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Announcing the Twenty-Fourth Annual


October 4-5, 2019

To be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan and conducted 

by the Consumer Wine Lovers of Tasters Guild.

Download the Entry Form HERE

A unique wine judging where wine consumers evaluate the entered wines. Our consumer participants receive instructional seminars on how to judge wine objectively. As an insurance that our consumer judges are giving fair, objective consideration to each wine, the panels are guided by an experienced advisor, who has evaluated wines at advanced levels.

Double Gold, Gold, Silver & Bronze medals will be awarded to wines in a variety of American and Imported categories. All wines are judged on their individual merit by price category, variety or proprietary style.

A list of medal winners will be submitted to national media publications; it will also be posted on the Tasters Guild website at Medal winners will receive a handsome medallion for bottleneck display. Bottle stickers will be available for purchase by all medal winners for promotional purposes.

Entry fee is $50.00 per label. Only Two 750ml bottles, or Three bottles if less than 750ml, of each entry are required for the judging.

Download the Entry Form HERE

Complete the entry form and send it with entry fees to:
1515 Michigan, NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

A Wine & Food Appreciation Society

Deadline for Application and Entry Fee is Septemeber 19, 2019

For additional information, Contact Joe Borrello
Telephone: 616-454-7815 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Ship wines to: Wine Lovers’ Consumer Wine Judging, c/o Alliance Beverage Distributing
4490 60th Street SE * Grand Rapids, MI 49512

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