The Contest

Presentation
  • In 1998 : creation  of the 1st international competition “Riesling du monde”
  • A prestigious place : the Palais de la Musique et des Congrès Strasbourg
  • 70 international expert wine judges from 20 countries
  • 26 years of experience

Le Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg is THE ONLY international wine competition in the world, entirely dedicated to the diversity of the white wines, organized under the patronage of the International Vine and Wine (OIV) and member of VINOFED.

Awards range from SILVER to GOLD to GRAND GOLD medals.

In each category, a dry wine trophy is awarded.

As for the VINOFED Trophy, it honours the best Dry Wine of the whole competition.

2024 : to celebrate its quarter of a century, 3 favorites will be celebrated among “first entries wines” and  “white wines with maceration” and NEW among “sparkling wines”

The whole award-winning wines are highlighted through the winesearcher.com  and the weinplus marketplaces.

Thanks to a global offer ranging from the awarding of prestigious distinctions, through the proposal of self-adhesive medals to be affixed to their bottles, to a relay of activities and media coverage of the winning estates for a full year, the Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg contributes to the promotion of exceptional winegrowers from all over the world.

Prestigious Patronage & Membership :

Member of VINOFED (the World Federation of Major International Wine and Spirits competitions) gathering presently 15 members in the world

A few figures :

1M
Medals orders
659
Number of samples in 2023
70
Wine judges
20
Represented countries

The competition proposes 12 categories as follows

  • Chardonnay
  • Chenin
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Muscat
  • Pinot Blanc
  • Pinot gris
  • Riesling
  • Sauvignon
  • Sylvaner
  • Viognier
  • Other White grape varieties
  • White blended Wines