Setting the Gold Standard

Los Angeles International Wine Competition Celebrates its 79th Year!

Now in its 79th year, the Los Angeles International Wine Competition has showcased the finest domestic and international vintages through a wine-tasting event that is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious in the United States. An esteemed panel of judges use a blind-tasting method, maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism that has remained the competition’s foundation.

Additionally, the competition is the platform for an extensive wine education program available to the nearly 1.3 million visitors at the annual LA County Fair. The Fair’s wine education center features consumer-driven classes, tastings and displays of the award-winning wines. With the Los Angeles International Wine Competition committed to educating the public about wine, the Fair’s wine education program features industry experts with extensive knowledge about wine growing and selection, wine tasting as well as wine and food pairings.

2018 Competition Dates:

May 23 & 24


Upcoming Events:

Cheers - June 16

2018 Deadlines:

Early Bird - March 31

Entry - April 15

Wine - April 30