Entry Classes & Categories

Entry Classes & Categories 2018-03-27T11:32:05+00:00

First, scan the numbered headers to find your entry’s category, then look below to find, and enter, its specific class number.

100 Sparkling Wine

100 — methode champenoise blend
110 — methode champenoise blanc de blancs
115 — methode champenoise blanc de noirs
120 — charmat or transfer sparkling wine
125 — other sparkling wine
130 — sparkling fruit wine (non-cider)

200 White Table Wine

201 – vinifera varietal
202 – vinifera blend
203 – hybrid varietal
204 – hybrid blend
205 – vinifera/hybrid blend

300 Pink Table Wine

301—vinifera rosé (dry)
302—vinifera blush (sweet)
303—hybrid rosé (dry)
304—hybrid blush (sweet)
305—vinifera/hybrid pink blend

400 Red Table Wine

401 – vinifera varietal
402 – vinifera blend
403 – hybrid varietal
404 – hybrid blend
405 – vinifera/hybrid blend

500 Fruit Wines

501 – Apple (still)
502 – Pear (still)
503 – Cherry
504 – Blueberry
505 – Raspberry
506 – Blackberry
507 – Cranberry
508 – Other fruit wines or blends
509 – Fruit wine/grape wine blend

600 Cider, Standard Styles

601 – heritage (traditional) cider
602 – heritage (traditional) perry
603 – modern cider
604 – modern perry
605 – Pear/apple cider blends

610 Cider, Specialty Styles

610 – Fruit cider
611 – Spiced cider
612 – Hopped cider
613 – Fortified cider
614 – Ice or cryo cider
615 – Wood-aged cider
616 – Sour cider
617 – Other specialty cider

700 Mead

701 – Mead (general/traditional)
702 – Cyser
703 – Pyment
704 – Melomel
705 – Other mead

800 Dessert Wines

801 – late harvest
802 – natural ice wine
803 – cryoextraction ice wine
804 – other (non-fortified) dessert wine

900 Fortified Wines

901 — white port-style
902 — ruby port-style
903 — vintage port-style
904 — tawny port-style
905 — madeira-style
906 — dry sherry-style
907 — sweet sherry-style
908 — aged solera sherry-style

1000 Eaux-de-Vie

1001 – Grappa (white)
1002 – Grappa (oak aged)
1003 – Non-grape eaux-de-vie (white)
1004 – Non-grape eaux-de-vie (oak aged)
1005 – Liqueurs (sweet fruit brandy)
1006 – Grape brandy (made from finished wine, not pomace)

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