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September 2020

The Portuguese town of Torres Vedras will host the 2021 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon

2020-09-28T11:03:38+01:00September 28th, 2020|Press release|

Communiqué de presse The 12th Concours Mondial du Sauvignon will be held from March 12 to 13, 2021 in Torres Vedras - a town around 50 kilometres north of Lisbon and part of the Lisbon wine region. In 2018 Torres Vedras was voted European Wine City. The hilly vineyards of Torres Vedras cover an area [...]

March 2020

The results are out for the 2020 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 

2020-04-02T18:41:50+01:00March 16th, 2020|Press release|

March 16, 2020 (Brussels, Belgium) 1,110 wines from 24 countries competed AOC Touraine won44 medals France, New Zealand and South Africa reached new records The 11th Concours Mondial du Sauvignon in Touraine ended with 134 Gold and 197 Silver medals awarded to Sauvignons from 15 countries around the globe. “We are absolutely delighted to have shared some relaxed moments with wine professionals from around the world and been able to increase [...]

The hunt is on to find the world’s top Sauvignons

2020-03-05T11:36:20+01:00March 5th, 2020|Press release|

Blois (Touraine), March 5, 2020: The Concours Mondial du Sauvignon begins its 11th edition with 1,100 wines representing all major Sauvignon producing regions. This is an all-time high for entries in the competition, once again confirming its status as the largest and most significant Sauvignon event on the planet. 75 wine experts representing 20 nationalities [...]

January 2020

Sauvignon Blanc, the king of grape varieties in Touraine

2020-01-22T10:35:04+01:00January 22nd, 2020|Press release|

AOC Touraine boasts a wide array of grape varieties but the varietal range is dominated by Sauvignon (43%). White Touraine is now extremely popular amongst Sauvignon enthusiasts due to quality winemaking techniques that have constantly improved over the years. White Touraine is single varietal Sauvignon Blanc. The wines often display a pale gold hue [...]

Touraine, the world capital of Sauvignon in 2020

2020-01-08T10:12:43+01:00January 8th, 2020|Press release|

AOC Touraine, established in 1939, is one of the largest appellations in the Loire Valley. Stretching between Chambord and Azay-le-Rideau, via Chenonceaux and Chaumont-sur-Loire, the vineyards of AOC Touraine gradually unfurl along the tranquil banks of the Loire and its tributaries. The region will provide the stage for the Concours Mondial du Sauvignon from [...]

March 2019

Award Ceremony 2019

2019-10-01T09:32:20+01:00March 20th, 2019|Press release|

On March 17, during a ceremony at ProWein in Dusseldorf, Concours Mondial du Sauvignon awarded the top-6 wines from the competition. The Revelation wines received the highest score in the relevant categories: Unoaked Sauvignon, Oaked Sauvignon, Blend, Organic Sauvignon and best Sauvignon from Italy. The Dubourdieu trophy was awarded to the wine with the purest [...]

Winners of the 2019 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon revealed

2019-10-01T09:32:58+01:00March 17th, 2019|Press release|

1,010 wines competing from 26 countries 122 gold medals 2020 Host region: Touraine, France March 17, 2019 (Brussels, Belgium): The 10th Concours Mondial du Sauvignon was hosted by the city of Udine in Italy, on March 8 and 9, 2019. A total 1,010 wines from 26 countries were judged blind by a panel of 73 international experts from 18 countries. The 122 Gold and 180 Silver medals were awarded to [...]

Udine fires the starting shot for the 10th Concours Mondial du Sauvignon

2019-10-01T09:33:20+01:00March 8th, 2019|Press release|

With over 1,000 entries from 26 countries and 73 international judges, the 10th Concours Mondial du Sauvignon started today in Udine, in the heart of the Friuli Venezia Giulia (FVG) wine region. Pictures from the Opening Ceremony 2019 Since its beginning in 2010, the number of entries in the competition has nearly doubled, reaching 1,010 wines in 2019. “With [...]

February 2019

Concours Mondial du Sauvignon celebrates 10th edition with 1,010 entries

2019-10-01T09:33:52+01:00February 25th, 2019|Press release|

Number of competing wines has doubled over the past decade Entries from France are back on the rise Strongest ever participation by South Africa and New Zealand The 2019 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon has registered a new record number of entries. 1,010 Sauvignons from 26 producer countries will compete in Udine from March 8-10. The [...]

November 2018