The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles announces the results of its 2022 Red and White Session

The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles is delighted to share the results of its 2022 Red and White Wine Session. From May 19-21, the world’s most prestigious competition gathered experts from across the international wine industry to taste over 7,300 entries from nearly 40 countries worldwide.

Among the competition winners are wines from six continents and 35 countries, including all the established wine producing countries around the globe. With 2 Grand Gold, 20 Gold and 31 Silver medals Moldova ranks 9th in number of awards.

The Moldovan Fautor Negre 2017 received the highest jury score in the red wine category among a total of 5084 red wines from around the world.

With 53 accolades Moldova also leads the way among the Easters European medallists followed by the Czech Republic (43), Bulgaria (38) and Romania (36). A total of 12 Eastern European countries were awarded medals at this year’s competition, confirming the ever-increasing quality of wines from this part of the world.

In terms of price, grand gold medals were awarded on average to wines in the 12.5 – 35 euro ex-cellar price bracket. Gold medallists were typically priced between 5 and 12.5 euros. An in-house study by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles shows that a medal from the competition could boost this price by up to 15 %.

All wines were tasted by the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles’ carefully curated panels of industry experts representing 45 nationalities. The rigorous evaluation process is based on a model designed by OIV and the International Oenologist Union. A medal is granted to less than 30% of the entered wines.

The next White and Red Session of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles will take place from May 12-14, 2023 in Istria, Croatia, where the competition will celebrate its 30thedition.