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

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.

The award ceremony will be held on 3 September at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention centre, at the official opening of Wine Fair (4 – 6 September 2014), which will complement the event Vino Ljubljana and definitely liven up the first September days in the capital - the City of Vine and Wine. The wines with highest awards will be available from September on specially marked shelves in Tuš stores.

World champion wines

White dry wines
CHARDONNAY BARRIQUE, 2013
VINARIJA STOBI DOOL UVOZ-IZVOZ GRADSKO, FYR Macedonia

TRIJUMF GOLD, 2012
PODRUM ALEKSANDROVIĆ d.o.o., Serbia

White still wines with remnants of sugar 
RUMENI MUŠKAT SUHI JAGODNI IZBOR, 2006
VINSKA KLET PRUS – JOŽEF PRUS,  Slovenia

SAUVIGNON SUHI JAGODNI IZBOR, 2001
VINSKA KLET PRUS – JOŽEF PRUS, Slovenia

Red dry wines
SHIRAZ, 2012
ERICH SCHEIBLHOFER GmbH, Austria

Sparkling wines
SILVERI BLANC DE BLANCS VINTAGE, 2008
POSESTVO SILVERI, BORIS GAŠPARIN, Slovenia

Slovenian champion wine

KOLEDNIK SAUVIGNON  TROCKENBEERENAUSLESE (TBA), 2011
KMETIJSKA ZADRUGA METLIKA z.o.o., Slovenia

Tsukamoto trophy

SARA CUVÉE, 2005 
BORISLAV LISJAK, Slovenia

Slovene sort champions

TERAN PTP
SELECTED TERAN, 2012
BORISLAV LISJAK, Slovenia

SAUVIGNON
KOLEDNIK SAUVIGNON TROCKENBEERENAUSLESE (TBA), 2011 
KMETIJSKA ZADRUGA METLIKA z.o.o., Slovenia

Champions of slovene wine regions

THE KARST: SARA CUVÉE, 2005, BORISLAV LISJAK
ŠTAJERSKA REGION: PULLUS RUMENI MUŠKAT (YELLOW MUSCAT), DRIED GRAPE WINE, 2011, PTUJSKA KLET d.o.o.
GORIŠKA BRDA: VIRUS3, 2009, VINA SOSOLIČ

Winner of slovene wine specialties

SELECTED TERAN, 2012, BORISLAV LISJAK
Congratulations to the winners! From tomorrow, all results of this year’s competition will be posted on www.vinoljubljana.com

For more information:
Marjana Lavrič, PR Manager at the GR, GSM: 041 236 912, E: marjana.lavric@gr-sejem.si