ProWine Shanghai 2023 highlights: A growing DWWA award-winning wine showcase

ProWine Shanghai, the leading wine and spirits industry trade fair in the Chinese mainland, was held from 8-10 November at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). First launched as ProWine China in 2013, the event celebrated its 10th anniversary this year after postponement due to the pandemic in 2022.

Decanter has exhibited with Decanter World Wine Awards medal winners at the trade fair since its first edition this year seeing its biggest showcase to date with 41 award-winning wines showcased from the 2023 and 2022 competitions.

At the 2023 edition, over 660 exhibitors from 32 countries and regions participated in the three-day event, attracting a total of 27,363 trade attendees an 81.7% growth from the previous edition.

Decanter stand at ProWine Shanghai 2023

Attendees tasting DWWA 2022 & 2023 award-winning wines at the Decanter stand at ProWine Shanghai 2023

The Decanter stand showcased 32 wines from eight countries: China, France, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Austria, Greece and Australia.

The line-up covered red and white wines of different styles to display the diversity and quality of wines recognised and endorsed by Decanter World Wine Awards in the 2022 and 2023 competitions, including two Best in Show, one Platinum, 10 Gold, 14 Silver and five Bronze medals.


Scroll down to see all DWWA-awarded wines showcased


Celebrating DWWA’s 20th anniversary, Decanter also teamed up with one of China’s leading wine experts Professor Li Demei, a DWWA judge, DecanterChina.com columnist and director of enology engineering at Beijing University of Agriculture, to present a masterclass which featured some of the top Asian wines from the 2023 competition.

Professor Li Demei presenting a selection of awarded Asian wines from DWWA 2023 to a full masterclass.

Over 60 Chinese wine professionals joined the masterclass, which included a review of the history of the world’s largest wine competition and an introduction to the rules of entry and scoring system before Professor Li guided attendees through a tasting of nine award-winning wines from DWWA 2023, including:

Sula Vineyards, Brut, Nashik, Maharashtra, India NV
Bronze, 88 points

Domaine Xigu, Single Vineyard Pinot Noir, Tianshui, Gansu, China (Mainland) 2020
Silver, 91 points

Chateau Summer Land, Mourvedre, Wuwei, Gansu, China (Mainland) 2021
Silver, 94 points

Helan Qingxue Vineyard, Baby Feet Malbec, Helan Mountain East, Ningxia, China (Mainland) 2019
Silver, 93 points

Chateau Changyu Castel, Reserva Cabernet Gernischt, Yantai, Shandong, China (Mainland) 2019
Gold, 96 points

Puchang Vineyard, Viaseres Reserve Saperavi, Turpan, Xinjiang, China (Mainland) 2017
Gold, 96 points

Tiansai Vineyards, Skyline of Gobi Grand Reserve Marselan, Yanqi, Xinjiang, China (Mainland) 2017
Gold, 95 points

Chateau Lion, Lion Prince, Fangshan, Beijing, China (Mainland) 2019
Silver, 90 points

Tongtian Winery, Yalu Valley No.1 Icewine, Tonghua, Jilin, China (Mainland) 2019
Silver, 92 points

The nine DWWA 2023 medal-winning wines showcased by Li Demei at Decanter’s ProWine Shanghai masterclass.

Decanter World Wine Awards also sponsored three Prosecco DOCG wines awarded medals at the launch ceremony of the Chinese edition of “The Power of Terroir: the Case Study of Prosecco Wine,” translated by Professor Li Demei.

With help from Consorzio Tutela del Vino Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco, the awarded wines included:

Masottina, Contrada Granda Extra Dry, Prosecco di Conegliano Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG NV
DWWA 2023 Bronze, 89 points

Ruggeri, Giustino B. Extra Dry, Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG 2021
DWWA 2023 Bronze, 89 points

Bellenda, San Fermo Brut, Prosecco di Conegliano Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG 2020
DWWA 2021 Bronze, 89 points

Li Demei presenting ‘The Power of Terroir’ masterclass which included three DWWA-awarded Prosecco wines.

ProWine Shanghai: DWWA 2022 & 2023 awarded wines showcased on the Decanter stand

Sparkling

Chandon, Brut, Helan Mountain East, Ningxia, China (Mainland) NV
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Source : https://www.decanter.com/decanter-world-wine-awards/prowine-shanghai-2023-highlights-a-growing-dwwa-award-winning-wine-showcase-518545/

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