3rd Annual Under the Radar California Wine Competition Open for Entries

The Peninsula Underground is now accepting entries for its 3rd Annual Under the Radar California Wine Competition. This event is dedicated to showcasing small-scale wineries from California that produce up to 10,000 cases annually. The competition offers a platform for these wineries to gain exposure and recognition within the industry.

Competition Details:

Awards and Categories:

Participants have the opportunity to win best-in-class, double gold, gold, silver, and bronze medals across numerous categories, including:

  • Sparkling Wines: Sparkling and Sparkling Rosé.
  • White Wines: A variety of white wines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier, and Albariño.
  • Red Wines: Categories include Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Syrah, Nero d’Avola, and others.
  • Specialty Wines: White blends, orange wines, and dessert wines like late harvest and port-style.
  • Blended Wines: Various blends where Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, and Grenache lead.

Registration and Further Information:

Wineries interested in participating can register through the provided link early to ensure their entries are processed before the deadline. For additional details or inquiries about the competition, contact Steve Rochford, WSET Level 3 and co-founder of Peninsula Underground.

This competition not only recognizes excellence in winemaking but also helps lesser-known wineries increase their visibility in the competitive market. Participating in the Under the Radar California Wine Competition could be a significant step for small wineries looking to highlight their unique products and winemaking practices.

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