2021 Finger Lakes International Wine & Spirits Competition

Entry Deadline: May 14, 2021
2021 Finger Lakes International Wine & Spirits Competition
Venue / Location

Rochester, NY

General Information

The Finger Lakes International Wine and Distilleries Competition (FLIWC) is one of America’s Largest Charitable Wine and Distilleries Competitions in the United States. Masters of wine, Master Sommeliers, wine educators, wine journalists, wine makers, and other top internationally certified wine judges from around the world converge each year in Rochester, NY to evaluate and award thousands of internationally crafted wine and spirits, all accomplished in two days of blind judging.

Wines and spirits (domestic & international) produced by a professional winery or distillery, as bottlings for public, commercial markets (domestic and/or international).

There is no limit to the number of wines or spirits that may be entered.

Only one class entry for each wine or spirit. The FLIWC will re-classify entries as it deems necessary.

Wine classes include:
– Varietal (75% and more of one variety)
– Varietal blends – the % of each component must be specified
– Fruit
– Fruit blends – the % of each component must be specified
– Fruit flavored
– Sparkling
– Dessert
– Fortified

Riesling classes will be defined according to the International Riesling Foundation scale (drinkriesling.com).

Wines classified as “Ice Wine” must be produced using the process as defined by the TTB (or VQA equivalent). Wines produced from grapes not frozen on the vine must be identified as “Frozen Off the Vine”.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $55.00

Bottles per entry:
– 750 ml – 4 bottles
– 200 ml and less – 6 bottles
– Distilled Spirits – 2 bottles

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

US Domestic and International Wineries and Distilleries Ship Directly to:
Finger Lakes International Wine and Spirits Competition
c/o Camp Good Days and Special Times
1332 Pittsford-Mendon Road
Mendon, NY 14506 USA

Canadian Wineries and Distilleries ship to Royal De Maria (the consolidation point):
Finger Lakes International Wine and Spirits Competition
c/o Royal De Maria
4551 Cherry Avenue
Beamsville, Ontario L0R 1B1
Canada

Canadian Shipping Inquiries:
Charlene Stephenson, Director of Sales & Marketing
Ph: 905-562-1380, Fax: 905-562-0638
Email: icewine@royaldemaria.com

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