Question: What happens after I submit my Application for Entry?
Answer: Once Applications for Entry have been processed, you will be sent an Exhibitor Confirmation Pack containing labels to put on your each of your Exhibits and the pack will also include instructions for delivery.
Question: What are the distinguishing letters for each Exhibit?
Answer: This is a unique code nominated by each Exhibitor and ensures that the identity of Exhibitors can not be ascertained during the judging process.
Question: What details do I need on my Application for Entry?
Answer: All entries require the Class Number, Distinguishing Letters, Commercial Title, Year of Vintage, Type of Wine (Blend or Varietal), Composition (totalling 100%), Stock Quantity, and Geographical Indicator. Certain classes require additional information, as listed on the form.
Question: How many wines can I enter in each Class?
Answer: No wine may be entered into more than one Class. An exhibitor may enter not more than two different wines in any one Class except in specified classes. Please refer to the Schedule for more detailed information.
Question: Do I send my exhibits in with my Application for Entry?
Answer: 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.
Question: Can I attend the judging?
Answer: No, judging of the Macquarie Group Sydney Royal Wine Show is closed to the public and industry. However, there is an Exhibitors Tasting held on a Friday, one week after the Wine Show from 8am to midday in the Southee Complex, Sydney Olympic Park. This is restricted to Exhibitors in the current Show and invitations will be allocated depending upon the number of entries for each Exhibitor.
Question: When are the results available?
Answer: The results will be released and posted on this website at 9pm on the Thursday one week after the Show, after the awards have been announced at the Wine Awards Dinner. Results Catalogues, containing point scores for all Exhibits and Class comments from the Judges will be mailed to all Exhibitors approximately three weeks after judging.
Question: What happens if I win a medal?
Answer: Your results pack will contain the certificate for your medal winning Exhibit and a letter containing instructions on downloading the artwork from our website. Please note your designers/printers will have suitable software to open the file.
Question: Is there an Awards ceremony?
Answer: The Wine Show Awards Dinner is held on the Thursday one week following the close of the Show to recognise trophy winners. This is by invitation only and tickets cannot be purchased for this event.
Question: Where do my entry fees go?
Answer: Click here to find out how the Wine Show gives back to the industry.
Register for competition updates with the Coordinator below:
Wine, Dairy & Fine Food
Phone 02 9704 1218