News Release
March 12, 2015

March 3rd @FOODEX JAPAN 2015
Announcement of Diamond Trophy& Special Awards
Ceremony for the award winning wines

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  • “ Diamond Trophy” were given to exceptional wines which were reassessed among 165 items of Double Gold awarded wines. This year, 30 wines were selected for the Diamond Trophy, which were 1% of the total entry.
  • “The Best Woman Winemaker” is for a female winemaker that gained the highest score. As the second-year winner, Ms. Gioia Cresti from Fattoria Carpineta Fontalpino was awarded. She is producing the wines from grapes grown in the biological vineyard in Toscany, Italy. Ms.Claire Naudin from domaine Henri Naudin in Burgandy, France, the first-year winner, conferred her the Trophy.
  • Following Special awards’ Trophies were conferred to every “Grand Prix” winning wine.
    “The Best Wine for Asian foods” awards for compatible wines with Asian foods such as Sushi, Tempura, Chinese, Korean, Ethnic cuisines.
    “The Best Japanese Wine” for one Japanese wine received the highest score.
    “The Best Wine for U30” for a wine for the younger generation under 30 years old.
    “The Best Value Wine” “ The Best Cost Performance Wine” for the wines with good cost performance
  • “The Best Label Design” for the wines with fashionable designs that attract women, selected from the awarded wines of the Gold Medal and higher.

FOODEX JAPAN 2015 Display of all awarded wines & Tasting exhibition

sakura20151,223 items of all award winning wines were displayed during the entire 4 days.

  • The tasting exhibition of all awarded wines was held and a lot of professionals tasted them.

“SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2016 Schedule

Important Dates to remember

Entry
Oct.1, 2016(Sat) - Nov.30,2016(Wed)
Judgement
Jan.28, 2017(Sat) - Feb.1, 2017(Wed) 5 days
Sample Delivery
Arrival at Tokyo by Jan.13,2017(Fri)
Announcement of the awards
on the website
Feb.14,2017 (Tue) on Valentine's day

Ceremony and Announcement of
Diamond Trophy and
Special Awards
March.7, 2017(Tue)
FOODEX JAPAN 2017 at Makuhari Messe
・The ceremony and the announcement of Diamond Trophy and Special Awards Grand Prix (Mar.7, 15:00) at the stage in Hall 7.
・All awarded wines are showcased in Hall 1 & Gateway 3. (Mar.7-10)
・The exhibitors’ awarded wines are placed at the tasting space for wine professionals in Hall 1. (Mar.7-10)
・Please drop in the booth of “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards in Hall 1.
WINE PARTY
May, 2017

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