The 30th Grand International Wine Award recently organized by MUNDUS VINI awarded 3,022 wines from a total of 42 wine-growing nations, with Champagne alone bringing home 6 of the 10 Grand Gold medals awarded to France.

In total, the international jury of experts awarded 43 Grand Gold, 1,685 Gold, and 1,294 Silver medals to the best wines of the MUNDUS VINI Spring blind tasting.

Italy leads the top 5 winemaking nations, winning a total of 5 Grand Gold, 364 Gold, and 364 Silver medals. They are followed by Spain (7 Grand Gold, 362 Gold, 298 Silver) and Portugal (5 Grand Gold, 186 Gold, 123 Silver). The Top 5 is completed by France (10 Grand Gold, 173 Gold, 109 Silver) and Germany (1 Grand Gold, 116 Gold, 91 Silver).

In the Champagne section, the Grand Gold medals were awarded to:

  • Rare Champagne Rosé Millésime 2012 (Best of Show Champagne Vintage Rosé)
  • Charles Heidsieck Blanc des Millénaires 2007 (Best of Show Champagne Blanc de Blancs)
  • Alfred Gratien Brut Millésime 2007
  • Alfred Gratien Cuvée Paradis 2013 (Best of Show Champagne Vintage)
  • Legras & Haas Les Sillons 2015
  • Mandois Vieilles Vignes Victor Brut 2012

You can see the full list of Gold and Silver medals awards to champagnes here: