New World wines come up trumps // Australia the most successful overseas contender // Casella Family Brands and Delicato Family Vineyards nominated the most successful producers
Spirits of the Year 2018 announced // 900 spirits from all over the world in the competition
The best Rieslings of the year / 2,300 Rieslings in the competition
With 1,090 beers from 28 nations, Meiningers International Craft Beer Award, one of the largest international beer tastings, took place for the fifth time.
Record number of entries for the six day competition
Italien und Deutschland stärkste Herkünfte für Top-Bioweine // VDP Weingut Schlossgut Hohenbeilstein ist bester Bioweinerzeuger
153 medals for New World wines // Tremendous variety among the winning wines
Best spirits 2017 awarded
True masterpieces on the podium
30 Craft Beers awarded Platin, Brauhaus Riegele and Boston Beer Company are Craft Brewers of the Year 2017.
278 medals for wines from abroad
Hat trick: Schwarztrauber winery and Fattoria La Vialla once again voted the best organic wine producers
186 medals for wines from abroad
Every year, a major tasting gets underway in the tasting room of Meininger Verlag in
Germany. Top experts from Europe come together to taste their way through hundreds of
wines from Rioja. This is the result of that undertaking.
2,600 wines competed in the world’s largest Riesling competition – Rhineland-Palatinate Minister Wissing presented the awards