Muscats du Monde Festival
The Forum Oenologie holds an annual "Muscats du Monde" festival in late June/July in the city of Frontignan-la-Peyrade (Languedoc-Roussillon area, France). This international wine competition presents awards for the best Muscat wines in the world.

The 2010 competition involved 23 countries including less well-known Muscat producing countries such as Moldavia, Macedonia, Romania, Tunisia, Brazil.

The top ten ranking Muscats for 2010 are:

Gold Medal of Excellence

  • South Africa (Nederburg Private Bin Eminence 2007: Distell-Nederburg Wines)
  • Cyprus (Mosxatos 2007: Ayia Mavri Winery)

Gold Medal

  • Italy (Moscato di Terracina Doc Amabile "Templum" 2009: Cantina Sant'Andrea)
  • France (Muscat de Lunel Cuvee Prestige, Les Vignerons de Muscat de Lunel)
  • France (Muscat de Rivesaltes Gerard Bertrand 2009: Gerard Bertrand)
  • Hungary (Tokaji Sargamuskotaly Edes 2008: Moonvalley Estate)
  • Portugal (Moscatel de Setubal Doc: Venancio da Costa Lima)
  • South Africa (Vin de Pays de I'lle de Beaute Contabile-Nectar: Scea du Domaine Casabiance
  • France (Vin d'Alsace "Terroir" Muscat-Lieu dit Schieferberg 2009: Domaine du Moulin de Dusenbach)
  • France (Alsace Grand Cru Muscat Goldert "Vendanges Tardives"-Clos Saint Imer 2005: Domaine Ernest Burn)