The Wine Competition Committee supports the planning and execution of the annual wine competition and subsequent wine supply coordination for a new wine and food tasting event at Stampede as well as for Stampede-time showcasing. The addition of the new wine programming components are intended to create inspiring experiences that promote the Agri-food and Wine industries and support the Stampede as a leader in showcasing these industries.
Support the planning and execution of the annual Wine Competition (February) including set-up/tear-down and day-of support.
Provide support to judges and contestants as needed before, during and after the event.
Support the competition process (i.e. code and manage wine glasses, pour wines, empty spittoons, provide palette cleansers).
Coordinate all activities related to wineries including leading the effort to gather entries; collecting registration information and; following-up after competition.
Coordinates the identification, classification and sorting of wine entries for the competition as well as for Stampede-time showcasing.
Coordinate the wine supply for the wine and food tasting event and for Stampede-time showcasing.