To compete, wines must come from a homogeneous batch. Each sample should be presented in line with the following terms and conditions :
- 6 bottles per sample for bottles of 0.75 cl, 8 bottles per sample for bottles of 0.5 cl, 4 bottles per sample for bottles of 1.5 L,
- Bottles should be labelled for sale.
The CIVR could request 2 additional bottles of wine which will be awarded at the competition only. All these bottles can be used for post-competition promotion operations.