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In Kyiv VIII All-Ukrainian Tasting Competition will be held in Kyiv on April 1

15 March , 2023  

On April 1, 2023 in Kyiv will be held VIII All-Ukrainian Tasting Competition “Variety and terroir. Micro winemaking. Unbreakable.”

Organizers of the Competition: All-Ukrainian Association of Winemakers and Sommeliers; Association of Cavistes of Ukraine; the First Sommelier School in Ukraine “Master Class” (since 2000).

General Information Partner: DRINKS magazine, DRINKS+ media holding,

Information Partners: “Club of Experts”, “Kyiv Diplomatic”.

We invite you to take part in this Contest, which will give you the opportunity to present your wines, compare them with the wines of your colleagues, understand what to pay attention to, taking into account the place of the wine in the rating of the Contest, get strong information support and advertising of your wine through our

Information Partners. For the first time, wine distillates take part in the Contest.

The objectives of the Contest are to confirm the influence of terroir on the character of Ukrainian wines, to determine the best wines and distillates in their nominations through professional “blind” tasting, to emphasize the important role of micro winemaking in Ukraine today.

The competition will be held in order to:

1.            Evaluation of varietal wines of Ukrainian micro winemakers (craft production).

2.            Evaluation of wine distillates and determination of the “Absolute Winner”.

3.            Determination of the “Absolute Winner of the Competition” (the best wine according to the total score from the jury).

4.            Determination of the “Winners of the nominations of the Competition” (12 nominations).

The wines of the “Absolute Winner of the Contest”, “Best Distillate” and “Winners of the Contest nominations” will be presented in November 2023 at the InterContinental Hotel (Kyiv) at the VIII International Forum of Winemakers and Sommeliers.

The jury of the Competition will include representatives of the Participants, the best sommeliers and cavists of Ukraine, industry experts, media representatives, and foreign colleagues.

The President of the jury is Dr. Ricardo F. Nunez.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the Varietal and Terroir Tasting Competition will be held in Ukraine for the 7th time in this format. More details on our websites:

Such an original and highly professional format of the Contest is the only one in Ukraine – wines and distillates from small producers (craft production) are evaluated, each participant can become a member of the jury, communicate with industry professionals, see the results of the tasting in the final tables of the jury immediately after the tasting.

President of the Ukrainian Association of Winemakers and Sommeliers Natalia Blagopoluchna

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