California Home Wine

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The California State Fair Home Wine Competition aims to celebrate and increase the knowledge, skills and abilities of the amateur winemaker.

Check the guidebook for full instructions on how to enter.

How to Enter

Tom and Rebecca Ramme

Home Wine Coordinators

(916) 263-3000

Competition Dates

The 2020 CA State Fair & Food Festival has been cancelled, including our events and competitions, due to safety concerns regarding COVID-19.

We are planning to make the 2021 CA State Fair & Food Festival the best one yet and we hope that you’ll enter next year’s competition! The 2021 competition dates will be announced later. Please check back soon.

2021 Dates Details
TBA Entries Open
TBA Wine Receiving Dates
TBA Entries Close
TBA Judging Date