Calendar Of Events
Entry Forms Due
January 17, 2013
Entry Bottles Due
January 24, 2013 by 5:00 p.m.
Three Bottles Per Entry Is Required
January 26, 2013 • San Antonio, Texas
$35 Per Label
Award Listing Publication Date
February 17, 2013
February 15, 2013 • Gold Medal Wines Featured
The St. Anthony
February 17, 2013 • Sparkling Wine Winners Featured
The St. Anthony
Fine Wine And Cuisine Tasting
February 17, 2013 • Silver & Bronze Medal Wines Featured
A Spirited Event
The San Antonio Wine Competition is an
unprecedented wine judging, which is now
in its thirteenth year. Our goals
are to identify the finest wines
ranging from various regions
and inform the public of the
notable wineries and their
products. At the conclusion
of the competition, the gold
medal winners will be judged
head-to-head to choose the
best red and the best white in
the 2013 competition.
The competition will be held
on JAnuAry 26, 2013.
All national and international
professional wineries are
encouraged to compete.
WHITE TABLE WINES
Chardonnay, Over $15
Chardonnay, Under $15 RHONE STYLE
Other Whites Dry
Other Whites Sweet
Riesling, Dry ITALIAN STYLE
Riesling, Sweet RED WINES
Sauvignon Blanc Appellation Designated Blends
Viognier Italian Varietals
Super Tuscan Blends
RED TABLE WINES
Cabernet Franc SPANISH STYLE
Appellation Designated Blends
Cabernet Sauvignon Blends
Malbec Blends BLUSH/ROSE WINES
Malbec, Over $15 Blush/Rose Dry
Malbec, Under $15 Blush/Rose Sweet
Merlot, Over $15
Merlot, Under $15 BEST of RED
Other Red Dry
Other Red Sweet
BEST of WHITE
Zinfandel, Over $15
Zinfandel, Under $15
SPARKLING WINES FORTIFIED WINES
French Champagne, Madeira
Over $30 Porto, Vintage & LBV
French Champagne, Porto, Other
Under $30 Port Styled Wines
Sparkling Wine, Over $15 Sherry Dry
Sparkling Wine, Under $15 Sherry Sweet
Sparkling Wine Sweet
FRUIT WINES Red Dessert
A Toast to the Winners
We have gathered a highly experienced and talented
panel of judges to participate in the competition.
Our judges include restaurateurs, retail buyers, wine
educators and various wine connoisseurs and have
cumulative expertise in writing reviews about wine.
The diverse backgrounds of these judges will ensure
a balanced selection of gold, silver and bronze
A Tasteful Challenge
Join the festitivies of the San Antonio Wine Festival
and enter your finest wines into the 2013 Competition.
Don’t miss out on your chance to share and celebrate
your finest wines.
The San Antonio Wine Competition offers an
unparalleled value to the participants and the winners.
For only $35 per wine, the San Antonio Wine
Competition is one of the most reasonable ones in
the country. Other competitions range from $50
(Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo International
Wine Competition) to $75 (San Francisco International
Wine Competition) to $80 (Dallas Morning
News Wine Competition).
The winning wines will shine in the spotlight of the
San Antonio Express-news when they are featured on
Sunday, February 17. The medalists will be seen by
almost 665,300 wine and food lovers in this Sunday
souvenir edition.* These same medal winners will be
showcased in February 2013 at the San Antonio Wine
Festival events: the Fine Wine and Cuisine Tasting,
the Wine Opener, and the Champagne Brunch.
*Source: Scarborough Research, 2011 R1
To enter the San Antonio Wine Competition,
a formal entry or entries must be submitted online by
January 17, 2013.
All entering wineries must reserve 1.5 cases of each
entered wine in the event the wine earnes a medal and
will be poured at the San Antonio Wine Festival events,
the weekend of February 15-17.
An entry fee of $35 per label will be required by the entry
Three bottles of wine per label are due on
Thursday, January 24 by 5:00 p.m.
To enter, go to sawinefest.com.
Wine entries must be delivered to the
La Quinta Inn & Suites Conference Center
Attn: San Antonio Wine Competition
4431 Horizon Hill Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78229
Silver and bronze medalists will be showcased at the
Fine Wine and Cuisine Tasting on February 17. Gold medal
wines will be featured at the Wine Opener on February 15.
All sparkling medal winners will be tasted at the Champagne
Brunch on February 17.
For more information, contact John Costello, Vice President of Events
& Volunteers, P: 210.208.8435 or email@example.com
OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNER