There are 3 Divisions for Entries:
- Presentation (Photography or Branding)
For New Release Wines, 3 bottles of each entry are shipped to San Francisco for review. Wines submitted must be recent wines released after September 2016, of vintages between 2013-2017.
For Wine Label Design and Presentation Entries, no physical products are shipped for review by the judges. These entries are reviewed by the judges panel using submitted photographs and text descriptions.
Up to 3 products can be submitted by an Entrant per Competition Division (New Releases, Label Design, etc). Registration ends either by the stated deadlines, or when all slots are full.
All Images must be submitted in a .JPG format, and must be greater than 200kb in size and not to exceed 2MB in size (winning entries may be requested in a larger size). Up to 3 photographs can be submitted per product entry.
EACH and EVERY photographic entry needs to be titled with the Company Brand and Product Name.
Optional: In addition to the photographic entries (and sample), Entrants may also submit a URL to an online video if available.
Submissions, both photographic and physical, should be sent to the Awards Organizers during the product shipment time period.
REGISTERED PRODUCT SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE SHIPPED SO THEY ARRIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO BETWEEN APRIL 1ST AND APRIL 7TH. PRODUCTS ARRIVING AFTER THE LAST SHIP DATE WILL NOT BE INCLUDED.
The Awards will be announced in May
A) 1 to 3 product submissions allowed per Entrant per Competition Division, based on the number Registered.
B) For New Release Wines, entries must be recent wines released after September 2016, of vintages from 2013-2017
C) For Other divisions, Entries are reviewed and judged based on submitted photographs and graphics