IWC China

 

In 2019, the IWC has launched an international wine competition specifically designed for China. Tasted by predominantly Chinese judges, in Shanghai, the competition will judge Chinese wines as well as wines destined for the Chinese market.

The only international wine competition based permanently in mainland China, the IWC China will employ the same thorough judging criteria as the IWC based in London, which is regarded as the most rigorous, impartial and influential wine competition in the world.

  • Two highly respected wine competitions.
  • Two separate entry processes.
  • Two separate consumer audiences.

  • Same calibre of world-class judges.
  • Same stringent judging process.
  • Same high-level exposure for winners.


The first IWC China – a new international wine competition specifically designed for the Chinese market – is being hailed as “an amazing success”, according to Chris Ashton, director of the IWC and IWC China;


“It exceeded all of our expectations. Forty top international judges, led by Yang Lu, China’s only Master Sommelier, and Ken Ohashi, a Master of Wine from Japan, spent a week deciding on the best wines available in – and for – the Chinese market.”

IWC China: Reasons to enter

IWC China: Deadlines and Logistics guidance

Find out more about the IWC China here


Entry to both competitions is managed through the same account. 
NEW in 2020: You can enter IWC China via IWC 2020 Tranche 2.
TIPS: If you use consolidated shipping, we recommend you send your samples for both competitions at the same time.

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