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A very international quality high-level
for the 2022 award list:

19 countries in competition and 6 on the Top 10
ranking of the best Muscats du Monde

Muscats du Monde 2022

Muscats du Monde: An international opportunity to establish the extraordinary aromatic diversity of Muscats

The results of the 22th Edition of the Muscats du Monde International Wine Competition, have just been announced. Over the course of two days, international experts tasted 168 Muscats wines from all over the world. The 2022 awards list from Muscats du Monde is an opportunity to discover the incomparable palette of aromas that Muscat wines can offer.

Strict quality standards and optimal tasting conditions enabled international judges to award 56 medals that are recognised as a reliable criterion for selection.

The 22th international confrontation of the world’s best Muscats wines, Muscats du Monde, organised by Forum Oenologie, was held 6-7 September, 2022 in the Occitanie region in the city of Entre-Vignes (near Lunel, France). The wine tourist center of Viavino hosted the international experts-judges in the village of Saint-Christol.

Since 22 years, its international wine competition recognised the world’s best Muscats wines, awarding reliable and thus representative medals. Muscats du Monde is founded on a single conviction: distinctive marks of quality are the key to the differentiation and thus to the promotion of medal-winning wines in a highly competitive and often confusing marketplace. Medalwinning wineries can use their medals in marketing their wines.

Muscats du Monde 2022 brought together still and sparkling Muscats wines from 19 countries, making this competition into one of the world’s top events for Muscats wines. Since its creation, this competition has been a wonderful occasion to taste traditional Muscat wine (VDN: Vin Doux Naturel/Sweet natural Wine) and to follow the development of a wide variety of new wines, highlighting the complexity and aromatic richness of Muscat varieties.

Muscats du Monde has carved out a place of its own amongst wine competitions, thanks to its international flavour and its rigorous methods. During the two days of tasting under optimal conditions, the international expert judges awarded 56 medals (38 Gold and 18 Silver Medals) in accordance with international wine competition regulations.

Muscats du Monde has progressively distinguished itself from other international competitions thanks to quality standards that are much stricter than the norm and by remaining faithful to its founding principles: diversity, quality and high standards.

Medals distribution
Gold Medals
Silver Medals

Awarded Medals count by countries

Top 10* Best Muscats du Monde® 2022
Country Product Winery

Moscatel Roxo de Setubal Doc - Venancio da Costa Lima - Reserva da Familia - 2018 Venancio da Costa Lima Lda

Morris - Cellar Reserve - Grand Muscat Morris Wines

Colli Euganei Fior d'Arancio Docg - Passito - Vignalta - Alpianae - 2018 Societa Agricola Vignalta

Banat - Dealul Silagiului Doc-Cmd - Seraphinium - Muscat Ottonel - Rezerva - 2019 Obsesia

Moscatel de Setubal Do - Camolas - Reserva - Barrel Aged - 2018 Camolas & Matos, Lda - Adega Camolas

Moscatel de Setubal Doc - Adega de Palmela - 10 anos Adega Cooperativa de Palmela

Morris - Classic Muscat Morris Wines

Moscatel de Setubal Do - Venancio da Costa Lima - Rubrica - 10 Anos Venancio da Costa Lima Lda

Muscat de Beaumes de Venise AOP - Domaine La Font de Joseph - Hommage - 2021 Les Vignerons des Dentelles

Muscat de Beaumes de Venise AOP - Domaine du Paparotier - 2020 Les Vignerons des Dentelles

Valencia Do - Reymos - Version Original Anecoop S.Coop. - Anecoop Bodegas

Moscatel Roxo de Setubal Do - Bacalhoa - 5 Anos Bacalhoa - Vinhos de Portugal

Malaga Do - Cozar Desde 1837 - NDM - 2021 Cozar Desde 1837

Muscat de Rivesaltes AOC - Château les Pins - 1993 Vignobles Dom Brial
* Some wines are rigorously equal thus the TOP 10 2022 includes 14 wines.

Trends and Highlights 2022

Geographical diversity

With 19 countries, Muscats du Monde is the strongest Muscats wine concentration ever realized. It is thus the most significant and legitimate qualitative confrontation for the distinction of best Muscats of the world. All of the Muscat-producing regions in France were well represented: Alsace, Corsica, Occitanie and the Rhône Valley.

Other well-represented countries Portugal, Spain, Italy, Romania and even such far away countries such as Brazil.

An international Award list of very high-level of quality

19 countries in competition and 6 on the Top 10 ranking of the best Muscats 2022. Portugal, Australia, Italy and romania occupy the first places.

The sweet wines of late harvest and by “mutage” obtain beautiful Gold Medals.

Diversity of Sensorial Expression

Each of the wines that distinguished themselves at Muscats du Monde did so because of their own intrinsic quality, not in comparison with the other wines. This event is therefore a unique opportunity to bring together and discover a wide variety of Muscats wines in all their forms: dry, sweet, still, sparkling, with and with pink to dark red shades. According to the expert judges, this extraordinarily rich group of wines demonstrated a level of sensory complexity rarely encountered with other wines.

Several marks of quality gold and silver were awarded to botrytised, late harvest and special selection. A wide variety of dry, off-dry, sweet, still, sparkling, young, age-worthy wines received favourable notice. Several Gold Medals were awarded to dry wines, which were characterised by an elegant acid balance and by floral, muscat aromas. The sparkling wines were noted for their elegance and lightness (low alcohol). For the sweet wines (vins doux naturels and vins de liqueur), the expert judges had a wide choice of high-quality wines from which to pick the best.

Incontestably the award list honour naturally sweet and VDN (Sweet Natural Wine) Muscats, Muscats “Hors d'âge” aged in oak barrel and liqueur wines.

Muscats du Monde® is organised by the Forum Œnologie Association with participation from the Revue des Œnologues and in partnership with:

An organisation with highly reputed partners:
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.
Muscats du Monde® 2022
Muscats of the World
July 2022

Participating Countries

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Czech Republic




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International Sparkling Wines Competition Effervescents du Monde®


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