Results of “Decanter World Wine Award” on Vinexpo 2015
Vinexpo and Decanter team up to unveil the winners of the famous contest “Decanter World Wine Award“, 12th edition
Decanter, one of the most influential magazines, specialized in wine, read in 92 countries will reveal for the first time at Vinexpo, Sunday, June 14, 2015, the winners of the contest “Decanter World Wine Awards.”
Created 12 years ago, the “Decanter World Wine Awards” is today one of the largest international wine competitions. It is recognized worldwide for its rigorous selection process. Its jury consists of renowned personalities from 20 different nationalities. Among them, 60 Masters of Wine and 15 renowned sommeliers including several winners of the World’s Best Sommelier.
Vinexpo and Decanter will present a masterclass entitled “Excellence from Unexpected Places” Sunday, June 14 from 14:00. Invited by Sarah Kemp, managing editor of the magazine, the “Decanter World Wine Awards” will bring together for the first time Steven Spurrier, Honorary President of the jury and three Best Sommelier of the World, Gérard Basset, Paolo Basso and Markus Del Monego.
This panel of experts will review the most surprising wines and explain how to recognize these nuggets from various world wine regions. Those wishing to attend this event can register in the month of May with the Decanter website.
Deglise Guillaume, CEO of Vinexpo, said « The expertise of Decanter to bring together the best tasters to evaluate the wines of the world make the masterclass” Excellence from Unexpected Places “a highlight of the show. We are delighted to have established such a prestigious association with a globally recognized brand as Decanter. »
Sarah Kemp, publishing director of Decanter « Decanter is a loyal supporter of Vinexpo for over 25 years in Bordeaux and following the show on its Asian editions, both in Hong Kong and more recently in Tokyo. Vinexpo Bordeaux is the perfect place to unveil our winning wines, because it is the meeting point of all wine professionals and international media. »
The competition results will be revealed on June 14 on the website decanter.com.
Parallel to the event of June 14 and during the 5 days of the show, a selection of over 50 wines Decanter World Wine Awards can be enjoyed at the stand of Decanter magazine. Vinexpo participants will therefore be the first to live to taste award-winning wines.