Information for Wineries

Important Information for Participating Wineries

Call For Entries Extended Deadline: December 20, 2018

2019 SFCWC Entry Booklet
2019 SFCWC Entry Booklet

Attention Wineries: The entry period is now OPEN for the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition!

The competition has established itself as a platform for large and boutique wineries alike to showcase their wines on a national scale and increase sales. We are excited this year to include Canada and Mexico to the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition — now the largest wine competition of North American wines. See Greeting message from Bob & Scott Fraser

2019 SFCWC Entry Booklet (pdf)

Go directly to for online registration and entry, starting October 1st.

Important Dates for the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

10/01/2018: Call for Entries

12/20/2018: Entry Deadline (extended)

01/08/2019: Judging Begins

01/11/2019: Publish Results

02/16/2019: Public Tasting

Public Tasting Table Registration and Information

$125.00 per Table Before 12/20/2018
$175.00 per Table After 12/21/2018 (If Available) (No Refunds)

Public Tasting Guidelines for Wineries

Public Tasting Accommodations

Additional Information

Contact Cary Fraser, Entry Coordinator:

2018 SFCWC Award Badges Artwork for Reproduction2018 SFCWC Award Badges Artwork for Reproduction

2018 Badge Overview (pdf)

2018 Award Badges Digital & Print (zip)

Most PCs will automatically open a zip file. Other computers, such as Mac, uses a similar format called Stuffit Expander (it’s free). Most zip utilities are available for free; and may already be on your computer.

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