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2020 Commercial Wine Competition

The 27th annual competition will highlight fantastic wines from across the commonwealth. Join us as we showcase Virginia's vibrant wine industry. All proceeds from the competition will benefit the State Fair of Virginia Scholarship Program, which offers over $80,000 in annual youth scholarships for higher education.




**NEW FOR THIS YEAR ENTER ONLINE BELOW**

Entries due Monday, June 1, 2020

  • Ship or hand-deliver to the State Fair office
    • The Meadow Event Park
      Attn: Stuart Sanders
      13191 Dawn Blvd.
      Doswell, VA 23047
  • Drop entries off at your local county Virginia Farm Bureau office

Gold and silver ribbons are awarded in all categories at the judges’ discretion. Winning wines will be on display during the State Fair, which will run Sept. 25 through Oct. 4 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County.

There will be an additional award for the most ribbons awarded to a single winery.

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ALL WINES OF ANY VINTAGE WITHIN THE CATEGORIES BELOW AND PRODUCED IN WINERIES WITHIN VIRGINIA MAY BE ENTERED.

Albarino
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chambourcin
Chardonnay – Oak
Chardonnay – Non-Oak
Gewurztraminer
Riesling
Merlot
Nebbiolo
Norton
Pinot Gris/Grigio
Petit Mansung
Pinot Noir
Petit Verdot
Rose Varietals

Sangiovese
Sauvignon Blanc
Seyval Blanc
Tannat
Vidal Blanc
Viognier
Blended Reds
Blended Whites
Other Red Varietals
Other White Varietals
Sparkling Wines
Fruit
Dessert
Hard Cider
Mead

The 26th annual State Fair Wine Competition took place June 17th at The Meadow Event Park. Wineries from all over the state competed to be considered some of the "Best of Virginia." Winners are listed below. Congratulations!


2019 Best in show winners

Red
Maggie Malick Wine Caves Tannat 2016

White
Mountain Rose Vineyards Riesling 2016

2018 Best in Show Winners

Red
Vint Hill Craft Winery Double Barrel Reserve 2016
White
Ingleside Albarino 2017


2018 COMPETITION WINNERS


2018 WINE LABEL COMPETITION WINNERS


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