results of the 2022 Competition, by Eric Degerman

Sniff, Sip, Spit, Repeat by Paul Omundson, Oregon Wine Press interviews our 2022 Judges, Dec 2021.

2021 Wine Competition by A.J. Weinzettel features of Weinnotes, April 2021.

McMinnville Wine Classic Competition by Ellen Landis of Ellen on Wine, March 2021.

Wine Competition Sweepstakes Winners by Hoke Hardin of Violent Fermentation, January 2020.

McMinnville Wine & Food Classic Wine Competition by Fred Swan of  NorCal Wine, January 2020.

Behind the Scenes of a Wine Competition by Erin James, Senior Editor of Sip Northwest Magazine, January 2019.

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Please join us and become a part of this cherished community event!

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