International Wine Competition

Awarding the Best Wines from Around the World

The Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition is a private judging event held in November each year, and determines which wines will be featured at the Roundup and Best Bites Competition. A qualified panel of expert judges spend countless hours tasting an array of wines to unearth the winners in categories ranging from Top Texas Wine to Top All Around Winery.

2016 Competition

The 2016 International Wine Competition judging boasted nearly 2,500 entries, including 267 entries from Texas wineries and more than 20 different countries.


  • Grand Champion Best of Show – Orin Swift Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Mercury Head, Napa Valley, 2013
  • Reserve Grand Champion Best of Show – B.R. Cohn Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Olive Hill Estate, Sonoma Valley, 2013
  • Top Texas Wine – Pedernales Cellars Viognier, Texas, 2014
  • Top Sparkling Wine – La Gioiosa Prosecco Superiore DOCG, Valdobbiadene, NV
  • Top White Wine – B.R. Cohn Winery Chardonnay, Sangiacomo Vineyard, Carneros, 2014
  • Top Red Wine – Mercer Estates Reserve Cavalie, Horse Heaven Hills, 2012
  • Top Region Wine – Mercer Estates Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, 2012
  • Top Sweet Wine – J. Lohr Late Harvest White Riesling, Arroyo Secco, 2014
  • Top Value Wine – Harken Chardonnay, Barrel Fermented, California 2014
  • Top All-Around Winery – Sutter Home Family Vineyards
  • Top Region Wine Company – Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
  • Top Wine Company – Trinchero Family Estates

Click here to view the press release and full list of medal-winning wines.

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