FedEx Next Generation Awards 2024: Rules and entry form


  • All wine categories are permissible. Where a wine is labeled as single variety, it must contain a minimum of 85% of that variety.
  • All wines must be certified as South African.
  • No tank or barrel samples permitted.
  • Winemakers may enter as many different wines as they see fit.
  • Each wine submission shall be entered under the name of the company or organization controlling the cellar where it was finally produced.
  • The birthdate of the winemaker in contention must be 11 June 1989 or later.
  • The winemaker in contention must be the person responsible for end-to-end production of the wine, regardless of whether he/she still works in the cellar.
  • Wines entered must be current release or soon to be released (minimum stock requirement: 50 x 6 bottles).
  • Entries close Wednesday, 22 May.
  • An entry sample takes the form of: 1) two bottles; 2) a sheet with winemaking information and technical analysis and 3) a copy of the winemaker’s ID card.
  • Samples must be delivered to 44 Liesbeek Road, Rosebank, Cape Town between 08h30 and 15h00 on Thursday, 23 May. LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  • In the event a wine achieves Top 10 status, 18 bottles must be set aside at no charge, these to be served at promotional events.
  • The judges’ selection of the winning wines will be final, and no debate or correspondence will be entered into concerning the awards.

An entry fee of R950 including VAT per wine applies and you will be directed to our online shop to make payment after you have completed the form below. Please note that if you want to enter multiple wines, each will require a separate form although payment can be made all at once.

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