Italian Festival Home Winemaker Competition

A&M is thrilled to sponsor the Home Winemaker Competition during the Washington Italian Festival! Put your best wine forward and join the fun!

This competition has 3 categories of wine: Dry Red Wine, Dry/Off-Dry White Wine, and Sweet/Fruit Wines. (We are happy to help you select the correct category for your wine.)

You may enter wine made from wine kits, grapes, juice, fruit–any type of wine will be accepted.


The judging for this competition will be held at the Washington Italian Festival on Saturday 9/23/17 between 1-3pm. Winners will be announced at 3pm.

Festival attendees will be able to sample wine from one of the categories and vote for their favorite. Winemakers will receive two votes. Sampling will be limited to one category per person 21+.


How to enter: Bring the completed form (link below), your wine, and your $5 entry fee to A&M by Thursday 9/21/17. Forms are also available at A&M.

2017 IF Wine Comp

Join the fun @ the Italian Festival & vote for your favorite homemade wine!