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Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages: foreign judges firmly in favour of Swiss Merlot

Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages: foreign judges firmly in favour of Swiss Merlot

The 12th edition of the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages competition took place in Sierre from April 26th – 28th, with 460 entries from 18 countries.


  • 27 May 2019
Sierre, heartland of the Mondial du Merlot competition

Sierre, heartland of the Mondial du Merlot competition

Organised by VINEA Association, the 12th edition of the Mondial du Merlot et Assemblages competition will bring together some 460 wines from 18 countries. The tasting will take place in Sierre from April 26th–28th with 21 international wine-specialist judges.


  • 25 April 2019
Edition 2019: Sign up has begun

Edition 2019: Sign up has begun

Sign up has begun for the 12th edition of Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages !

The tasting session will take place on April 26th-28th, 2019 in Sierre.


  • 31 January 2019

Events



26.05.2020

Award ceremony

Award ceremony for the 13th Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages competition, Zurich, Switzerland.

26.05.2020

Festival of award-winning Merlot wines

Presentation and tasting of award-winning Merlot wines after the awards ceremony.

04-05.09.2020

VINEA Swiss wine fair

Presentation and tasting of award-winning Merlot wines during the VINEA Swiss wine fair in Sierre.

Competition



Overview

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

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

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

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

Judges

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

Organisation

Organisation

VINEA has 23 years experience of organising competitions including the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages, the Mondial des Pinots and the Grand Prix du Vin Suisse.

Registration



Enter your wines for the 13th edition of the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages (closing date: midnight, March 28th , 2020).

Register online

The entry form can also be downloaded and printed(Example)

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Results



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

   

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