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Entry & Shipping Deadlines

Northern Hemisphere (Wine)

CountryGroup Shipping DeadlineFinal Entry & Delivery Deadline
Japan 2nd March 2nd March
Greece & Cyprus 17th February 3rd March
India &Thailand n/a 6th March
Portugal 28th February 10th March
Israel, Turkey, Morocco, Lebanon n/a 15th March
Eastern Europe & Russia 10th March 16th March
Canada & USA 15th March 18th March
Germany, Austria & Switzerland 16th March 5th April
England n/a 6th April
France n/a 5th May
Spain 5th May 5th May
Italy n/a 5th May
Mexico n/a 27th July
China 10th July 31st July

Southern Hemisphere (Wine)

CountryGroup Shipping DeadlineFinal Entry & Delivery Deadline
South Africa For South Africa wine shipping information, please see the end of the shipping page. 12th July
South America 13th July 27th July
Australia 27th July 10th August
New Zealand 14th August 28th August


CountryGroup Shipping DeadlineFinal Entry & Delivery Deadline
Portugal 28th February 26th May
Spain 3rd March 26th May
Germany & Austria 16th March 26th May
Canada & USA 24th February 26th May
Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Romaina 14th February 26th May
France 22nd March 26th May
Italy 7th April 26th May
Japan 14th February 26th May
Spirits n/a 27th May

Group shipping deadline is when entries for participating countries need to arrive at our shipping partner, Hellmann Beverage Logistics. Please do not send samples without contacting your local office.

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 must be sent to Paarl at the address on the shipping page from 5th July to 12th July. The deadline for online entries is July 12th.

For Argentina wine shipping information, please download this PDF. Please note the shipping deadline for Argentina is 13th July.

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