This Is How Voting Works:

How do I vote?
It’s easy!

1. Check out the 3 award categories for each month, starting on the 1st.
2. Look over the nominations in each specific category.
3. Vote for your favorite by clicking next to the nominee.

How many times may I vote?
You can vote once a day during the 2 week voting period.

Who can vote?
Voting is open to everyone. If you have an opinion, you can vote.

How often are the voting results updated?
The voting results are updated daily. Be sure to “Like” us on Facebook and “Follow” us on Twitter to watch the progress unfold.

How do I enter a nominee?
Enter a nominee by typing the nominee in the Reader’s Write In Vote box.

Who can enter a nominee?
This is the people’s choice awards so anyone can enter a nominee.

How many times can a nominee be nominated?
A nominee can be nominated once a day throughout the 2 week voting period.

How do I get more votes for my nomination?
Share Great Wine News Awards on your website, Facebook page, Twitter account, even E-Newsletter. Encourage your friends, family, even dog to vote!

Use hashtag #GWNAwards.
When can I enter a nominee?
You can enter a nominee once our voting period begins on the 1st of each month.

How many nominees may I nominate?
You can nominate as many nominees as you like.

Why should I vote or nominate?
Show appreciation for your favorite brand. Support a new client. Have the world get to know your brand. Share your passion for wine and its lifestyle. There are too many reasons to list as to why you should participate.

How are the winners selected?
The winners are selected by the highest percentage of votes from Great Wine News readers as well as editorial staff input.

How many winners will be chosen?
There will be a Gold, Silver and Bronze winner in each category.

When will the winners be announced?
The winners will be announced after our 2 week voting period ends. Our winners will be announced and featured in our Wine Weekender as well as our Great Wine News digital magazine.

What’s the cost of entry?
It’s free! There is no entry fee for Great Wine News Awards.

Other than voting or nominating, is there anything else I should do?
Get all your friends and family to participate! Make it a challenge between one another to see whose vote will make it to the top.
Also, don’t forget to link Great Wine News Awards on your social networks!

What makes this wine competition different from others?
This is not your traditional wine competition. There is no panel of experts, such as wine judges and sommeliers, who meet in one physical location on a specific date to report their opinions.

This competition will be judged by wine lovers from all walks of life, online monthly, over a 2 week voting period. Results will be tabulated in real-time and ongoing, with the full engagement of social media.

This competition recognizes and celebrates wine, its lifestyle and all the fun one bottle can hold.

When will the next competition be held?
Every month we will feature 3 new categories you can vote for and nominate.

If you have any questions please email

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