Through August 21 and 23 (local time in Bulgaria), 2018 19th Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles was held in the second largest city of Bulgaria, Plovdiv, also known as the “The God’s Backyard’.
Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, Belgium, is the largest international and itinerant competition where spirits are scientifically and fairly judged and tasted by a panel of internationally renowned judges and competing companies come in great numbers. Its coverage, professionalism and impartiality is world-renowned. It is honored as the “Liquor Oscar” and “Liquor Olympics”.
The competition has received 1,315 samples for competition from 54 countries and regions. Rum (338 pieces) ranks the top in terms of number received and China applied with 279 samples, ranking No. 2 among all contestants.
One thing to highlight is that Chinese judge panel is heavy-weighted, including Cheng Jingsong, Deputy Director of National Food Quality Supervision and Inspection Centre, Wu Tianxiang, Head of Guizhou Vocational Institute of Food Engineering, Han Wenyou, Editor-in-chef of China Wine News and cnwinenews.com, Zhao Zhichang, Head of Heilongjiang Liquor Association and master of wine brewing, Wang Fengxian, Chef Wine Critic, national-level committeeman of liquor and fruit wine tasting, Du Yanhong, national-level committeeman of liquor tasting, Li Wenjing, liquor reviewer in Hunan Province, Yang Lei, Deputy GM of Zhongguo Shenjiu Jituan, Zhong Yuchen, co-founder of Yuan Kun Education.
The much anticipated results of 2018 Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles finally unveiled. Chinese participants have achieved astounding result, with 89 products winning 6 Grand Gold Medals, 41 Gold Medals and 42 Silver Medals.
Guizhou Chun’s Elegant Maotai-flavor Liquor of 20 years was awarded No. 1 in 2018 Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles.
Guizhou Chun Liquor Co., Ltd. is located at a famous eco-industrial and tourism park with total greening rate of 99% and forest coverage rate exceeding 80%. It is a garden in disguise. It is one of the first company that was listed as Industrial Tourism Demonstration Site. The place boasts the best environment for brewery. The unique Karst terrain breeds spring water with appropriate softness and purity, which supplies Guizhou Chun water source of great quality. As Xingyi City is located in subtropical monsoon climate zone. The factory is humid with green trees, picturesque mountains and lucid water all year round. The area is all-season surrounded by flowers and fruits. It strongly supports Guizhou Chun’s eco-friendly, green, healthy and trendy goal.
Guizhou Chun uses “natural graft” technique in Koji-making, and for distillation, it uses "Tin pot steamer". The company has been sticking to “traditional craftsmanship by using pure grain solid-state brewing”. It never adds non-fermented materials and never purchases a drop of liquor from supplier. It is regarded as the model of China original liquor industry. Boasted unique geological location, brewery technique, Guizhou Chun Liquor enjoys the characteristics of elegant in aromatic, soft and tender, full-bodied and pure in taste.