Enter the Competition


About us

To make a great wine you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the world's most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table. Competition on a truly international scale – all for the best of reasons – Giving Back. 

The Great American Amateur Wine Competition is open to all home winemakers from North America.

Please carefully review the Class Listing and choose the correct class entry number for your wine. 

Every wine entry must include a class entry code number, as listed in this form. We reserve the right to change a wine class number if we deem it necessary.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR KIT WINES: All kit wine entries MUST be identified by their Brand Name (i.e.  in the 'Made from (%)' section of the entry form. This information will not appear on the Judge’s Scoring Sheet.

In the 'Made from (%)' section of the entry form, please provide accurate information on the percentage of grapes in your wine, e.g. Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Merlot 20%, Cabernet Franc 10%. DO NOT include tasting notes.

Residual Sugar information may be entered in as %RS or g/l.

One (1) 750ml bottle per entry is required - however we highly recommend you send two (2) bottles in case one has a fault.

Make sure to ship your wines well protected against breakage. You are responsible for the safe shipment of your wines to our warehouse. Please read these Shipping Guidelines carefully.

Any questions, please call

Jeff Stabins at 585-654-7602 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All competition results will be available posted within 7 days of the compettition.

Notification by mail and awards will be sent to all winners.