What happens after I send in my Application for Entry?
Once applications for entry have been processed, you will be sent an Exhibitor Confirmation Pack containing labels to put on each of your exhibits. The pack will also include instructions for delivery.
How many wines can I enter in each class?
A wine can only be entered once into this event. An exhibitor may enter no more than three different wines in any one class.
Do I send my exhibits in with my Application Form?
No, we only initially need your form. The delivery date and delivery instructions are provided with your Exhibitor Confirmation Pack which is sent once all entries have been processed.
Can I attend the judging?
No, judging of the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards is closed to the public. However, there is an Exhibitors Tasting held on a Friday two weeks after the Wine Show. This is restricted to exhibitors in the current show and two invitations per exhibitor will be allocated.
Is there a tasting open to the general public?
Yes, there is a Consumer Tasting held on a Friday two weeks after the Wine Awards in which the general public are able to purchase tickets.
When are the results available?
The results will be announced at the Presentation of Awards Dinner two weeks after the Wine Show and will then be released at 12.00am the following morning. Results Catalogues, containing point scores for all exhibits will be mailed to all exhibitors after the Exhibitors Tasting (if not collected on the day).
What happens if I win a medal?
Your results pack will contain the certificate for your medal winning exhibit and a letter containing instructions on requesting the medal artwork from the Wine Awards competition manager. Please note, your designers/printers will have suitable software to open the files.
Is there an awards ceremony?
The Presentation of Awards Dinner will be held on a Thursday two weeks following the close of the show to recognise trophy winners and nominees. This is by invitation only and tickets cannot be purchased for this event.
Do we pay for delivery between Schenker and the Showgrounds?
No, this is covered as part of your entry fee.