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Entry & Shipping Deadlines 2018 (Competition Now Open)

Northern Hemisphere (Wine)

CountryGroup Shipping DeadlineFinal Entry & Delivery Deadline
Asia (except China) & Africa (except South Africa) 9th February Add to Calendar 27th February Add to Calendar
Europe & Russia (except countries below) 9th February Add to Calendar 28th February Add to Calendar
Canada 23rd February Add to Calendar 2nd March Add to Calendar
USA 16th February Add to Calendar 15th March Add to Calendar
Portugal 23rd February Add to Calendar 17th March Add to Calendar
Spain 2nd March Add to Calendar 28th March Add to Calendar
United Kingdom n/a 6th April Add to Calendar
Germany, Austria & Switzerland 20th March Add to Calendar 6th April Add to Calendar
Italy, Greece & Cyprus 6th April Add to Calendar 27th April Add to Calendar
France 13th April Add to Calendar 30th April Add to Calendar
Vermouth & Aromatised Wines (All Countries) n/a 18th May Add to Calendar
Mexico n/a 27th July Add to Calendar
Prosecco di Conegliano DOCG (Only) n/a 31st July Add to Calendar
Baijiu n/a 31st August Add to Calendar
China 24th August Add to Calendar 31st August Add to Calendar

Southern Hemisphere (Wine)

CountryGroup Shipping DeadlineFinal Entry & Delivery Deadline
South Africa Please see below for more information 6th July Add to Calendar
Argentina Please see below for more information 27th July Add to Calendar
Central & South America (except Mexico & Argentina) 13th July Add to Calendar 27th July Add to Calendar
Australia 27th July Add to Calendar 10th August Add to Calendar
New Zealand 17th August Add to Calendar 31st August Add to Calendar

Spirits

CountryGroup Shipping DeadlineFinal Entry & Delivery Deadline
Japan 9th February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Romania 9th February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
USA 16th February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Canada 23rd February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Portugal & Canada 23rd February Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Spain 2nd March Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Germany & Austria 20th March Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
France 23rd March Add to Calendar 18th May Add to Calendar
Spirits (all other countries) n/a 24th May Add to Calendar
Extended Spirits Deadline (Gin & Vodka) n/a 18th June Add to Calendar

Final Entry & Delivery deadline is when entries need to arrive at the Competition Cellars, if not being sent via a partner.

Shipping wine to South Africa?

All South Africa Wine entries (4 bottles per entry) must be sent to Vineyard Hotel, Colinton Road, Newlands, 7700, Cape Town, South Africa from 24 June to 12 July. The deadline for online entries is 6 July.

Please clearly mark all boxes as IWSC Wine Competition, Vineyard Hotel Conference Centre.

If your South African wines are already in the UK, please send them to the Competition cellars.

All South African spirit entries must be sent directly to the UK.

Shipping wine from Argentina?

We have partnered with TNT Argentina to make the entry process easier for you. Only entrants from Argentina can use the TNT Argentina group shipping option.

Please deliver 4 samples of each wine to:
TNT Argentina SRL 
Calle Lamadrid 65
Dorrego
Guaymallen
CP 5519 Mendoza Argentina

  • Deadline to deliver your wine samples to TNT Argentina: 25 June 2018

If you have any questions about the group shipping offer, please contact TNT Argentina via email.

Upcoming Deadlines

06 July

South Africa Final Deadline

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13 July

Central & South America (except Mexico & Argentina) Group Shipping

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27 July

Mexico Final Deadline

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27 July

Central & South America (except Mexico & Argentina) Final Deadline

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Upcoming Events

24 July

IWSC Spirits Tasting 2018

Vintners' Hall

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12 September
14 Sep

CapeWine 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

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25 September

Love Wine, Love Chile

Level Two OXO Tower, London SE1 9PH

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08 November
10 Nov

HKTDC Wines & Spirits Fair 2018

Hong Kong

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