Terms and Conditions

2019/20 Key Dates

Entries open Monday, June 3
Entries close Friday, September 20
Bottle delivery Monday, July 29 to Friday, October 04
Late entries Friday, September 27
Bottle image deadline Friday, October 25
Judging period Monday, October 28 to Thursday, October 31
Winners announced/launch night Thursday, December 5
Hot 100 magazine street date Monday, December 16

Regulations

Entries are open to South Australian wine makers only. Only wines made from grapes grown within South Australia are eligible to enter.
– All entered wines must be bottled and labelled at the time of delivery.
– All entries must be commercially available in SA via cellar door or commercial wine merchants – minimum production of 75 cases (9LE excluding 375ml fortified products) for all classes
– Successful entries will be printed as per information provided by the applicant when submitting the entry. It is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure correct details are provided
Each product can be submitted to one class only
There is no limit to the number of submissions per winery, but total entries are capped at 1,500 submissions. Entrants must be aware that submissions may close early once this limit is reached
All entries become the property of The Adelaide Review Pty Ltd.
Head Steward reserves the right to transfer entries from one class to another class
We require four (4) bottles of each entry, regardless of closure
Wine bottles must be delivered between Monday, July 29 to Friday, October 4, between the hours of 8:00am & 3:00pm – “DELIVER TO: HOT 100 WINES C/ Freight Hub Logistics HOT 100 WINES RECEIVING 6 Circuit Court, Hendon”
The Adelaide Review, TAFE SA and Freight Hub accept no responsibility for, and will not pay for, any freight, loss or damages. Under no circumstances will The Adelaide Review, TAFE SA, Freight Hub or any of its officers or employees be responsible for the late, non-delivery or mis-delivery of any entries.
Entry fees will not be refunded if an entry is not received by the due date, withdrawn by the exhibitor after entry, or if disqualified by the Head Steward. Entries can be added to, or substituted with another, prior to deadline, but not after.
Late deliveries will not be accepted
The Judges Top 100 decisions will be final, and no correspondence shall be entered into.‘New to the game in SA?’ If you are a producer in SA who is just starting up or has just broken out independently in the last 3 years, let us know, you may be rewarded. Tick the appropriate box if you meet this criteria.

 

How to Enter

PREPARE INFORMATION FOR ENTRY
You will need to have:
– Company name and contact details
– Brand name(s) as should be printed
– Title of wine(s) as should be printed
– Region
– Type of closure
– Residual sugar (g/L)
– Vintage
– Number of cases (9LE) produced
– Retail price
– Alcohol percentage
– Label image
– Bottle image (hi-resolution: 300dpi +)

– Register your company (or log in, if you already have an account). Please provide accurate contact details. If you have issues retrieving an existing account please email [email protected]
– If you used the system last year, you won’t need to re-enter wines that you already have. Just new wines or alter vintages.
– Choose ‘MY WINES’ then ‘Add a wine’
– Use the ‘Brand’ drop-down menu to add a new brand. This may be the same as your company name, if you do not have multiple labels. Please be accurate – information entered in this field may be printed in the magazine.
– In ‘Wine type’, please enter the information displayed on the label, such as ‘Pinot Noir’ or ‘Sulky Rouge’. Please be accurate – information entered in this field may be printed in the magazine.
– In ‘Varietal’, please enter the varietal(s) accompanied by a percentage, such as ‘Pinot Noir 100%’ or ‘Syrah 50% Merlot 50%’
– Select country, region and other options as appropriate. Only fields with * are required.
– Attach bottle label image
– Select ‘ADD WINE’
– Repeat to add more wines as desired. You can come back and add more wines later if you like.

ENTRY FEE

– Entry fee will be $85 incl GST for first submission, $55 incl GST for second and subsequent wines
g.: 1 entry = $85.00. 2 entries = $140.00. 3 entries = $195.00
The Adelaide Review is an Australian business and all prices listed are in Australian (AUD) dollars.
Credit card or cheque payment is accepted. Credit card payments made online use a SSL protected payment page that is hosted by the secure NAB Transact Payment Gateway. Write out cheques to “The Adelaide Review Hot 100”.
AMEX AND DINERS CLUB NOT ACCEPTED
Online entrants will receive email confirmations automatically. No separate tax invoices will be issued. No entry will be formally accepted, and no entry pack will be sent, until receipt of the entry fee in full.
For any queries on transactions, or to cancel or amend transactions, contact Maria Underwood on (08) 7129 1010 or email [email protected]

RECEIVE YOUR ENTRY PACK, PREPARE AND SEND WINE

– Entry pack includes bottle labels and carton labels (if not received, email: [email protected])
Four bottles of each entry are required, regardless of closure type
Please affix bottle labels in a prominent position on bottle
Please pack one brand per box
Please label each carton, and detail the contents of each carton as requested
Courier packed cartons to delivery address shown on carton label within the nominated dates
Deliveries will be accepted between Monday, July 29 to Friday, October 4 between the hours of 8:00am and 3:00pm to: “DELIVER TO: HOT 100 WINES C/ Freight Hub Logistics HOT 100 WINES RECEIVING 6 Circuit Court, Hendon”
– All freight must be prepaid by entrant. Under no circumstances will wine be accepted before or after the above-mentioned dates. The Head Steward reserves the right to refuse to accept entries delivered before or after the delivery dates.

 

Privacy Policy

Entrant’s information is collected solely for purposes relating to The Hot 100 SA Wines competition and magazine. Contact details will be used to relay information relating to administration and advertising components of the Hot 100, provided to the Head Steward during the course of judging and used as a contact database for announcing the following year’s event.
Information gathered from entrants will not be passed on to third parties. Any request to update, modify or delete contact details should be directed to The Adelaide Review.
If entering online, please review Enofile Online’s privacy policy and terms of use.

Judging

– Judges will blind taste all submissions and select the most outstanding examples with each successful wine individually featured in the Hot 100 magazine.
The Head Judge will have the power to disqualify or dismiss any entry, which in their opinion, does not meet judging standard. Such disqualification will be final and no correspondence shall be entered into unless otherwise stated.
All wineries that have successful entries in the Hot 100 magazine will receive copies of the magazine for promotional/cellar door use. And also may be invited to participate in events throughout the season.

Classes for 2019/20

–  Wineries are requested to select, from the following wine style categories below, the class that best suits their wine. CLASS STICKERS WILL BE POSTED TO ENTRANTS TO PLACE ON THE BACK OF BOTTLES. This allocated code is essential to assist in sorting entries. Please ensure all bottles are labeled.

1. SPARKLING
A signature celebratory beverage from traditional styles through to fun and frivolous.

A. Adelaide Hills
B. Barossa Valley
C. Clare Valley and Southern Flinders Ranges
D. Coonawarra and the South East
E. Eden Valley
F. Riverland
G. McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island
H. South Australia (2+ regions)

2. LIGHT AROMATIC WHITES
Refreshing and bright wines perfect for summer drinking. Think crisp acid bright delights that can be consumed readily.

A. Adelaide Hills
B. Barossa Valley
C. Clare Valley and Southern Flinders Ranges
D. Coonawarra and the South East
E. Eden Valley
F. Riverland
G. McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island
H. South Australia (2+ regions)

3. WHITES WITH TEXTURE
These wines dink well anytime and are classically richer and heavier in mouthfeel, generally partnered with food bring complexity and texture.

A. Adelaide Hills
B. Barossa Valley
C. Clare Valley and Southern Flinders Ranges
D. Coonawarra and the South East
E. Eden Valley
F. Riverland
G. McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island
H. South Australia (2+ regions)

4. ORANGE AND ROSE
Skin fermented whites or reds which can form into common-styled Rose’ or skin fermented orange style allowing tannin and texture through the wine.

A. Adelaide Hills
B. Barossa Valley
C. Clare Valley and Southern Flinders Ranges
D. Coonawarra and the South East
E. Eden Valley
F. Riverland
G. McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island
H. South Australia (2+ regions)

5. FRUIT FORWARD REDS
Bright, light crunchy and refreshing, fruit driven reds are wines that are consumable and diverse expressing perfume and elegance.

A. Adelaide Hills
B. Barossa Valley
C. Clare Valley and Southern Flinders Ranges
D. Coonawarra and the South East
E. Eden Valley
F. Riverland
G. McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island
H. South Australia (2+ regions)

6. STRUCTURAL AND SAVOURY REDS
Medium-weight with attributes such as herbs, darker fruits and spice that counter with moderately built tannins.

A. Adelaide Hills
B. Barossa Valley
C. Clare Valley and Southern Flinders Ranges
D. Coonawarra and the South East
E. Eden Valley
F. Riverland
G. McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island
H. South Australia (2+ regions)

7. REDS WITH POWER AND PRESENCE
Wines with a heavier, richer focus, pronounced fruit intensity and complexity through the use of oak adding dimension to mouthfeel and length.

A. Adelaide Hills
B. Barossa Valley
C. Clare Valley and Southern Flinders Ranges
D. Coonawarra and the South East
E. Eden Valley
F. Riverland
G. McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island
H. South Australia (2+ regions)

8. VERMOUTH, DESSERT & FORTIFIEDS
A broad category that encompasses wine styles from aperitif through to after-dinner sweeter options.

A. Adelaide Hills
B. Barossa Valley
C. Clare Valley and Southern Flinders Ranges
D. Coonawarra and the South East
E. Eden Valley
F. Riverland
G. McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island
H. South Australia (2+ regions)

Awards & Magazine

–  100 of all entered wines will be selected as The Adelaide Review Hot 100 South Australian Wines for 2019/20, and will be listed in the Magazine.

Of these 100 wines, a Top 10 will be selected. The Top 10 wines will receive prominent position and editorial coverage in the Hot 100 magazine. They will also be offered editorial coverage in The Adelaide Review Food and Wine section within the next 12 month period from the magazine’s launch.

The Top 10 wines will receive invitations to the launch night and will be presented with a certificate. The number one wine will receive special recognition as the Wine of the Year and two return tickets to a global destination of your choice, courtesy of Singapore Airlines. The launch of the magazine and announcement of Top 10 Winners will take place at the awards night on Thursday, December 5

Finalist Engagements

– Wineries selected in the Top 10 must be prepared to supply three dozen bottles of the winning wine, which will be used at the awards night on Thursday, December 5 and throughout the year for promotion of the finalist 10 wines and the Hot 100 wines program.

Winemakers from the Top 10 will be required to attend the Awards Evening on Thursday, December 5 in order to receive the award. As part of the promotion of finalist wineries, winemakers may be asked during the season to be involved with events/marketing activities though out the year.

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