Raise your glasses to our 2016 amateur wine competition.
Sponsored by the Chemeketa Community College
Northwest Wine Studies Center.
The entry deadlines are very important, and will be posted here once established. In the meantime, please take the opportunity to check out our 2015 winners:
About our ribbons:
An Important Competition Eligibility Requirement: Wines, entry forms and fees must be registered and paid online prior to entries being mailed or delivered in person to the Oregon State Fairgrounds. Online entries must be submitted by a date to be determined, so check back here. Only online entries will be accepted. Paper or mailed applications will not be accepted. Incomplete or inaccurate information will result in disqualification.
Physical entries—bottles of wine–must be received at the Oregon State Fairgrounds no later than 4:00 pm on a date to be determined, so check back here. A fillable PDF form (not yet available) must be completed and accompany your physical entries. (NOTE: This is in addition to your online entry.) Office hours are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Other important competition facts:
2016 Oregon State Fair Amateur Wine Competition categories will be available here when finalized. Check back here.
The Oregon State Fair reserves the right to change terms & conditions at any time. While great care is exercised in the handling and storage of entries, the Oregon State Fair is not responsible for the safety of entries, including but not limited to shipment, fire, vandalism or other unforeseen events.
DELIVERY / SHIPPING ADDRESS:
Oregon State Fairgrounds
Attn: Kim Grewe-Powell
2330 17th Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Included with your entry fee, you will receive tasting notes from our panel of judges after the competition and awards have been announced. They will be mailed on a date to be determined.
We encourage your participation in the Oregon State Fair Amateur Wine Competition, and look forward to seeing you at PAIRINGS! A CELEBRATION OF OREGON on August 19, 2016.
Questions? Contact Kim Grewe-Powell, Director of Marketing, at KGrewe-Powell@oregonstatefair.org or 971-701-6566
To register online, check back here for the link.
Special Thanks to Chemeketa Community College’s Northwest Wine Studies Center for their generous support of this exciting event!