The International Wine and Spirits Contest BLACK SEA REGION 2016 was held in Batumi (Georgia) on November 15-16, 2016 under the patronage of the International Organization of Vine and Wine (O.I.V.).
BLACK SEA REGION is the new name of the CHISINAU WINES & SPIRITS CONTEST, which has been organized for 25 years in Chisinau, Moldova.
BLACK SEA REGION is envisaged to take place in the countries of the Black Sea basin: Batumi, Chisinau, Odessa, Sochi, Yalta, Constanta, Baku and Varna. The homeland of wine – Georgia – was selected as the first country for the contest!
26 companies from Azerbaijan, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Moldova, Hungary and Georgia presented a total of 118 wine samples in the contest.
We took part in the contest with the two wines, produced under the brand name NELKARISI. In particular, NELKARISI Saperavi 2013 was competing in the category “high quality vintage red wine” and NELKARISI Mtsvane 2015 - in the category “high quality vintage white wine”.
We have received 83.86 points for NELKARISI Mtsvane 2015 and 85.14 points and a SILVER MEDAL for NELKARISI Saperavi 2013
MTSVANE 2016 WAS AWARDED BRONZE MEDAL
Friends' Cellar Mtsvane 2016 earned a bronze medal on the CWSA - China Wine and Spirits competition.
SAPERAVI 2014 WAS AWARDED DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL
First significant international recognition for the Friends' Cellar Saperavi 2014. The highest award at CWSA - China Wine and Spirits is ours - The DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL Congratulations to all our Friends.
Debra Meiburg is visiting Nelkarisi Estates
Today is a great day! We are hosting special guests. This time they come from China and Hong Kong: our great friend - the first ever Wine Master in the whole Asia - the lovely Debra Meiburg MW (Master of Wine) together with other very friendly guests. Thank you all very much for your friendship!