2022/23 Wine Submissions Calendar – Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Not every category will be tasted at our offices. Please wait for instructions (sent in response to your submissions) to ship samples to their destinations.
  • The dates on this calendar are subject to change. Email the Tasting Department with any questions or concerns.
  • All shipments from abroad must be cleared through a licensed U.S. importer. Wine & Spirits magazine is not responsible for shipments held in customs.

Tasting Cycle

Submission Window

Imported Focus

Domestic Focus

Spring

Window 1

Start:
September 12, 2022

End:
September 23, 2022


Samples have until 09/30 to arrive.

Italy | Native Red Varieties from Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Puglia
Portugal | Northern (Douro, Dão, Beiras, Trás-os-Monte)
South Africa

California | Syrah, Other Syrah-Based Rhône-Style Red Blends
California | Grenache, Other Grenache-Based Rhone-Style Blends

Spring

Window 2

Start:
September 19, 2022

End:
September 30, 2022


Samples have until 10/07 to arrive.

Australia | South Australia | Shiraz, Grenache and Mediterranean Red Varieties (Iberian and Southern Italian Heat- and Drought-Resistant Varieties)
France | Northern Rhône

Pacific NW | Syrah, Other Syrah-Based Rhône-Style Red Blends
Pacific NW | Grenache, Other Grenache-Based Rhone-Style Blends
US | Syrah, Other Syrah-Based Rhône-Style Red Blends
US | Grenache, Other Grenache-Based Rhone-Style Blends

Spring

Start:
November 7, 2022

End:
November 18, 2022


Samples have until 11/30 to arrive.

Italy | Reds from Chianti Classico, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
France | Loire
France | Burgundy

California | Pinot Noir

Spring

Start:
November 28, 2022

End:
December 9, 2022


Samples must arrive by 12/16

Italy | Langhe Nebbiolo
Italy | Nebbiolo d’Alba

N/A

Spring

Start:
December 5, 2022

End:
December 16, 2022


Samples must arrive by 12/23

N/A

Oregon | Pinot Noir
Washington | Pinot Noir
American | Pinot Noir (excluding California)

Spring

Start:
January 9, 2023

End:
January 20, 2023


Samples must arrive by 01/27

Argentina | Mendoza Chardonnay, Salta, Patagonia
Chile | Maipo Cabernet & Cabernet Blends
Italy | Brunello di Montalcino, Rosso di Montalcino

US | California | Zinfandel & Mixed Blacks

Spring

Start:
January 16, 2023

End:
January 27, 2023


Samples must arrive by 02/03

Spain | Ribera del Duero

N/A

Spring

Start:
January 23, 2023

End:
February 3, 2023


Samples must arrive by 02/10

France | Côtes de Bordeaux, Roussillon
Italy | Campania Whites (from native Italian varieties), Etna Rosso, Etna Bianco

US | Not California | Zinfandel & Mixed Blacks

Spring

Start:
February 6, 2023

End:
February 17, 2023


Samples must arrive by 02/24

Sparkling | Cava, Crémant

N/A

Spring

Start:
February 13, 2023

End:
February 24, 2023


Samples must arrive by 03/03

Sparkling | Prosecco DOCG

US | Sparkling

Spring

Start:
March 6, 2023

End:
March 17, 2023


Samples must arrive by 03/24

Atlantic | Azores, Canary Islands

US | Riesling

Spring

Start:
March 13, 2023

End:
March 24, 2023


Samples must arrive by 03/31

France | Provence

US | Rosé

Spring

Start:
April 3, 2023

End:
April 14, 2023


Samples must arrive by 04/21

France | Alsace

N/A

Spring

Start:
April 24, 2023

End:
May 5, 2023


Samples must arrive by 05/12

Spain | Galicia, Bierzo

N/A

Spring

Start:
May 1, 2023

End:
May 12, 2023


Samples must arrive by 05/19

Greece
Portugal | Vinho Verde

N/A

Spring

Start:
May 22, 2023

End:
June 2, 2023


Samples must arrive by 06/09

Italy | Tuscan Reds (Bolgheri, Super Tuscan, Satellite Sangiovese Appellations:
Maremma, Morellino di Scansano, Val d’Arno, Lucca, SuperTuscans)
Australia | Margaret River

US | Chardonnay

Spring

Start:
May 29, 2023

End:
June 9, 2023


Samples must arrive by 06/16

France | Châteauneuf-du-Pape
France | Burgundy

N/A

Spring

Start:
June 5, 2023

End:
June 16, 2023


Samples must arrive by 06/23

Argentina | Mendoza Malbec
Chile | Secano Interior (Maule & Itata), Bio-Bio and Patagonia

N/A

Spring

Start:
June 12, 2023

End:
June 23, 2023


Samples must arrive by 06/30

Spain | Priorat, Montsan
Balkans | Bulgaria, Croatia, Moldova, Czech Republic, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia,
                Slovakia, Slovenia

N/A

Spring

Start:
July 10, 2023

End:
July 21, 2023


Samples must arrive by 07/28

Hungary

N/A

Spring

Start:
July 17, 2023

End:
July 28, 2023


Samples must arrive by 08/04

Spain | Reds from Rioja

N/A

Spring

Start:
July 24, 2023

End:
August 4, 2023


Samples must arrive by 08/11

Italy | Late-Release Barolo, Barbaresco, Timorasso
South Africa | Dessert Wines

US | Cabernet Sauvignon

Spring

Start:
August 7, 2023

End:
August 18, 2023


Samples must arrive by 08/25

Spain | Sherry: Amontillado, Palo Cortado, Oloroso
Caucuses | Armenia, Georgia
Portugal | Port

N/A

Spring

Start:
August 14, 2023

End:
August 25, 2023


Samples must arrive by 09/01

France | Champagne

N/A