What is

cool climate wine?

The term is still indefinite.
For the sake of CCWA competition
we accept all the wines produced in EU climate zones A and B plus Switzerland, and will be happy to welcome wines from all other wine regions, subregions or districts that may prove to fulfill at least one of the following demands: 

- less than 1389 GDD in ⁰C units or less than 2500 GDD in ⁰F units(region 1b and 1a in Winkler Index)

- max. growing season avarage temperature of 16⁰C or 61⁰F


If you're there,

don't check your GDD


1. Germany 

2. Great Britain 

3. Baltic countries

4. Neatherlands

5. Belgium

6. Luxemburg

7. Czech Republic

8. Slovakia

9. Austria

10. Switzerland

11. Liechtenstein

12. France (Loire, Champagne, Alsace, Burgundy, Savoie)

13. Hungary (Tokaj)

14. Romania (Transylvania)

15. Slovenia (Posavska, Podravska)

16. Croatia (Uplands)

New World

15. Argentina (Rio Negro)

16. Chile (Lake District)

17. US (Washington, Oregon)

18. Canada

19. Australia (Tasmania)

20. New Zealand (Marlborough, Central Otago)


International Wine Competition


Tel: 0048 512526104  Email: contact@ccwineawards.com