Competition Wine Judging

From Wine Lover to Wine Scorer

by Rick Jelovsek


Book Details

Can you identify and honor a well-made wine that may not match your preferred tastes?

Written for Wine Lovers who are invited to judge wines in national or international competitions, students enrolled in certification programs for wine judging, writers who critique wines in printed or social media and practicing Competition Wine Judges who wish to continue their experiences and negotiate the different opinions they encounter when scoring wines with other judges.


About the Author

Rick Jelovsek

Rick Jelovsek is from Jonesborough, Tennessee. He is a Certified Specialist of Wine, CSW, a Certified Wine Educator CWE, a French Wine Scholar FWS, an Introductory Sommelier and a currently Certified Wine Judge CWJ from the American Wine Society. He grows grapes in an experimental vineyard with over 1000 vinifera, native and hybrid grape vines. Rick is also the author of “Wine Service for Wait Staff and Wine Lovers”. He conducts educational wine tastings, charity wine tastings, and other wine events on behalf of non-profit and commercial businesses. He manages, an educational web site for wine enthusiasts.

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