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The 41st year of ‪‪‪Vino Slovenija Gornja Radgona, the most influential verification of wine quality in Slovenia, has given the wine world 11 new champions and new international competition. See the winners here.

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As a big introduction to the events of the 53rd International Agricultural-Food Fair AGRA, in Gornja Radgona, Slovenia from 22nd to 27th August, the 41th Vino Slovenija Gornja Radgona Awards were held at the end of July, with the evaluation of five wines from organically produced grapes.

The wines were evaluated by four commissions of renowned Slovenian oenologists with guests from abroad. 137 growers had their wines evaluated in both rounds, with a total of 418 samples of wines from six countries: Slovenia, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Macedonia and Hungary.

Vino Slovenia Awards

Judging of the wines

Winners 2015

Award for dry non-aromatic white wine
Chardonnay Goldberg 2013, winemaker: Vina Belje – Belje d.d., Croatia

Award for aromatic dry wine
Sauvignon 2014, winemaker: Vinarství Mikrosvín Mikulov a.s., Czech Republic

Award for Teran PTP wine
Teran PTP – choice 2011, winemaker: CV – Colja Vino, Matej Colja, Coljava, Karst winegrowing region, Slovenia

Award for Teran PTP wine
Choice Teran, winemaker: Vinska klet Boris Lisjak, Dutovlje, Karst winegrowing region, Slovenia

Award for dry red wine younger than three years
Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, winemaker: Vinska klet Boris Lisjak, Dutovlje, Karst winegrowing region, Slovenia

Award for dry red wine older than three years
Sara 2007, winemaker: Vinska klet Boris Lisjak, Dutovlje, Karst winegrowing region, Slovenia

Award for sparkling wine
Zlata radgonska penina medium dry 2011, winemaker: Radgonske gorice d.d., Gornja Radgona, Štajerska winegrowing region, Slovenia

Award for sparkling wine
Zlata radgonska penina extra dry 2007, winemaker: Radgonske gorice d.d., Gornja Radgona, Štajerska winegrowing region, Slovenia

Award for sparkling wine
Zlata radgonska penina dry 2010, winemaker: Radgonske gorice d.d., Gornja Radgona, Štajerska winegrowing region, Slovenia

Award for BIO wine
RWC 2011, winemaker: Hirschmugl-Domaene am Seggauberg, Austria

Journalist Award – for still wines of aromatic dry variety
Sauvignon 2014, winemaker: Hiša vina Doppler, Dolnja Počehova, Štajerska winegrowing region, Slovenia

Winners of Wine Tourist Road

Istria tourist wine road
Capris, Plemenito rdeče 2011, Vinakoper d.o.o., Koper, Slovenia
Merlot 2011, Vinakoper d.o.o., Koper, Slovenia

Karst tourist wine road
Sara 2007, Vinska klet Boris Lisjak, Dutovlje, Slovenia

Vipava tourist wine road
Rdeči cuvee 2012, Vina Zgonik, Aleksander and Damir Zgonik, Branik, Slovenia

Winemaker of the Year

Winemaker of the year will be announced on 25th August 2015, on the Day of Winegrowers and Winemakers, at the Vino Slovenija Gornja Radgona presentation of awards at the 53rd International Agriculture – Food Fair AGRA.

Vino Slovenia Wine Producer of the year 2014

Wine Producer of the Year 2014: P&F Jeruzalem Ormož, Slovenia

Further information:  http://www.pomurski-sejem.si/index.php/en/vino-slovenija-en