The Best Wine of the World Competition (bwwwcompetition.com) takes into account consumer and professional voting in a 3 month first round period, with the top 30 wines blind tasted by professionals. In a remarkable showing, Guigal comes out with the following honors:
Winner Best Winery of the World: E. Guigal
Winner Best White Wine of the World: E. Guigal Ermitage Ex-Voto Blanc 2013
Winner Best French White Wine: E. Guigal Ermitage Ex-Voto Blanc 2013
3rd Place Best Red Wine of the World: E. Guigal La Landonne 2009
Best French Wine: E. Guigal La Landonne 2009
Best French Red Wine: E. Guigal La Landonne 2009
Truly a testament to the Guigal family given the other top producers we respect immensely that also took awards, estates such as Harlan, Keller, Armand Rousseau, Weingut Knoll, Chateau Suduiraut, Coche-Dury, and Domaine de Chevalier.
Rhône Valley, France
The more you learn about the Guigal family, the more astounding becomes their story. Their wines are the benchmarks for every Rhone appellation, and over the last thirty years they have become arguably the most lauded producer in the world. Year after year the Guigal family produces wines of exceptional quality that in all classes offer exceptional value.