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Mar 9, 2017

Armenian Wines Delight the World: 10 Gold Medals from International Wine Awards

As the Armenian Ministry of Agriculture announced, Armenian wine companies were awarded 23 medals–10 gold and 13 silver–at the 2017 Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Awards in Neustadt, Germany.

The participation of Armenian winemakers was made possible thanks to the Winemaking and Viticulture Foundation of Armenia with assistance of the CBI, a center for promoting imports from developing countries.

Nineteen winemaking companies represented Armenia in the competition, presenting 58 still and sparkling wines.

Overall, for about 6000 wines were presented in the competition, from 44 countries of the world.  

By the number of medals won, Armenia has overtaken countries like Georgia (4 gold, 7 silver), Moldavia (8 gold, 12 silver), Macedonia (6 gold, 3 silver), Romania (6 gold, 5 silver), and many others. As the official press release notes, this is an unprecedented success for the Armenian winemakers.

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Below is the wine award winning list of Armenia:

Gold

2015 Van Ardi Areni, Kakhet, Haghtanak

2015 Van Ardi Areni Reserve

2015 Van Ardi Syrah Reserve

2013 ArmAs Karmrahyut Reserve

2015 Voskevaz Karasi collection Voskehat

2014 Takar Reserve

2013 Karas Reserve Winemaker’s Selection Blend

2009 Old Bridge Red Dry Reserve

2015 Getnatoun Areni Noir Aghavnadzor Village

2014 Trinity Eh Areni Noir

 

Silver

2013 ArmAs Voskehat Reserve

2016 Armenia Muscat

2014 Tariri

2014 Takar Areni

2015 Voskevaz Hightanak

2014 Voskevaz Voskepar Voskehat

2015 Karas White Dry Wine

2015 Karas Red Wine

2015 Getnatoun Voskehat

2015 Koor Dry Red Wine

2014 Koor Reserve

2014 Chateau Rind

2014 Kataro Sireni Reserve Togh

 

 

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