The wines were blind tasted and professionally judged by a 130-member international jury of experts, from a total of 33 nations.
In accordance with OIV rules restricting the proportion of wines that can win medals, 23 were awarded the highest distinction of Grand Gold, 980 wines won Gold and 671 Silver.
Countries with growing numbers of awards included:
- Australia (57 awards),
- Czech Republic (56),
- South Africa (54),
- Georgia (40) and
- Austria (38).
"We have again seen outstanding wine qualities at MUNDUS VINI this summer… including some surprises to be discovered, such as a Grand Gold for a Turkish red wine or two Gold Medals for sparkling wines from Denmark. Things are happening in the wine world.”
Among the other Best of Show wines were
- POMMERY Cuvée Louise Champagne Brut Nature 2006 (France, Best of Show Champagne),
- 2018 Salentein Gran VU Blend (Argentina, Best of Show Argentina) and
- 2021 Iphöfer Julius- Echter-Berg Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese from VDP Weingut Wirsching in Franconia (Germany, Best Noble Sweet Riesling).
All results of the MUNDUS VINI Summer Tasting 2022 can be found HERE.