153 medals for New World wines // Tremendous variety among the winning wines
Wines from the New World impressively proved their quality at this year’s Summer Tasting for the Grand International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI: in the overall medals table, there were 60 medals for Australia, 38 for Chile, 25 for South Africa, 20 for New Zealand and 10 for the United States.
Casella Family Brands (Australia; 12 Gold, 5 Silver) and Viña Ventisquero (Chile; 5 Gold, 8 Silver) were named the best wineries of the New World. The quality of both wineries made a lasting impression on the international wine experts at the Summer Tasting.
A total of 16 Grand Gold, 703 Gold and 1,001 Silver medals were awarded at the 21st Grand International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI. Nearly 4,300 wines from 42 of the world’s wine-growing areas were blind tasted and rated by the 164-strong jury of experts, who travelled here from 41 countries specifically for this event.
‘The Summer Tasting shows how positively the wine offering has developed in recent years. Among the top wines, we had the pleasure of sampling some amazing quality wines, and among the more basic qualities were some that were extremely pleasant to drink. We are delighted that, once again this year, the winners included a wide range of wines and price categories. From easy-drinking to highly ambitious top wines, there is plenty of choice for any occasion and wallet,’ adds Director of Degustation Christian Wolf.