The competitions

The Women’s International Trophy is a unique event in Germany and a top-level tasting: wines, beers, and spirits from all over the world are tasted by an international jury made up entirely of women. All the tasters, sommeliers, oenologists, etc. are experts in the field. With nearly one thousand samples tasted in 2023, the popularity of this competition is clear.

All male and female producers around the world can submit their samples.

A one-of-a-kind competition in Germany


Tasters are the cornerstone of the Competition. Each sample is blind-tasted by an international jury composed only of women–all experts–and marked on the basis of the sensorial analysis criteria defined by the OIV (International organisation of vine and wine).


The competition is recognised by the Rhineland Palatinate Ministry of Agriculture and ISO 9001-certified. Certification is a guarantee - for both producers and consumers - of rigorous selection.


After the tasting, you receive a complete organoleptic analysis of your sample (appearance, aroma, taste, harmony) along with competition averages, to evaluate your sample’s position with regard to competitors.


The competition uses its extensive network to communicate results directly to the main decision-makers: buyers, sommeliers, restaurant owners, importers, journalists for the specialised press.


Many tools are made available to you: Metal plates to hang up at your site, medals to affix to your products, award certificates to send to clients, award-winners on the competition’s website (to increase your internet visibility), the competition’s social networks, etc.


The organising company, ARMONIA, has relied on well-known media sources since its creation. Each year, articles in the general and specialised press spread the competition’s renown and make it better known to the general public and buyers and importers as well:Lebensmittel Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, VINUM, Wein-Plus, WEIN + MARKT, etc.


Denise Cézanne-Güttich is our honorary president for 2024

Denise Cézanne-Güttich is our honorary president for 2024

Published on 2024-02-27

Denise Cézanne-Güttich launched an online magazine for epicureans in 2012: She has been a member of Slow Food, founded the Slow Food convivium in Düsseldorf in 1987, is an art and wine lover and is passionate about gastronomy and travel. After trips overseas and training to become a foreign language correspondent and economic interpreter, she headed up advertising and marketing in international companies and worked as a media consultant for numerous trade and consumer magazines.