News Release
September 25, 2017

This is a newsletter from “ SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards Office.

“SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards is an international wine competition in Japan.

1. Entry for the 5th “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2018 starts from Next week!

Your entries are welcomed from Oct.1st, 2017(Sun)to Nov.30th, 2017(Thu).

The number of entries was 4,212 items from 37 countries for the competition in 2017.
“SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards, the biggest wine competition in Japan, has been attracting considerable attention from all over the world.

2. GUIDELINES for the 5th “SAKURA” Wine Awards 2018 are on our Website.

English, French, Spanish and Italian language versions are available.
Please check our Website to see the new guidelines for the 5th “SAKURA” Wine Awards 2018.

You can download them from the link below,

3.New Special Award “The Best ROSE Wines”

“The Best ROSE Wines” will be newly established and added to our existing Special Awards.
We expect YOUR beautiful Rose Wines will join the competition!

4. What is “SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards?

1. Activities of the 4th “SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2017 (English)
Please watch the video from the link below,
Click here.
2. Any interests in the wine market of Japan?
Please find out from the link below,
Click here.

5. Forthcoming schedule

Important Dates to remember

Oct.1, 2018(Mon) - Nov. 30 , 2018(Fri)
Sample Delivery
Arrival at Tokyo by Jan. 11 , 2019(Fri)
Tasting Judgement
Jan. 29, 2019(Tue) - Jan. 30, 2019(Wed)
Award Announcement
on line
Feb. 14 , 2019 (Tue) St. Valentine's day

Ceremony announcing
Diamond Trophy and
Special Awards
March. 5 , 2019(Tue) at

Please note “October.1st“ for your entry to “SAKURA” Wine Awards!!
If you have any inquiry, please feel free to contact us.