The Swiss Wine Gala is always a high point of the year, and this year's event was no exception, coming at the end of an outstanding harvest and attended by 440 guests.
Wednesday August 29 at 11:30 am marks the official start date of the collaboration project between the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles and the CMB Aigle 2019 association. Baudouin Havaux, chairman of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, and Frédéric Borloz, Mayor of Aigle, will sign the official agreement at Brussels City Hall. The ceremony takes place under the supervision of Marion Lemesre, Alderman for Economic Affairs for the city of Brussels.
For the sixth time, the Gault & Millau awards brings the top Swiss winemakers in the limelight in Switzerland and beyond the Swiss borders. In addition to the list of 125 deserving producers, the guide is enriched with two special categories that highlight the special merits of certain producers.
Grand Prix du Vin Suisse co-organisers VINEA Association and Vinum magazine are delighted to announce the 2018 edition of the leading competition for Swiss wines, to be held June 25th – 30th.
No less than 2867 wines will be tasted in Sierre by 158 judges, and there are 32 more entries than in last year's competition, despite the fact that the 2017 harvest was the lowest in 40 years.
Switzerland Tourism (ST) and Swiss Wine Promotion Ltd (SWP) have entered into a partnership aiming at enhancing the value of Swiss wine tourism and wine products. This partnership will allow both organizations to benefit from numerous synergies to optimize the reputation of Swiss wines and Switzerland as a wine tourism destination.
The Annual General Meeting of the Fédération Mondiale des Grands Concours Internationaux de Vin et Spiritueux (VinoFed) was held in Madrid on March 10, during the Concours Bacchus.
The following were elected to the Executive Committee:
- François Murisier: President
- Zoltan Zilai: Vice-president responsible for development
- Wolfgang Haupt: Vice-president responsible for relations with Germany
The secretariat was entrusted to
Once again ProWein will open for three days from March 18 through 20, 2018 in Düsseldorf. This international wine trade fair is exclusively reserved for professionals. It has been organized since 1994 by the Messe Düsseldorf Group, and has become, over the years, together with Vinexpo, the major event for international operators and decision-makers in the wine and spirits sector.
The Institute of Masters of Wine has welcomed 18 new Masters of Wine (MWs) to its membership at the Institute’s Annual Awards Ceremony in London. The ceremony celebrates the induction of the new MWs to the Institute and recognises individual excellence in all aspects of the Masters of Wine (MW) examination. There are now 369 MWs based in 29 different countries.