May 19, 2017
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.
Below is the wine award winning list of Armenia:
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
2013 ArmAs Voskehat Reserve
2016 Armenia Muscat
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