Best of Show and Best Value Wine Competition

As an exhibitor in Minnesota Monthly‘s Food & Wine Experience, you are eligible to participate in our Best of Show and Best Value Wine Competition.

One Best of Show entry will be selected in each of the following categories and recognized in the Food & Wine Show Tasting Notes program. You are not limited to the amount of wines you submit into each catagory.

  • Sparkling
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Chardonnay
  • Fruity
  • Imported White
  • Cool Climate White (MN or WI)
  • Pinot Noir
  • Bordeaux Varietal (Cab/Merlot/Malbec/Meritage Style)
  • Imported Red
  • Cool Climate Red (MN or WI)
  • Rose
  • Rhone Ranger
  • Red Blend

In addition, one Best Value wine will be selected in each of the above categories. Best Value wine entries must retail for $20 and under.

Submission Form & Deadlines

The deadline to submit your competition entries is January 25, 2024. If you would like to participate, please complete this form by the deadline.

Entries are no longer being accepted for the Food & Wine Experience. Thank you for your interest!

Shipping Information

Wines must be shipped separately and clearly identified with appropriate label and must arrive by the shipping deadline.

To prevent a wine from being eliminated because it was “corked”, we recommend that you send two bottles of each entry.

Best of Show and Best Value entries MUST be shipped in separate boxes clearly labeled “Best of Show Wine” or “Best Value Wine.”

Product must arrive by: January 29, 2024

Address for shipping wines:

Food & Wine Experience – Wine Competition
ATTN: Jordyn Tayloe
Greenspring Media
9401 James Avenue S, Suite 152
Bloomington, MN 55431

Please affix the appropriate label to the outside of the package and circle which competition it is being entered into:

Contact Information

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Jordyn Tayloe |