The tentative list of judges has been announced for the new North Coast Wine Challenge wine competition, sponsored by The Press Democrat.
Judging will take place May 29-30 at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country hotel in Fountaingrove.
Deadline for entries is May 10.
The judges include:
Annette Alvarez-Peters, wine buyer, Costco
John Ash, chef, author, food and wine instructor
Corey Beck, director of winemaking/general manager, Francis Ford Coppola winery
Dan Berger, wine writer and columnist
Virginie Boone, wine writer
Tina Caputo, editor-in-chief, Vineyard &amp; Winery Management