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Annual Consumer Wine Awards Entry Deadline Extended

Submitted By: Lewis Perdue, February 28, 2012
Lodi CA (February 28, 2012) -- The 5th Annual Consumer Wine Awards at Lodi, open to wines from every region, grape variety, type and style in the world, will take place here March 17-18, 2012.

Wines entered in this unique competition are evaluated by panels of everyday wine consumers in multiple categories of wine types, styles and price ranges. The unique event celebrates both the diversity of wines and of wine consumer preferences.

Last year’s Platinum winners included an amazing range of wines from inexpensive table wines to high-end Napa Cabernets, wines from many states across the US and other countries, representing a full spectrum of wine flavors and styles.


March 2: Wine will be accepted with an additional $10 late fee per submission
March 17-18: Competition to be held at Hutchins Street Square in Lodi, California

Awards are given in a variety of formats identified on the website,, and will also include a special George M. Taber value wine award celebrating his new popular book, “A Toast to Bargain Wines”.

A free copy of the 2011 Consumer Wine Preferences report that was generated from the research conducted as part of this unique tasting is also available for easy download on the website. Finally, keep in mind the Consumer Wine Awards at Lodi is sponsored by the Lodi Tokay Rotary and proceeds benefit local and international charities.

Contact for questions and information on wine submissions:
G.M. "Pooch" Pucilowski,, (209) 369-2020.