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The Competition «World of Rosé»

 

The VINUM International Wine Competition «WORLD OF ROSE 2021» aims to objectively document the current quality and development status of all rosé wines, and their various styles. The competition seeks to support the wine sector’s efforts to overcome current challenges on the national and international wine market. The aim is to highlight the quality of individual wines and reward those that have achieved optimum levels. The results should serve as a guide for wine consumers and wine professionals.

Awards will be granted in the following 7 categories:

  • Category 1: Rosé Dry under €10 **
    (dry, up to 8.9 g residual sugar, at least 12% alcohol)
  • Category 2: Rosé Dry €10 to €20 **
    (dry, up to 8.9 g residual sugar, at least 12% alcohol)
  • Category 3: Rosé Dry over €20 **
    (dry, up to 8.9 g residual sugar, at least 12% alcohol)
  • Category 4: Rosé Modern Dry
    (at least 9 g residual sugar)
  • Category 5: Rosé Low Alcohol
    (up to 8.9 g residual sugar, maximum 11.5% alcohol)
  • Category 6: Rosé Sparkling
    (Extra Brut, Brut, up to 12g/l)
  • Category 7: Rosé Sparkling Sweet
    (Extra Dry, Sec, Dry, Demi-sec, Doux, at least 12g/l)

** The price is deemed to be the sales price for private/end customers, including tax

Special awards/prizes:

  • Best of Country – the best wines from a country of origin
  • Best of Wine Region – the best wine from a specific wine region with a designation of origin ***
  • Best of Grape Variety – the best wine made from a particular grape variety ***
  • Best Buy – the wine offering the best value for money across all categories
  • Best Organic – the best certified organic wine
  • Best Vintage – the five best matured rosés from the 2015 vintage or earlier
  • Best Rosé 2021 – the highest scoring wine across all categories

*** This special prize will be awarded if at least twenty wines are submitted using the same grape variety or from the same wine region. If this quota is not reached, the special prize will not be awarded.


The VINUM International Wine Competition «WORLD OF ROSE 2021» is a project by the wine magazine VINUM, Intervinum AG, Zurich, Switzerland. VINUM is responsible for organising and running the tastings, and will provide the infrastructure and staff.