The China Wine and Spirits Awards 2013 Best Value results are out!…

CWSA China Wine and Spirits Awards Best Value 2013

More China Wine Market News…

As the benchmark of wines and spirits in Hong Kong and China, the CWSA medal winners are eagerly awaited by the industry and wine lovers alike. With 3,300 entries from 25 producing countries, the world’s largest brands competed against boutique producers (blind tasting style) for their chance to shine in the fastest growing market on the planet. Australia launched ahead exceeding their 2012 medal haul at this year’s CWSA competition winning a total of 219 medals including an impressive 168 Double Gold and Gold Medals. Taylors Wines won the much coveted Australian Wine Producer Of The Year 2013. Wolf Blass scooped the CWSA Wine of South Australia Trophy 2013 and Wynns scored the CWSA Wines of Coonawarra Trophy 2013. France continued its success with scooping 97 medals including 51 Double Gold and Gold CWSA Medals Chateau Patarabet was named as French Wine Producer of The Year. The CWSA Wines of Bordeaux Trophy went to Domaine de Cazeau et Perey, Italy, Spain, Chile and Portugal are snapping at each others’ heals with each scooping 44, 38, 42 and 50 Double Gold and Gold Medals respectively. Other notable winning countries include South Africa with 27 Medals, Argentina with 34 Medals, Germany with 22 Medals and New Zealand with 18 Medals. Chinese made wine made a startling success with 8 CWSA Gold medals and Pernod Ricard’s own Helan Mountain Winery achieved the CWSA Chinese Wine Producer of The Year 2013. Kelly England, CWSA Creative Director comments “The demand for this year’s CWSA Best Value competition vastly exceeded our expectations with more than twice the number of participating wines and spirits. The CWSA has again been very strict in awarding only the top 10% of wines with Gold Medals. The results show the extraordinary quality of wines gunning for success in the booming China market. Our organization is now focused on equipping all the winners’ with the winners’ packs to help them promote their awards and receive the recognition they so deserve.”Entries are now being received for the CWSA 3rd September which is accepting entries from wines, spirits and sparkling beverages already available in the China, and also those seeking to join the booming Chinese market.

 

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