California Home Wine

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The California State Fair Home Wine Competition supports and promotes winemaking as a home craft and is designed to increase the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the amateur winemaker. The competition provides an opportunity for these wines to be judged in an organized and professional manner while delivering impartial evaluation feedback, and to recognize the talent of the successful home winemaker.

How to Enter

Donna Bettencourt & Marilyn Langhorst

Home Wine Competition Coordinators

Competition Dates

Dates Details
February 1, 2024 Entries Open
February 1 – 29, 2024 Deliveries Accepted
February 29, 2024 Entries Close
April 6, 2024 Competition Date
May 11, 2024 Awards Ceremony (All winemakers who enter are invited)

Divisions & Classes

Please refer to the guide for the full list of divisions & classes.

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