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Muscats du Monde 2016 - June 29-30, 2016

2016 Results

The 16th annual Muscats du Monde wine competition took place on June 29-30, 2016 in Frontignan-la-Peyrade (Maison Voltaire) in the Languedoc Roussillon Region of France.

The results of the 16th international competition Muscats du Monde® are available on:

This event is unique in terms of its scope, its method and therefore its ambition:

International in scope:

  • More than 20 countries.
  • More than 230 wine samples.
  • More than 55 international expert judges, including 55% from outside France.

A strict method:

  • Compliance with international wine competition rules and strict application of the ISO 9002 Quality Assurance standard.
  • Guaranteed implementation of scoring criteria for international competitions.
  • Rigorous selection of the panel of expert judges.
  • Training in tasting methodology and individual assessment of each taster.
  • Faultless, quality-driven organisation: limitation of the number of wines per jury and ideal tasting conditions (sensory isolation, proper tasting rhythm, etc.)
  • Secure computer processing of results by the Services Actions Qualité company.


  • To award reliable and thus representative medals each year, reflecting the founding motto of Muscats du Monde®: diversity, quality and high standards.

An organisation with highly reputed partners:
City of Frontignan la Peyrade
La Revue des Œnologues - International Technical Magazine about Wine and Vine - Technical and Communication Partner.
SAQ Logistic - Official Partner for International Deliveries.
SAQ - Services Actions Qualité - Expert Translation Services for the Wine and Grape Industries - Technical Partner.

Developing your skills as a wine taster

Jean-Claude BUFFIN

Collection Avenir Œnologie

Le Nez du Vin
romas of Muscats grape varieties

12 typical aromas of grape varieties Muscats du Monde®

Collection Avenir Œnologie

The 2016 Results
  • 244 wine samples from 22 countries were tasted.
  • More than 55 international expert judges.
  • After 2 days of judging, the panels awarded 81 medals, i.e. 33% of the 244 wines entered. The quality-based medals were broken down as follows :
  • Medal Distribution
    • Gold Medals: 29
    • Silver Medals: 52


Muscats du Monde® is organised by Forum Oenologie

Forum Oenologie also organizes

The International Qualitative Competition Chardonnay du Monde®


The International Qualitative Competition Syrah du Monde®


The International Qualitative Competition Alliances du Monde®


International Sparkling Wines Competition Effervescents du Monde®


The International Grape and Wine Film Festival