Over the next four days, more than 4,300 wines will be tasted and judged by an international jury in Neustadt / Germany.
The 17th edition of the International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI starts this Thursday. About 150 wine experts from all over the world travel to Neustadt, in order to judge the best red, white and rosé wines as well as sparkling and liqueur wines from nearly 40 wine growing countries.
The German wine-growing regions are represented with 800 wines, more than 60 percent come from the Palatinate, Baden and Württemberg, followed by Swiss francs, the Moselle, Rheinhessen and Rheingau.
The majority of international wines in this year's summer tasting comes from Italy, Spain, Portugal and France. There will also be exciting wines from exotic origin, for example wines from Peru or Thailand.
The Grand International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI was started in 2000 by Meininger publishing house, which is the European leader in wine publications. Due to the market situation the prestigious Wine Award takes place twice a year.