Registration for the 7th edition of the annual competition 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World is now open. Sparkling wine producers from around the world are welcome to participate.
Sparkling wines produced using the following wine making techniques are *eligible to participate in the competition:
*Wines are judged according to method of production.
Once the 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World are selected, the results will be published featuring tasting notes for all the gold and silver medal winners. Producers are free to quote tasting notes for any of their sparkling wine/s amongst the 50 Greats. The publication will be titled 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World 2019.
Once the online publication is available (1st November 2018) a comprehensive marketing campaign will be launched over the following 3 months as follows::
All stages of the judging are carried out blind. Sparkling wines are judged according to production method, ageing and dosage. All Gold medal wines are re-tasted in one single flight to ascertain the competition winner for each method of production.
Simply complete a registration form for each sparkling wine you wish to submit for the tasting.The registration fee for each reference is 95 Euros* 4 x bottles (including magnums and jeroboams) will be required for each ref entered. Any number of wines can be entered in the competition. Volume discounts are available to those producers entering 3 or more sparkling wines as follows:
The producer is responsible for covering all duty, carriage, clearance and shipping costs.
* Southern hemisphere producers can request an extension on the above dates if needed. Wine producers in Europe closed for August may still register provided samples are delivered by 12 September deadline.
*Spanish registered companies must add 21% VAT to the above registration fee. EU member states are exempt from VAT provided they have a registered EU VAT Nº otherwise 21% VAT must be added. Participants can checked if they have a valid EU VAT number here: http://www.vatcheck.eu Non EU countries are not eligible to pay VAT.
Sample pages of 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World:
To view the current & complete online edition of 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World 2018 please click on the banner below:
50 Grandi Vini Spumanti del Mondo