News Release
September 25, 2017

This is a newsletter from “ SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards Office.

“SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards is an international wine competition in Japan.

1. Entry for the 5th “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2018 starts from Next week!

Your entries are welcomed from Oct.1st, 2017(Sun)to Nov.30th, 2017(Thu).

The number of entries was 4,212 items from 37 countries for the competition in 2017.
“SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards, the biggest wine competition in Japan, has been attracting considerable attention from all over the world.

2. GUIDELINES for the 5th “SAKURA” Wine Awards 2018 are on our Website.

English, French, Spanish and Italian language versions are available.
Please check our Website to see the new guidelines for the 5th “SAKURA” Wine Awards 2018.

You can download them from the link below,

3.New Special Award “The Best ROSE Wines”

“The Best ROSE Wines” will be newly established and added to our existing Special Awards.
We expect YOUR beautiful Rose Wines will join the competition!

4. What is “SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards?

1. Activities of the 4th “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2017 (English)
Please watch the video from the link below,
Click here.
2. Any interests in the wine market of Japan?
Please find out from the link below,
Click here.

5. Forthcoming schedule

Important Dates to remember

October 1, 2019(Tue) – November 30, 2019(Sat)
※We have an early bird discount!
5% discount from the total amount if you pay within the period by credit card.
Period applied for early bird discount:Oct.1st(Tue)~Oct. 31st(Thu), 2019 (Until 24:00pm Japan Time)
※Volume discount will also be available if you enter 11 items or more (combination use with early bird discount is applicable)
Sample Delivery
October 1, 2019(Tue) – January 10 , 2020(Fri)
Delivered to Japan
Tasting Judgement
January 28, 2020(Tue) - January 29, 2020(Wed)
Award Announcement
February 14 , 2020 (Fri) on Valentine's day
Ceremony announcing
March 10 , 2020(Tue) at FOODEX JAPAN 2020
Announcement of Diamond Trophy and Special Awards Grand Prix

Please note “October.1st“ for your entry to “SAKURA” Wine Awards!!
If you have any inquiry, please feel free to contact us.