The Eighth Annual Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Wine Competition has been scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, July 14th and 15th, 2012, at The Regency at Dominion Valley Country Club, Haymarket, northern Virginia under the established, professional management of the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association.
Formal invitations and announcements will go out first quarter of 2012. Competition guidelines, application forms, wine categories and shipping labels for 2012 are listed below.
The purpose of this competition will be, as always, to judge the quality and marketability of Vinifera, Native American, French Hybrid grape varietals including sweet wines, grown and produced in the Atlantic Seaboard states.
One hundred and eighteen wineries from 11 states participated in the 2011 competition entering a total of 564 entries. Following the 2011 competition, the Best-of-Show award and Best of Category awards will be presented to the winning wineries at the annual Capitol Hill awards reception under the auspices of the U.S. Congressional Wine Caucus. The Congressmen representing each of the winning wineries participating were invited to present the awards. This has been scheduled for October 2011.
All due efforts will be given to publicizing and promoting the marketing opportunities of the competition’s winning wines. We encourage your participation to further promote the wine producing regions of the East Coast.
Download the documentation below.