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Wine Business Monthly PACK Design Awards

General Information

Wine Business Monthly presents a competition to choose the most outstanding wine packages on the market. A jury of wine industry professionals will determine the winners in five (5) categories.

All wines made with grapes from North American appellations have the opportunity to be recognized. The winning entries will be featured in the September and October 2021 issues of Wine Business Monthly .


  • Classic Format Package Design
  • Luxury Package Design
  • Package Series Design
  • Package Redesign
  • Alternative/Non-glass Format Package Design

Important Dates

  • Call for Entries May 25th - June 30th 2021
  • People’s Choice voting opens July 27th, 2021
  • Winners will be announced on August 11th, 2021

People’s Choice

In addition to being entered in the juried wine packaging competition, submissions will automatically be entered into the People’s Choice category.

How to Enter - Entry Period Now Closed

  1. Complete online entry form by June 30th
  2. Follow link in receipt to your Outshinery form to have your professional images created
  3. For entries in Classic, Luxury, and Non-glass, only 1 piece will be judged
  4. For Package Redesign, you will need to submit old and new package designs
  5. For Package Series you will need to submit two to five package designs

Rules and Eligibility

You are eligible to compete if you are a North American winery, wine industry packaging supplier or graphic designer. The package is eligible if it contains wine from a North American appellation, was produced (filled) between May 1, 2018, through May 1, 2021, and is currently available or was available to the general public between those dates. For purposes of this contest, submissions can include wine boxes, wine bottles, wine bags or cans. 3-liter maximum. Submissions from previous years may be resubmitted if: 1. The entry is still eligible and 2. If it was not a medal winner in the category in which it is being entered.

Professionally Juried Judging

The 2021 Pack Design Awards will be judged by an independent panel of wine industry and design industry experts.

The winners will be announced on August 11th, 2021.