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Tender July - December 2020

Vinmonopolet releases a list twice a year with tenders. They search for wines from specific areas with specified criteria, and all who produce this certain type of wine are welcome to submit their products to Vinmonopolet through their importer. For the second half of 2020 they are looking for 7 different wines from Germany.

News from Vinmonopolet
Vinmonopolet has the ambition to become one of Norway's best companies on sustainability. People's increasing environmental awareness creates expectations for there work and they have a responsibility to offer products that enable consumers to make sustainable choices. Social responsibility is also the basis when they request products that are certified Fairtrade or Fair for Life. At the same time, Vinmonopolet aim to reduce the environmental impact in the organization and in the supply chain.
Vinmonopolet has already announced that all tenders below NOK 150 must be delivered on light weight. In this plan, they dedicate a number of launches to environmentally-friendly packaging and demand new packaging types, such as aluminum bottles in the specifications. There are also various types of environmentally-friendly packaging available on most tenders in this plan. Pant on aluminum and plastic will be important in the future. This will apply to most product types and will ensure that the packaging is recycled and does not end up in nature.

 

Tenders July to December 2020, release dates

Release date: July 2020 Number of wines: 2 Submitted by: 13th of February 2020
Release date: September 2020 Number of wines: 3 Submitted by: 19th of March 2020
Release date: November 2020 Number of wines: 2 Submitted by 28th of May 2020


The importers need to have the wines ready in Norway for delivery as close to the deadline as possible. Contact your importer now to make appointments for delivery.

 

 


 

July release, 

Pfalz Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir
Single grape variety, Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir. Organic wine, vintage 2019 on 225 cl BiB. Price up to 500 nok. Wine with aromatic quality and mouthfeel for basic assortment.

Ahr or Baden Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir 
Single grape variety, Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir. Spontaneously fermented. Vintage 2018 or more recent on 75cl glass bottle. Price up to 250 nok. Wine with complexity and concentation for the basic assortment, possible one-lot. 

September release, 

Mosel Riesling
Single grape variety, 100% Riesling. Min. 45 g/l sugar. Producer must be member of VDP. Vintage 2019 on 150 cl glass bottle. Price up to 275 nok. Wine with aromatic quality and consentration for basic assortment.

Franken Silvaner
Single grape variety Silvaner. VDP Grosses Gewächs from Bürgstadt: Centgrafenberg, from Escherndorf: Am Lumpen 1655, From Iphofen: Julyus-Echter-Berg or Kronsberg Kammer, from Stetten: Stein, from Thüngersheim: Rothlauf. Vintage 2019 on 75 cl glass bottle. Price up to 350 nok. Wine with complexity and consentration for one-lot or possible basic assortment.

Rheinhessen white wine
VDP Grosses Gewächs from Nierstein: Hipping, Ölberg, Pettenthal or Orbel. Vintage 2019 on 75 cl glass bottle. Price up to 400 nok. Wine with complexity and consentration on one-lot, possible basic assortment. 

German sparkling white wine
Grapes from Germany and based on min. 50% Riesling. Max. 12 g/l sugar incl. dosage. 75 cl glass bottle. Price up to 150 nok. Wine with aromatic quality and mouthfeel for basic assortment. 

German sparkling white wine
Based on min. 50% Pinot Noir / Spätburgunder. Traditional method with min. 12 months ageing on lees. Max. 12 g/l sugar incl. dosage. 75cl glass bottle. Price up to 400 nok. 
Wine with complexity and concentration on one-lot, possible basic assortment. 


 

Here is the specified info about the tenders from Vinmonoplet.

Reference Product type Origin Specifications Vintage Packageing Retail Price Type of Offer Deadline
202007021 Red Wine Pfalz '1) Single grape variety Pinot Noir/Spätburgunder
2) Organic
3) Style: Fruity with juicy mouthfeel
4) No or discreet wood influence
2019 225 cl BiB <500 Samples 13.02.2020
202007022 Red Wine Ahr or Baden '1) Single grape variety Pinot Noir/Spätburgunder
2) Spontaneously fermented (written confirmation from producer to accompany the offer)
3) No or discreet wood influence
4) Max. 13,5 % alcohol on label
5) Only one offer per producer. If more than one offer is submitted by the same producer, the lowest priced offer will be assessed, regardless of wholesaler
2018 or more recent 75 cl glass bottle <250 Samples 13.02.2020
202009014 White wine Mosel '1) Single grape variety Riesling
2) Min. 45 g/l sugar
3) Producer must be member of VDP
4) Only one offer per producer. If more than one offer is submitted by the same producer, the lowest priced offer will be assessed, regardless of wholesaler
2019 150 cl glass bottle <275 Samples 19.03.2020
202009015 White wine Franconia '1) Grosses Gewächs
2) Single grape variety Silvaner
3) From Bürgstadt: Centgrafenberg, from Escherndorf: Am Lumpen 1655, from Iphofen: Julyus-Echter-Berg or Kronsberg Kammer, from Stetten: Stein, from Thüngersheim: Rothlauf
4) No or discreet wood influence
5) One-lot min. 390 bottles
2019 75 cl glass bottle <350 Samples 19.03.2020
202009016 White wine Rheinhessen '1) Grosses Gewächs
2) From Nierstein: Hipping, Ölberg, Pettenthal or Orbel
3) One-lot min. 390 bottles
2019 75 cl glass bottle <400 Samples 19.03.2020
202011023 Sparkling white wine Germany '1) Grapes must originate from Germany
2) Based on min. 50 % Riesling
3) Max. 12 g/l sugar incl. dosage
4) Only one offer per manufacturer. If more than one offer is submitted from the same manufacturer, the lowest priced offer will be assessed, regardless of wholesaler 
  75 cl glass bottle <150 Samples 28.05.2020
202011024 Sparkling white wine Germany '1) Based on min. 50 % Pinot Noir / Spätburgunder
2) Traditional method
3) Min. 12 months ageing on lees (written confirmation from producer to be presented upon purchase)
4) Max. 12 g/l sugar incl. dosage
5) One-lot min. 390 bottles
  75 cl glass bottle <400 Samples 28.05.2020

 

 

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