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Entry & Shipping Deadlines 2018 (Competition Now Open)

Northern Hemisphere (Wine)

CountryGroup Shipping DeadlineFinal Entry & Delivery Deadline
Asia (except China) & Africa (except South Africa) 9th February Add to Calendar 23rd February Add to Calendar
Europe & Russia (except countries below) 9th February Add to Calendar 23rd February Add to Calendar
Canada 23rd February Add to Calendar 2nd March Add to Calendar
USA 16th February Add to Calendar 2nd March Add to Calendar
Portugal 23rd February Add to Calendar 9th March Add to Calendar
Spain 2nd March Add to Calendar 16th March Add to Calendar
Germany, Austria & Switzerland 20th March Add to Calendar 3rd April Add to Calendar
United Kingdom n/a 3rd April Add to Calendar
France 23rd March Add to Calendar 6th April Add to Calendar
Italy, Greece & Cyprus 6th April Add to Calendar 20th April Add to Calendar
Mexico n/a 27th July Add to Calendar
China n/a 31st August Add to Calendar

Southern Hemisphere (Wine)

CountryGroup Shipping DeadlineFinal Entry & Delivery Deadline
South Africa Please see below for more information 6th July Add to Calendar
Argentina n/a 27th July Add to Calendar
Central & South America (except Mexico & Argentina) 13th July Add to Calendar 27th July Add to Calendar
Australia 27th July Add to Calendar 10th August Add to Calendar
New Zealand 17th August Add to Calendar 31st August Add to Calendar

Spirits

CountryGroup Shipping DeadlineFinal Entry & Delivery Deadline
Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Romania 9th February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Japan 9th February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
USA 16th February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Portugal & Canada 23rd February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Canada 23rd February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Spain 2nd March Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Germany & Austria 20th March Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
France 23rd March Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Spirits (all other countries) n/a 18th May Add to Calendar

Final Entry & Delivery deadline is when entries need to arrive at the Competition Cellars, if not being sent via a partner.

Shipping wine to South Africa?

All South Africa Wine entries (4 bottles per entry) must be sent to an address TBC from 23rd June to 6th July. The deadline for online entries is July 6th.

If your South African wines are already in the UK, please send them to the Competition cellars.

All South African spirit entries must be sent directly to the UK.

Shipping wine from Argentina?

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Upcoming Deadlines

23 February

Europe & Russia (except countries below) Final Deadline

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23 February

Asia (except China) & Africa (except South Africa) Final Deadline

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23 February

Portugal Group Shipping

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23 February

Portugal & Canada Group Shipping

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Upcoming Events

22 February
25 Feb

Essência do Vinho 2018

Porto, Portugal

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22 February

Wines of Portugal Grand Tasting - London

Lindley Hall Everton Street London SW1P 2QW

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07 March

IWSC Chinese Wine Tasting - Free Event Trade only

Institute of Masters of Wine - London, UK

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10 March
12 Mar

Oenorama 2018

Athens, Greece

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