News Release
December 18, 2014

The application period for “SAKURA” Japan Women's Wine Awards 2015
is now closed! The international wine competition in Japan selected
by women judges is drawing world attention!

We have the pleasure of announcing that we have received a total of 2,793 wine entries from 29 countries for the 2015 competition which is far greater than last competition total of 1,922 wine entries. Thank you very much for your entry and support!

Please refer to below : number of the entry by country in 2015 and comparison with previous year. The majority of previous year entered countries tend to increase number of entries. Also we have newly received entry from Bulgaria, Romania, Thailand, Georgia, Uruguay and Russia. Those results also demonstrate a high level of interest to the competition.

Yumi Tanabe, Chairperson
“SAKURA” Japan Women's Wine Awards

Schedule

Deadline to submit entry application
November 30, 2014 (Sunday)
 
Deadline for arrival of
wine in Japan
January 20, 2015 (Tuesday)
 
Judging
February 1, 2015 (Sunday) –
February 4, 2015 (Wednesday) 4days
Award Announcement on line
February 14, 2015 (Saturday) Valentine’s Day
Award Ceremony announcing
the Diamond Trophy wines and Special Awards
March 3, 2015 (Tuesday) 14:30
at FOODEX JAPAN 2015
 
Grand tasting of awarded wine
@FOODEX JAPAN 2015
Special Venue
March 3, 2015 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
March 4, 2015 (Wednesday) 11:00-17:00
at FOODEX JAPAN 2015

Contact

Kumiko Sugiuchi, Administrative Officer
“SAKURA” Japan Women's Wine Awards 2015 Organizing Committee
Phone: 81-3-6229-1727 FAX: 81-3-5570-4341
Email

2nd “SAKURA” Japan Women's Wine Awards the number of entry by country

  Number of entry by Country Comparison
France 717 134%
Italy 547 179%
Spain 270 160%
Chile 249 138%
Australia 176 152%
United States 163 136%
Argentina 139 181%
Japan 124 92%
South Africa 119 143%
Portugal 100 185%
Germany 38 79%
New Zealand 28 140%
Bulgaria 21 -
Switzerland 17 142%
Slovakia 15 125%
Brazil 11 220%
Romania 9 225%
Austria 7 58%
Luxembourg 6 300%
Hungary 6 600%
Thailand 5 -
Macedonia 5 250%
Georgia 5 71%
Moldova 4 200%
Slovenia 3 75%
Canada 3 75%
Greece 2 200%
Uruguay 2 -
Russia 2 -
Total 2793 147%

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