Awards

Awards

USA Wine Ratings will be decided based on the following judging formula

Q (Quality Score) + Value Score (V) + Package Score (P) = USA Wine Ratings Score.

A separate weighted score will be given for each of the three parts of the judging process. The scores will be added up to give a final score from which individual prizes will be awarded.

Quality Score: will be marked out of 50

Value Score: will be marked out of 25

Package Score: will be marked out of 25

  1. Gold: to receive a Gold medal you need to score 90 or over.
  2. Silver: you need to score between 80 or over
  3. Bronze: you need to score between 70 or over

Other Categories

  1. Wine Of The Year
  2. Winery Of The Year
  3. Best Wine Of The Year (By Quality Category)
  4. Best Wine Of The Year (By Value Category)
  5. Best Wine Of The Year (By Package Category)
  6. Best In Show Wine (By Varietal - Only top 5 varietals submitted)
  7. Best In Show Wine (By Country - Only top 10 countries submitted)