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EARLY BIRD RATES ENDS TOMORROW - Enter Your Wines Now
The goal of the Sommeliers Choice Awards is simple: to provide on-premise buyers and sommeliers a valuable benchmark for understanding which wines would make a compelling addition to a wine list.
If you are looking to sell more of your wines to the on-premise establishments such as restaurants, hotels, pubs, and bars, then you need to enter the Sommeliers Choice Awards.
Enter Your Wines by TONIGHT to save $50 per wine entry, under super early bird offer (Price increases from tomorrow)
MEET THE JUDGES
The judging panel of the Sommeliers Choice Awards will consist entirely of top sommeliers, wine directors and on-premise buyers at U.S. restaurants, bars, pubs, and clubs. In some cases, these sommeliers may also be wine consultants for on-premise establishments. They may also have a buying role in addition to working on the restaurant floor.
Master Sommelier and Owner, Sommelier On-Demand Hospitality Services, MA
Beverage Director & Sommelier, The Catering Company of Washington & Elizabeth's Gone Raw, D.C.
Wine Director, Farallon Restaurant, SF
Sommelier & Wine Director, Spruce, SF
Wine Director, Greens Restaurant, SF
BENEFITS TO MEDAL WINNERS
Being entered into the Sommeliers Choice Awards is an easy, affordable and effective way to get your wines tasted by an all-star judging panel of top sommeliers, many of whom are also wine industry consultants and wine buyers. Medal winners receive additional benefits – such as special promotional logos and stickers that they can add to wine bottles, social media marketing support, and regular mention in both press releases and on the Sommeliers Choice Awards website.
As a result of winning a medal at the Sommeliers Choice Awards, you will be able to:
- Increase your sales within the very important U.S. wine market
- Reach a new audience of on-premise buyers, consultants, and sommeliers
- Promote your awards in key international markets
- Attract additional PR and media attention for award-winning wines
- Increase the reach and recognition of other wines in your wine portfolio
In some cases, a single Medal or Award will continue to benefit your wine sales for years to come.
Early Bird Registration: Ends 5 February 2019
Domestic Registration Ends: April 10, 2019
International Registration Ends: February 28, 2019
Warehouse Closes For Samples: April 30, 2019
Judging: May 19-20, 2019
Winners Announced: June 10, 2019
FEE SCHEDULE (Per Wine)
$90 - Till February 5, 2019 (Early bird pricing) - ENDS TONIGHT
$120 - February 6 to March 31, 2019
$140 - From April 1 Onwards
(Price in USD)
2019 Sommeliers Choice Awards - May 19-20, 2019
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