Article 1 – Organization
The BARCELONA ROSÉ International Bubbles Awards (hereinafter BRIBA) are organized by VADEVI.cat – Comunicació Vinària, S.L- and have their headquarters in Passeig de Gràcia, 16 1st 3rd, with postal code 08007, of Barcelona (Spain). The official website of the event is www.barcelonarose.com
Article 2 – Objectives
The BRIBA has as main objectives:
- Promote and enhance rosé sparkling wines, as sparkling wines of quality, promote their knowledge, dissemination and stimulate their responsible consumption.
- Offer to the companies that commercialize and elaborate this type of wine the opportunity to be evaluated by a panel of professional tasters of recognized prestige.
Article 3 – Object
The BRIBA are exclusively open to rosé sparkling wines from any production area in the world, provided they have been prepared using the following methods:
- Traditional method or champenoise
- Charmat method or grapes
- Ancestral method
The admitted capacities are 75 or 150 cl.
Article 3.1. Traditional method or champenoise
Sparkling wine from qualified wines that have had a second natural fermentation in the bottle from the addition of sugars and yeasts.
Article 3.2. Charmat Method or Granvas Method
Sparkling wine from qualified wines that have had a second natural fermentation in large tanks from the addition of sugars and yeasts. Made the second fermentation in the large tanks is bottled.
Article 3.3. Ancestral method
Sparkling wine that in the process of production only fermented sugars from the grapes themselves and in no case exogenous sugar is added to the grape that has been used for the elaboration of the base wine.
Article 4 – Participants
Manufacturers of rosé sparkling wines that have been registered under any admitted business formula can participate and have the legal and health guarantees required in their country of origin.
Article 5 – Conditions of admission
The sparkling wines presented must be bottled and available in the market or with the formal commitment that is there after the results of the competition are public.
Marketing labels must comply with the legal provisions and regulations that they have for that purpose in their countries of origin.
To register, you must access the BRIBA website, go to the registration section and fill in the registration fields of the registration form.
The requested information is as follows:
ATTENTION: The data provided in this section will be used to generate the participation invoice.
® Company form / corporate name
- Company name
- VAT Number
- Postal Code
- E-mail (where official announcements will be received from the competition)
® Wine form that you want to register:
- Name of the rosé sparkling wine
- Name of cellar or winemaker
- Certified ecological?
- Organic certification body
- Public Sale Price (PVP)
- Varieties of grapes with which it has been produced (expressed as a percentage)
- Method of elaboration (Traditional, Charmat, Ancestral)
- Rosé sparkling type, in accordance with their specific regulations (Brut Nature, Extra Brut, Brut, Extra Dry, Dry, etc.)
- Bottle aging (in months)
- Alcohol graduation
- Residual sugar
- Annual production of bottles (per capacity)
- Denomination of Origin (in case you have it)
- Sparkling wine category (T1, T2, T3, A1)
IMPORTANT: The person who makes the registration is responsible for the data expressed in the registration form
Article 6 – Samples
To be able to compete, the rosé sparkling wines must come from a homogeneous batch. Each sample must be presented as specified below:
Four (4) bottles per sample will be required, regardless of their capacity. The bottles must carry the marketing label and comply with the legal requirements demanded in their country of origin on the type of information it contains.
Article 7 – Type of registration
Registration will be made online through the BRIBA website, www.barcelonarose.com , in the “Registration” section. You will have to complete the data of the form following the instructions indicated.
The organization will receive samples and inscriptions and eliminate those that do not comply with the regulations.
The registration forms will be discarded that are not accompanied by the corresponding proof of payment of the registration fees.
The company that inscribes the wines is totally responsible for the veracity of the data entered in the registration form.
Article 8 – Cost of participation and method of payment
Article 8.1 Cost of participation:
- Cost per reference:
Article 8.2 – Form of Payment
The accepted payment method is by credit card.
The payment of the registration must be done following the steps of the inscriptions from the website of the contest. The registration will be completed once the payment has been made and the organization has received the receipt.
- Bank expenses, if any, are borne by the participant.
- For any reason, registration fees will be reimbursed in case of cancellation or registration error.
Article 9 – Shipment of samples
The samples of the registered wines must be sent to the place designated by the organization. The participant will choose the means he deems best suited to send samples to the BRIBA organization, which will be sent to paid ports and at the risk and expense of the participant. Any sample sent to appropriate ports will be rejected as well as samples that do not comply with this regulation. Once the samples have been received and entered correctly, they will become the property of the contest organization.
The address where the samples are to be sent is:
BARCELONA ROSÉ INTERNATIONAL BUBBLES AWARDS (BRIBA)
Passeig de Gràcia, 16 1st 3rd.
08007 – Barcelona
Days of delivery:
Article 10 – Tasting and qualification of rosé sparkling wines
The BRIBA is organized under the principle of absolute anonymity of the samples and in order to respect this principle of total confidentiality, members of the Tasting Judge will not be able to identify or have prior knowledge of the sparkling wine, its price, technical characteristics, scores or rewards obtained, except those that the organization facilitates in the tasting chips.
The Tasting Jury will meet in a room specially adapted for wine tasting with all the necessary infrastructures, facilities and conditions to guarantee an optimal and impartial tasting of rosé sparkling wines.
Each sparkling rosé wine will be tasted individually by the Tasting Jury, which will not be inferior to 5 members in any case, following a tasting sheet that will facilitate the organization.
Wine appreciation is descriptive and includes scores on:
- Visual appearance
- Olfactory aspect
- Impression in the mouth
- General quality print
The organization will monitor and guarantee the correct operation of the competition during the preparation of the samples, the organization and the realization of the tasting.
The development of the BRIBA will consist of preliminary tasting sessions where they will taste and describe all the rosé sparkling wines presented in each of the categories. Once the preliminary sessions have finished, the five samples of each category that have obtained a higher score will pass to a round of final tasting where the winners will be decided.
Article 11 – Tasting Jury
The Tasting Jury will be composed of renowned wine tasting professionals and professional solvency and, in particular, with extensive knowledge and experience of tasting rosé sparkling wines.
Article 12 – Classification of the rosé sparkling wines
The categories in which the rosé sparkling wines are classified are:
- Rosé sparkling wines made using the traditional method or Charmat
- T1. Rosé sparkling wines with a aging up to 15 months.
- T2. Rosé sparkling wines with a aging of more than 15 months and less than 30 months.
- T3. Rosé sparkling wines with an aging age exceeding 30 months.
- Made according to the ancestral method
- A1. Rosé sparkling wines
Article 13 – Awards and prizes
The award scheme adopted is a system that works for appreciation and which allows the classification of the rosé sparkling wines that compete according to their intrinsic qualities.
The BRIBA awards the following awards for each category: Gold Medal, Silver Medal and Bronze Medal. Among all the ro´se sparkling wines awarded with gold medal, the Great Gold Medal will be chosen.
The awards will be awarded according to the appreciation of the Tasting Jury based on the high level of quality of the rosé sparkling wines presented, but in case the jury considers it appropriate, some or some of the awards may be declared deserted. However, if the Tasting Judge considered it appropriate, two winners could be declared ex aequo of some of the awards.
The results will be communicated to the makers and the general public in a prize-giving gala.
The organization will sell the adhesive labels of the medals that will be available exclusively to the wineries with award-winning rosé sparkling wines. The unauthorized use and reproduction of the logo, of the distinctions or of any other graphic and identifying element of the BRIBA is prohibited.
The results of the competition will be disseminated as widely as possible through the media (social networks, web, specialized and general press, etc.).
Article 14 – Return to wineries: information and comments about the samples presented
All participating wineries will receive, by email and once the contest has finished, the scores and comments of the Tasting Jury on the products they have submitted.
The sensory analysis will contain the results of the evaluation of the wine based on the main sensory descriptors that have been evaluated in depth by the Tasting Jury, as well as all the hedonistic details analyzed. This information will be very useful for wineries that want a deeper understanding of the results of the tastings made by a panel of professional and highly experienced tasters. In addition to being able to enjoy a very efficient tool for its commercial and marketing departments to improve communication with customers and distributors.
Article 15 – Force majeure and modification
In the event that a cause of force majeure or an event other than the will of the organization prevents the proper development of the contest, the responsibility will not fall to the organization of the BRIBA.
The organization reserves the right to cancel the contest, to modify the dates originally planned, to abbreviate it, to extend it or to modify the conditions or development in case of force majeure (epidemic, fire, floods, natural disaster, strike, terrorist act, etc.), of any unforeseen event and other peoples to their will or justified need.
In these cases, the organizing company will not be liable or ask for any compensation.
Article 16 – Controls
The organization of the BRIBA reserves the right to cancel any incomplete or incorrect inscription and to eliminate samples that do not comply with the regulations. Only the organization of the BRIBA will be competent to solve possible litigation.
The organization of the BRIBA reserves the right to carry out an analytical control, carried out by an authorized oenological analysis laboratory, of the awarded samples in case it deems it necessary.
Article 17 – Participation in the competition
Participation in the competition implies the full acceptance of this regulation. Participation expenses will not be reimbursed in the event that the samples, registration documents and / or payment of expenses arrive after the deadline for registration in the competition or any of the points in the present regulation have been violated.
Article 18 – Contact and incidents
The possible incidents that could arise in the development of the BRIBA and that its resolution would not be included in the present regulation would be resolved by the organization.