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The Lumo Awards

was born from the SA Women’s Wine and Spirit Awards to serve a wider audience of wine and spirit lovers.

FAQ’s

The Lumo Awards

was born from the SA Women’s Wine and Spirit Awards to serve a wider audience of wine and spirit lovers.

FAQ’s
2022

Timeline

Entries open
22 March 2022
Early bird entry ends
22 June 2022
close of entries
19 July 2022
Delivery of samples
25 and 26 July 2022
Early bird entry fee
R825 excluding VAT from to 22 March until 22 June 2022
REGULAR entry fee
R1050 excluding VAT applies from 23 June to 19 July 2022
Final close of entries
Entries close at midnight on the 19th of July 2022
Final delivery of samples
Monday and Tuesday delivery between 09:00 and 16:00
2022

Timeline

Entries open
22 March 2022
Early bird entry fee
R825 excluding VAT from to 22 March until 22 June 2022
Early bird entry ends
22 June 2022
REGULAR entry fee
R1050 excluding VAT applies from 23 June to 19 July 2022
close of entries
19 July 2022
Final close of entries
Entries close at midnight on the 19th of July 2022
Delivery of samples
25 and 26 July 2022
Final delivery of samples
Monday and Tuesday delivery between 09:00 and 16:00
What does the

awards look like?

The stickers measure 25 mm across. Silver and Gold awards will be awarded.

Trophies

to be awarded for

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FAQ’s

Are only products made by women allowed?2022-05-17T14:34:54+00:00

All winemakers and distillers, both male and female, can enter the Lumo Awards and all products will be judged on merit.

If your winery or distillery has a woman at the helm, she will be eligible to be awarded a trophy for “Woman Winemaker of the Year” or “Woman Distiller of the Year”.

Should I only enter products that I think women would like?2022-05-19T07:47:00+00:00

The judges use quality as their only guideline, and judge all products on merit.

What awards are given?2022-05-19T07:47:31+00:00

The Lumo Awards will confer silver and gold awards to signify good quality. The trophies to be awarded are:

  • Best Cap Classique
  • Best red wine on show
  • Woman Winemaker of the Year
  • Woman Distiller of the Year
Do I have to order stickers for awarded entries?2022-05-19T07:47:55+00:00

You’re not obligated to order stickers; if you do not want any, indicate the number on the entry form as 0 (zero). Once the results have been revealed, you have to take the number of stickers you indicated. Stickers will be available approximately two weeks after the winners have been notified.

How much does it cost to enter the event?2022-05-23T11:19:29+00:00
  • Early bird entries are R825 excluding VAT per entry from 22 March to 22 June 2022.
  • Normal entries are R1050 excluding VAT per entry from 23 June to 19 July 2022.
  • Stickers will be available at R395 excluding VAT for a roll of 1000.
How many samples are needed per entry?2022-05-19T07:48:37+00:00

A wine sample has to comprise only three 750ml bottles and a spirit sample has to comprise only two 750ml bottles, or the volumetric equivalent thereof.

Will the tastings be audited?2022-05-19T07:48:58+00:00

The tasting procedure will be audited to ensure the judges are not influenced; and the tastings are done blind and conform to international standards.

CATEGORIES

NO. CATEGORY: Sparkling Wines SPECIFICATION
1 Perlé or Slightly Sparkling Wine  Any sugar level
2 Sparkling Wine (not Cap Classique) RS<=15 g/L
3 Sparkling Wine (not Cap Classique) RS>15 g/
4 Cap Classique
NO. CATEGORY: White Wine SPECIFICATION
5 Bukettraube
6 Chenin Blanc RS<=10 g/L
7 Chenin Blanc RS>10 g/L
8 Colombar RS<=10 g/L
9 Colombar RS>10 g/L
10 Chardonnay RS<=10 g/L
11 Chardonnay RS>10 g/L
12 Pinot Gris
13 Weisser Riesling (Rhine Riesling)
14 Sauvignon Blanc RS<=10 g/L
15 Sauvignon Blanc RS>10 g/L
16 Viognier RS<=10 g/L
17 Other Single White Varietal RS<=10 g/L
18 Other Single White Varietal RS>10 g/L
19 White Blend RS<=10 g/L
20 White Blend RS>10 g/L
21 Blanc de Noir and Rosé RS<=10 g/L
22 Blanc de Noir and Rosé RS>10 g/L
23 Low-Alcohol Wine Alc <10%
NO. CATEGORY: Red Wine SPECIFICATION
24 Pinot noir (RS<=10g/L)
25 Pinotage (RS<=10g/L)
26 Malbec (RS<=10g/L)
27 Merlot (RS<=10g/L)
28 Mourvèdre (RS<=10g/L)
29 Petit Verdot (RS<=10g/L)
30 Cabernet franc (RS<=10g/L)
31 Cabernet Sauvignon (RS<=10g/L)
32 Shiraz (RS<=10g/L)
33 Other red cultivars (RS<=10g/L)
34 Bordeaux styled red (RS<=10g/L)
35 Cape blend (RS<=10g/L)
36 Other red blend (RS<=10g/L)
NO. CATEGORY: Sweet Wines SPECIFICATION
37 Sweet Red (RS>10g/L)
38 Natural Sweet Wine
39 Special Late Harvest (RS>50g/L)
40 Noble Late Harvest
41 Straw Wine
NO. CATEGORY: Fortified Wines
42 Cape Ruby Port
43 Cape Tawny Port
44 Cape Vintage Port
45 Cape Late-Bottled Vintage Port
46 Other Port
47 White Jeripigo
48 Red Jeripigo
49 White Muscadel
50 Red Muscadel
51 Fino Sherry
52 Oloroso Sherry
53 Cream Sherry
NO. CATEGORY: Distilled Products
54 Brandy Non Vintage/ Age not Defined
55 Brandy 3-8 Years
56 Brandy 9-12 years
57 Brandy 13-20 years
58 Brandy from Fruit
59 Whisky Scottish
60 Whiskey Irish
61 Whiskey – USA
62 Whiskies – Other
63 Vodka/Eau de Vie unflavoured
64 Flavoured Vodka
65 Rice Wine
66 Absinthe
67 Grappa – plain
68 Grappa infused with other flavours
69 London Dry Gin
70 Plymouth style Gin
71 New style Gin
72 Gin Other
73 Tequila
74 Mezcal
75 Sotol
76 Unaged Rum
77 Aged Rum
78 White Rum
NO. CATEGORY: Flavoured Wines
79 White Vermouth
80 Red Vermouth
81 Flavoured White Wine Still
82 Flavoured Red Wine Still
83 Sparkling Flavoured White Wine
84 Sparkling Flavoured Red Wine
NO. CATEGORY: Liqueurs
85 Citrus Liqueur
86 Coffee Liqueur
87 Cream Liqueur
88 Fruit Liqueur
89 Herbal/Botanical/Spiced Liqueur
90 Nut Liqueur
91 Other Liqueur

Delivery of Samples

Delivery Address

Lanzerac Hotel
Lanzerac Service Entrance
1 Lanzerac Road
Stellenbosch

Directions

Drive along Jonkershoek road towards Jonkershoek in Stellenbosch. Security will assist at the service entrance at Lanzerac when you sign in, and point you towards the drop-off area.

Michelle Grimbeek

CONTACT US

Sanet van Heerden

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