The Concours Mondial du Sauvignon Blanc is an international wine competition that focuses exclusively on Sauvignon Blanc wines from all over the world. It was created in 2010 by the organizers of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, which is one of the world’s largest and most influential wine competitions.
The main objective of the Concours Mondial du Sauvignon is to showcase the diversity and quality of Sauvignon Blanc wines produced in different regions and countries. Every year, a panel of expert judges evaluates the wines based on blind tastings and awards medals to the top-performing entries.
The competition is open to all producers of Sauvignon Blanc wines, whether they are small boutique wineries or large commercial producers. The competition attracts a large number of entries from all over the world, making it one of the most important events in the Sauvignon Blanc wine industry.
For the first time in history the Concours Mondial du Sauvignon was held outside Europe. 50 international judges gathered in Franschhoek, South Africa from 14-16 March 2023 to taste 1210 Sauvignon Blanc wines from around the world. The results were announced on 20th March at Prowein 2023.
This year South Africa has emerged as a major Sauvignon Blanc producer, achieving 56 medals (26 gold and 30 silver), along with one Trophy. Our congratulations to Villiera on being awarded the Tonnellerie Sylvain trophy for their Villiera Bush Vine.
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