Entry Rules

  • Any commercial wines and spirits (Domestic & International); produced by a professional winery or distillery, for purchase by consumers and distributors, may be entered.
  • There is no limit to the number of entries per producer.
  • The entry form should be filled out in its entirety for entries to be adequately judged.
  • Riesling classes will be defined according to the International Riesling Foundation scale (drinkriesling.com).
  • Wine entry fee: $55.00 US per entry
    Spirit entry fee: $65.00 US per entry
  • Bottles per entry:
    - 750 ml – 4 bottles
    - 200 ml and less – 6 bottles
    - Spirits – 2 bottles

Entry Instructions

  • Enter Online - create an account HERE -OR-
  • Traditional Entry - download entry form HERE
    The form may be submitted by email, fax or mail.
    Fax to:
    585-624-5799
    Mail to:
    Finger Lakes International Wine and Spirits Competition
    c/o Camp Good Days and Special Times
    PO Box 665
    1332 Pittsford-Mendon Road
    Mendon, NY 14506, USA
  • All U.S. and International entry forms and fees must be received at the FLIWC Mendon, NY location by May 20, 2022
  • All Canadian entry forms and fees must be received at the FLIWC Mendon, NY location by May 6, 2022.

Shipping Information

  • All producers except Canada Ship Directly to:
    Finger Lakes International Wine and Spirits Competition
    c/o Camp Good Days and Special Times
    1332 Pittsford-Mendon Road
    Mendon, NY 14506 USA
    All U.S. and International entries must be received at the FLIWC Mendon location by May 20, 2022.
  • Finger Lakes Consolidation Points
    Camp Good Days Recreational Facility
    643 West Lake Road
    Branchport, NY 14418
    Drop off every Monday during business hours:
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Starting February 28th

    Lakewood Vineyards
    4024 NY-14
    Watkins Glen, NY 14891
    Drop off during business hours:
    Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Canadian Producers – ship to Royal De Maria (the consolidation point):
    Finger Lakes International Wine and Spirits Competition
    c/o Royal De Maria
    4551 Cherry Avenue
    Beamsville, Ontario L0R 1B1
    Canada
    All Canadian entries must be received at Royal DeMaria by May 6, 2022.
    *Due to the increased costs of customs clearance and transportation fees there will be $10.00 USD added to each entry. We will continue to assist in FDA administration.
  • Packing
    All international bottles must be labeled.
    Mark boxes SAMPLES ONLY – NOT FOR RESALE – GLASS ENCLOSED.
    Mark boxes sequentially – Box 1 of 4, Box 2 of 4, etc.
    Click HERE for Shipping Box and Bottle Labels
  • All International Producers must be registered with the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and have an 11 digit facility registration number from the FDA. You may register at https://www.access.fda.gov/. If you need assistance or would like us to complete your registration, please call FLIWC at 1-800-785-2135.
  • Customs Clearance, Broker and Transportation Fees
    All related fees are the sole responsibility of the producer winery. The FLIWC will not accept shipments that require payment on delivery or customs fees. Do not ship entries until you have a COLA Waiver.
  • All International producers that do not have an importer/export broker contact Park Street:
    Park Street Companies
    Competition Team
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: (305) 967-7440 ext. 678
  • For Assistance:
    Email [email protected]
    Phone 1-585-624-5555
    Or 1-800-785-2135

Entry Class Listing

Please choose dominant varietal or style. If you have any questions about categories, please call 800-785-2135.

Vinifera - White

  • 101  Chardonnay - oaked
  • 102  Chardonnay - unoaked
  • 103  Chenin Blanc
  • 104  Gewurztraminer
  • 105  Gruner Veltliner
  • 106  Malvasia
  • 107  Muscat, Muscat Canelli, Muscat Blanc a Petit Grains
  • 108  Petit Manseng
  • 109  Pinot Blanc/Weissburgunder
  • 110  Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio
  • 111  Riesling - IRF Dry
  • 112  Riesling - IRF Medium Dry
  • 113  Riesling - IRF Medium Sweet
  • 114  Riesling - IRF Sweet
  • 115  Sauvignon Blanc
  • 116  Torrontes
  • 117  Verdelho
  • 118  Viognier
  • 150  Other Vinifera White
  • 151  Native Indigenous (Identify Variety and Provenance)
  • 153  Vinifera White Blend - (Identify) + (%)
  • 156  Vinifera White Blend (Vinifera > = 50%) & Non-Vinifera - (Identify)+ (%)

Hybrid White

  • 119  Blanc du Bois
  • 120  Brianna
  • 121  Cayuga White
  • 122  Chardonel
  • 123  Edelweiss
  • 124  Frontenac Gris
  • 125  La Crescent
  • 126  Seyval Blanc
  • 127  St. Pepin
  • 128  Traminette
  • 129  Valvin Muscat
  • 130  Vidal Blanc
  • 131  Vignoles
  • 160  Other Hybrid White (Identify)
  • 163  Hybrid White Blend (Identify %)
  • 166  Hybrid White Blend (Hybrid >=50% & Non-White Hybrid (Identify %)

Rosé / Blush / Pink / Orange / Amber

  • 190  Vinifera (Identify %)
  • 191  Hybrid (Identify %)
  • 192  Native (Identify %)
  • 193  Vinifera, Hybrid, Native Blends (Identify %)
  • 194  Orange / Amber Vinifera, Hybrid, Native Blends (Identify %)

Vinifera - Red

  • 201  Barbera
  • 202  Cabernet Franc
  • 203  Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 204  Carmenere
  • 205  Gamay Noir
  • 206  Lemberger / Blaufrankisch
  • 207  Malbec
  • 208  Merlot
  • 209  Nebbiolo
  • 210  Petite Sirah, Durif
  • 211  Petit Verdot
  • 212  Pinot Noir, Pinot Nero
  • 213  Sangiovese
  • 214  Syrah / Shiraz
  • 215  Tempranillo
  • 216  Zinfandel
  • 250  Other Red Vinifera (Identify)
  • 251  Native Indigenous (Identify Variety and Provenance)
  • 253  Vinifera Red Blend - Meritage & Bordeaux (Identify %)
  • 256  Vinifera Red Blend - Non-Meritage & Bordeaux (Identify %)
  • 259  Vinifera Red Blend (Vinifera >= 50%) & Non-Vinifera (Identify %)

Hybrid Red

  • 217  Baco Noir
  • 218  Chambourcin
  • 219  Chancellor
  • 220  Corot Noir
  • 221  Frontenac
  • 222  Leon Millot
  • 223  Marechal Foch
  • 224  Marquette
  • 225  Noiret
  • 226  Norton (Cynthiana) Vitis Astrivalis x Vitis Vinifera
  • 227  St. Vincent
  • 260  Other Hybrid Red (Identify)
  • 263  Hybrid Red Blend (Identify %)
  • 266  Hybrid Red Blend (Hybrid >=50%) & Non-Red Hybrid (Identify %)

Native White & Red

  • 180  Diamond
  • 181  Niagara
  • 280  Catawba
  • 281  Concord
  • 282  Muscadines
  • 290  Other Native (Identify)
  • 291  Native Blend (Naitve >=50%) & Non-Native (Identify %)

Sparkling

  • 301  Charmat (Tank Fermented) & Transfer Method, (Identify %)
  • 302  Force Carbonated (CO2 Injection), (Identify %)
  • 303  Petillant Naturel (Pet Nat), (Identify %)
  • 304  Traditional Bottle Fermented (Classic), (Identify %)

Fortified

  • 350  Fortified Wines
  • 360  Fortified Aromatized Wines

Dessert Non-Fortified

  • 401  Ice Wine (VQA & equivalent standard) (Identify)
  • 402  Frozen off the Vine (Iced wine and equivalent) (Identify)
  • 403  Ice Cider (apples frozen on the tree)
  • 404  Iced Cider (frozen off the tree)
  • 405  Late Harvest Red (24+ brix), (Identify)
  • 406  Late Harvest White (24+ brix), (Identify)
  • 407  Other Dessert Wine (Identify)

Dessert Fortified

  • 420  Madeira
  • 421  Port (Ruby, Reserve, Late Bottled Vintage)
  • 422  Sherry (Amontillado, Oloroso, Palo Cortado)
  • 423  Tawny Port
  • 424  Vintage Port
  • 425  Other Dessert Fortified (Identify)

Sake

  • 501  Daiginjo
  • 502  Ginjo
  • 503  Honjozo
  • 504  Junmai
  • 505  Nama (Unpasteurized)
  • 506  Namazake

Fruit & Non-Grape

  • 601  Apple
  • 602  Blackberry
  • 603  Blackcurrent
  • 604  Blueberry
  • 605  Cherry
  • 606  Cranberry
  • 607  Peach
  • 608  Pear
  • 609  Strawberry
  • 610  Raspberry
  • 650  Other Fruit (Identify)
  • 653  Fruit Blend (Identify)
  • 656  Fruit Infused (Identify)
  • 659  Flowering Plants
  • 660  Other Non-Grape (Identify)

Cider & Perry

  • 680  Modern Cider (Culinary, Table Apples)
  • 681  Heritage Cider (Traditional Cider Apples)
  • 682  English, French, Natural Cider (Identify)
  • 683  Rosé Cider
  • 684  Fruit, Hopped & Other Cider (Identify)
  • 685  Fortified Cider
  • 686  Modern Perry (Culinary, Table Pears)
  • 687  Traditional Perry (Perry Pears)

Others

  • 701  Flavored Wines (Identify)
  • 702  Grape Based, Fruit Added (Identify)
  • 703  Hard Seltzer
  • 704  Mead
  • 705  Mead - Flavored (Identify)

Spirits (Must provide alcohol percentage)

  • 801  Bitter
  • 802  Botanicals - Other (Identify)
  • 803  Brandy - Aged
  • 804  Brandy - Flavored (Identify)
  • 805  Brandy - Grappa / Marc
  • 806  Brandy - Grape (Identify)
  • 807  Brandy - Other Fruit (Identify)
  • 808  Distilled Spirits Specialty
  • 809  Gin
  • 810  Gin - London / American Dry
  • 811  Gin - Flavored (Identify)
  • 812  Liqueur - (Identify)
  • 813  Mezcal
  • 814  Moonshine
  • 815  Moonshine - Flavored (Identify)
  • 816  Other White Spirits
  • 817  RTD Ready to Drink (Identify)
  • 818  Rum - Aged (2 to 5 Years)
  • 819  Rum - Aged (5 Years and Over)
  • 820  Rum - Dark
  • 821  Rum - Gold / Pale
  • 822  Rum - White
  • 823  Rum - Flavored (Identify)
  • 824  Rum - Overproof
  • 825  Rum - Spiced
  • 826  Shochu
  • 827  Spirit - Fruit & Spice
  • 828  Tequila - Anejo
  • 829  Tequila - Blanco
  • 830  Tequila - Reposado
  • 831  Tequila - Flavored (Identify)
  • 832  Vodka - (Identify)
  • 833  Vodka - Flavored (Identify)
  • 834  Whiskey - American - Blended
  • 835  Whiskey - American - Bourbon
  • 836  Whiskey - American - Bourbon (2 to 6 Years)
  • 837  Whiskey - American - Bourbon (6 to 10 Years)
  • 838  Whiskey - American - Bourbon (Over 10 Years)
  • 839  Whiskey - American - Bourbon - Finished (Identify)
  • 840  Whiskey - American - Bourbon - Single Barrel
  • 841  Whiskey - American - Bourbon - Small Batch
  • 842  Whiskey - American - Corn
  • 843  Whiskey - American - Corn - Barrel Aged
  • 844  Whiskey - American - Malt
  • 845  Whiskey - American - Rye
  • 846  Whiskey - American - Single Malt
  • 847  Whiskey - American - Straight Rye
  • 848  Whiskey - American - Straight Rye (Over 5 Years)
  • 849  Whiskey - Canadian - Blended
  • 850  Whiskey - Canadian - Malt
  • 851  Whiskey - Canadian - Rye
  • 852  Whiskey - Flavored (Identify)
  • 853  Whiskey - Irish - Blended
  • 854  Whiskey - Irish - Pot Still
  • 855  Whiskey - Irish - Single Malt
  • 856  Whiskey - Other Grain
  • 857  Whiskey - Scotch - Blended
  • 858  Whiskey - Scotch - Blended Malt
  • 859  Whiskey - Scotch - Blended (Aged up to 15 years)
  • 860  Whiskey - Scotch - Blended - (Aged 16 years & over)
  • 861  Whiskey - Scotch - Single Grain
  • 862  Whiskey - Scotch - Single Malt