For the fourth consecutive year, Beverage Testing Institute will once again judge wines in the NJ Wine Competition.

All NJ Wineries are eligible to submit wines for judging.  The competition will run through the end of August. Winners will be announced in September.

You can register for the NJ Wine Competition here

The Competition would 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.