Citadelles du Vin names awards for top 250 wines

The official award ceremony for the Citadelles du Vin will take place at 5pm on Sunday May 12th at the Cité du Vin.

Tasting and selection for the 19th edition of the Citadelles du Vin took place from March 16th to March 18th at the CDV headquarters (Concours des Vins) in Bourg.

40 tasters from 19 different nationalities (40% EU, 32% FR, 18% North and South America, 7% Asia, 3% Africa) gathered to identify the 2019 winners. This year, 34 countries presented their wines in the competition (average price/bottle: 10,40 € ex-cellar) representing 867 bottles to be tasted under the strictest protocol.

The Citadelles du Vin are part of VinoFed (World Federation of Great International Wine Competitions), renowned as the elite of competitions. The Citadelles du Vin are also a member of the OIV (International Organization of Vine and Wine) which gives an additional guarantee of quality for both professionals and for the reputation of the medals.

This year, 250 wines have been awarded with a Gold or Silver medal and 18 Special Prizes have been granted.


Presentation of the winners to the buyers
• Tuesday May 14th (10 am – 6 pm)
• Vinexpo Academy – Hall 1, Room 4

Hall 1 / Stand CD267