2022 Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition (Wine Division)

Entry Deadline: June 3, 2022
Categories: Wine Competitions
Critics Challenge International Competition (Wine Division)
Venue / Location

San Diego, CA

General Information

Judging – June 25-26, 2022

Founded by wine critic Robert Whitley in 2003, Critics Challenge is one of the most important and respected wine and spirits competitions in the world. Entries are judged blind by noted wine and spirits journalists, bloggers and critics.

Blended Red Varieties & Regional Red Blends
Canned/Boxed Wines
Dessert Wines
Fortified Wines
Fruit Wine and Fruit/Grape Blends
Mead (Honey Wine)
Native American and Hybrid Wines
Red Varietals
Rice Wines
White Blends|
White Varietals
Wine Based Spritzers/Seltzers

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $85.00 (now thru May 13, 2022)
Per Entry Fee – $95.00 (after May 13, 2022)

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

Critics Challenge
Attn: Rich Cook
315 16th Street, Suite B
San Diego, CA 92101-7605
So that shipper can contact us if necessary, include phone 760-522-3167, and email Critics Challenge@yahoo.com on shipping label.

NOTE: The product deadline is by June 17, 2022

Each wine entry requires three (3) bottles. All three bottles must be same vintage.

Competition is not responsible for expense incurred by entries that do not meet the rules of the competition. Please include a copy of entry form, packing list, or receipt in wine shipment and keep a copy for your records.