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San Diego Int'l Wine Competition

2013 San Diego International Wine Competition
Robert Whitley
Oct 6, 2013

The 2013 San Diego International Wine Competition took place March 16 and 17, 2013. Awards are posted at SDIWC.com. The 2014 San Diego International Wine Competition is scheduled for April 12 and 13, 2014.

2011 San Diego International Wine Competition
Robert Whitley
Mar 6, 2011

The 28th annual San Diego International Wine Competition takes place April 2 and 3. It is one of the longest running wine competitions in the United States. The 2011 cast of judges features a new emphasis on restaurant professionals including sommeliers Jesse Rodriguez of Addison and Michael Scaffaldi of The Jefferson. They join the always strong complement of winemakers, educators, and other wine industry professionals. Returning as Chief Judge is Michael Franz, Editor of Wine Review Online. The full list of judges as well as rules, dates and entry forms can be found on the official wine competition website, www.SDIWC.com. Silver, Gold, Platinum and Best of Show awards will be posted on the website the day after the competition.

2010 San Diego International Wine Competition
Robert Whitley
May 31, 2010

The list of award winners of the 2010 San Diego International Wine Competition has been posted on the competition website, www.SDIWC.com. Now in its 27th year, the SDIWC benefits the charitable activities of San Diego's Sisters of Social Service and the San Diego Social Services Auxiliary, primarily Camp Oliver in Descanso, California.

2009 San Diego International Wine Competition Medals
Robert Whitley
Mar 25, 2009

Judges at the 26th annual San Diego International Wine Competition showed the New York wine industry a great deal of love over the weekend of March 21-22, handing two of the biggest prizes to New York wines. Dr. Konstantin Frank's 2007 Semi-Dry Riesling from the Finger Lakes region was awarded Best of Show white wine and Wolffer Estate's 2007 Late Harvest Chardonnay, an ice wine produced in the Hamptons on the eastern end of Long Island, was tabbed best dessert wine.

2008 San Diego International Wine Competition Results A-B-C
Robert Whitley
Apr 24, 2008

The 25th San Diego International Wine Competition was staged April 19-20 at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego. More than 1100 medals were awarded, including 138 Golds and 408 Silvers. I congratulate the winners on their fine showing before a star-studded panel of 35 wine experts, including Chief Judge Michael Franz, the Editor of Wine Review Online. Winners are listed here along with prices.

2008 San Diego Results D-E-F
Robert Whitley
Apr 24, 2008

The 25th San Diego International Wine Competition was staged April 19-20 at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego. More than 1100 medals were awarded, including 138 Golds and 408 Silvers. I congratulate the winners on their fine showing before a star-studded panel of 35 wine experts, including Chief Judge Michael Franz, the Editor of Wine Review Online. Winners are listed here along with prices.

2008 San Diego International Results G-H-I-J
Robert Whitley
Apr 24, 2008

The 25th San Diego International Wine Competition was staged April 19-20 at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego. More than 1100 medals were awarded, including 138 Golds and 408 Silvers. I congratulate the winners on their fine showing before a star-studded panel of 35 wine experts, including Chief Judge Michael Franz, the Editor of Wine Review Online. Winners are listed here along with prices.

2008 San Diego Wine Competition Results K-L-M-N
Robert Whitley
Apr 24, 2008

The 25th San Diego International Wine Competition was staged April 19-20 at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego. More than 1100 medals were awarded, including 138 Golds and 408 Silvers. I congratulate the winners on their fine showing before a star-studded panel of 35 wine experts, including Chief Judge Michael Franz, the Editor of Wine Review Online. Winners are listed here along with prices.

2008 San Diego Wine Competition Results O-P-Q-R
Robert Whitley
Apr 24, 2008

The 25th San Diego International Wine Competition was staged April 19-20 at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego. More than 1100 medals were awarded, including 138 Golds and 408 Silvers. I congratulate the winners on their fine showing before a star-studded panel of 35 wine experts, including Chief Judge Michael Franz, the Editor of Wine Review Online. Winners are listed here along with prices.

2008 San Diego Wine Competition Results S-T-U-V
Robert Whitley
Apr 24, 2008

The 25th San Diego International Wine Competition was staged April 19-20 at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego. More than 1100 medals were awarded, including 138 Golds and 408 Silvers. I congratulate the winners on their fine showing before a star-studded panel of 35 wine experts, including Chief Judge Michael Franz, the Editor of Wine Review Online. Winners are listed here along with prices.

2008 San Diego Wine Competition Results W-X-Y-Z
Robert Whitley
Apr 24, 2008

The 25th San Diego International Wine Competition was staged April 19-20 at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego. More than 1100 medals were awarded, including 138 Golds and 408 Silvers. I congratulate the winners on their fine showing before a star-studded panel of 35 wine experts, including Chief Judge Michael Franz, the Editor of Wine Review Online. Winners are listed here along with prices.