The wine industry convenes for the 20th time, in Brussels.

wine-tastingThe Concours Mondial de Bruxelles returns to its native city to celebrate its 20th anniversary The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles makes an emotional return to Brussels, the city that saw its inception. In just twenty years, it has become the largest touring European wine tasting competition. Everything is now ready to welcome the prodigal child and bestow the title of Global Wine Capital on Brussels for three intense days of tastings.

In all, 8,060 wines from 58 producer countries will compete on May 2, 3 and 4, 2014 in the European capital. France remains the leading participating country with 2,428 entries, followed by Spain (1,615 entries), Italy (1,163), Portugal (965) and Chile, which confirms its rank as the Southern Hemisphere’s premier participant (365 entries).