The New Jersey Wine Competition is once again accepting entries. For the second year in  row, Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago will be judging the wines.  Entries can be submitted during four different time periods between April 1, 2019 and July 30, 2019.

To download an application, click here: 2019-NJ-Wine-Competition-Entry-Form

New Jersey Wine Growers Awards

New Jersey Wine Growers AwardsCompetition Categories

The Competition will have the following categories and corresponding ‘Best of’ awards:

Vinifera Red

Vinifera White

Hybrid Red

Hybrid White


Fortified (Port)



Sweet/Dessert (R.S. ≥5%)

Best of Show Awards: Governor’s Cup for Best Red Vinifera, Governor’s Cup for Best White Vinifera, Governor’s Cup for Best Dessert Wine

All wines entered must be produced and bottled by licensed New Jersey wineries and have a labeled Appellation of Origin of: New Jersey, a county within NJ, or an approved AVA that lies within NJ.