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Department 21

Homemade Wines

James L. Haas - Chairman

Rules and Regulations
1. Wine entered for competition in this Department must be amateur wine, home produced under regulations of Part 540 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
2. Only one entry (one bottle) per class, per entrant.
3. All bottles must be clear glass and hold 750ml and preferred screw type cap.
4. Wines registered and entered for competition will be delivered in accordance with the general rules of the Fair.
5. All wines will be evaluated by a competent judge(s) and will be placed within a class position. Decisions rendered by the head judge will be final. Entries may be placed in the correct class at the discretion of the committee.
6. All wines must be produced and bottled by entrant. Wines produced and bottled may be from any year's grapes, grape concentrate, fruit, fruit juice, honey, or other fermentables and cannot contain more than 20% alcohol.
7. All bottles entered must be labeled as follows (type or print):
- year of fermentation
- name of wine (if applicable)
- name(s) of grape(s), fruit(s), honey, or other fermentables
- if blend, approximate percentage of components
8. Wine may not be entered in subsequent years.

Section 1

Grape - White

Class
$10.00$8.00$6.00$4.00$2.00
1.Dry - less than 3% sugar
2.Sweet - 3% or more sugar

Section 2

Grape - Red

Class
$10.00$8.00$6.00$4.00$2.00
1.Dry - less than 3% sugar
2.Sweet - 3% or more sugar

Section 3

Grape - Pink or Rose (mixture of red and white)

Class
$10.00$8.00$6.00$4.00$2.00
1.Dry - less than 3% sugar
2.Sweet - 3% or more sugar

Section 4

Stone Fruit Wine

Class
$10.00$8.00$6.00$4.00$2.00
1.Dry - less than 3% sugar - (specify fruit)
2.Sweet - 3% or more sugar - (specify fruit)

Section 5

Non-Stone Fruit Wine

Class
$10.00$8.00$6.00$4.00$2.00
1.Dry - less than 3% sugar - (specify fruit)
2.Sweet - 3% or more sugar - (specify fruit)

Section 6

Any Other Wine

Class
$10.00$8.00$6.00$4.00$2.00
1.Dry - less than 3% sugar - (specify fruit)
2.Sweet - 3% or more sugar - (specify fruit)

(2) BEST OF SHOWS (1 for dry wine, 1 for sweet wine)
will be selected from Blue Ribbon Winners to receive Rosette Ribbon.