Decanter World Wine Awards 2010
Welcome to the 2010 Decanter World Wine Awards on decanter.com
The 2009 Decanter World Wine Awards attracted more entries this year than any other wine competition in the world, cementing its position as the world’s biggest wine competition.
In total 10,285 wines were entered, more than double the amount when the competition launched six years ago. The number of companies submitting wines increased by 23% to 2,240.
Open for entries: 4 January 2010
Closing date for entries: 5 March 2010
Last date for sending samples (4 bottles per entry): 22 March 2010
Judging week: 26-30 April 2010
Trade results go live on www.decanter.com: 18 May 2010
Results released at London International Wine Fair: 18-20 May 2010
Consumer results go live on www.decanter.com: September 2010
Entry by post
UK: £88.85 +VAT
Overseas: £103.70 +VAT / €123 +VAT / US$ 156.00 +VAT
Entry online – Save £10 by entering online!
NEW REGIONAL CHAIR
Gerard Basset MW – Regional France
26 years in wine. Gerard is an award-winning sommelier, who co-founded Hotel du Vin. He is currently the World Wine President of Court of Master Sommeliers and the only person in the world to be a Master of Wine, Master Sommelier and Wine MBA.
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