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

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

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 Prize       […]


  • 19 November 2020
Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages: record number of entries, 139 medals awarded

Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages: record number of entries, 139 medals awarded

The 13th edition of the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages competition took place in Sierre from September 4th – 6th 2020. The highest-ever number of entries was achieved this year, breaking the previous record (500): 511 wines from 16 countries competed for a medal. A total of 139 medals were awarded, including three Great Gold awards attributed to Swiss producers.


  • 21 September 2020
Two competitions are better than one!

Two competitions are better than one!

The combined tasting sessions for the two international competitions organised by VINEA Association – namely the Mondial du Merlot et Assemblages and the Mondial des Pinots – will take place in Sierre from September 4th – 6th. Over the three days, 80 judges divided into two groups will taste and assess no less than 1643 wines from 26 countries.


  • 04 September 2020

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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.

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

   

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