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Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg to Name the World’s Best White Wines in October

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The only global competition dedicated to the diversity of white wines returns, from October 2-3. 

To be held this year at the Congress Centre Strasbourg in France, Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg has been recognizing the best white wines the world has to offer for more than 20 years.

The competition’s 2021 edition seeks to gather 1,000 samples of high-quality white wines that reflect the trends and evolutions of viticulture across five continents. 

Honoring World-Class White Wines

Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg to Name The World's Best White Wines in October

Photo credit: Nicolas Roses

Awards up for grabs at the event include the coveted Le Grand Prix du Jury and Le Trophée VINOFED. The contest also recognizes the best dry white wines across 12 categories:

  1. Chardonnay
  2. Chenin
  3. Gewürztraminer
  4. Muscat
  5. Pinot Blanc
  6. Pinot Gris
  1. Riesling
  2. Sauvignon
  3. Sylvaner
  4. Viognier
  5. Other grape varieties
  6. Blended wines

Source: Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg

Gold and silver medals will also be given out. Last year, these were awarded to winemakers from Australia, Chile, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Romania, and Slovakia.

After celebrating the wines and vineyards of Chile in 2020, the awards body picked Hungary as the country of honor for this year’s edition. 

Asia Wine Educator Joins the Jury of Experts

Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg Marie CHEONG-THONG, member of the expert jury

Returning as a jury member in this year’s Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg is Marie Cheong Thong. 

Marie is a Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) certified educator who also holds a Level 3 WSET certificate in Sake. 

She is known for judging various wine and sake competitions globally, and is also a member of a number of food and beverage organizations, including the Association of Wine Educators, the British Sake Association, the Circle of Wine Writers, and the Japanese Culinary Academy. 

Send Your Samples Now

Asian winemakers, it’s your time to shine! Get your finest white wines recognized at the 2021 Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg. From China to Australia, or wherever else you may be in the Asia-Pacific region, you can enter the competition for €98 per registered sample. 

Be sure to hurry, as registration for this event is only open until August 31. Check this link for more details. Also, note that the submission of wine samples runs from June 1 to September 10. 

Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg is organized under the patronage of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV). It is also a member of the World Federation of Major International Wine and Spirits (VinoFed).

Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg to Name The World's Best White Wines in October

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