News Release
July 19, 2018

Non-imported awarded wines' tasting event was held. 200 importers and wholesaler.

  • Non-imported wines' tasting event was held.
  • The latest activities of "SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards
  • Schedule of "SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards 2019

1. Non-imported wines' tasting event was held.

In July 11th-12th, Japan Women's Wine Awards Marketing Seminar and the Tasting Event was held in Tokyo and Osaka.
At the marketing seminar, Ms. Yumi Tanabe, the chair of Japan Women's Wine Awards,
reported the results of the Sakura Awards 2018 and announced the schedule of 2019.
The tasting judgement will be carried out for 2 days, in January 29th-30th, 2019.

In the same day,the tasting event was held after the marketing seminar.
Only non-imported awarded wines were collected (300items in Tokyo / 100items in Osaka) and about 200 of importers and distributors visited for 2 days.

You can see the wine list and photos from the link below.  

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2. The latest activities of "SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards

We held the collaboration events with a organization and an importer these days.

◆a Romantic Encounter 2018, the Tasting Judgement collaborating with Wines of Portugal ◆
This is the 3rd time to organize this event with Wines of Portugal.
On July 6th, 45 Sakura Award's judges gathered and judged the mariage of 5 Japanese traditional dishes and 22 Portuguese wines, which won the prize in Portugal Wine Challenge 2018.    
The best pairing wine was chosen for each dishes and the diploma was given to the wineries or the importers. 

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◆C.V.N.E. Master Class collaborating with SAKURA Award◆
In July 13th in Tokyo, the C.V.N.E. Master Class collaborating with SAKURA Award was held under organization by their importer, Mikuni Wines Co.,Ltd..
Along the guide of Ms. Maria Larrea, Technical Director of C.V.N.E., the participants tasted 6 items analysing their differences which were derived from region and vintage.     
And Ms. Yumi Tanabe, the chair of Japan Women's Wine Awards, reviewed them as a representative of the participants.

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3. Schedule of "SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards 2019

You can check the schedule from the entry to the announcement on our website.       
Please check below!

We'll announce the detailed schedule in September.

Important Dates to remember

Entry
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
FOODEX JAPAN 2018 FOODEX2019

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