What's in your favorite glögg? Do you like to include red wine or vodka, cloves or cinnamon, almonds or raisins? There are as many kinds of glögg — with alcohol and without — as there are people making it. This special mulled wine is a vital part of the Christmas season for Swedes. Join in the fun competition to see who really has the best glögg in Chicago!

Anyone wishing to attend as a taste taster, judge or competitor should reserve a space and get contest rules for the Got Glögg competition at the Swedish American Museum on Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. Ten glögg entries are accepted based on date of entry, completed information and past participation, if applicable. There is no admission fee for approved applicants. Competitors should bring a minimum of 4 liters (one gallon) of pre-made homemade glögg in a thermos or crockpot; there will be limited stove availability to rewarm the glögg entries so judges and tasters can enjoy it to its fullest potential.


During the taste contest, glögg will be scored based on taste, color, aroma and overall quality. Participants and judges will go around with a card to rank each glögg on these four areas. The cards will be collected and non-partial judges will tally the results to determine the winner.

$20/includes sandwiches and samples from all our competing glögg masters. To sign up to judge the mulled wine as a taster, purchase taster tickets online or at the museum. Make your reservations now! 773.728.8111 / museum@samac.org / www.swedishamericanmuseum.org