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4. 7. 2017

A Slovenian wine also among the world champions of the 59th Wine Competition

Ljubljana, 3 July - At the already 59th International Wine Competition - Vino Ljubljana, a Slovenian wine was also at the very top of the World Wine Champions. In the category of white dry still wines, the World Champion has become the Kobal Sauvignon 2016, by Petovion. Other titles have gone to Austria, Romania, Macedonia and the Czech Republic.
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21. 6. 2016

Slovenian wines – the protagonists of the entire world wine scenario

At the 58th International Wine Competition – Vino Ljubljana, organized by the GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, over 40 tasters from 14 countries chose the most excellent among 412 samples from 21 countries. Once again, Slovenian wines ranked among the best, and Guido Baldeschi, the representative of OIV (International Organisation of Vine and Wine), remarked, “Each year, Slovenian wines increasingly confirm that they are the protagonists of the entire world wine scenario. I strongly recommend all wine lovers to visit this beautiful country and taste its excellent wines!”
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8. 6. 2016

The 58th International Wine Competition – Vino Ljubljana held this month

From 17 to 19 June, the 58th International Wine Competition – Vino Ljubljana will be held at the Ljubljana Castle. This year, they expect about 400 samples from more than 20 countries, which will be evaluated by 40 tasters from Japan, Italy, Macedonia, Germany, Canada, Montenegro, Austria, Czech Republic, Luxemburg, Argentina, Spain, Sweden, Slovakia, and Slovenia from Friday till Sunday. Since 1987, Ljubljana is a city of vine and wine. The international organization for vine and wine from Paris (OIV) granted this title to Ljubljana due to its thousand-year wine tradition as well as to the oldest wine evaluation in the world, Vino Ljubljana, which has been organized by the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre since 1955.
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1. 6. 2015

Winners of the 57th International Wine Competition Vino Ljubljana Announced

The 57th International Wine Competition – Vino Ljubljana, organised by the GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, concluded yesterday afternoon at the Ljubljana Castle. From Friday to Sunday, 40 tasters from 11 countries evaluated 358 samples from 21 countries, including faraway Japan, Uruguay, New Zealand, Argentina, etc. Slovenian wines won three out of five titles in the world champion category, the other two going to wines from Slovakia and Spain.
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22. 5. 2015

At the end of May 57th International Wine Competition Vino Ljubljana

From Friday, 29 May, to Sunday, 31 May, GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre is hosting 57th International Wine Competition Vino Ljubljana at the Ljubljana Castle. 40 tasters from 11 countries will be evaluating more than 300 wine samples from 21 countries, some of them coming from faraway Japan, New Zealand, Uruguay, Argentina etc.
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25. 8. 2014

Press release

50th Vino Ljubljana International Wine Fair, Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, Ljubljana (4–6 September 2014)
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29. 6. 2014

Winners of the 56th International Wine Competition Vino Ljubljana were announced

The truth about wine, which was sought after in the organization of the GR-Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre within the 56th International Wine Competition at Ljubljana Castle, is revealed. On the last weekend in June, 40 wine tasters from 11 countries under the lead of Iztok Klenar, president of the oldest and again revived wine competition in the world, evaluated 311 samples from 19 countries. At today’s announcement of world champions, Mr. Gsilain K. Laflame, Canada, the delegate of OIV and VinoFed, the most renowned organizations for vine and wine, praised - in his words - the excellently organized event, resolved that Vino Ljubljana again becomes a member of the World Federation of Major International Wine competitions - VinoFed.
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23. 6. 2014

This weekend’s highlight: Vino Ljubljana

From Friday, 27 June, to Sunday, 29 June, GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre is hosting 56th International Wine Competition Vino Ljubljana at the Ljubljana Castle. The revived event Vino Ljubljana is actually a compilation of two events with a years-long tradition: wine competition will be followed by the wine fair which will celebrate its 50th anniversary at the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre from 4 to 6 September. Organizers will place a special emphasis on informing young population about the culture of consuming wine; the accompanying program will be enriched by the Slovenian celebrities’ competition in knowledge of wines and culinary specialities, attractive cooking shows, introduction of Slovenian wine producers’ spouses, etc.
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22. 5. 2014

Press release

At today's press conference, the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre team, together with partners, presented in detail the contents of the revived Vino Ljubljana, which under this brand combines two events dedicated to wine and wine-drinking culture:
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