2023 RVVA Wine Competition

Ramona Valley Vineyard Association’s annual wine competition is up and ready to accept your wine entries! 

From the RVVA home page, click on upcoming events and select “2023 RVVA Wine Competition – or go there directly by clicking the link below. 

This competition is focused solely on wines made from grapes grown in San Diego County. All winemakers (professional and amateur) are invited to enter this annual competition, featuring the Lum Eisenman best in show trophy. Entry fee will be $45.00 per wine entered. Each entry will require the submission of two bottles with a maximum of four entries per winery/winemaker. 

The Key Dates:

May 13/14 & May 20/21, 2023: Delivery of Entry Wines – Rancho San Martin and Ramona Ranch Winery are the drop-off locations for your wines. (Contact drop-off location to arrange for other delivery dates.)

 -If neither location and/or dates will work for you, please contact us and we can work out alternative options for you.

May 22, 2023: Deadline for entries and delivery of entered wines

June 1, 2023:  Wine Judging 

June 4, 2023: Deadline for Banquet Reservations
June 11, 2023: Awards Banquet 12:00-3:00 pm

 The awards banquet will be held at the beautiful Lavender and Olive in Ramona. The competition wines will be available for sampling alongside a catered lunch. The awards banquet will run from 12:00-3:00 pm with awards being presented around 1:00 pm. 

Tickets are available for purchase today through the RVVA website, making it easy to enter your wines and purchase your tickets at the same time.