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WNY Home Wine Competition

The 2017 WNY Home Wine Competition Results—VIEW HERE .

Wine Competition is Back!

We will be holding the Western New York Home Wine Competition on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017. The competition is open to all amateur wine makers, 21 years and older, who are residents of New York State or Southern Ontario.

Entries for the wine competition can be dropped off or mailed to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County, between July 17 and July 24th, 2017. Entries must include an entry form and a $10 entry fee, with additional entries costing only $7.

Private judging will take place on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. Awards and prizes will be given on Saturday, August 5th at 4:00 p.m. in the large tent near the main stage at the fairgrounds. Ribbons and prizes will be awarded for wines in the following categories:

Vinifera — white Hybrid – white Native – white Tree Fruit

Vinifera – red Hybrid – red Native – red Berry Fruit

Vinifera – rose Hybrid – rose Native – rose Specialty

Wine Label Contest

A wine label contest will also be added to the WNY Home Wine Competition. This competition is open to any amateur label designer, who is a resident of New York State or Southern Ontario. Entries for the wine label contest can be dropped off or mailed to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County between July 17th-24th, 2017. Entries must be submitted on time to be eligible for “The People’s Choice” award. Entries must include an entry form and $10 entry fee per label entered. Awards and prizes will be given on Saturday, Aug. 5th at 4:00 p.m. in the large tent by the main stage. Ribbons and prizes will be awarded for labels in the following categories:

Colors – bright, exciting, eye catching Scenic – landscape, picture, representation, sketch, etc.
Animals or birds People’s Choice
Flowers, plants, trees, grapes, etc. Bottles that are etched, silk screened, sand blasted or hand painted
Humor – funny, whimsical, amusing, comical



Last updated August 14, 2017