News Release
February 24, 2014

“The First Japan Women's Wine Award 2014 ~SAKURA Wine Awards~"
Award Ceremony (March 4th), Awarded Wine Party (March 4th)
“SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2014 Party (April 20)

FOODEX JAPAN 2014 The Special Guest of the Award Ceremony

The initial announcement of the “Double Gold", “Gold", and “Silver" awards was made on February 14, 2014, Valentine's Day, online at

The highest rated wines will be awarded the “Diamond Trophy". There will also be special awards including: “Cost Performance," “Best Accompanied Wine for Special Cuisine," “Best Wine made by Female Winemaker," and “Best Label Design". The “Diamond Trophy" and the other special awards will be announced at the award presentation on the first day of FOODEX JAPAN at Makuhari Messe. The awards will also be on display during the exhibition--where 70,000 visitors are expected to attend. The winning wines will be published as “Official Book” by the Wine and Spirit Culture Association in a catalog.

Ambassador Ms. Mohau N Pheko from the Republic of South Africa will participate as Honorary Chair Person of Judging Event. And Ms.Moe Oshikiri who is talent and wine expert will attend as special presenter.

Date & Venues : March 4, (Tuesday) 13:30 – 14:00 at FOODEX JAPAN Hall 2

Awarded Wine Patty will be held on the 1st day of FOODEX JAPAN

The awarded wine party will be held on March 4th (Tue) at Hotel New Otani Makuhari. Participants will be able to enjoy all awarded wine at this party.

Date & Venues : March 4, (Tuesday) 17:00 – 19:00 at Hotel New Otani Makuhari “LAPIS”
This party is open to only the person from wine industry. (The business card is necessary)

“SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2014 Party

“SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2014 Party will be held on April 20th (Sun) 6:00-8:30pm at Shinjuku Keio Plaza Hotel. Many Judges will participate at the party. We will inform the details at our website.
Come and taste the Award Winning Wines !

Date & Venues : April 20th (Sun) 6:00-8:30pm at Shinjuku Keio Plaza Hotel

“SAKURA” Wine Award Campaigns throughout Japan

Sakura Wine Award Campaigns will take place at various department stores and wine shops. The awarded wines will be available for purchases. This is a good chance to take an awarded wine which is selected by women judges in strict standards!

●From February 20th to 25th at “ MATSUYA GINZA”
- “SAKURA Wine Campaigns” will be held at B1F wine shop.
- “Wine Campaigns” at 8F exhibition spaces. On the final day (February 25), the booth of “SAKURA wine ” will be opened also.

●From April 1st to 30th at “Keio Plaza Hotel”
“SAKURA Wine Campaigns” will be held at all restaurant of Keio Plaza Hotel. We offer a service that you can bring the wine to the restaurant if you propose the idea of the Marriage menu or if you purchase a SAKURA awarded wine at the shop “Poppins” .