The fifth edition of the International Grenaches du Monde Competition, launched in 2013 by the Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins du Roussillon (CIVR – Interprofessional Board of Roussillon Wines), took place this year in Sardinia on February 10, 2017.
The record high participation was another confirmation of the interest of wine professionals’ great interest for Grenache-based wines.
The jury was made up of 100 wine professionals from 15 different countries and judged a total of 684 samples from 8 countries. They awarded a total of 213 medals, 108 of which were Spain, 51 were France, 51 for Italy. South Africa, the republic of Macedonia and Australia each received one medal.
Out of the 86 competing Roussillon wines, 35 were awarded a medal (20 gold and 15 silver). Among the 35 awarded samples, 22 were Fortified Sweet Wines and 13 were dry wines.
Next year’s edition will take place in Catalonia!