2021 Canned Challenge

Entry Deadline: September 14, 2021
Canned Challenge
Contact Information
Venue / Location

Denver, CO

General Information

Judging – September 25-26, 2021

The 2021 Canned Challenge is now accepting beverages in these categories:
•Hard Seltzer •Spritzers •Premixed Cocktails •Wine •Sake •Hard Cider • Kombucha • Packaging Design

Tasting Competition – We are now organizing a prestigious panel of industry professionals consisting of Master Sommeliers, Directors, Journalists, and Retailers Buyers. Our goal is to create a well-rounded panel of experts that will taste the products “double-blind” and achieve the fairest scoring results possible. For our popular categories, we may separate spirits into different price points to maintain an even playing field.
Tasting Competition – Please supply 8-12 OZ cans (or the equivalent of 96 ounces).

Packaging and Design Competition – Packaging and design is a crucial aspect of marketing and product positioning in the ever-crowded world of adult beverages. Many producers make enormous financial and time investments in trying to develop the perfect design.
Packaging and Design Competition – Please supply 1 can for Individual Packaging and Design, or 1 Can Each for Your Canned Series Entry.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $225.00

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

Wine Country Network, Inc (Canned)
390 Interlocken Crescent, Suite 350
Broomfield, CO 80021
Tel (303) 665-0855
Accepting daily shipments from FED-EX, UPS and DHL. Deliveries by hand should be made between 10:00am to 5pm (Monday to Friday).

Tasting Competition – Please supply 8-12 OZ cans (or equivalent of 96 ounces) by September 17th.

Packaging and Design Competition – Please supply 1 can for Individual Packaging and Design, or 1-can each for your Canned Series Entry (up to 8 products max).

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Medal-winning spirits will be posted on this website within 72 hours of the competition. Posted winners will remain listed in the results section of this website under the year that their products won a medal. Wine Country Network conducts an aggressive publicity campaign generating valuable media exposure for all winners.

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