News Release
November 15, 2018

FOODEX JAPAN 2019 × Sakura Award 2019
Collaboration Planning Announcement!

  • FOODEX JAPAN 2019 × Sakura Award 2019 Collaboration Planning Announcement!
  • We will also exhibit at ProWein Dusseldorf in 2019!


1. FOODEX JAPAN 2019 × Sakura Award 2019 Collaboration Planning Announcement!

In collaboration with FOODEX JAPAN this year, we have prepared a number of projects!

◆ Awarded wine tasting sessions will be held for 4 days in the zone "FOODEX WINE"!

Importers and wineries exhibiting at FOODEX JAPAN 2019 are eligible.
We will hold 7 tasting sessions in 4 days.
No participation fee will be incurred, and we just ask free samples of wine.

【DATE】 March 5th(Tue)- 8th(Fri), 2019

March 5th (Tue)
1) 15: 00-17: 00 Italy
March 6th (Wed)
2) 11: 00-13: 00 Chile, USA, Argentina and Mexico
3) 14: 00-16: 00 France (1)
March 7th (Thu)
4) 11: 00-13: 00 France (2)
5) 14: 00-16: 00 Spain
March 8th (Fri)
6) 11: 00-13: 00 Japan, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Others
7) 14: 00-16: 00 Portugal, Germany, Slovakia and the Others

・Any of those who exhibits at FOODEX JAPAN 2019 can participate. (We request your Booth No. for registration)
・All awarded wine of "SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards (2014-2019) are accepted.
・Vintage doesn't have to be the same with the awarded wine. (Vintage is not asked.)
・Please bring applicable 2 bottles of each item to the tasting booth on 4th of March from 14:00 to 16:00. (We will let you know about more details).
・There were 1,327 visitors of importers, distributers, sommeliers, wine shop, supermarkets and press in 2018
・Further information will be announced later !

・We will send the invitation of FOODEX 2019 and this tasting event to the members of the Japan Sommelier Association (about 2500 people) by post and we announce information via Newsletter, SNS and others.
・We expect a lot of importers, sommelier, wine distributors to visit our tasting event!


◆ the Ceremony in FOODEX JAPAN 2019

Trophy will be conferred to the wine awarded as Diamond Trophy and Grand Prix of Special Award.
They will be announced extensively on the stage! All of you will be invited!

DATE: March 5th, 2019
TIME: 14:00-15:00
VENUE: Hall No.1-Foodex stage

◆ Display at FOODEX JAPAN

Diamond Trophy, Double Gold, Gold and Silver...All of the wines awarded by “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2019 will be showcased at FOODEX JAPAN 2019.

◆ "SAKURA" Wine Awards 2019 Official Book will be handed out to visitors!

All the information of the awarded wines is in this book.
We will distribute this complimentary book to visitors.

Official Book 2018
◆ The booth of "SAKURA" Wine Awards Office is next to the tasting space !

FOODEX JAPAN 2018 Photo Gallery (Facebook)

FOODEX JAPAN 2018 Photo Gallery (Facebook)

The closing date of the entry is Nov.30th, 2018(Fri)
Please enter here!

2. We will also exhibit at ProWein Dusseldorf in 2019!

"SAKURA" Wine Awards Office will exhibit in ProWein Dusseldorf 2019.

DATE: March 17th-19th, 2019

This is the 5th time to exhibit in ProWein.
See you in Dusseldorf!!

Important Dates to remember

October 1, 2019(Tue) – November 30, 2019(Sat)
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

If you have any inquiry, please feel free to contact us.