MUNDUS VINI Summer Tasting 2018

Wednesday, 5. September 2018 - 12:00

Foto: Ralf Ziegler/AdLumina

New World wines come up trumps // Australia the most successful overseas contender // Casella Family Brands and Delicato Family Vineyards nominated the most successful producers

Having distributed numerous Grand Gold, Gold and Silver awards, the 23rd Grand International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI has now drawn to a close. At this year’s Summer Tasting, 4,311 wines from all over the world were blind tasted, reviewed and rated by 175 expert judges from 40 countries.

At this year’s Summer Tasting, wines from overseas once again proved that they are amongst the best in the world: 3 Grand Gold, 81 Gold and 101 Silver awards went to wines from Australia, Chile, New Zealand, the USA and Argentina.

The most successful overseas producers at the Summer Tasting were the Casella Family Brand from Australia with 1 Grand Gold, 14 Gold and 11 Silver medals and Delicato Family Vineyards from the USA with 2 Gold and 8 Silver medals.

Italy once again won the country competition for the best wines at this year’s Summer Tasting, with 483 medals, followed by Spain with 309 and Germany in third place with 293 medals. The quintet of top European producers is completed by Portugal with 154 medals and France with 114 medals.

Award-winning wines

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Best of Show Champagne
Champagne Krug, Epernay (Frankreich)
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Best of Show Douro
Quinta do Pégo, Tabuaco (Portugal)
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Best of Show Castilla La Mancha
Paraje Atalaya, Almansa (Albacete) (Spanien)