It was a beautiful day on Monday June 2, when Bordeaux welcomed Monde Selection’s 580 partners who were present for the annual award ceremony.
They represented no less than 280 companies coming from 38 countries such as Japan, Belgium, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, China, Tanzania, Mongolia, Nigeria, Swaziland and many others.
They had all gathered at the Palais de la Bourse, magnificent 18th century French architectural monument, to admire the exhibition of the 3163 products submitted to the International Quality Institute in 2014 and receive their quality labels.
The ceremony started at 1pm with the presentation of Monde Selection’s most prestigious trophies.
The Special 25 years Trophy, conferred to companies that have participated and been awarded for 25 consecutive years has been granted to :
The Crystal Prestige Trophy awarded to companies that have participated and been awarded for 10 consecutive years has been handed over to :
The Chairman, Mr Patrick de Halleux, the Jury President and the different presidents of the juries, called the company representatives to hand them over a quality label and a diploma.
Numerous partners were granted a High International Quality Trophy rewarding three consecutive years of Gold or Grand Gold quality label. More and more partners receive this important trophy indicating their perseverance in quality and their fidelity in the institute.
The ceremony has been followed by the traditional gala dinner.
The next day, Tuesday June 3rd, Monde Selection had organised a sightseeing tour of Bordeaux’s great vineyards, Médoc, Saint Julien, Margaux.
The program provided a lunch in Saint Emilion followed by a guided visit of this historic city’s unique underground monuments and the tasting of a Grand Cru Classé. This relaxing day has been greatly appreciated.
We look forward to welcoming you at the 2015 Monde Selection World Quality Selections.