6 December – Wine Pleasures has announced the winners of its 2022 competition, 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World with Gold and Sivler medals being claimed across over 10 countries.
The competition’s organisers highlighted that once again Italy, Portugal and Spain have dominated the medals table.and were pleased to see many exciting bubblies showing real diversity, both geographically and stylistically from Argentina, Chile, France, Moldova, Slovenia and the UK.
Competiton Director Anthony Swift summed up by saying that “While the global fizz market may well be dominated by Champagne, Cava and Prosecco, the effervescence making world is diversifying and there are plenty of enjoyable and memorable options for wine lovers to whet their appetite”.
The full list of 2022 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World award-winners can be viewed here.
Judged blind by a panel of 5 international judges, 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World is an annual competition aimed at and valued by wine importers, distributors and retailers around the world. It judges wines according to method of production, dosage and time on the lees.