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The 42nd Wine Assessment ‪‪‪Vino Slovenija Gornja Radgona, the most influential verification of wine quality in Slovenia, has given the wine world 12 new champions - and also one journalist champion in the wine variety Sauvignon Blanc, vintage 2015 with sugar content up to 25g/L...

As a big introduction to the events of the 54th International Agricultural-Food Fair AGRA, which will be held in Gornja Radgona, Slovenia from 20th to 25th August, the end of July saw the 42nd Assessment of Vino Slovenija Gornja Radgona and the 6th evaluation of wines from organically produced grapes.

The wines were evaluated by four commissions of renowned Slovenian oenologists with guests from abroad. 175 wine producers competed in the quality of their wines in both evaluations, with a total of 493 samples of wines from five countries: Slovenia, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic and Macedonia.

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CHAMPIONS 2016

Champion for dry non-aromatic white wine
Malvazija 2015, winemaker: Vinska klet Robi & Dorjano Korenika, Korte, Slovenia

Champion for dry non-aromatic white wine
Sivi Pinot Gomila 2015, winemaker: P&F Jeruzalem, Ormož, Slovenia

Champion for aromatic dry wine
Sauvignon 2015, winemaker: Vinogradarstvo-podrumarstvo Cmrečnjak, Štrigova, Croatia

Champion for medium dry wine
Pinot Gris 2015, winemaker: Spielberg CZ, s.r.o., Archlebov, Czech Republic

Champion for medium wine
Traminac 2015, winemaker: Obiteljski podrum – Mlinarić, Štrigova, Croatia

Champion for sweet non-aromatic white wine
Svečnično vino Chardonnay 1997, winemaker: Radgonske gorice Gornja Radgona d.d., Gornja Radgona, Slovenia

Champion for sweet aromatic white wine
Traminac ice wine 2012, winemaker: OPG Đurinski, Kupljenovo, Croatia

Champion for Teran PTP wine
Teran PTP 2015, winemaker: Vinska klet pri Starčih Tavčar, Križ, Slovenia

Champion for dry red wine younger than three years
Cabernet Sauvignon Quercus 2014, winemaker: Vinska klet Goriška Brda z.o.o., Dobrovo v Brdih, Slovenia

Champion for dry red wine older than three years
Sara 2008, winemaker: Vinska klet Boris Lisjak, Dutovlje, Slovenia

Champion for sparkling wine
Penina rosé dry, winemaker: P&F Jeruzalem, Ormož, Slovenia

Champion for BIO wine
Sauvignon 2015, winemaker: Ekološka kmetija Valentan, Vodole, Slovenia

Journalist Championwine variety Sauvignon Blanc, vintage 2015 with sugar content up to 25g/L.

Sauvignon 2015, winemaker: Steyer vina, Plitvica, Slovenia

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CHAMPIONS OF TOURIST WINE ROADS

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WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR

Winemaker of the year will be announced on 23.08.2016, on the Day of Winegrowers and Winemakers, at the Vino Slovenija Gornja Radgona presentation of awards at the 54. International Agriculture – Food Fair AGRA.

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