Here’s a handy list with links of 2018 Wine and Spirits industry events and competitions.

If you have any to add, please email me at




Competitions and Entry Deadlines 

Competitions in BOLD accept entries from brands that are not currently imported into the U.S.

Hint:  for new-to-the-U.S.-brands, getting ratings from these recognized, U.S. Market-relevant competitions will give you credibility as you talk to prospective importers and wholesalers.