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2017

Thuesday 9 May - A word from the President of Challenge International du Vin
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Thursday 27 April - Bonjour Bonsoir TV7
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Saturday 22 April - FRANCE 3, Challenge International du Vin
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Thursday 20 April - Interview TV7 Laurent Seramour, President
 of Challenge International du Vin
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2016

Interview TV7 David Pouyfourcat,
President of Challenge International du Vin

 

The Former Presidents of the contest surrounded by President David Pouyfourcat, our Guest of Honor Henri Sannier and Honorary President Jacques Orhon.
Presidents and Guest of Honor of Challenge International du Vin 2016From left to right : Bernard Latouche, Xavier Loriaud, Hervé Romat, Bernard Mallet, Denis Lafon, Michel Mauco, David Pouyfourcat, Henri Sannier et Jacques Orhon.

 

Bonne fêtes de fin d'année !

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1st and 2nd April 2016
40th anniversary of
the Challenge International du Vin
Croatia in the spotlight!

 

First International Wine Market
Open to the public on the occasion of the 40th edition of the Challenge International du Vin
On 1rst and 2nd April 2016

 

2015

30 April 2015, Bourg
Blaye and Bourg Special Prizes award-giving ceremony

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Julien and Céline Bonneau received the Blaye Special Prize for their Château Haut-Grelot White 2014. Mr and Mrs Giresse, and their son Cyril, were awarded the Bourg Special Prize for their Château Gravettes Samonac Cuvée Elégance Red 2012.
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11 April 2015, Bourg
Large delegation for the Corbières Special Prize


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Xavier de Volontat, Chairman of the AOC Corbières Winegrowers Association and Jean-Pierre Thene, Director of the AOC Corbières Winegrowers Association, Véronique Gillet, Managing Director of SCEA Pierre Richard and Thierry Jalabert, Director for the French market of SCEA Pierre Richard accompanied by the other members of the delegation for the Corbières Special Prize:
Jordi Batallé, RFI journalist, Lilas Carité, Vin Bio Magazine journalist, Laura Bernaulte, Terre de Vins journalist, Jim McMahon, Wine World 2000 journalist (Australia), Juliana Camus, Union Girondine des Vins de Bordeaux chief editor, Isabelle Bachelard, VSB journalist, Lili Quint, Excellens Magazine journalist, Guy Charneau from Bettane & Dessauve, Sofia Lafaye, La Radio du Goût journalist, Mohamed Boudellal, member of the tasting committee of Gault&Millau, Raoul Salama, member of the tasting committee of La Revue du Vin de France, Céline Vuillet, RVI regional correspondent, etc,...

 

23 March 2015, Paris
Wine
registrations are closed.

Wine competitions tasting rooms
Results : 4220 wines and spirits from 34 countries competing.
See you on April 10 and 11 for the selection and April 17 for the announcement of the winners!

 


7 March 2015, Paris

The Challenge International du Vin at In Vino BFM

 

In Vino BFM Challenge International du Vin 2015

Fabienne Cortadi, managing director of the Challenge International du Vin, took part in the radio programme
In Vino BFM of 7 March, led by Alain Marty.
Great opportunity to present the competition, its 39th edition and the 2015 Corbières Special Prize!
Press review Extract:
7 March 2015 -10:00 a.m. - BFM Business
rebroadcast on 8 March 2015 at 16:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

2014

21 November 2014, Boutenac
Presentation of the Corbières special prize at the Château de Boutenac

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Xavier de Volontat, president of the Corbières ODG and Alexandre They, president of the communication commission welcomed the Challenge International du Vin organizers at the head office of the general union of the AOC Corbières, on the occasion of the 39th edition of the wine competition, which will highlight the Corbières wine growers.

 

 

19 November 2014, Bordeaux
The Challenge International du Vin partner of the "WineApéro" at the Cour Mably

 

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The WineApéro held in the chapter house of the Cour Mably in Bordeaux was a great success. In the evening's program: wine tasting, dedications, exhibitions ...

 

 

1 November 2014, Bourg
Entries are open

AFFICHE-CHALLENGE-2015-WEB-FR-UK 39th edition of the Challenge International du Vin
on 10 and 11 April 2015

Focus on the AOC Corbières and 18 special prizes awarded!

 

27 June 2014, London
Special prizes giving ceremony in London

 

Remise-des-prix-speciaux-Challenge-International-du Vin The Challenge International du Vin presented the 2014 special prizes : Rioja, Organic, Blaye and Bourg at Tower Bridge, London.
Xavier Rousset, French born master-sommelier living in London, co-owner of "28-50" wine workshops and kitchens and of the restaurant "Texture" (one Michelin star) gave his tasting notes. Xavier-Rousset-web

 

 

Press review extract
14 April 2014 - RFI - El invitado de RFI
- Jordi Batallé
Luis Alberto Lecea : el patrón del Rioja

Press review extract
7 April 2014 - RFI - El invitado de RFI - Jordi Batallé
Hervé Romat, vinos de competición


Press review extract

5 April 2014 - AFP TV - G. Gannieux
Challenge International du Vin près de Bordeaux


Press review extract

5 April 2014 - BFM TV
Challenge International du Vin 2014
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The 2014 Rioja (Spain) Special Prize

ALTOS R PIGEAGE
D.O.CA. RIOJA RED 2010
2014 Rioja Special Prize
Contact :
Altos de Rioja Viticultores y Bodegueros SL
www.altosderioja.com


5 April 2014, Bourg
A prestigious jury for the Rioja Special Prize


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Germán Zurita y Saenz de Navarrete, Consul General of Spain, Hervé Romat, Chairman of the Challenge International du Vin and Luis Alberto Lecea, Chairman of the Consejo Regulador D.O.Ca. Rioja surrounded by members of the Rioja special jury: Alain Aviotte, journalist, Juliana Camus, the Union Girondine chief editor, Yann Chaigne, head teacher at IPC Vins & Spiritueux, Michel Dovaz, La Revue du Vin de France journalist, Panos Kakaviatos, Decanter journalist, Ezquerro Fernando, Chairman of the Technical Commission of the Consejo Regulador D.O.Ca. Rioja, Aileen Lee, Fine Wine and Liquor journalist, Suzanne Mustacich, Wine Spectator journalist, Raoul Salama, Member of La Revue du Vin de France tasting committee, Mara Sánchez, Planeta Vino journalist.

 

22 March 2014, Bourg
The Challenge International du Vin welcomes its partner, IPC Vins & Spiritueux

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The Challenge International du Vin hosted sixty representatives of the Institute of Commercial Promotion, Wine & Spirits on Saturday 22, March in Bourg. On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Institute, the wine competition organized a tour of its premises and its cellars, and a presentation of all its activities. Hervé Romat, Chairman of the Challenge International du Vin and Marie-Claude Blin-Pigearias manager of IPC were present as well as Elisabeth Jaubert, representative of Duclot Group, sponsor of the 40th promotion.

 

 
 




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