News Release
December 21, 2018

4,326 entries!  “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2019

  • Total 4,326 of items registered for SAKURA Awards 2019!
  • Delivery of the wine sample
  • Forthcoming schedule
  • We participate in the ProWein Dusseldorf 2019 !


1. 4,326 entries! "SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2019 Entry Closed!

We have received many applications, the total number of the registration achieved 4,326 items from 33 coutries.
Thank you for submitting your entry into our competition!
Please look forward to the result announcement.

◆ Delivery of the wine sample

*Closing date of the sample delivery:Arrival in Tokyo  by Jan.  11(Fri), 2019
*Delivery address
TEL: +81-44-287-0921   PIC: MS. KUBOTA
Please don't forget to show mporter's name as below clealy without the adress of Wine & Sprits Culture Association.

*Please download and attach “outer carton label”with QR code 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 26, 2018 to Jan 6, 2019.

◆ Forthcoming schedule

*Tuesday, Jan 29 - Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019
The judgement by approx. 530 women wine professionals.
*Feb 14, 2019 Saint Valentine’s day
The announcement of Double Gold, Gold and Silver Awards on this website.
*Mar Tuesday 5- Friday 8, 2019
  FOODEX JAPAN 2019 at Makuhari Messe
  / The ceremony and the announcement of Diamond Trophy    and Special Awards Grand Prix (Mar.5, 14:00) .
 / All awarded wines are showcased. (Mar.5-8)
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If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at here.

<<New Year's Holiday>>
 December 29th,2018 (Sat) ~ January 3rd, 2019 (Thu)
  We will resume working from January 4th, 2019.
 ※All inquiries sent during the holiday period will be answered in order after January 4th.

2. We participate in the ProWein Dusseldorf 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)
※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

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