The San Francisco International Wine Competition, the largest, most influential international wine competition in America, is judged by a prestigious panel of nationally recognized wine experts. Judging is based on a blind, consensual procedure, ensuring competitive integrity as it remains the nation's most respected wine competition. Celebrating its 34th year in 2014, the Competition is held annually in mid-June. Past year's results are found here as well as entry forms which are posted in April.


    The 2013 Competition took place on June 14 through the 16th at the Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco.

    If you would like to be added to our mailing list and receive forms for 2014 by mail, please email us at info@sfwinecomp.com and include your complete company name, contact name and position, mailing address, phone and fax numbers, and web address. Entry forms will be mailed on the first of April, 2014 and they will also be available on our website at that time.


    The 33rd annual San Francisco International Wine Competition took place at the Nikko Hotel in downtown San Francisco on June 14, 15, and 16. 1400 wineries entered over 4500 products from 29 states and 30 countries. The Portfolio of the Year was captured by Remy Cointreau USA, New York, New York while The Tasting Panel Magazine Winery of the Year was awarded to J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines of San Jose, California. The André Tchelistcheff Winemaker of the Year was won by Brooks Painter, the winemaker at V Sattui in St. Helena, California.

    Click here to view the 2013 results