Pacific Rim Wine Competition Entry Guidelines

How to Enter the Pacific Rim Wine Competition

Entry form should be received by April 1, 2023.

Wine entry fee is $85 per entry in U.S. dollars. Send check or complete credit card information for payment. All checks are to be made out to Pacific Rim Wine Competition with notation of name of winery payment is for.


No limit on number of entries.

Wine Shipment is to be received by April 1, 2023 (you can start shipping anytime).

Send four bottles of each and completed entry form to: (Dates are flexible with proper notice.)

Pacific Rim Wine Competition
National Orange Show Events Center
689 South “E” Street
San Bernardino, CA 92408-1978

International Entries

We are NOT an importer or broker. Wineries are responsible for all costs associated with shipment of wines to us. This includes customs or duties associated with shipment.

Wineries are responsible for registering with FDA before sending submissions.

If your wine already has a COLA, please send samples through your importer.

We have collaborated with Chris Braun to assist wineries that encounter difficulties. He can be contacted at:

Chris Braun
Phone: 011-760-969-3086


All bonded wineries, importers, licensed negociants and custom crush
growers that make their wines commercially. All countries are included.

Judging location is at the National Orange Show Events Center in Southern

Awards offered
  • Grand Champion
  • Best of Show
  • In each category:
    • Best of Class
    • Gold
    • Silver
    • Bronze
  • In the Label Competition:
    • Best Label Series
    • Best Individual Label
    • Most Unique Label
Notification of Awards

All entrants will receive notification of the awards by email shortly after the completion of the wine judging. Results books and medals will be mailed out as soon as possible thereafter.

Wine Label Competition

All wines entered in the competition automatically qualify for the label judging. Those results will be released along with the wine judging results.


Question? Contact:

Nicole Varner Orue, Director
(949) 887-8275

Pacific Rim Wine Competition