Entry Rules

  • Wines (domestic & international) produced by a professional winery as bottlings for public, commercial markets (domestic and/or international).
  • There is no limit to the number of wines that may be entered.
  • Only one class entry for each wine. The FLIWC will re-classify entries as it deems necessary.
  • Wine classes include:
    - Varietal (75% and more of one variety)
    - Varietal blends – the % of each component must be specified
    - Fruit
    - Fruit blends – the % of each component must be specified
    - Fruit flavored
    - Sparkling
    - Dessert
    - Fortified
    Riesling classes will be defined according to the International Riesling Foundation scale (drinkriesling.com).
    Wines classified as “Ice Wine” must be produced using the process as defined by the TTB (or VQA equivalent). Wines produced from grapes not frozen on the vine must be identified as "Frozen Off the Vine".
  • Technical chemistry required for each entry:
    - Sugar must be expressed in grams/Liter.
    - Alcohol must be expressed as % by volume.
  • Entry fee: $55.00 US per entry
  • Bottles per entry:
    - 750 ml – 4 bottles
    - 200 ml and less – 6 bottles
  • For assistance contact:
    Karl Rudolfs, Entry Manager
    Email info@fliwc-cgd.com
    Phone 1-800-624-5799

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 Competition
    c/o Camp Good Days and Special Times
    PO Box 665
    1332 Pittsford-Mendon Road
    Mendon, NY 14506, USA

Entry Class Listing

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

WHITE

  • 102 - Blanc du Bois
  • 103 - Cayuga
  • 104 - Chardonel
  • 105 - Chardonnay
  • 106 - Chenin Blanc
  • 108 - Diamond
  • 109 - Edelweiss
  • 111 - Gewurztraminer
  • 112 - La Crescent
  • 115 - Muscadine
  • 116 - Muscat
  • 117 - Muscat Canelli
  • 120 - Niagara
  • 121 - Pinot Blanc/Weissburgunder
  • 122 - Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio
  • 125 - Sauvignon Blanc
  • 127 - Seyval Blanc (Seyval)
  • 128 - Torrontes
  • 129 - Traminette
  • 131 - Valvin Muscat
  • 132 - Verdelho
  • 133 - Vidal Blanc
  • 134 - Vignoles (Rivat 51)
  • 135 - Viognier
  • 136 - Frontenac Gris
  • 137 - Gruner Veltliner
  • 138 - Brianna
  • 139 - Malvasia
  • 140 - Petit Manseng
  • 141 - St. Pepin
  • 145 - Riesling - Dry
  • 146 - Riesling - Semi Dry
  • 147 - Riesling - Semi Sweet
  • 148 - Riesling - Sweet
  • 150 - Other White Varietal - Vinifera (Identify)
  • 155 - Other White Varietal - Non-Vinifera (Identify)
  • 160 - White Blend - Vinifera (Identify)
  • 163 - White Blend - Non-Vinifera (Identify)
  • 166 - White Blend - Vinifera + Non-Vinifera (Identify)

RED

  • 201 - Baco Noir
  • 202 - Barbera
  • 203 - Brunello
  • 204 - Cabernet Franc
  • 205 - Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 206 - Carmenere
  • 207 - Catawba
  • 208 - Chambourcin
  • 210 - Concord
  • 215 - Frontenac
  • 217 - Gamay Noir
  • 219 - Lemberger
  • 220 - Leon Milllot
  • 221 - Malbec
  • 222 - Marechal Foch
  • 223 - Meritage
  • 224 - Merlot
  • 226 - Muscadine (Noble)
  • 227 - Nebbiolo
  • 228 - Noiret
  • 229 - Norton (Cynthiana)
  • 230 - Petit Syrah
  • 231 - Petit Verdot
  • 233 - Pinot Noir
  • 234 - St. Vincent
  • 235 - Sangiovese
  • 236 - Shiraz/Syrah
  • 237 - Tempranillo
  • 238 - Zinfandel
  • 239 - Marquette
  • 250 - Other Red Varietal - Vinifera (Identify)
  • 255 - Other Red Varietal - Non-Vinifera (Identify)
  • 260 - Red Blend - Vinifera (Identify)
  • 263 - Red Blend - Non-Vinifera (Identify)
  • 266 - Red Blend - Vinifera + Non-Vinifera (Identify)

BLUSH/PINK/ROSÉ

  • 170 - Dry Rose
  • 171 - Semi Dry Rose
  • 172 - Sweet Rose

CHAMPAGNE/SPARKLING

  • 301 - White Sparkling
  • 302 - Blush/Rose Sparkling
  • 303 - Red Sparkling
  • 304 - Dessert Sparkling
  • 305 - Fruit Sparkling

DESSERT WINES

  • 401 - Madeira
  • 402 - Port
  • 403 - Tawny Port
  • 404 - Vintage Port
  • 405 - Sherry
  • 406 - Vintage Sherry
  • 407 - Late Harvest White (24 Brix+)(Identify)
  • 408 - Late Harvest Red (24 Brix+)(Identify)
  • 409 - Frozen Off The Vine (Identify)
  • 410 - Other Dessert Wine (Identify)

ICEWINE

  • 501 - Icewine (Identify Grape)

FRUIT WINES

  • 601 - Apple
  • 602 - Blackberry
  • 603 - Blueberry
  • 604 - Cherry
  • 605 - Cranberry
  • 607 - Peach
  • 608 - Pear
  • 610 - Strawberry
  • 611 - Raspberry
  • 612 - Ice Cider
  • 613 - Blackcurrant
  • 660 - Other Fruit Varieties (Identify)
  • 670 - Fruit Blend (Identify)

OTHERS

  • 701 - Hard Cider
  • 703 - Mead
  • 704 - Flavored Wines
  • 705 - Flavored Mead - Grapewine & Fruit Or Other Flavorings

DISTILLED / SPIRITS

  • 801 - Vodka
  • 802 - Gin
  • 803 - Rum
  • 804 - Tequila And Mezcal
  • 805 - Whiskies
  • 806 - Brandies
  • 807 - Liqueur
  • 808 - Other

Shipping Information

  • US Domestic and International Wineries Ship Directly to:
    Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
    c/o Camp Good Days and Special Times
    1332 Pittsford-Mendon Road
    Mendon, NY 14506 USA
    All U.S. and International wines, entry forms and fees must be received at the FLIWC Mendon location by March 29, 2019.
  • Canadian Wineries – ship to Royal De Maria (the consolidation point):
    Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
    c/o Royal De Maria
    4551 Cherry Avenue
    Beamsville, Ontario L0R 1B1
    Canada
    Canadian Shipping Inquiries:
    Charlene Stephenson, Director of Sales & Marketing
    Ph: 905-562-1380, Fax: 905-562-0638
    Email: icewine@royaldemaria.com
    All Canadian entry forms and fees must be received at the FLIWC Mendon, NY location by March 26, 2019, and all Canadian wines must be received at the Royal DeMaria location by March 29, 2019.
  • Packing
    Enclose a copy of the entry form with each box.
    All 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 Labels
  • Non-US wineries - all wineries outside of the United States must register with the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and receive an 11 digit facility registration number. You may register at https://www.access.fda.gov/. If you need assistance in registering, please call FLIWC at 1-800-785-2135.
  • Customs, broker and transport Fees
    All related fees are the sole responsibility of the winery. The FLIWC will not accept shipments that require payment on delivery or customs fees. Do not ship wines until you have a COLA Waiver.
    All International wineries that do not have an importer/export broker contact Park Street:
    Park Street Imports
    Competition Team
    Email: competitions@parkstreet.com
    Phone: (305) 967-7440 ext. 660
  • Shipping assistance contact:
    US domestic and international wineries:
    Karl Rudolfs, Entry Manager
    Email info@fliwc-cgd.com
    Phone 800-624-5799
    Canadian wineries:
    Charlene Stephenson
    Director of Sales & Marketing
    Email icewine@royaldemaria.com
    Phone 905-562-1380
    Fax 905-562-0638