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Press releases - June 2014

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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