Wines of the South Regional Wine Competition

2017: Sixteenth Annual Regional Wine Competition October 20-21, 2017

Wines of the South is an annual regional wine competition designed to promote and celebrate the great tastes of Southern vintages. Wineries in 14 southern states are invited to submit wines for the competition from Texas to West Virginia and all the way down to Florida. The Wines of the South event is hosted by the University of Tennessee at Knoxville's Food Science Department and takes place in October of every year. In 2017, the 16th annual competition will take place in Knoxville, TN and we hope for your continued or new involvement with the Wines of the South Competition this year!

2005 Trial Page: Formatting Practice


Concordance Gold Awards

Concordance Gold Medals are awarded when ALL the judges agree that a particular wine deserves a Gold Medal.  A unanimous decision represents outstanding quality.



Beachaven Winery, Tennessee
        Gewurztraminer "2004 Jazz!"
        Catawba/Vidal 2004 "Budbreak Blush"
        Chambourcin/Merlot 2004 "Barrelhead Red"

Beans Creek Winery, Tennessee
        Blackberry/Vidal 2004 "Wild Mountain Blackberry"

Biltmore Estate, North Carolina
        Pinot Noir NV Sparkling

Chatham Hill Winery, North Carolina
        Blackberry NV none

Childress Vineyards, North Carolina
        Port 2004 Starboard Port

Crossroads Winery, Texas
        Cabernet/Merlot/Syrah NV CSM

Duplin Wine Cellars, North Carolina
        Muscadine NV Magnolia


Florida Orange Groves, Florida
        Mango/Pineapple/Passion Fruit/Watermelon 2005 "White Sangria"

Georgia Wines, Georgia
        Muscadine 2004

Horizon Cellars, North Carolina
        Cabernet Franc 2002

Pearmund Cellars, Virginia
        Late Harvest Vidal 2003

Post Familie Vineyards & Winery, Arkansas
        Cynthiana/Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc 2004 Traditional Red
        Cynthiana 2004 "Estate Bottled"

Ridgeback Winery, Florida
        Grenache 2004 "Chateau Rosco"

Shelton Vineyards, North Carolina
        Cabernet Franc 2002 Yadkin Valley Port

Silver Coast Winery, North Carolina
        Chardonnay 2004

Tennessee Valley Winery, Tennessee
        Golden Muscat NV