Awards FAQ

How do I enter the awards?

Please fill out our online form on this webpage or send an email with your interest to eve@glassofbubbly.com
The current price for entry per wine is £100 + VAT (no VAT for entries outside the UK).

How do I become a judge?

We welcome all wine professionals and lovers of Champagne & Sparkling Wine to partake in our judging process. We have already chosen a selection of judges for the 2022 awards, though please do email christopher@glassofbubbly.com if you would like to be considered for this year or next. Final decision on who will judge at the awards will be taken by the senior judging panel.

Where and when is the judging taking place?

The judging will be in September 2022 with dates and venue to be confirmed.

What is the criteria to become a judge?

We ask that you have one or more of the following: Wine judging experience and a recognised wine qualification, qualified Sommelier / chef, passion for Champagne & Sparkling Wines, write for a wine blog / magazine, are part of national PR / Press.

What are the criteria for wine entries?

Your wine needs to be sparkling and made of grapes!

When do I send my wines in to be judged?

We ask you to send 4 bottles of each wine to us by August 30th 2022. The address for sending your wines is Glass of Bubbly Limited. 45 Arnold Road, Clacton on Sea, CO15 1DE. United Kingdom. Please follow the information at the following link for sending samples: https://glassofbubbly.com/importing-distribution/how-to-send-wine-samples-to-the-uk-from-the-eu-rest-of-the-world/

What wine glasses will be used?

We will be using Vina 77ep with Laser etched effervescent points.

Who judges my wine(s)?

We select a broad range of wine professionals and Champagne & Sparkling Wine lovers each year to judge the wines in our awards, none of the Glass of Bubbly team partake in the judging process so to remain totally independent and we run a none closed door style of judging wines.

What do I win?

We send out medals (highly commended to gold) and we supply you with the artwork for your badge to be used on your wine bottles / website. We also supply each medal winner with a certificate which will be posted out to you. Trophies will be awarded out during the awards evening. The famous Carynx trophy is awarded to The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly which the said winery gets to keep the trophy for one year.

Who should I contact for more information?

For Awards entries please email Eve via eve@glassofbubbly.com

For Awards Sponsorship / Press / Judging please contact Christopher via christopher@glassofbubbly.com