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Sommeliers Choice Awards

Chicago | 7th Annual Edition

International and Domestic Wine Submission Now Open

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"We are looking for Importation and Distribution in the United States for our Pencarrow wines and believe these awards will give us a valuable introduction to the market."


Sandy Moore, Sales Manager, Pencarrow Wines
Pencarrow Wines

"In the highly competitive world of on-premise wines, only the best can be considered as best in class by the qualified judging panel of sommeliers and wine buyers."


Mitchell Taylor, Managing Director and Winemaker, Wakefield Wines
Wakefield Wines

"To have our flagship wine judged so highly by the decision makers and tastemakers at some of the USA’s top on-premise venues is a proud moment for our whole team."


Sam Bennett, Chief Winemaker, te Pa Family Vineyards
te Pā Family Vineyards

"Winning Medals for back-to-back vintages of our estate-grown Cabernet Sauvignons from such a prestigious competition highlights the quality of the wines we produce year after year."


Derek Holstein, Winemaker, Cache Creek Vineyards
Cache Creek Vineyards

"We are very excited that our classic Riesling Kabinett Armand did so incredibly well at Sommeliers Choice Awards"


Richard Grosche and Mathieu Kauffman, Managing Director & Technical Director, Reichstrat Von Buhl
Reichstrat Von Buhl

"Our SCA medals helped us to attract attention on social media, while the stickers demonstrated high value at fairs, other physical events, and - most importantly - in our wine shop where we sell directly."


Gianmarco Scortecci, Founder, Tenuta La Pineta
Tenuta La Pineta


Mark Guillaudeu MS

Master Sommelier, 2022 Best USA Sommelier, #6 Best Sommelier of the Americas 2022, #15 Best Sommelier of the World 2023 and Sommelier at Wrigley Mansion, Phoenix

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