BWW- The Best Wine of the World-competition is by far the toughest wine competition on this planet. Unlike any other industry competition, only 1% of the wines involved will be awarded.

HELSINKI, FINLAND, February 13, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — The BWW competition was held in the world’s largest wine information service – Over 22,500 wines received in total 1,333,896 votes from 620,000 wine professionals and wine lovers from 105 countries during the three month voting period.

After the voting period, only 180 most voted wines in six different categories remained in the Finals, organized in January 2018.

In the Finals the wines were evaluated and ranked three different times as blind by the panels of Tasting Book Professionals (selected Judges from over 7000 Pros: Wine writers, bloggers, MW’s. Wine makers etc.)

The six main categories included red wine, white wine, rose wine, sparkling wine, fortified wine and champagne. Under each category, the best wines were also awarded according to price level and country.

In BWW Competition 2017, the Best Wine of the World title was awarded to Harlan Estate 2013 – Napa Valley / California, USA.

“The family and the team at Harlan Estate are humbled and honored to receive this honor. It is gratifying to be recognized for doing something you love.” Bill Harlan, the Owner of the Harlan Estate.

Other Winners of the main categories are:

Best Red Wine of the World: Winner: Harlan Estate 2013, Napa Valley, United States

Best White Wine of the World: Winner: E.Guigal Ex-Voto Ermitage Blanc 2013, Rhone, France

Best Champagne of the World: Winner: Dom Perignon 2002, Champagne, France

Best Sparkling Wine of the World: Winner: Bisol Prosecco Private Cartizze Valdobbiadene Superiore Non Dosato N.V, Veneto, Italy

Best Fortified Wine of the World: Winner: Graham’s Vintage Port 2011, Douro, Portugal

Best Sweet Wine of the World: Winner: Robert Weil Kiedrich Grafenberg TBA 2016, Rheingau, Germany

All the winners and prizes can be found at

BWW is the largest wine competition in the world, whether measured by the number of wines, the number of consumers involved or the judges taking part.

The competition is arranged by the world’s largest wine information platform ( and the world’s leading fine wine magazines – FINE Magazines (

Additional information regarding the competition can be found on

Additional information:
Pekka Nuikki
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+358 400 503 784

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