At national and international tastings, Sauvignon Blancs from Steiermark regularly achieve top ratings. This is also shown by recent results at the Sauvignon Selection by CMB, formerly known as Concours Mondial du Sauvignon. At the 2023 competition, wines from Steiermark/Styria were extremely successful: 82 medals and two trophies went to Steiermark/Styria. Over 42% of all wines submitted were awarded gold or silver. In the gold medal ranking, Steiermark/Styria was ex aequo with France with 44 medals each. This means that a quarter of all gold medals awarded in the competition were from Steiermark/Styria. In the country ranking, Austria with 85 total medals (82 of them from Steiermark/Styria) was ranking second after France with 115 medals.