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Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages: results 2021

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The 14th edition of the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages competition was held in Sierre (Switzerland) from November 5th – 7th, 2021. The 389 entries from 14 countries were tasted by 18 international wine judges, and a total of 107 medals were awarded, including three Grand Gold medals given to wines…

Edition 2021: Sign up has begun !

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Sign up has begun for the 14th edition of Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages ! With more than 511 entries from 16 countries, the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages certainly offers an overview of this magnificent grape variety that plays a leading rôle in the wine world. Philippe Dulong (consultant…

Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages: Ticino takes nearly all Special Prizes

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The 13th edition of the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages competition took place in Sierre from September 4th - 6th with a record-beating number of entries (511 wines from 16 countries), and Ticino taking 8 of the 11 Special Prizes. Press Release The results brochure and notes about the Special…

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«This new event allowed me to build on existing contacts in Zurich while creating new ones.»

Cristina Monico, Fattoria Moncucchetto, Lugano, Switzerland | 2016 edition

Competition

Overview

A Great competition for producers, distributors and importers of Merlot wines (varietal or Merlot-based blends), with the support of the OIV, UIOE, USOE (VINOFED member).

Advantages

Medal-winning wines (30% of entrants are awarded Great Gold, Gold or Silver) are actively promoted during the events, as well as to national and international media.

Awards

As well as medals, a number of special awards are given which boost visibility, namely the Best Wine of the Competition, Prix Gran Maestro du Merlot, and Prix Bio (organic award).

Wines accepted

Entries can be the following: Merlot red varietals (100% Merlot), Merlot rosé and blancs de Merlot, older vintages, blends, Grand Maestro du Merlot.

Judges

The Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages judges are experts recruited from 25+ countries. In this capacity, they strictly follow OIV judging guidelines.

Organisation

VINEA has 25 years experience of organising competitions including the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages, the Mondial des Pinots and the Grand Prix du Vin Suisse.

Registration

Registration for the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages has closed. Don’t miss the 15th edition in 2022 by signing up for our newsletter.

Results

Get the results of previous editions of the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages.

   

«The Festival of Award-Winning Merlots is the ideal opportunity to taste and discover the Merlot grape variety in all its diversity.»

Rafael Perez la Torre, Director – Oenotek Sant Zurich, Switzerland | 2016 edition

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