1st Annual

Santé Magazine International Wine 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 20th, 2021


September 29th & 30th, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the competition take place?

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

When is the deadline to enter?

The final deadline for entry and shipment is September 20th, 2021.

How much does it cost to enter?

Early Bird Deadline: August 6th, 2021 ($70 per online entry/$75 per if by check)

Regular Deadline: September 20th, 2021 ($80 per online entry/$85 by check)

How do I submit my entry—by paper, fax, or email?

If you elect not to register on-line: HERE, please follow the instructions located on the paper entry form.

Where do I send my wines?

We will accept wine shipments until September 20th, 2021. Please label boxes 1 of 1 or 1 of 2, etc. Please ship directly to:

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

Download a pre-printed shipping label

How many bottles need to be sent per entry?

An official entry shall consist of 4 bottles, each bottle no less than 750 ml in volume. For containers larger than 1 liter in volume, an official entry shall consist of 2 units. An official entry of wines, such as dessert wines, that are bottled only in 375ml bottles shall consist of 6 bottles, each no less than 375ml.

When will the winners be announced?

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

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!