Frequently Asked Questions

Competition rules and regulations

These can be consulted on the rules and regulations page : click here


Important dates

11 April 2016 > Registration opening dates
==> Registration by internet
Until 3 June 2016 > On-line registration
Until 10 June 2016 > Samples reception
==> Registration by post
Until 3 June 2016 > Registration + samples reception
==> Key dates
27 June 2016 > Un vin presque parfait
18 July 2016 > Publication of results


Wine registration

Who can present wine?

- wine producers and winemakers
- groups of co-operative wineries
- importers
- wine merchants


Which wines can compete?

It is open to wines from all over the world that have a specific geographical denomination.


Which wines are allowed to compete?

All the vintages are allowed in the competition.


How many wines can be presented?

You are not limited in the number of wines you can present. Wine merchants must have a mandate for the presentation of wines they do not own.


How many wine samples need to be sent?

3 labelled bottles per wine must be sent to the address indicated on the form. The wines must have a label and a cap.


What should we write on the package for Customs?

The shipping and customs fees must be paid by the sender. Specify in all your documents:
"Value in customs 0.5 euros per product. Samples for tasting purposes only, no commercial value."
CAUTION : Make sure that the total shipment value remains below 20 € (20 $). If not, you will pay additional customs fees.