SommCon's Concours d'Vin & Concours d'Spirits

Sponsored by The SOMM Journal & Tasting Panel Magazine

SommCon’s wine and spirits competition series, called “Concours,” is presented in partnership with The SOMM Journal and The Tasting Panel Magazine. Concours d’Spirits and Concours d’Vin are impartial competitions of domestic and international wines and spirits. Entries are judged blind by a jury of beverage professionals and leaders within the wine and spirits industries. The blind judging format ensures that all competition submissions are treated uniformly and fairly.

2024 Competition Key Dates

Entry Deadline

September 13

Shipment Deadline

Coming Soon


October 5

Winners Circle

October 5-7

Winner's Circle

Medals are awarded in each category:

The SOMM Journal Award of Excellence, Double Gold, Gold, and Silver

View the 2023 Concours d’Spirits and Concours d’Vin  Winners

Winners receive print and digital exposure to trade buyers through placements in The SOMM Journal, The Tasting Panel, SommCon, and SommGo
Physical medals with bottle ribbons and electronic medals for digital promotion are included for all winners at no additional fee
Bonus opportunities for enhanced exposure during SommCon 2024 with special recognition on the show floor
Press release announcing winners distributed after event with template provided to winners for individual distribution
All medal winners featured during Winner's Circle tasting for industry buyers during SommCon 2024 conference
Opportunities to participate as content partner on SommGo through online education, discussions, and brand and product spotlights

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Per entry through June 13

$325 per entry beginning June 14

$365 per entry beginning August 30



Per entry through June 13

$145 per entry beginning June 14

$175 per entry beginning August 30