Registrations for Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg are extended until 23 May for all orange and white wines.
The Mondial des Vins blancs Strasbourg, the only competition in the world entirely dedicated to all the diversity of white wines, organised under the OIV patronage and member of Vinofed. This year, the contest is also open to orange wine, since it is a maceration white wine.
The registrations are planetary and the opening to orange wine has stimulated winegrowers. Japan is committed for the 2nd year with the emblematic grape variety of the island, Koshu. Mexico is mobilising thanks to the dynamic Consejo vitivinicolo Mexicano. The Czech, Greek, Romanian, Slovak and Slovenian estates are organising themselves. Hungary, rewarded with gold and a dry wine trophy in 2021, is also getting back into the game. Kazakhstan will present Riesling. Wines from Australia, South Africa and the USA will also compete. As for the vineyards of the European heart Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and Spain, it will be worthily represented.
Registrations open: Judges and partners in effervescence
Faithful from the start, Serge DUBS, Best Sommelier of the World 1989 will chair a table of juries after having commented on the appetizer wine, an important step in the calibration process, before launching the tastings of the wines in competition. Pr. Dr. Monika Christmann, Honorary President of the OIV as well as Roberto Gaudio, delegate of VINOFED confirmed their presences.
A delegation of international judges, prevented during the two previous editions due to health restrictions, will make their big comeback and thus enrich the panel of the 70 experts:
Yegas NAIDOO / South Africa, Jim MAC MAHON / Australia, Debbie TEMPLETON SMEKRAR / Canada, Bob MADILL and Mickael SCHAEFFER / New York, François COTÉ / Quebec – Diana PAVELESCU / Romania… not to mention our neighbours across Rhine which we are delighted to reintegrate. The ANEV, the Association Nationale des Elus du Vin is once again involved in order to convey a message that will be emulated by French estates. Those from Alsace, Languedoc, and Loire intend to defend their 2021 Best Dry Wine Trophies in their category.
As announced at the beginning of April, Italy is in the spotlight in 2022 and we are offering you, with the precious collaboration of our expert judges, a selection of Italian wine news in the press book distributed on 16 May. This focus will be the preamble to a great tasting of transalpine wines organized in 2023 on the occasion of a wine fair scheduled in close connection with the Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg.
For more info about registrations, go to www.mondial-vins-blancs.com/inscription
IMPORTANT DATES: Registrations close 23 May and you can send samples until 30 May.
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South African Sauvignon Blanc proved its excellence once again as one of the top five countries by number of medals at the largest and most significant international competition entirely dedicated to Sauvignon Blanc, the 2022 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon.
“With four gold and 13 silver medals out of 1 120 entries from 23 producer countries, South African Sauvignon Blanc found itself in good stead with the likes of France, Austria, Italy and the Czech Republic at this prestigious competition which took place in Portugal,” says RJ Botha, chairman of Sauvignon Blanc South Africa.
Diemersdal lead South Africa’s medal tally with one of four gold medals for The Journal Sauvignon Blanc 2021.
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