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Home Winemaking Competition Registration Now Open

Monday, February 26

The California Mid-State Fair is now accepting entries for the annual Home Winemaking competition that will be held in May. Registration closes Friday, April 20, 2018. Exhibitors are to enter online at http://cmsfw.fairmanager.com/.

“We are excited to continue the relationships with the local businesses and bring on new ones that support the competition. The goal of the competition is not only to showcase the work of our home winemakers but offer an educational component to our exhibitors,” noted Mike Jones, Home Winemaking Coordinator. Award Donors Baker Wine & Grape Analysis, ETS Laboratories, Vintner’s Vault, and new in 2018, Laffort, have donated some great prizes for the Best of Red, White, Dessert and the coveted Best of Show.

Best in Show Award:

- $500 Certificate from ETS Laboratories

- $100 Full wine lab panel from Baker Wine Grape Analysis PLUS Lunch w/ the Baker Team

- $50 Certificate from Vintners Vault

Best in Class Red Award:

- $100 Wine panel from Baker Wine Grape Analysis

- $75 Red Wine Prize Pack from Laffort

Best in Class White Award:

- $100 Wine panel from Baker Wine Grape Analysis

- $75 White Wine Prize Pack from Laffort

Best in Class Dessert Award:

- $100 Wine panel from Baker Wine Grape Analysis

- $75 Dessert Wine Prize Pack from Laffort

Wines will be received Monday, April 23 through Friday, April 27 at the Paso Robles Event Center. Judging (Closed) will take place Saturday, May 12 and there will be an exhibitor reception from 5:00-7:00 pm. Award winners will be showcased during the Fair.

The 2018 California Mid-State Fair runs July 18-29 and this year’s theme is “Ole, It’s Fiesta Time!” Connect with the California Mid-State Fair on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.

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