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Wine Competition 2018

A Blinded Wine Competition for the Coveted Renaud Tastevin — $50 per entry

The Renaud Society, a society of medical professionals with an interest in better health and a passion for wine, in partnership with the Desert Heart Foundation, a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit medical research and education foundation, proudly announce the 2018 Renaud Society Wine Competition for the coveted Renaud Tastevin in Napa Valley, California.

06 December 2018
Silverado Resort and Spa
1600 Atlas Peak Road
Napa Valley, CA 94558

For further entry information call the society at (520) 544-5500

My dear friends,

The Renaud Society wine competitions recognize many fine wines produced throughout the world. It is my honor to have my name and likeness affixed to the gold tastevin awarded to the competition winners.

Wine brings better health and happiness to family and friends, who share this beverage of life at their tables. The art and science of wine lends academic and intellectual challenges to the producers and the consumers alike. It is a most stimulating subject!

To those who enter the competition, I wish you a bon chance!

To those of you who seek a fine wine at your dinner table, I encourage you to review the archives of these competitions, and enjoy the many wines that have been recognized by our society.

My personal regards to each of you,

Serge Charles Renaud, PhD
Maître D'Honneur, The Renaud Society

Wine Competition 2018

As you know, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability in women and men in our society. This competition specifically supports improved cardiovascular health through the foundations’ educational programs and research. The Desert Heart Foundation is no stranger to the Napa community, having hosted the 1st through 4th bi-annual International Wine and Health Summit there beginning in 2001.This important event promotes an open forum for scientific discussion specific to wine and health among key researchers in the international community.

Press releases and Desert Heart Foundation partner media participation provide well deserved visible recognition for winning entries.
Please participate in the Renaud Society Blind Wine Competition to be held at the Conference Center at the Silverado Resort in Napa on the 7th of December, 2018.
Please consider a tax-deductible gift to the Desert Heart Foundation. Your participation and support is most deeply appreciated.
Best of luck in the competition!

Entry Rules

  • 4 bottles of each varietal to be submitted
  • Site in Napa to receive wines to be announced beginning in mid October
  • Late entries may be delivered to the Silverado Resort the week of the competition
  • Complete entry form
  • Medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze) will be awarded shortly after the competition is completed
  • Wine receiving the highest score of any class will be awarded the Renaud Tastevin as best in show.
  • Winery awarded the Renaud Tastevin will submit 2 cases to the society for its future use
Renaud Society Wine Competition

Entry Form

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The enjoyment of wine is best celebrated among friends, family, and colleagues who, together, appreciate the value that wine brings to the table and to life. Wine is complex, and lends itself to study and contemplation. Wine preserves time and history beneath the cork, but, once consumed is gone forever.

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