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Georgian Wines Win 32 Awards at International Wine Challenge 2016

32 Georgian wines have received awards of International Wine Challenge (IWC), including Gold and Trophy.

Gold and Trophy were awarded to the same wine – Shumi’s Ilerco 2012. The results of annual IWC competition were announced recently in London. Congratulations to Shumi for double success!

Georgia’s performance in 2016 was much better than in previous years, once again confirming its 2014’s huge achievement with 32 awards including gold (see more detail here).

Called “the most comprehensive and influential blind wine tasting competition in the world”, the International Wine Challenge (IWC) is owned by William Reed Business Media, and is now in its 33nd year.

Throughout the rigorous judging processes, each medal-winning wine is tasted on three separate occasions by at least 10 different judges and awards include medals (Trophy, Gold, Silver, Bronze) and Commended and Great Value awards.Full list of Georgian winners follows below:

Trophy:

Gold:

Silver:

  • Teliani Valley Kindzmarauli, 2013
  • Teliani Valley Rkatsiteli Qvevri Glekhuri, 2012
  • Schuchmann Wines Vinoterra Saperavi Unfiltered Kakhetian Style, 2014
  • Marani Mukuzani, 2013
  • Marani Kondoli Vineyards Saperavi, 2013
  • Shumi Mukuzani, 2014
  • Château Mukhrani Marks & Spencer Rkatsiteli, 2014

Bronze:

  • Tbilvino Mukuzani, 2013
  • Tbilvino Kindzmarauli, 2014
  • Schuchmann Khvanchkara, 2015
  • Schuchmann Mukuzani, 2014
  • Telavi Wine Cellar Satrapezo Saperavi, 2013
  • Telavi Wine Cellar Satrapezo Icewine Cabernet, 2013
  • Wine Man Mukuzani, 2014
  • Wine Man Tsinandali, 2013
  • Shumi Tsinandali Iberiuli, 2013
  • Teliani Valley Tsinandali 2013

15 more Georgian wines got the “Commended” award.

Source: Hvino News