SA sparkling wines on world top 10 list (by Southafrica.info)

Posted: November 28, 2012 by wynmaker in Cellars, Europe, France, MCC, South Africa, Sparkling, Wine, Wineries, World wine news
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Two South African sparkling wines, Pongracz Rosé Brut and Boschendal Le Grand Pavillon Brut Rosé, made it onto the top 10 “Best Sparkling Wines in the World” list at the 2012 Effervescents du Monde competition held in Dijon, France earlier this month.

 

Effervescents du Monde is a competition where over 100 judges select the best sparkling wines from 660 entries coming from 25 countries around the world.

The Top 10 2012 actually includes 19 wines as “some wines are rigorously equal” and could not be excluded from the list, Effervescents du Monde said in a statement. The winners were announced at the event hosted from 14 to 16 November.

The competition’s ambition is to “award reliable and representative medals each year, reflecting the founding motto of Effervescents du Monde: diversity, quality and high standards”.

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