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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 [...]

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 -  [...]

August 2016

Awarding Ceremony for Chinese Wineries

August 2nd, 2016|Actions, News, Press Releases|

China received 1 grand-gold medal, 8 gold and 27 silver medals in Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016. The awarding ceremony was held in Beijing on July 24 in the presence of all the awarded wineries.