News Release
December 11, 2017

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

  • Total 4,342 of items registered for “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2018!
  • Delivery of the wine sample
  • Forthcoming schedule

1. “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2018 Entry Closed!

We have received many applications, the total number of the registration achieved 4,342 items.
Thank you for submitting your entry into our competition!
Please look forward to the result announcement.

2. Delivery of the wine sample

Closing date of the sample delivery:
Arrival in Tokyo by Jan. 12(Fri), 2018
*Please download and attach “outer carton label” on each carton of the sample.
The instruction how to send the sample is here. 

<<New Year's Holiday>>
Please note that the warehouse will be closed from Dec 29, 2017 to Jan 4, 2018.

3. Forthcoming schedule

  • Monday, Jan 29 - Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018
    The judgement by approx. 450 women wine professionals.
  • Feb 14, 2018 Valentine’s day
    The announcement of Double Gold, Gold and Silver Awards on the website
  • Mar 6-9, 2018
    FOODEX JAPAN 2018 at Makuhari Messe
    ・The ceremony and the announcement of Diamond Trophy and Special Awards Grand Prix (Mar.6, 15:00) .
    ・All awarded wines are showcased. (Mar.6-9)
    ・The exhibitors’ awarded wines are placed at the tasting space for wine professionals. (Mar.6-9)
    ・Please drop in the booth of “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards.

Important Dates to remember

Oct.1, 2018(Mon) - Nov. 30 , 2018(Fri)
Sample Delivery
Arrival at Tokyo by Jan. 11 , 2019(Fri)
Tasting Judgement
Jan. 29, 2019(Tue) - Jan. 30, 2019(Wed)
Award Announcement
on line
Feb. 14 , 2019 (Tue) St. Valentine's day

Ceremony announcing
Diamond Trophy and
Special Awards
March. 5 , 2019(Tue) at

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