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October 2017

September 2017

Spirits Selection 2017 in La Serena, Chile

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Sixty-six professional judges representing 22 countries gathered together in La Serena, Chile for the 17th Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. The 1,140 spirits from 54 countries competed for Silver, Gold, and Grand Gold [...]

Plovdiv will host the Spirits Selection 2018

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The town of Plovdiv in Bulgaria will become the world’s spirits capital in 2018 when Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles hosts its 18th event there from August 21 to 23, 2018. “This is [...]

The results of the 2017 Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial are out

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The results of the Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles competition, which took place in La Serena, Chile, on August 22, 23 and 24, 2017, have just been released. Three types of medals were [...]

August 2017

Nearly 1,200 spirits from 54 countries compete for a medal at Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

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The 17thSpirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (“Spirits Selection”) started today in Chile. The global contest is being organised with the help of the Pisco Producers’ Association, ProChile, the Ministry of Agriculture of Chile, [...]

2017 Spirits Selection: Entry numbers stable and participating countries on the rise despite global drinks market decline

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The world’s largest spirits market China posts an increase of over 110% One thousand one hundred and forty (1,140) spirits samples have been entered this year in the Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles [...]

The bountiful Limarí Valley

Categories: Pisco, Spirits News|

By Rodrigo Flores: The Transversal Valleys, which form the regions of Atacama and Coquimbo, incorporate a select group of vineyards which enjoy ideal weather and soils for growing vines. In this semi-desert zone, also described [...]

The countdown has begun!

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By Alfredo Villarroel: Over one thousand bottles and entries competing for a medal have begun arriving at Spirits Selection La Serena 2017. The world’s largest spirits competition has placed Chile centre stage this year with the [...]

July 2017

THE ART OF “SOBREMESA”

Categories: Pisco, Spirits News|

By Felipe Rojas Bruna: When we think about a “sobremesa”, or after-dinner conversation, the image that comes to mind is of relaxed moments enjoying the company of those close to us, brought to life by special [...]

FROM VINE TO STILL

Categories: Pisco, Spirits News|

By Rodrigo Flores: A lot has been said about pisco’s national heritage, as well as its origins and history, which are gradually being revealed through in-depth research. But there are still many aspects that [...]

Pisco in Chile, from its origins to the present day

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By Rodrigo Pica F.: We owe the introduction of vines and wine growing in America to Hispanic colonisation. There were two main reasons for this: the need for communion wine, as part of the evangelisation [...]

June 2017

Vermout op komst

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De vermout komt terug op volle kracht. Het lagere alcoholgehalte met bijgevolg lagere accijnzen, zit er allicht voor iets tussen in België. Maar dat verklaart niet alles, want in heel Europa en Noord-Amerika beleeft [...]

May 2017

OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE PARTICIPATION OF PERUVIAN PISCO IN SPIRITS SELECTION 2017 BY CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES

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The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) is an independent, neutral company, internationally recognized for its complete lack of bias, proven throughout its 25-year history. Chile presented its candidacy to the CMB and was selected as [...]

CHILEAN PISCO: It all began with the vine!

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By Fernando Herrera Henríquez: Indeed, the vine is among the first European crops to arrive with the Spaniard conquerors in their XVIth century colonizing incursion, advancing from Central-North to South America. The conquering and further colonization, [...]

February 2017

Origins and Identity of Chilean Pisco

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By Pablo Lacoste: The historical research conducted to determine the origins of Pisco in Chile has established the genesis of the first Designation of Origin in the Americas. The birth of Pisco was recorded in [...]

Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles rewards the finest organic spirits

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The next edition of the Spirits Selection by  Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, which takes place from August 22 to 24, 2017 in La Serena, Chili, will single out for distinction organic or biodynamic spirits that scored [...]

January 2017

Награди за българските производители, спечелили от 17-ия Spirits Selection

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На официална церемония в София в НДК бяха наградени българските производители, спечелили четири златни и три сребърни медала на 17-тото издание на един от най-известните световни конкурси за спиртни напитки в света - Spirits Selection bу [...]

A direct sample of Chilean richness

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By Myriam Gómez, Executive Director at Imagen de Chile Foundation: Welcome to Chile, to a territory whose natural richness emerges from the depths of the Earth and blends with the cool air from the Andean [...]

Plovdiv to become world capital of spirits in 2018

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The travelling Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial chose Bulgaria to host the next competition The town of Plovdiv in Bulgaria will become the world’s spirits capital in 2018 when Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles [...]

November 2016

Tequila Patron, a very social company !

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Tequila Patron employs 1350 people. There are machines that can do the job, but it’s the company’s duty to make sure there is employment within their walls. So where ever it is possible to let [...]

October 2016

The Complete Press Book: Tequila-Jalisco 2016

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Simply charming mezcal from Mexico!

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Following a chance encounter with mezcal, Rojita Tiwari found this Mexican spirit very charming. But few years ago, it was difficult to find a mezcal bottle even in Mexico City though now things are looking [...]

September 2016

Tequila – Shanghai Daily Newspaper – Oct. 29, 2016 – by John Isacs

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Herradura Distillery – Photo Vinopres Mexican liquid treasure As a judge at wine, spirits and food competitions around the world I appreciate that rating and judging is neither an easy nor casual endeavor.  Today’s [...]

Tequila : Dance on a Volcano

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Tequila est le nom d’une paisible ville mexicaine située à 50 kilomètres de Guadalajara, la capitale de l’État de Jalisco. Cette historique bourgade attire chaque année de nombreux touristes intéressés par… la tequila. Téléchargez [...]

Take part in the 1st Asian Wine and Spirits Conference and Tasting

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The Fangshan District-Beijing, Vinopres and the Beijing International Wine & Spirit Exchange are the organizers of the first Forum-Tasting exclusively dedicated to Asian wine and spirits. For the firs time in history producers form every [...]

A privileged welcome for ‘Spirits Selection’ in Mexico

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For the 2016 Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, the tiny town of Tequila City (Jalisco) welcomed 74 judges from around the world. The level of commitment shown by the Camara Nacional de la [...]

August 2016

The upcoming competition in Tequila City, Mexico, on August 24, 25 and 26, 2016

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Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles will take place in Tequila City, Mexico, on August 24, 25 and 26, 2016 Founded in 1994, the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles has in some ways become a [...]

June 2016

Tequila, tequila, tequila… How you have changed!

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"Now tequila may be the favored beverage of outlaws but that doesn't mean it gives them preferential treatment. In fact, tequila probably has betrayed as many outlaws as has the central nervous system and dissatisfied [...]

17-то издание на Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles ще се проведе в Мексико през август 2016 г.

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Започна събирането на мостри на български ракии за участие в един от най-известните световни конкурси за спиртни напитки в света - Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. 17-то издание на Конкурса ще се проведе [...]

Baijiu: carneade di successo

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L’esperienza cinese di Spirits Selection è stato, appunto, un po’ come l’esame di maturità per immergermi in questo distillato dalle radici antiche e di cui in occidente si sa pochissimo, almeno per ora, visto che [...]

May 2016

Baijiu, the next big thing ?

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A delegation of judges from the Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles was invited to participate to the 11th World Famous Liquor Summit hosted by Moutai Group in Renhuai, Guizhou province on the 10-11 [...]

January 2016

Se alista Tequila por concurso de bebida

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Guadalajara, México (26 enero 2016).- Tequila, Jalisco, se prepara para ser sede este año, del 24 al 26 de agosto, del Spirits Selection del Concurso Mundial de Bruselas. Artículo completo

2015 Edition : The Results are out!

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The results of the Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles competition, which took place in Guiyang, China, on August 26, 27 and 28, 2015 have just been released. Three types of medals were awarded: [...]

Le Rhum Fest Paris : Le plus grand salon de dégustation de rhum en Europe

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Le Rhum Fest Paris est le plus grand salon de dégustation de rhum en Europe. Rendez-vous en les 2,3 et 4 avril pour une édition 2016 haute en couleur! http://ow.ly/WSJsN

The Complete Press Book : Guiyang 2015

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Find our complete press book releases in pdf : link. Download the Press Book (36,8 mb)

November 2015

In matters of Taste

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An army of adolescent Han hostesses in traditional Miao costume greeted us outside the Guiyang Southwest International Business City Convention Center. It was an enormous golden cube, an unholy cross between a seedy KTV and the device that unlocks unspeakable suffering in [...]

January 2015

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