The International Competition for Fruit Wine, Mead, Cider and Eaux-de-Vie


View 2018 Medal Winners


2019 Entry Deadline: Monday May 13th

Online entries accepted from April 13th

The Drink Outside the Grape competition is chaired by Richard Leahy, who ran the International Eastern Wine Competition for 10 years, now runs the Eastern Winery Exposition conference program, and is an authority on wines of Eastern North America. He has the expertise and the understanding to give your fine fruit wines, ciders and meads the respect they deserve in a dedicated category wine competition judged by open-minded industry professionals.