Key dates announced for Marlborough Wine Show

The key dates have been set for the Marlborough Wine Show, with entries opening on the 27th of August.

All producers of Marlborough wine are invited to enter, with more information on how to enter to be released in the coming month.

Entries open 27 August
Entries close 21 September
Labels sent to entrants for attaching to judging samples 26 September
Wine samples for judging to be received by 5 October
Judging at Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim 15-17 October
Industry tastings following the days’ judging 15-17 October
Auction of unopened bottles of wine not required for judging purposes 17 October
Results notified to entrants 19 October
Delivery deadline for wines invited to be included in celebration 24 October
Celebration of the Marlborough wine industry and announcement of the 2018 Marlborough Wine Show trophies. 26 October