Welcome to the Competition!

GREAT AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION to be held in Rochester, NY, on Saturday/Sunday, May 6-7, 2023.

Open to all commercial wineries around the world. OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN YOUR WINERY AND HELP YOU SELL MORE GREAT WINE!

~ Registration for 2023 is now OPEN ~

Our Judges

WE HAVE THE BEST JUDGES. The 2023 competition has the greatest group of international judges in North America - the most influential people in the wine industry, including Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers, sommeliers, educators, enologists, winemakers, retailers, importers and wine industry writers and consultants. Introducing our 2023 line-up of Judges...

Competition Results

Over 900 entries from around the world were judged in 2022 ...

... by 24 judges over 2 days of competition ...

... click MORE to see the Results!

Professor-Sommelier-Certified Chef

Doris Miculan Bradley

Doris Miculan Bradley is a Professor at The School of Hospitality Tourism Management at George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario. Her career includes Restaurateur for Canada’s National Monument the CN Tower’s 360 Revolving Restaurant, Certified Chef, Five Level Certified Sommelier, International Wine Judge, Wine and Beverage Journalist, AGCO Licensed Import Agent, Brand Ambassador for The Wines of Vinho Verde Portugal. Doris has served the Board of Directors for The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers, The Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals and currently sits on the Board of Directors for Canada’s Grapes for Humanity as President and CEO. Her most recent academic publications include Wine and Tourism: A Strategic Segment for Sustainable Economic Development, New World Labels for Old World Traditions and Wine and Tourism: Eurac Research, Vinsseaux Traditionel. She holds the title of Gentle Dame, knighted by Chateau Magnol in Bordeaux, France. “Life is an interaction and exploration of people, food and beverage and culture. How wonderful it is when the appreciation for this journey aligns with life.”