Awards

2017 Winemaker Competition

Other Red Vinifera Blends, 243 Entries  

SILVER: Alan Hatton • Dartmouth, NS
100% RJS Craft Winemaking Cru Select
Valpolicella 2015

Port Style, 94 Entries

SILVER: Alan Hatton • Dartmouth, NS
100% RJS Craft Winemaking Cru Select
Specialty Black Forest Port 2015

With 2,497 entries, the event is once again the largest wine competition of its kind in the world!

Wines were judged on April 7-9, 2017 at Mount Snow Grand Summit Hotel in West Dover, Vermont.

2,497 Total Entries
506 Total Wine Flights
759 Total Judging Hours
50 American States Represented
6 Canadian Provinces Represented
7 Countries Represented

Winemaker Magazine

Congratulations on your award in the world's largest competition for hobby winemaking!
Winning a medal in the 2018 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition is no easy task. Your wine was among 2,299 entries from across North America and as far away as Europe and South America. We only awarded the top one-third of all entries medals so congratulations on your win that shows you rank among the best home winemakers anywhere.

Red French-American Hybrid Varietal
BRONZE : Alan Hatton • Dartmouth, NS
100% RJS Craft Winemaking Cru International

Baco Noir 2017

With 2,299 entries, the event is once again the largest wine competition of its kind in the world!

2,299 Total Entries
506 Total Wine Flights
759 Total Judging Hours
50 American States Represented
6 Canadian Provinces Represented
7 Countries Represented