In a momentous celebration marking the tenth anniversary of The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships, Ferrari Trento, an esteemed Italian winery, clinched the prestigious title of ‚Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year‘ for an impressive sixth time. The award is bestowed upon the House that secures the highest count of gold medals in the esteemed international competition.
Italian Sparkling Triumph
Over the course of a decade at The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships, Ferrari Trento has consistently demonstrated its excellence by securing this prestigious title multiple times, reinforcing its commitment to quality across all of its labels. This recognition further affirms the suitability of the Trentino mountains for producing sparkling wines of absolute distinction, a vision first envisioned by Giulio Ferrari over 120 years ago.
In the 2023 edition of the competition, Ferrari Trento soared with an impressive haul of 9 gold and 3 silver medals, making a significant contribution to the success of Trentodoc and Italian sparkling wines in general. The competition, evaluating over 1000 labels from more than 19 countries annually, saw Italy emerge as the most awarded country with a total of 74 gold medals and 117 silver.
The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships has solidified its position as the foremost authoritative competition, a reputation bolstered by its founder, Tom Stevenson, and esteemed judges Essi Avellan and George Markus, all eminent figures in the world of oenology.
Commenting on this triumph, Tom Stevenson remarked, „Ferrari Trento is Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year for the third time in a row and an astonishing six times out of the 10 years The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships has existed, making it the most successful sparkling wine producer on the planet.“
A Legacy of Excellence
Matteo Lunelli, President and CEO of Ferrari Trento, expressed his pride at this achievement, emphasizing the commitment of their team in maintaining exceptional quality across their Trentodoc range. He also celebrated the success of Trentodoc, recognizing the Trentino region’s extraordinary contribution to the Italian wine industry.
The award will be formally presented during the traditional ceremony in London on November 2nd, where awards by style and region will also be unveiled.