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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 [...]

9080 wines to be evaluated at Valladolid by 320 wine judges

May 3rd, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Each judge will taste 50 wines per day. 2400 wine glasses, 2000 liters of water and 2000 breads were ordered. 9080 wines will be tasted by wine judges from 50 countries during the 24th edition of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. It will be held from May 2-5 2017 in the capital of Castilla y León [...]

April 2017

CMB 2017: Increase in entries

April 19th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Download Word Version 80% growth in organic and biodynamic wines. Host country Spain posts an increase of nearly 25%. Nine thousand and eighty (9,080) wine samples have been entered this year in the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB), marking an average increase of more than 5% per year over the past 10 years (2007 -  [...]

February 2017

The thirteenth Vinisud show ended on Tuesday January 31 in Montpellier.

February 10th, 2017|News|

A total 20,775 visitors attended the three-day event including 6,673 international visitors from 70 countries. The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, which was among the 922 exhibitors, took part with 5 medal-winning producers from the 2016 competition – two Spanish and three Italian wines: Vinergia, Vins Padro' SL, Tenute Cerfeda dell'Elba, Soc. Agr. Usiglian del Vescovo [...]