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.”