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2021 China Wine Competition Winners Announced

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16/12/2021 Wine of the Year 2017 Novak/Cabernet-Sauvignon by Novak Winery steals the show at the 2021 China Wine Competition with 6 Medals

The 3rd edition of the China Wine Competition is pleased to announce the 2021 winners. Wines from 17 different countries were submitted with Italy, Portugal, Australia being the top 3 entrants followed by Spain. The top 3 varieties submitted were Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, and pinot noir. There was a solid increase in Prosecco, Shiraz, and Chardonnay.

The China Wine Competition looks to recognize, reward, and help promote wine brands that have successfully been created to identify with and target a specific wine drinker. For any wine brand to earn its place on a retailer’s shelf or a restaurant’s wine list -  and then vitally, stay there - they need to be marketable and consumer-driven and not just produced in the general hope it can find enough people willing to sell and buy it.

That is why the China Wine Competition is different. It will single out and shine the spotlight on those wine brands that consumers really want to buy and have a clear market value for trade buyers.

Here are the special winners at the 2021 China Wine Competition:

Novak / Cabernet-Sauvignon by Novak Winery

2021 'Wine Of The Year'' with 97 points - Novak Winery's Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Of The Year: Novak / Cabernet-Sauvignon

Winery Of The Year: Novak Winery

Best Wine By Quality: Novak / Cabernet-Sauvignon

Best Wine By Value: DOCG Conegliano Valdobbiadene

Best Wine By Package: Novak / Cabernet-Sauvignon

Best in show by Country:

Republic of Moldova: Novak / Cabernet-Sauvignon
Hungary: Barra
France: Charles VII Brut

Best In Show By Varietal:

Cabernet Sauvignon: Novak / Cabernet-Sauvignon
Pinot noir: Charles VII Brut

Best in show by varietal - China wine competition

2021 'Best In Show By Varietal' - Tempranillo, Pinot noir, Cabernet Sauvignon (From left to right)

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About the Organizers:

Beverage Trade Network (BTN) is a global media and B2B networking platform based in the  USA, servicing suppliers, buyers, and beverage professionals in the global beverage industry. BTN runs other competitions around the world with the same philosophy and judging process like London Wine Competition, Paris Wine Cup, and USA Wine Ratings.

BTN also owns BevRoute, a magazine for Importers and Distributors, and runs a lineup of trade shows around the world which includes USA Trade Tasting in Chicago, IBWSS UK in London, IBWSS USA in San Francisco, and Cannabis Drinks Expo in the USA. Please learn more about Beverage Trade Network here.

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