2018 Winners

Announcing the Winners of the 8th Annual New York International Wine Competition!

Thanks to everyone who submitted their products to our eighth incredible year in New York City!

1400+ Submissions
24+ Countries

50+ Categories
The 8th Annual NYIWC Took Place on May 6th, 2018 in New York City

The New York International Wine Competition was thrilled with the quality of wine submissions that it received in its 8th year. We were proud to showcase our 1300+ wine submissions from over 23 countries.

Our trade-buyer-only judging panel judged the wines both by their category and actual price. We are already excited for next year’s 9th Annual New York International Wine Competition, slated for May of 2018 in the heart of New York City at the 3 West Club.

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Double Gold Medal

Blanc de Blancs Traditional grape varieties
Cheurlin Thomas Champage NV Celebrite – Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut

Brut Traditional grape varieties .5 – 1.2% rs
Cheurlin Champagne NV Brut Speciale

Cabernet Sauvignon, California, Sonoma County
s Blagden 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

Chardonnay, Sonoma County
Outlot 2015 Chardonnay

Chardonnay Eastern Europe
Stone Castle Vineyards and Winery 2016 Chardonnay Reserve

Dry Red Blends, California $20.00 and lower
The Naked Grape NV Harvest Red Blend

Dry Red Blends, California $20.01 to $39.99
Dominican Oaks 2015 Intarsia Red Wine

Fortified Dessert Wine
Casa Ermalinda Freitas 2010 Moscatel Roxo Superior

France, Red IGP
Cantharos 2014 Grenache

Indigenous World 2017 Gewurztraminer

Gruner Veltiner
Domaine Baumgartner Gruner Vetliner Rosenprinzessin 2017

Italian Varietals, New World
L.A. Cetto 2014 Nebbiolo Reserve Privee

Italy, Asti DOCG Sparkling
Martini & Rossi NV Sweet Sparkling Wine

Malbec, Argentina
Alamos 2016 Malbec
Icono Malbec 2014

Italy White
Caposaldo 2016 Pinot Grigio
Il Pumo 2017 Sauvignon Malvasia

Merlot Australia
Bird in Hand 2016 Merlot

Merlot, California
Robert Hall 2015 Merlot
Barefoot NV Merlot

Merlot, US, Washington
Penrose Hill 2016 Merlot

Pinot Gris, New Zealand
Brancott Estate Flight Song 2017 Pinot Grigio

Pinot Noir, California, Central Coast
Estancia Reserve 2016 Pinot Noir

Mallee 10 Year Old Port

Portugal, Reds
Consensus 2013 Red
Pedras Do Monte 2016 Red

Portugal Rose
Cara Viva 2017 Rosé

Portugal White
Escada 2016 Arinto Reserva
Segada 2016 White

Red Rhone Style Blends, Australia
Barossa Valley Wine Company 2014 Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvedre

Riesling, Australia, Vintage Order
McGuigan 2010 Shortlist Riesling

Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand $18.99 and lower
Brancott Estate 2017 Sauvignon Blanc
Brancott Estate Letter Series 2017 B Sauvignon Blanc

Semillon, Australia
McGuigan 2014 Shortlist Semillon

Shiraz, Australia $40 and higher
Taylors 2015 St Andrews Shiraz

Shiraz Europe
Stone Castle Vineyards and Winery 2013 Shiraz

Spain Cava Brut
Pata Negra NV Brut Reserva

Spain, Reserva
Campo Viejo 2013 Rioja

Register for 2019

Visit our How To Enter page to find out how to register for the 2019 NY International Wine Competition!