Deadline Extended!

Online Entry Deadline: March 12, 2022
Sample Delivery Deadline: March 15, 2022

Enter your best spirits in the largest and most respected spirits competition in the Rocky Mountain region. All spirits are tasted double-blind by a prestigious panel of beverage professionals, sommeliers, and trade members.

The 2022 Annual Denver International Spirits Competition & 2022 Denver International Spirits Packaging and Design Contest, will be held on March 19 -30, 2022 in Denver, Colorado.

Very Important Notice!
Our 2022 delivery address has changed!

Please ship your sample bottles or cans to:

Wine County Network, Inc (DISC)
390 Interlocken Crescent, Suite 350
Broomfield, CO 80021
Tel. (303) 665-0855

Samples Required:

Spirits Tasting:
Bottles= 2-750ml bottles per entry (or equivalent ounces)

Cans =8- 375ml cans (or equivalent ounces)

Packaging & Design:
Bottles= 1-750ml for Single entry, 1-750ml of each for a Series Entry
Can=1 Can per Single Can Entry, one can of each for Series Entry.

Call For Spirits Entries Begins August 1, 2021!

Wine Country Network, Inc, publisher of Wine Country International Magazine, also produces six annual professional blind judging competitions.

We are excited to announce the 2022 Denver International Spirits Competition dates: March 19 & 30, 2022.

Judges will taste double-blind. The competition will be based on a 100 point scale, and we will judge spirits somewhat by price categories.

2022 Spirits Entry Fee: $400

2022 DISC Packaging and Design Entry Fee: $175


We are now assembling a prestigious panel of 30 of America's most respected spirits authorities to participate in the Rocky Mountain Region's largest professional spirits competition. We aim to judge based on the highest standards and build a reputation that rivals current competitions held in California, New York, and London.

We are the most cost-effective International Spirits Competition on the planet!


  • Handsome die-cast medals provide to winners
  • Royalty-free artwork
  • Judges notes-provided upon request
  • Actual scores (1-100)-provided upon request
  • Reasonable entry fees! (31% lower cost than San Francisco World Spirits)
  • More than 102 categories of spirits judged!
  • Our competition uses the Data Still, a completely paperless, convenient online entry system.
  • The competition will award medals for Best Of Show, Double Gold, Gold, Silver, and Bronze for each qualifying category.

Double-Gold medals are awarded for the highest score in a category. Best Of Show is awarded to the highest scored product (s) in the competition.

New for 2022! Hot Brand Award:

Our judging panel may recognize the brand with the highest combined scores for their multiple entries.

The DISC is now paperless; all entries are completed online via The DataStill.COM.


Call 303 665-0855 or email

Enter Online Here

2022 Category List PDF

2021 DISC Packaging and Design Contest

Packaging and Design is one of the most important aspects of developing a beverage brand. Companies invest an enormous amount of time and money in developing their brand identity.

The DISC Packaging and Design Contest has been created to help recognize great packaging design.

  • Judged by seasoned Art Directors, Packaging Designers, and Retail Buyers
  • Diecast medals provided to all winners
  • Royalty-Free Medal Art provided to all winners

Awards include:

•Best Of Show •Hot Spirits Brand •Double Gold •Gold •Silver •Bronze


  • Entries are accepted from August 1, 2021, to March 7, 2022.
  • Products must be delivered to us at our Colorado location no later than March 10, 2022.

The 2022 Denver International Spirits Competition Is Now Accepting Entries!

International Entries:

We accept entries from International Spirits Producers. A licensed US Customs Broker must process all International shipments before they are shipped to us. If you do not have a US Customs Broker, we can refer you to our preferred partner Accolade Brands. They can assist you by applying for the necessary documents. Additional fees are involved, but once your permits are received (two weeks on average), you can use them to legally ship samples.