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May 2017

2017 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles: The results are out!

May 16th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Host country Spain collects the highest number of medals. China wins twice as many medals as the previous year. 9,080 wines competed this year for the coveted Concours Mondial de Bruxelles medals in Valladolid, the capital of Castilla y León. The 320 international panel members awarded Silver, Gold and Grand Gold medals to top entries. [...]

China to become world capital of wine in 2018

May 7th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

The travelling Concours Mondial chose the Haidian district of Beijing to host the next competition China will become the world’s capital of wine in 2018. Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) has chosen to host its 25th event in the Haidian district of Beijing. For the first time in a history spanning over two decades, the [...]

The 24th Concours Mondial began today in Valladolid

May 5th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Over 9 000 wines from 50 countries compete for a medal by Concours Mondial. Host country Spain submits 2002 wines. The 24th Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (“Concours Mondial”) started today in Spain. 320 journalists, buyers, oenologists and sommeliers from across the world gather together in Valladolid to judge the wines. The 9080 wines from 50 countries [...]

9080 wines to be evaluated at Valladolid by 320 wine judges

May 3rd, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Each judge will taste 50 wines per day. 2400 wine glasses, 2000 liters of water and 2000 breads were ordered. 9080 wines will be tasted by wine judges from 50 countries during the 24th edition of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. It will be held from May 2-5 2017 in the capital of Castilla y León [...]

April 2017

CMB 2017: Increase in entries

April 19th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Download Word Version 80% growth in organic and biodynamic wines. Host country Spain posts an increase of nearly 25%. Nine thousand and eighty (9,080) wine samples have been entered this year in the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB), marking an average increase of more than 5% per year over the past 10 years (2007 -  [...]

February 2017

The thirteenth Vinisud show ended on Tuesday January 31 in Montpellier.

February 10th, 2017|News|

A total 20,775 visitors attended the three-day event including 6,673 international visitors from 70 countries. The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, which was among the 922 exhibitors, took part with 5 medal-winning producers from the 2016 competition – two Spanish and three Italian wines: Vinergia, Vins Padro' SL, Tenute Cerfeda dell'Elba, Soc. Agr. Usiglian del Vescovo [...]

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles introduces a special trophy for Outstanding Old Vintages

February 7th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

The 24th Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, which takes place from May 5 to 7, 2017 in Valladolid, Spain, will for the first time reward Outstanding Old Vintages. In the interests of excellence and innovation, a section of the competition will be dedicated to outstanding wines from the last century, i.e. vintages before the year 2000. [...]

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles rewards finest organic wines

February 6th, 2017|News|

The 24th Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, which takes place from May 5 to 7, 2017 in Valladolid, Spain, will single out for distinction organic or biodynamic wines that scored particularly well during the competition by awarding them a special organic wine trophy. Growing demand for environmentally-friendly wines made using sustainable farming methods has prompted Concours [...]

October 2016

13 Producers joined the CMB booth at Megavino 2016

October 25th, 2016|News|

13 producers from six different countries joined together under the umbrella of Concours Mondial de Bruxelles to present their medal winners from the renowned competition at the biggest wine event in the Benelux. Among the participants this year were: Antigva (Spain),  Puente de Rus (Spain), Champagne Beerens (France), Château de l’Espérance (France),  Château Leroy-Beauval (France), [...]

September 2016

Tasting of South African Medalists

September 19th, 2016|News|

On September 15 the South African Embassy in Brussels opened its doors for an event dedicated to the 91 South African wines awarded at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016. Over 70 importers, restaurant owners, sommeliers, journalists and diplomats had the chance to taste and discover some of South Africa’s best wines. Representatives of the following [...]