Prairie Home Vintners

Upcoming events

    • Sunday, March 17, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • Bristol Town Hall
    17th Annual

    2024 PHV Wine Club Competition

    Date: Sunday, March 17, 2024

    Where: Bristol Town Hall, 7747 County Road N, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

    Wine Registration – closing date Saturday, March 10, 2024.
    $3.00 per bottle entered – If this is your FIRST PHV competition your first entry is free!

    You can drop off wines and labels at the following locations:

    1. PHV meeting Tuesday February 27 (Preferred drop off location)

    2. Jason & Tammy Andorfer
      388 Campbell Hill Court, DeForest, WI  53532

    3. Rod Kazmerzak
      1820 Oakland Ave., Sun Prairie, WI 53590

    4. Kim & Tim Genin
      2509 Janie Lane, Madison, WI 53711

    Register each bottle you want to enter online by clicking here. An entry ID number will be emailed to you after registering which you will then need to include with your bottle when submitting. You can attach it by a note rubber-banded to the bottle or write it on a piece of tape affixed to the bottle. That is the ONLY information we need on the bottles! Please remove all other labels and toppers.

    If you are unable to use the above form you may print, cut out and fill out the wine entry form as in past years (click here to download) and attach to the bottle.

    Registration closes March 10th, after which you will be invoiced for the total amount due for your entries (if you registered online). You can include the fee with your submitted bottles or pay the invoice online.

    Judging Schedule – Sunday, March 17, 2024

    10:30 am - Set-up
    12:00 pm - Potluck
    1:00 pm - Judging
    Awards to follow judging


    Wine contest ribbons for all: 1st (Blue), 2nd (Red), and 3rd (White)

    All 1st place wines move on to a secondary competition where we will award four individual medals for Best of Class. The Best of Class winners are then judged against each other to determine the winner of our Best of Show medal.


    No changes from last year. Click here for the Official Rules


    We can’t run this event without the help of many volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering for any of the following positions, please contact Tammy Andorfer,, call or text 608-473-4891.

    • Set Up Crew
      Available around 1030am to help us set up things

    • Glass Washer
      Help keep things running smoothly by washing glasses during the judging.

    • Wine Judge
      Help us with judging competition entries! No experience necessary, we can teach you!

    • Wine Steward
      Help by preparing and serving wine to the judges.

    • Clean Up Crew

    • Tuesday, March 26, 2024
    • 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    • 100 Wilburn Rd, Sun Prairie, WI 53590
    Registration is closed

    March 26, 2024

    PHV Chili Cook-Off! Please arrive Tuesday March 28 from 6:30 get your chili & sides ready for the Tasting & Judging that will begin at 6:45 p.m. and hope to see you there!  Bring your favorite wine and check out our Agenda for March’s meeting below.

    Chili Cook-Off

    Replacing this month’s Snack Schedule to make room for PHV Chili Cook-Off! Bring your tried & true favorite chili recipe or try something new to share with members this month.

    Index cards will be numbered 1-? with your name written on back. Everyone will be allowed to taste & judge for their favorites by writing their favorite with a number on a slip of paper (provided). Rules: Judging will be based upon TASTE only.

    Prizes will be generated for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

    FYI: Bowls, Spoons, Sour Cream, Shredded Cheese, and crackers will be provided.

    ADD’L INFORMATION: Cornbread, muffins, etc. can be brought to share with the group as well. Thank you!

    Also - If you have wine that you would like detailed feedback from members from our Science Committee, please arrive by 6:30 p.m. to meet in the kitchen area.

    March’s Agenda:

Past events

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 February PHV Club Meeting
Saturday, February 24, 2024 PHV & The LaCrosse Fermenting Friends at Wollersheim
Tuesday, January 23, 2024 January PHV Holiday Party - "Wining With Our Gnomies"
Tuesday, December 26, 2023 December - No Meeting
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 PHV November Wine Club Meeting
Saturday, October 28, 2023 2023 Prairie Home Vintners Wine Bus Tour
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 PHV September Picnic at Arlington Agricultural Research Center
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 PHV August Picnic with Don Marty
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 PHV July Picnic with Jeremy Fuelling
Friday, June 23, 2023 Door County Wine Festival 2023, Bailey's Harbor, WI
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 PHV June Picnic with Dan Hines and Kayla Elding
Friday, June 02, 2023 Fermented Friends (LaCrosse Club) & PHV Camping/Winery Weekend
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 PHV April Meeting
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 PHV March Meeting
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 PHV February Meeting
Saturday, February 25, 2023 PHV & LaCrosse's Fermenting Friends at Wollersheim Winery
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 Prairie Home Vintner's Holiday Party!
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 December - No Meeting
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 November Prairie Home Vintner Meeting
Saturday, October 29, 2022 2022 Prairie Home Vintner Wine Bus Tour
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 October Wine Club Meeting
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 PHV September Picnic with Chuck and Molly Poirier
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 PHV August Picnic with Don Marty
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 PHV June Picnic with Glenn and Ellen Weaver
Saturday, June 04, 2022 Wisconsin Grape Growers Association & PHV Gathering
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 May Wine Club Meeting
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 April Wine Club Meeting
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 March Wine Club Meeting
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 February Wine Club Meeting
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 News re: January Club Holiday Party - moving to Zoom
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 November Wine Club Meeting
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 October Wine Club Meeting
Saturday, October 23, 2021 2021 Prairie Home Vintners Wine Bus Tour
Saturday, September 11, 2021 2021 PHV Wine Competition
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 August Picnic
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 July Picnic
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Zoom Meeting on Tuesday 3/30 for Dev. Group
Sunday, March 14, 2021 Development Committee Meeting

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