Crimean wines have won 12 medals at prestigious international competition

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura in photobacteria winery UPPA Winery in his Native village, Balaklavsky district of Sevastopol. Archival photoCrimean wines have won 12 medals at prestigious international competition© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura the image Bank

Crimean wines of the winery Alma Valley and Association «Massandra» has won six awards at the prestigious international competition the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition (HKIWSC), held in Hong Kong, told RIA Novosti the representatives of the enterprises.

A wine competition is held for the tenth year and is the most prestigious in Asia. The results of the competition announced at the annual Hong Kong International Wine & Spirts Fair. Two Crimean winery received six awards.

«Silver» received a «South coast red Port», «South coast white Muscat and Pinot Gris AI-Danil», bronze – «sherry Massandra», «Madera Massandra», «Muscat late harvest». Competition jubilee, the tenth. We participated for the fourth year in a row. In 2015 brought four medals in 2016 and 2017. So this time record, but only under our belt already 20 medals from Hong Kong,» — said representatives of the Federal state unitary enterprise «Massandra».

Winery Alma Valley participated in the competition in Hong Kong for the fourth consecutive year, this year in the Treasury of the company or six medals for the dry and natural sweet wines. «This time silver got 2015 Alma Valley Reserve, Valley Reserve Merlot Alma 2015 Alma Valley Riesling TBA 2016, Alma Valley Pinot Blanc Reserve 2015. Bronze was awarded to: Alma Valley Sauvignon TBA 2016, Alma Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015», — told RIA Novosti the representative of the company.

«Now in the collection of Alma Valley for 20 medals of this prestigious competition and a total of 70 awards in the three years since the release on the market. These results are a confirmation of a stable of quality wines Alma Valley and the immediate recognition of the Crimean wines international community», — told RIA Novosti Director General of the Alma Valley Andrey Grigoriev.

Winery Alma Valley is located in the valley of the Alma river, in the Bakhchsarai area of Crimea. The company owns about 300 hectares of vineyards and an ultra-modern winery, working by gravity principle, with a design production capacity of 3 million bottles per year.

«Massandra» — the enterprise management Department of the President of the Russian Federation. It is the largest in the Crimea, viticulture and winery, founded in 1894 by Prince Golitsyn. In addition to the main plant includes eight branches, each of which has its own historical tradition. Vineyards Association stretch for 180 km from foros to Sudak, the Association became the first company in Russia to be granted a license to manufacture wine with a protected geographical indication. Enoteca of wines of the enterprise exceeds one million bottles.