These can be consulted on the rules and regulations page : click here
3 December 2018 > Registration opening dates
==> Registration by internet
Until 15 February 2019 > On-line registration
Until 22 February 2019 > Samples reception
==> Registration by post
Until 15 February 2019 > Registration + samples reception
==> Key dates
23 March 2019 > Lyon International Competition
27 March 2019 > Publication of results
- wine producers and winemakers
- groups of co-operative wineries
- wine merchants
It is open to wines from all over the world that have a specific geographical denomination.
An analysis report per wine (level of alcohol, glucose + fructose sugars, total and volatile acidity, SO2, excess pressure from carbon dioxide for sparkling)
All the vintages are allowed in the competition.
You are not limited in the number of products you can present. Wine merchants must have a mandate for the presentation of wines they do not own.
Wines : 3 labelled bottles per wine must be sent to the address indicated on the form. The wines must have a label and a cap.
Beers : 3 labelled bottles, per product presented
Spirits : 2 labelled bottles, per product presented
The shipping and customs fees must be paid by the sender.
1. Choose "incoterm" : DDP Delivered Duty Paid.
2. Specify in all your documents: "Value in customs 0.5 euros per product. Samples for tasting purposes only, no commercial value."
3. Add on all your documents our EORI number: %NUMERO_EORI%. N° VAT %NOM_CONCOURS% : %NUMERO_TVA%
4. CAUTION : Make sure that the total shipment value remains below 20 € (20 $). If not, you will pay additional customs fees.
5. Avoid using DHL; they often charge additional customs duties.