International Entry Form


The competition will take place August 8, 2018 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Online Entry deadline is July 16th, delivery of your entry is required by July 20th, either to Dominic Rivard if entry is Canadian, or to the competition U.S. address if from another non-U.S. country.


For shipping/delivery: Canadian entrants, please coordinate with Dominic Rivard,, for getting one bottle/container of your entry to them by July 20th at the latest. All others, please coordinate with your U.S. importer/distributor to ship two bottles of your entry to the U.S. address by July 20th to: DOTG c/o 105 Danbury Court, Charlottesville, VA 22902, U.S.A. For shipping, please use thick cardboard shipping containers with high R-value insulation to avoid heat and impact damage, not ordinary case boxes. Check with authorized shippers for their container specifications. Be sure you have the proper permit to ship alcoholic beverages before shipping.

Online entry only via this page for non-U.S. entries. *Entries are not official until full payment for each entry has been received. Entry fees are non-refundable. Be sure to read the list of classes carefully and code your entry with its correct class. The competition will not be responsible if entries are coded incorrectly by the entrant. Entrants may petition to receive scanned copies of judge notes. Signature of the entering official on the entry form certifies that the entry is accurate as described, and the entrant is responsible for the accuracy of entry descriptions. Entries or shipped bottles that arrive after deadline cannot be guaranteed entry in the competition. All bottles/containers entered become the property of the DOTG competition. All entries must be commercially available to the public at the time of entry. No refunds for cancellations can be made after the close of registration or shipping deadlines.


$65.00 per entry, payable in U.S. dollars, payable by Mastercard/Visa via Square. If you do not own the credit card being charged, be sure to get permission from the card holder before making the charge (Drink Outside the Grape is a dba of “Richard Leahy Enterprises”. If you do own the card, be sure no other winery officials are making simultaneous charges for DOTG entries.


The online form has three sections (pages):

Entrant Details
Wine Details
Payment Options

Please use the navigation buttons at the bottom of each section to move through the form. You may also use the tabs at the top of the form to navigate through each section.

Be sure to have a copy of the Entry Classes as you will be required to enter a class number for each wine entered into the competition:

Online Entry Form – Non U.S. Producers