2019 Monticello Cup Wine Competition

This year marks the 29th year for the annual competition held by the Monticello Wine Trail.

The friendly competition held among member wineries celebrates the best wines of the Monticello AVA. To be entered a wine must contain at least 85% fruit from the Monticello AVA and be produced by a member of the Monticello Wine Trail.

The 2019 competition will be held on Tuesday, March 12 and coordinated by The Virginia Wine & Spirits Academy, a Wine & Spirits Education Trust approved program provider based in the beautiful and historic Monticello AVA. Their mission is to provide premier education and experiences in the world of wine and spirits to the community of wine enthusiasts and professionals.

Results were announced live at the Monticello Cup Awards on April 29. The award ceremony also officially began the Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival week.

The 2019 Monticello Cup Winner for highest scoring wine: King Family Vineyards - 2016 Mountain Plains.

Results - press release