Corrados wine competition

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  1. Dec 27, 2018 #1

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    Anybody going to the Corrados competition in northern nj?
     
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    Not this year , did last time hard for a kit maker in this competition.
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    The competition is not open for mead, is it?
     
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    I live most of the week upstate NY so too far to travel for the event.. but I might check and see if I have a fruit wine that I think has any chance
     
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    I wonder why they added a kit category. I suppose it is, they are afraid that a kit might score higher than one from grapes and I say so what.
     
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    Pretty sure that’s exactly what it is. I’ve heard this exact thing happening in other contests as well. And the grape wine category supporters claiming a disadvantage after kits beat out grapes for best in show. (Heard 2nd hand at my LHBS)
     
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    They added the kit category several years ago. My friends and I that went entered some of our wines in that category and they never announced the winners that night. It seems they don't think it's real wine! Now I enter my wines in the regular categories! I will be there again this year.
     
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    I always thought Mead was put into category with beer competitions. ‍♂️
     
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    In our state fair you have to write if the wine is Grape and what kind or you have to write concentrate meaning Kit. I don’t think any of the concentrates come in 1st place.
     

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