French Broad Vignerons Amateur Wine Competition

2021 WNC Regional Amateur Wine Competition

Amateur winemakers in Western North Carolina and the surrounding region are invited to enter their wines in the French Broad Vignerons Amateur Wine Competition, to be held Friday, December 3, 2021. The deadline to enter wines in the competition is Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

Entry forms are linked below.

Competition Entry Form

Bottle Entry Form

Vinifera Wine Codes

Muscadine & Fruit Wine Codes

2021 WNC Regional Commercial Wine Competition

Commercial winemakers in Western North Carolina and the surrounding regional are invited to enter their wines in the French Broad Vignerons Commercial Wine Competition, to be held Saturday-Sunday, December 4-5, 2021. The deadline to enter wines in the competition is Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Entry forms are linked below.

Entry Form – Vinifera & Hybrid Wine

Entry Form – Muscadine & Fruit Wine

Vinifera Wine Codes

Muscadine & Fruit Wine Codes

2020 French Broad Vignerons Amateur Wine Competition

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL

2019 Red Blend (Petit Verdot, Primitivo) Michael Dickson
2018 Tawny Port Rick Jelovsek

GOLD MEDAL

2018 Black Currant/Cassis Chuck Blethen
2016 Cabernet Franc Greg Cutt
2018 Red Blend (Cabernet Sauvignon) Michael Dickson
2018 Red Blend (Syrah, Petit Sirah, Petit Verdot, Primitivo) Tom Mincarelli
2018 Marquette Tom Mincarelli
2019 Red Blend (Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Merlot) Tom Mincarelli

SILVER MEDAL

2018 Katuah Muscadine Chuck Blethen
NV Red Blend (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah) Greg Cutt
2018 Petit Verdot Michael Dickson
2017 Primitivo Michael Dickson
2019 Sauvignon Blanc Michael Dickson
2018 Pétillant naturel White Blend Roberto Erb
2019 Pétillant naturel White Blend Roberto Erb
2019 Pétillant naturel White Blend Roberto Erb
2018 Cabernet Franc Jamie Guillermo
2019 Cranberry Merlot Jamie Guillermo
2018 Petit Verdot Jamie Guillermo
2019 Blackberry Pinot Noir Jamie Guillermo
2019 Marquette Rick Jelovsek
2018 Strawberry Brandy Rick Jelovsek
2017 Cabernet Franc Rick Jelovsek
2018 Regent Tom Mincarelli
2020 Sauvignon Blanc Elaine Ryan
2020 Cabernet Sauvignon Elaine Ryan

BRONZE MEDAL
  No medals awarded