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February 2018

TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CHINESE WINE IMPORT MARKET

February 19th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles has decided to organise its 25th competition in Beijing, China, thus giving participating producers an opportunity to approach one of the most dynamic wine markets in the world. The rapid growth in China’s vineyard acreage has taken the global wine industry by surprise in recent years. However, according to professor Demei [...]

January 2018

WINE TRENDS THAT MAY SHAPE 2018

January 29th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

As an industry leader, some of the primary goals of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles are to keep you up to date with the most current developments in the global wine market. We looked at some of the wine trends for 2018 and compared them with our most recent data. In 2018, we believe the [...]

December 2017

A medal from CMB increases wine sales by up to 40%

December 11th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

A medal from an internationally recognized competition can have a real impact on sales. An informal survey by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) among buyers shows that a medal from the competition boosts wine sales by between 18% and over 40%. The percentage differs among countries: in Belgium, for instance, a Gold CMB medal helps [...]

November 2017

Registration for CMB 2018 is now open

November 7th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Download Word Version The Asian venue fuels strong interest and brings logistical challenges and technical innovations 2018 will be a landmark year for the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) - for the first time, the competition is heading beyond its European borders and travelling all the way to Beijing. That, though, is just one of [...]

October 2017

Tokyo Wine Complex – October 2017

October 26th, 2017|News|

Four award-winning wineries from Italy and France met members of the Japanese wine trade in Tokyo during the Wine Complex in October. The event, which enabled wineries not yet represented in Japan to exhibit, was a resounding success. We will most certainly be attending next year with more award-winning wineries from the 2018 Concours Mondial [...]

September 2017

PUT A CORK IN IT!

September 28th, 2017|News|

Scientists put an end to cork vs screwcap debate   The pop of a cork is a celebrated sound across the world, but new research released today has found that the sound of a cork popping can actually make us think our wine tastes better. The first of its kind, the study was designed by [...]

Award ceremony for Bulgarian wine producers in Plovdiv

September 27th, 2017|News|

Bulgarian wine producers received their awards from Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2017 during an official ceremony in Plovdiv last night. They were handed over by the Mayor of Plovdiv Municipality, Mr. Ivan Totev, the General Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of Bulgaria, Mr. Vladimir Tudjarov and the President of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, [...]

May 2017

2017 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles: The results are out!

May 16th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Host country Spain collects the highest number of medals. China wins twice as many medals as the previous year. 9,080 wines competed this year for the coveted Concours Mondial de Bruxelles medals in Valladolid, the capital of Castilla y León. The 320 international panel members awarded Silver, Gold and Grand Gold medals to top entries. [...]

China to become world capital of wine in 2018

May 7th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

The travelling Concours Mondial chose the Haidian district of Beijing to host the next competition China will become the world’s capital of wine in 2018. Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) has chosen to host its 25th event in the Haidian district of Beijing. For the first time in a history spanning over two decades, the [...]

The 24th Concours Mondial began today in Valladolid

May 5th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Over 9 000 wines from 50 countries compete for a medal by Concours Mondial. Host country Spain submits 2002 wines. The 24th Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (“Concours Mondial”) started today in Spain. 320 journalists, buyers, oenologists and sommeliers from across the world gather together in Valladolid to judge the wines. The 9080 wines from 50 countries [...]