2024 International Wine Challenge

Entry Deadline: March 15, 2024
Categories: Wine Competitions
International Wine Challenge

General Information

Why Trust the IWC Process?
Fair and Unbiased Assessment: Our judges are dedicated to fairness, ensuring every entry undergoes a comprehensive and impartial evaluation.
Brand-Free Evaluation: Judges assess wines without brand knowledge, allowing your wines to be judged solely on their inherent qualities.
Your Wine Stands Alone: At the IWC, we embrace the uniqueness of each wine. Entries are evaluated purely on their merits, offering a genuine representation of quality and character.
Global experts: Our diverse global panel of expert judges, as opposed to region-specific, ensures a well-rounded evaluation.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – £153 plus VAT*
Per Entry Fee – £79 (Discovery Tasting) plus VAT* in addition to IWC entry fee

*UK only. European companies with a valid VAT registration number do not have to pay UK VAT. Countries outside the EU do not pay UK VAT.

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

Number of samples required – 4 bottles per wine entry.

Shipping your samples
The IWC strongly recommends using the Hillebrand Gori a company by DHL Consolidated shipping service, but private shipping is still an option.

Consolidated shipping deadlines closing soon: check out the deadlines per country with a Hillebrand Gori Shipping office and agent directory.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

IWC Medal system
Trophy Winners and Special Awards: These are the ‘Best in Show’ wines and the talented winemakers behind them, representing the pinnacle of excellence.
Gold Medal (95 – 100 Points): The coveted Gold Medal signifies wines that have achieved extraordinary quality, with a score ranging from 95 to a perfect 100.
Silver Medal (90 – 94 Points): Silver Medals are awarded to wines that consistently impress, scoring within the impressive range of 90 to 94 points.
Bronze Medal: An acknowledgment of wines that exhibit notable characteristics and quality.
Commended Award: Even at this level, wines are recognised for their distinctive features and commitment to excellence.

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