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An International Wine Competition Honouring Excellence in Winemaking

08/02/2021

Considering the phenomenal response and interest received by our French wine producers and suppliers, Beverage Trade Network has decided to up the game for the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

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The Paris Wine Cup by Beverage Trade Network is an international wine competition that was launched in 2019 with the aim to honor, recognize, and reward excellence in winemaking.

“I remember when we had visited France after our London Competitions in 2019, and the team and I were simply awed by the variety and exquisiteness of the French wine Industry. It was there that we decided that we needed to refocus the world’s attention to France and its traditions. And what better way to truly recognize excellence than to have the wines here tasted and reviewed by a top panel of real trade buyers in France! That’s how the Paris Wine Cup was formed.” - Sid Patel, CEO, Paris Wine Cup, and Beverage Trade Network.

Keeping the scoring parameters consistent with Beverage Trade Network criteria, each wine entry at the Paris Wine Cup is reviewed and scored out of 100 on the following parameters:

  • Quality
  • Value for Money
  • Packaging

View the judging process.

Results from the 2020 Paris Wine Cup.

These are the highlights from the first annual Paris Wine Cup that was held in Paris in the first week of July 2020.

No 1 Winner - 96 Points Double Gold Medal Winner and Wine of the Year award: Gran Appasso Rosso Passito IGP

Wine of The Year: 2017 Gran Appasso Rosso Passito IGP.

Winery of The Year: FEMAR VINI SRL.

Best Wine by Quality: 2016 Monopole Mother Vine Shiraz.

Best Wine by Value: 2017 Gran Appasso Rosso Passito IGP.

Best Wine by Package: 2011 L'ODE À LA JOIE - Champagne Pointillart Leroy.

All Paris Wine Cup Winners.

There were a total of 22 gold winners who scored above 90 points and 1 double gold winner in the first edition of the Paris Wine Cup.

Wines from all over the world entered with Italy, France, Australia, Germany, and the United States stealing the show.

What to expect at the 2021 Paris Wine Cup

Considering the phenomenal response and interest received by our French wine producers and suppliers, Beverage Trade Network has decided to up the game for the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

After listening to the market, a new set of features are in the process of being rolled out for  2021 and forthcoming events by the Beverage Trade Network.

Here are some of the benefits and reasons why you should enter your wines in the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

  • Raise your brands’ profile, prestige, and credibility with importers, distributors, retailers, the press, and consumers.
  • Instill confidence in the trade buyer about the marketability of your wine as PWC rates wines by their value, package, and quality.
  • Gives the consumer a sense and stamp of approval.
  • Have your wines judged with relevant judging criteria for both the on-trade and off-trade sector.
  • Winners receive unparalleled global reach via the BTN network. This is the marketing impact of winning a medal at the Paris Wine Cup.

The Paris Wine Cup will be assessed and judged by a leading panel of top-level wine buyers with current direct commercial buying responsibility, or wine consultants and experts who are also directly involved in the development of new wine brands or buying wine for commercial resale.

Get the chance to put your wines in front of these experts and get rated by Value, Quality, and Packaging.

Submissions for 2021 close on 26 February. Enter your wines now for the 2021 Paris Wine Cup. Find out how you can register.

2021 Submissions Are Closed.