HOW TO ENTER
Enter by November 1st > Samples due by November 15th
Enter by December 1st > Samples due by December 15th
Enter by January 1st > Samples due by January 15th
The competition is open to any wine produced in and bearing an approved New York AVA as established by the TTB.
A complete listing of New York AVAs can be found here: https://www.ttb.gov/wine/established-avas#New-York
The competition is also open to specialty wines (non-grape wines) and mead produced in New York State.
Non-grape wines and mead will have their own award and are not eligible for the Governor’s Cup round.
Enter online through the Beverage Testing Institute Client Portal HERE.
There are two entry options that provide different levels of promotional tools and deliverables detailed here. Both options are for the same competition, the New York Wine Classic.
NOTE: No paper entry forms will be accepted. You MUST enter online, directly through BTI in order for your wines to be judged in this years competition.
*NYWGF MEMBERS: Please contact Jennifer Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain your code to receive a discount of $10 per entry.
Ship Two (2) 750 ml bottles or equivalent to:
Beverage Testing Institute
4849 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660
Provide shipper with our phone 773-930-4080 and email email@example.com
Our facility is temperature-controlled, you may ship as early as you like. Bottles will be appropriately stored and cared for based on style.
BTI’s Points-to-Medals conversion scale:
For this engagement, BTI’s Platinum medal would be equivalent to a Double Gold medal.
You can read more about BTI’s methodology and judging panel at: https://bevtest.com/lab/
Entries are accepted and progressively reviewed starting November 1st, 2020 through January 31, 2021 with three submission deadlines on the first of every month. Individual wine results will be distributed directly to the wineries 45 days after the submission deadline.
|Enter by:||November 1st||December 1st||January 1st|
|Results Received:||December 15th||January 15th||February 15th|
Still have questions?
If you have any questions regarding your membership status with the Foundation, or how this year’s competition is different from year’s past, reach out to Jennifer Cooper, Membership & Events Manager at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 315-924-3706.