WHO CAN ENTER THE CONTEST?

The Millesima Blog Awards are open to any wine enthusiast blogger from anywhere in the world, except countries where national regulations prohibit or restrict the organization of or participation in contests or lotteries.

You must also be over the legal drinking age in your country of origin.

Last year’s winners must wait 1 full year before re-applying.

I LIVE IN ITALY, WHY CAN I NOT ENTER THE CONTEST?

Unfortunately, due to the complex regulations of Italian legislation, we cannot at this time consider applications from Italy or any other country where national regulations prohibit or restrict the organization of or participation in contests or lotteries.

CAN I SUBMIT AN ARTICLE IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE THAN ENGLISH?

No, only entries published in English will be considered. Also, your website must have an English-language version available.

CAN I SUBMIT A POST PUBLISHED BEFORE NOVEMBER 2018?

No, the material submitted must be produced and published on the participant’s blog between November 2018 and December 2019.

WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES?

For the 2019 edition, you can choose between 5 categories:

 

  • WINE TRAVEL AWARD
  • FOOD & WINE PAIRING AWARD
  • WINE REPORTER AWARD
  • WINE & INNOVATION AWARD (new)
  • WINE IMAGE AWARD

 

More information about the categories here.

Do not hesitate to read the past winners’ articles for each category here.

HOW CAN I APPLY TO THE WINE IMAGE AWARD?

Should the URL link to your entry lead to a private account on your website (or YouTube), please make sure to give us a free access using : blogawards@millesima.com

More information about this category here.

CAN I SUBMIT AN ARTICLE IN EVERY CATEGORY?

A maximum of 3 entries* in total is allowed per person, across our 5 categories (* A maximum of 3 entries per person may be submitted to the Wine Image Award category. For each other category, only 1 entry per person are allowed).

Should you require any changes to your entries, please contact the team at: blogawards@millesima.com within the following 24 hours.

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS?

The submission period closes on January 2, 2020 (at noon, 12 p.m. – CET).

HOW DOES THE JUDGING PROCESS WORK?

Following the closing date for submisisons, each entry will undergo a preliminary check to make sure it complies with the contest rules.

The valid applications will be presented to our First Jury Round. Each juror will rank the articles by order of preference within each category. Results will be compared and combined to establish 5 finalists in each category. The 25 finalists will be announced on our website and social networks on January 15, 2020.

In the second round, the 25 finalist pieces will be presented to our Second Jury Round. Each juror will rank the articles by order of preference. Results will be compared and combined to establish 1 winner in each category. These 5 category winners will be announced on our website and social networks on January 31, 2020.

In the final round, a 6th and final winner, from any of the five categories, will be chosen through a public vote. The name of this last winner will be announced on February 11, 2020

Each finalist and winner will receive a message at the email address provided on the application form.

IS IT POSSIBLE FOR ME TO CHANGE ONE OF MY ENTRIES ONCE SUBMITTED?

No. We ask that you carefully review your entries before submitting them. Should you require any changes to your entries, please contact the team at: blogawards@millesima.com within the following 24 hours.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE IN THE VOTE FOR THE FINAL WINNER?

Following our announcement of the

Between January 31, 2020 (at noon, 12 p.m. CET) and February 10, 2020 (at noon, 12 p.m. – CET) we will collect your votes through our website.

You may vote for any of the entries among those submitted by a maximum of 20 remaining finalists.

The name of the 6th and final winner will be announced on our website and social networks on February 11, 2020

WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?

Each finalist will receive one magnum bottle of wine.

Each of the 6 winners will receive an all-expensespaid trip to Bordeaux during the famous En-Primeur week. They will participate in a fully immersive wine experience from March 28, 2020 to April 3, 2020! Six nights and seven days in Bordeaux as VIPs!

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ENTER THE MILLESIMA BLOG AWARDS 2020?

The Millesima Blog Awards contest has always been free on charge. No payment is required to enter.

HOW WILL THE MILLESIMA BLOG AWARDS PRIZES BE DELIVERED TO THE FINALISTS?

Millésima can easily ship to: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italia, Spain, Portugal, United States*, Hong Kong, Singapore.

Millésima does not ship to PO boxes, APO/FPO addresses, or third-party mailbox rental centers.

Delivery is carried out in consideration of the legislation of each state and country.

For the USA and Europe, please note that you may also collect your prize in person at our boutique in New York or in Bordeaux!

More information about shipment at www.millesima.com.