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

Competition Dates

Dates Details
March 20, 2023 Entries Open
March 20 – April 25, 2023 Wine Receiving Dates
April 25, 2023 Entries Close
May 20, 2023 Judging Date
June 10, 2023 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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