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February 2018


February 19th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

By Valentina Phillips Concours Mondial de Bruxelles has decided to organise its 25th competition in Beijing, China, thus giving participating producers an opportunity to approach one of the most dynamic wine markets in the world. The rapid growth in China’s vineyard acreage has taken the global wine industry by surprise in recent years. However, according [...]

January 2018


January 29th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

By Valentina Phillips As an industry leader, some of the primary goals of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles are to keep you up to date with the most current developments in the global wine market. We looked at some of the wine trends for 2018 and compared them with our most recent data. In 2018, [...]

December 2017

A medal from CMB increases wine sales by up to 40%

December 11th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

A medal from an internationally recognized competition can have a real impact on sales. An informal survey by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) among buyers shows that a medal from the competition boosts wine sales by between 18% and over 40%. The percentage differs among countries: in Belgium, for instance, a Gold CMB medal helps [...]

November 2017

Registration for CMB 2018 is now open

November 7th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Download Word Version The Asian venue fuels strong interest and brings logistical challenges and technical innovations 2018 will be a landmark year for the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) - for the first time, the competition is heading beyond its European borders and travelling all the way to Beijing. That, though, is just one of [...]

October 2017

Tokyo Wine Complex – October 2017

October 26th, 2017|News|

Four award-winning wineries from Italy and France met members of the Japanese wine trade in Tokyo during the Wine Complex in October. The event, which enabled wineries not yet represented in Japan to exhibit, was a resounding success. We will most certainly be attending next year with more award-winning wineries from the 2018 Concours Mondial [...]

Press Book : Valladolid 2017

October 3rd, 2017|Press articles|

Find our complete press book releases in pdf : Download the 2017 Press Book

September 2017


September 28th, 2017|News|

Scientists put an end to cork vs screwcap debate   The pop of a cork is a celebrated sound across the world, but new research released today has found that the sound of a cork popping can actually make us think our wine tastes better. The first of its kind, the study was designed by [...]

Award ceremony for Bulgarian wine producers in Plovdiv

September 27th, 2017|News|

Bulgarian wine producers received their awards from Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2017 during an official ceremony in Plovdiv last night. They were handed over by the Mayor of Plovdiv Municipality, Mr. Ivan Totev, the General Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of Bulgaria, Mr. Vladimir Tudjarov and the President of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, [...]

June 2017

Join us on The ‘Concours Mondial’ Stand At Megavino – October 20-23, 2017

June 15th, 2017|Actions|

Megavino, the largest wine event in the Benelux, has taken place in Brussels for the last 19 years, much to the delight of wine and spirits trade members and connoisseurs alike. The heart of Europe welcomes you for 4 days to meet people and do business. Key facts about Megavino: 11,000 m² floor area 434 [...]

May 2017

From entries to accolades, stringent checks guarantee unparalleled reliability

May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles is the only competition in the world to conduct post-event checks on medal-winning wines. But from sample preparation to marketing award-winning wines, its organisers have a rigorous and methodical protocol for ensuring its endorsement is a 100% reliable buying cue for consumers. Competition director Thomas Costenoble describes the numerous checks [...]