Amateur Wine

Do you make wine for fun or as part of a hobby? Then enter your best bottles in the State Fair Amateur Vintner’s Competition!

This contest includes over 20 classes for Dry, Semi-Sweet, and Sweet Wines plus special classes for Novelty, Sparkling and Fortified Wines.

Important dates for this competition:

  • Entry Deadline: March 7, 2024 at 7 pm (Central Time)

  • Bottle Drop-Off Date: April 4, 2024 by end of business day (to locations listed in the entry information)

  • Judging: April 19 and 20, 2024

See below for full details on entry requirements and competition details.

Amateur Wine Entry Information


Questions regarding entering can be emailed to:

Or call:
Junior & Open Shows: 414.266.7052
Dog Sports, Rabbit Hopping: 414.266.7052
Meat & Dairy Products Contests: 414.266.7052
Competitive Exhibits: 414.313.2767

Mailing Address:
Wisconsin State Fair
Entry Department
640 S 84th Street
West Allis WI 53214