Millésima Blog Awards



Winning the Millésima Blog Awards is an exciting and unique experience.

Join us for an unforgettable experience at some of the most prestigious châteaux of the Bordeaux wine region. Bound by this shared experience, winners become part of the Millésima network and life-long ambassadors to Bordeaux. Share your posts about wine with our international community and be rewarded for your writing, photography, video-making or other wine-related content creation!

In this 2020 edition, you will have the choice between 5 categories:




The application period will begin on November 29, 2019 (at noon, 12 p.m. - CET) and end on January 2, 2020 (at noon, 12 p.m. - CET).

First Round

A 1st jury of wine professionals will review all entries and select 5 entries per category, for a total of 25 short-listed pieces. The short-listed finalists will be announced on January 15, 2020 on this website and through our various Social Media channels. Each finalist will be offered one free magnum bottle of Château La Dominique 2014.

Second Round

A 2nd jury, composed of former winners of the Millesima Blog Awards, will review the 25 finalist pieces, and select among them 5 Grand Prize Winners, 1 per Category. The name of these 5 winners will be announced on this website and through our various Social Media channels on January 31, 2020 (at 4 p.m. - CET).

Popular Vote

The selection of the 6th and final Grand Prize Winner (in the PUBLIC’S CHOICE AWARD category), will be put to an online vote. From January 31, 2020 (at 4 p.m. - CET) to February 10, 2020 (3:59 p.m. - CET), the public will select one final winner out of a maximum of 20 remaining finalists. Results will be publically revealed on February 11, 2020.

The Grand Prize: A Trip to Bordeaux

All 6 Grand Prize Winners will be invited to Bordeaux for an exciting and unique wine trip during the famous “En-Primeur” week! (From March 28 to April 3, 2020)


Grand prize winners will be offered an all-expenses paid trip to Bordeaux during the famous “En-Primeur” week.
A fully immersive wine experience from March 28 to April 3, 2020: six nights and seven days as VIPs discovering Bordeaux’s wine region and culture!

During their stay, our laureates will:
• Visit the city of Bordeaux, a UNESCO World Heritage Site,
• Participate in a fun activity in our extraordinary bicentenary cellars,
• Taste samples of the 2019 vintage from the greatest appellations of Bordeaux, among them the famous Margaux, Pauillac, Saint-Estèphe, Saint-Emilion, etc…
• Tour the region as press professionals through a series of official Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux (UGCB) tastings
Pens, notebooks, cameras and drones highly recommended to capture this unparalleled inside look at Bordeaux and share the details of the experience in one of the world’s most iconic wine regions!