Russian River Vineyards with hot air ballon above


After 34 years of conducting one of the nation’s most respected wine competitions, wine columnist/ journalist Dan Berger has changed the name of his former Riverside International Wine Competition.

In 2016, the event’s name changed to Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition which just completed its third year. Read more about us.

2020 Competition

The 2020 competition will be staged December 8-9, 2020.

2020 Booklet (PDF)

2019 Competition

For the third year in a row, the trophy for Winery of the Year at Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition was won by Jeff Runquist Wines, which has almost single-handedly added luster to the red wines of the Sierra Foothills and mid- eastern California. Read more…

View the Full 2019 Press Release

View 2019 Results

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