Spanish Wine Master de Ramón Bilbao

How much do you know about Spanish wine?

Hey, wine people! This is for you. The competition to prove your expertise and tasting skills. The professional event created by Spanish Wine Academy of Ramón Bilbao that will redefine the way we all enjoy a shared passion. Delve into the wines of Spain, challenge your knowledge. Because this is your world. Because you've got it inside you.

Accept the challenge and enroll today in Spanish Wine Master,
the international competition that brings together the people who know the most
about Spanish wine.

An initiative by Spanish Wine Academy
An initiative by Spanish Wine Academy

Whether you work in a winery, restaurant, are a sommelier, winemaker or wine lover, or even work in distribution or wine education. Perhaps you simply share our passion for Spanish wines. Whatever your background may be, wherever you are, test your knowledge and compete through different stages to prove that you are the Spanish Wine Master.

Phase 1

Registration Period

An exciting online test made up of 50 questions about geography, history of wine, grape varieties, winemaking... and tasting notes where you will have to guess the style of wine described. This stage takes place between March 30th and May 22nd and only the top 50 participants will move on to the Semifinal.

Phase 2


On June 5th, the top 50 semifinalists will face off in two intense challenges during a live streaming event: a blind tasting and a fast-paced test of visual dexterity. The top 10 contestants will move on to the next phase: the Grand Finale.

Phase 3

Grand finale

At the beginning of the summer, the top 10 finalists will meet in person to face each other in the Grand Finale before a jury of renowned experts. A unique event and an exciting test to find the true Spanish Wine Master.


In addition to the monetary prizes, the winner of the Spanish Wine Master 2023 will have the chance to make his/her own wine in Bodegas Ramón Bilbao in Haro (La Rioja), with the advice and support of the winemakers.

A dream come true!

Judges panel
made up of leading experts

Pedro Ballesteros

Master of Wine

Sarah Jane Evans

Master of Wine

Rodolfo Bastida

Technical Director and Winemaker
Bodegas Ramón Bilbao

Rosana Lisa

Innovation Director
Bodegas Ramón Bilbao

Spanish Wine Master

Spanish Wine Master

And the special
collaboration of...

Elisa Errea

Founder and Director
of The Wine Studio

Alongside Nygil Murrell, she has created the contents for the successive tasting and knowledge tests.
In addition to this, it is an honor for Ramón Bilbao's Spanish Wine Master to have Elisa as the presenter of the semifinal
and the final of the competition.