1st Annual

Santé Magazine International
Spirits Competition



Santé is the magazine for restaurant professionals that operates as a dynamic link between buyer and brand. The restaurant business is tough – every decision counts. That's why Santé dedicates itself to helping restaurateurs make the most of their business. In its 25th year, Santé provides concise, authoritative, award-winning editorials on food, beverage, equipment, and management. Santé produces content by experienced restaurant professionals who share insights and inspirations to bolster its audience's success.

The Santé International Wine & Spirits Competition was established for any wineries and/or distillers interested in more exposure to restaurant professionals. Winning producers will be featured in the September issue of Santé Magazine and shared with its extensive subscriber base and social channels.

Reasons to Enter

  • Greater than 95% of Santé subscribers are CEOs, presidents, and managers in the hospitality industry.
  • Our reach is amplified by a combination of social media shares and syndication. Our top 15 followers, for example, have over a million followers themselves.
  • We shape the buying trends of casual-upscale to upscale restaurants.
  • Average Monthly Reach >130,000 (1.5 million a year)
  • We syndicate via Restaurateur Connection, Apple News and Google News.
  • Restaurants are "tasting rooms" for your products affecting consumer buying decisions exponentially

Entry Deadline and Product Shipments Due

Deadline Extended: September 20, 2021


September 29 & 30, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to enter?

The registration fee is $345 per on-line entry / $195 Mixers and Pre-Mixed Cocktails.

Is there a paper entry form?

No, all submissions must go through our online system for better and more accurate tracking and communication.

When is the deadline to enter?

The final deadline for entries and spirits delivery is September 20, 2021.

How many bottles need to be sent per entry?

An official entry shall consist of two bottles per entry for 750 ml and larger. For sizes less than 750 ml, please submit three bottles per entry. 

When will the competition take place?

The judging will take place September 29 & 30 in Sonoma County, CA.

When will the winners be announced?

Winning spirits will be announced post competition and featured in a special section on Santé Magazine’s website.

Where do I send my spirits?

Please ship spirits directly to the address below. We will accept spirit shipments until September 20th, 2021. Please label boxes 1 of 1 or 1 of 2, etc.

Santé International Spirits Competition
c/o Express Wine Delivery
7970 Cameron Dr.
Windsor, CA 95492

Download pre-addressed shipping labels

Who should I contact if I have more questions?

Please contact Debra Del Fiorentino at: debra@winecompetitions.com

(415) 640-6337.


Official Rules

Bottoms Up!

Reach a perfect audience.

Wow an esteemed judging panel.

It's your time to shine!