2023 Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition (Spirits Division)

Entry Deadline: June 2, 2023
2022 Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition (Spirits Division)
Venue / Location

San Diego, CA

General Information

Judging – June 23-24, 2023

The Critics Challenge Spirits Competition is an integral part of the Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition, founded in 2003.

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.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $275.00 (Now thru May 12, 2023)
Per Entry Fee – $300.00 (May 13, 2023 thru June 2, 2023)

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

Critics Challenge International Spirits Competition
Attention: Rich Cook
315 16th Street, Suite B
San Diego, CA 92101

Ship two (2) 750ml bottles or equivalent, no later than June 16th, 2023.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

The Critics Challenge will award Platinum, Gold and Silver medals to worthy spirits products.

Platinum winners will be considered for Best of Class and/or Best of Show, and will receive written reviews in SpiritsReviewOnline.

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