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The Sierra Foothills Wine Show at the

Calaveras County Fair

About the Competition

The Sierra Foothills Wine Competition is open to Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Mariposa, Nevada, Placer, Sierra or Tuolumne County.  The grapes must be grown or winery located in one of the Counties listed above.  Wines are judged by a panel of qualified judges.  This competition is one of oldest in the State.  It began more than 40 years ago when commercial vineyards were being developed in the rich Sierrra Foothills. 

The winning wines will be on display at the

2022 Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee, May 19-22.

grape harvest.jpg
grape harvest.jpg

Entry Information

The entry forms and the wine are due on April 2, 2022 by 5 p.m.  Wine should be shipped to:  2465 Gun Club Road, Angels Camp CA 95222

Phone: 209.736.2561


The Esteemed Judges

Dan Berger 
Jim Twiford 
Mark Chandler
Martin Maxwell 
Mike Dunne
Mike Kerrigan 
Paul Wagne
Sue Reiner Lyon 
Jim Gordan 
Rick Kushman
Brad Alderson 
John Mensinger
Steve Fox 
Bob Adams 
Mike Kelly
Brian Miller 
Tana Cole
Pat Dodd 

The show is sponsored by the the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance

and facilitated by

Tom Bender

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