The 2018 Idaho Wine Competition is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21 in Caldwell’s Sunnyslope Wine District on the campus of Koenig Vineyards.
Wineries seeking to enter the judging should visit this link.
This year’s judging panel features:
Kristine Bono, direct to consumer manager, Tertulia Cellars, Walla Walla, Wash.
Ilene Dudunake, owner, A New Vintage Wine Shop, Meridian, Idaho
Tim Donahue, director of winemaking, Walla Walla (Wash.) Community College
Mike Dunne, wine columnist, Sacramento (Calif.) Bee
Lane Hoss, vice president of marketing, Anthony’s Restaurants, Kirkland, Wash.
Ellen Landis, sommelier/journalist, Vancouver, Wash.
Richard Larsen, enologist/research winemaker, Washington State University, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Wine Science Center, Richland, Wash.
Mike Rader, panelist, Great Northwest Wine, Kennewick, Wash.
Sheri Sauter Morano, Master of Wine, Durham, N.C.
Bill Ward, wine columnist, Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Sara Wilson, sommelier/GM/wine buyer, Mystic Café, Lewiston, Idaho