March 24-26, 2017

Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown

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FLIWC Videos

2011 Promo Video
What a weekend! The 2011 competition featured over 3,270 wines, 788 wineries, 19 countries and 60 judges -- all records.

Gary Mervis at the 2014 FLIWC
Gary Mervis talks about Camp Good Days and Special Times in front of volunteers and wine judges.

All Videos

Welcome to the FLIWC!

All proceeds from the competition and subsequent events benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and families all over the world, whose lives have been touched by cancer and other life-threatening challenges. Located in the heart of New York State's Finger Lakes wine country, the Camp offers residential programs, year-round activities, and events for adults and children.

International judges

The highest quality judges from all over the world!

Wines are blind-judged

Wines are identified only by a computer-generated code number.

A Record Year

In 2016, 3824 wines were entered by 916 wineries from 26 countries!

We Promote Award Winners

Sell your wines with the FLIWC distinction of quality and excellence.

2016 Competition Stats


Total Wines Entered






U.S States


1332 Pittsford-Mendon Rd
Mendon, NY 14506

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