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Entry & shipping deadlines

Entry & shipping deadlines

International wine &
spirit competition

Shipping & collection

Shipping can be arranged in one of the following ways:

1. Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

Through our local shipping agents (listed below by country)

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2. UK Distributor

Through a UK distributor

3. Independent

You can make arrangements independently, please note you will be responsible for all costs, taxes and duties

We have partnered with Hellmann Beverage Logistics to make the entry process as easy as possible. For an additional £53 per entry for wine, no/low alcohol or vermouth, or £80 for spirits, entrants will be able to ship their products to the IWSC from selected offices of our partner. This price covers all duty.

Please use the drop down menu above to find your local participating Hellmann office and make sure you have checked our entry and shipping deadlines.

In order to qualify for this shipping you must deliver the entry to your local office by the group shipping deadline. You must contact Hellmann Beverage Logistics prior to sending your products. All boxes must be clearly marked with the address below, and include your company name.

If you have any questions about the group shipping offer, please contact info@iwsc.net.

Not using group shipping?

Please deliver three samples of each wine or sake, or two bottles of each spirit or vermouth entry directly or via an independent courier to the relevant address below.

Delivery address for wine, sake and vermouth - IWSC c/o Sensible Wine Services, Unit 10 Dana Trading Estate, Transfesa Road, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, TN12 6UT, UK.

Delivery address for spirits - The International Wine and Spirit Competition Cellars, Building 17, Dunsfold Park, Stovolds Hill, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB, UK.

Shipping wine from South Africa?

  • Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we have decided to hold our South African judging in London rather than Cape Town. To help producers, we are offering free shipping of wine samples from South Africa.
  • To make use of this offer, simply select Hellmanns for shipping when entering your wines, print a shipping label, then deliver three bottles of each entry to 115 Manhattan Road, Airport Industria 2, Cape Town, 7490, South Africa by 15 July 2020.

Bottle collection

Save on shipping costs by giving your samples to us in person. We will be collecting bottles at a number of key trade events around the globe, throughout the year. Upcoming events include Wine Paris and Prowein. This costs £26 for wine, no/low alcohol and vermouth and £60 for spirits.

Get in touch with our team for more information.