MUNDUS VINI Summer Tasting 2018

4,300 wines from all over the world in the competition

Tomorrow, Thursday 29 August 2018, the 23rd Grand International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI will take place in the Saalbau in Neustadt, Germany. Exactly 4,311 wines from 38 different wine nations of the world will be tasted and evaluated by an international jury of experts. The best wines will be awarded the recognized and coveted medals Silver, Gold and Grand Gold.

Most of the wines submitted for tasting are from Italy (almost 1,200) followed by Germany and Spain (each 750), as well as by Portugal (360) and France (310).

The results of the MUNDUS VINI Summer Tasting 2018 will be published at MEININGER ONLINE during next week.

For the first time the “wine export meeting" will take place during the Summer Tasting of The Grand International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI on Friday, 31 August 2018. The meeting is aimed to all wine producers and wine professionals, who are interested in obtaining first-hand information on selected wine export markets. Six countries with potent wine sales are the focus of the premiere of the WINE EXPORT MEETING – among them India, Norway, China, USA, Korea and the Netherlands. For further information, please visit


MUNDUS VINI was founded 17 years ago, and from the beginning has been one of the most important wine competitions in the world. The 10,000 wines that are submitted every year are clear proof of the importance this competition has now achieved all over the world. They are evaluated using the 100-point system of the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV). The Wine Award process takes place twice a year, in spring and late summer.

The initiator of the Grand International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI is the Meininger publishing house, the specialist in trade journals for the wine industry. Based in the Palatinate region, Meininger Verlag is considered the European market leader in this field. The company, founded in 1903, also hosts trade fairs, industry events and conventions.

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