The Los Angeles Invitational Wine & Spirits Challenge was established, in conjunction with LA beverage professionals to highlight the best of the best wine & spirits producers in the world. Our panel of esteemed judges include winemakers, distillers, sommeliers, beverage trade and media.
The mission is to introduce those elite producers to the Southern California market of consumers, one of the largest in the country.
Reasons to Enter
Frequently Asked Questions
The registration fee is $345 per on-line entry / $195 Mixers and Pre-Mixed Cocktails.
No, all submissions must go through our online system for better and more accurate tracking and communication. Enter online here.
The final deadline for entries and spirits delivery is February 14th, 2023 at 5 p.m.
An official entry shall consist of two bottles per entry for 750 ml and larger. For sizes less than 750 ml, please submit three bottles per entry. If packaged in cans, please send 8 per entry.
The judging will take place February 21st & 22nd, 2023.
Winning wines will be announced post competition and featured in a special promotional campaign with the LA Times in mid to late March, 2023.
Please ship spirits directly to the address below. We will accept spirit shipments until 5 p.m. on February 14th, 2023. Please label boxes 1 of 1 or 1 of 2, etc.
LA Invitational Spirits Challenge
c/o Express Wine Delivery
7970 Cameron Dr.
Windsor, CA 95492