2024 Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition (Spirits Division)

Entry Deadline: May 31, 2024
Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition
Venue / Location

San Diego, CA

General Information

Judging – June 22-23, 2024

Founded in 2004, Critics Challenge is one of the most important and respected wine and spirits competitions in the world. The Spirits Division is open to domestic and international producers of commercially available distilled spirits, RTD cocktails, mixers and other spirits products.

Spirits entries are judged in a double-blind format by noted spirits journalists, bloggers and critics.

Additional Benefits:
– Publishable comments from the judges
– Public tastings throughout the year
– Publicity campaign on competition results
– Free digital medallion art for your promotional use
– Invaluable third-party endorsement from noted spirits journalists

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $275.00 (Thru May 10, 2024)
Per Entry Fee – $300.00 (May 11-31, 2024)

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.
Product Deadline – June 14, 2024.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Scores are published on the competition results page for gold and platinum award-winning entries.

Platinum-winning spirits also receive published reviews at SpiritsReviewOnline.com.

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