Who can present wine?
- wine producers and winemakers
- groups of co-operative wineries
- wine merchants
Which wines can compete?
It is open to wines from all over the world that have a specific geographical denomination.
What must the wine analysis report contain?
The analysis report must include: level of alcohol, total and volatile acidity, total SO2, sugar for white wine, excess pressure due to carbonic anhydride for sparkling wines.
Which wines are allowed to compete?
All the vintages are allowed in the competition.
How many wines can be presented?
You are not limited in the number of wines you can present. Wine merchants must have a mandate for the presentation of wines they do not own.
How many samples need to be sent?
3 labelled bottles per wine must be sent to the address indicated on the form. The wines must have a label and a cap
January 2014 > Registration opening dates
Until 28 February 2014 > On-line registration
Until 7 March 2014 > Form and sample reception
5 April 2014 > Lyon International Competition
8 April 2014 > Publication of results
What should we write on the package for Customs?
The shipping and customs fees must be paid by the sender. Specify in all your documents:
"Value in customs 0.5 euros per bottle. Samples for tasting purposes only, no commercial value."
CAUTION DHL France will charge you additional fees, we recommend you go through another carrier.
Competition rules and regulations
These can be consulted on the rules and regulations page : click here