The Balkans International
Wine Competition
Sofia 1 - 4 June 2017
The Balkans International
Wine Competition
Sofia 1 - 4 June 2017

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Saturday, 3 June 2017, Serdica Hall, floor 1, Grand Hotel Sofia

 

12:00 - 13:30– The mistery of TAMIANKA  - the Balkan white treasure, speaker: Rod Smith MW

Temjanika Chateau Kamnik 2016, Macedonia 

Tamjanika, Vinarija Lastar. Serbia  

Tamianka Bratanovi 2016, Bulgaria 

Tamianka Terra Tangra 2016 , Bulgaria

Anita Tamianka 2016 Rupel winery , Bulgaria

Golden Temjanika 2016 Chateau Kamnik , Macedonia

Tamjanika, Vinarija Minic, Serbia

Tamjanika, Vinarija Minic,  (Сърбия)14:00 - 15:30In the name of XINOMAVRO,  speaker: Konstantinos Lazarakis MW, BIWC chairman

Kir Yanni Xinomavro (Naussa)

Thimiopoulos Xinomavro (Naussa)

Kokinos Xinomavro (Naussa)

Dougos Xinomavro (Rapsani)

Tsantali Xinomavro(Rapsani)

Hatzivaritis Xinomavro (Goumenissa)

 

16:00 - 17:30 -The very best of the BALKANS, some personal favourites with Caroline Gilby MW, speaker: Caroline Gilby MW

Malvazija Isarska 2016 Benvenuti winery, Croatia

Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Verus  , Slovenia

Blanc de Noirs, Papaskarasi, Chamlija, Turkey

Barovo 2015, Tikves, Macedonia

Great Terroirs Boucket 2013 , Borovitza, Bulgaria

Megas Oenos 2013, Domaine Skouras, Greece

Cuvee Charlotte 2011, S.E.R.V.E, Romania

Sub Roza, Procupac, 2009, Vinarija Budimir, Serbia

 

18:00 - 19:30 - Searching the Bulgarian wine identity, speaker: Marin Atanasov

First flight – Trend aromatic whites

1.          Sandanski Misket  Expressions, Via Verde 2016

2.          Varnenski Misket, White Story, Staro Oryahovo Winery 2016

3.          Tamianka, Single Vineyard, Bratanov Winery 2015

Second flight – International – Trend Sauvignon Blanc 

1.          Sauvignon Blanc, Tsarev brod 2016

2.          Sauvignon Blanc, Single Vineyard, Chateau Copsa 2016

3.          Sauvignon Blanc, Orange, Villa Melnik 2016

Third flight – Indigoes varietals – Trend Melnik

1.          Broad - Leaved Melnik Vine & Pinot noir, Bergule, Villa Melnik 2014

2.          Melnik 55 & Grenache & Petit Verdot, Orbelus Winery 2013

3.          Melnik 55, Gramatik, Rupel Winery 2015

Fourth flight – International varietals – Trend Cabernet franc

1.          Cabernet Franc, Four Wine Seasons, Villa Yustina 2015

2.          Cabernet Franc, Chateau des Bergers 2013

3.          Cabernet Franc, Salla Estate 2015

Fifth flight – Blends – Trend People behind the label

1.          Merlot & Syrah, South Sakar, Bratanov Winery 2013

2.          Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot, Tohun 2011

3.          Mavrud & Mourvedre, em2, Thirsty Wine 2013

 

Sunday, 29 May 2016, Serdica Hall, floor 1, Grand Hotel Sofia

 

12:00 – 13:30 - Simply …THE BEST  of Romanian wines, speaker: Horia Hasnas

 1. Owner's Choice Maria Feteasca alba 2015 or 2016 / dry / Jidvei
 2. Colocviu la Moscova Grasa de Cotnari 2015/ dry / Casa de Vinuri Cotnari
 3. Cuvee Ruxandra Chardonnay 2013 / dry / Crama Darie
 4. 3 Fete Negre 005 - Feteasca neagra / dry / Aurelia Visinescu
 5. Avincis Negru de Dragasani 2013 / dry / Avincis winery
 6. Pelerin Cabernet Franc 2015 / dry / Domeniul Dragasi
 7. Bon Viveur Red 2014 / dry / Licorna Winehouse
 8. Merlot Reserva 2009 (Pasune) / dry / Stirbey
 9. Flamboyant 2012 / dry / Davino
10. Grasa de Cotnari 2000 / sweet / Cotnari SA
 

14:00 – 15:30The local BULGARIAN varieties seen by Vili Galabova, speaker: Vili Galabova

Logodaj Saten Rose Brut Широка Мелнишка лоза

Zelanos Misket 2016

Bulgarian Heritage Original Collection Dimyat 2016

AplauZ Villa Melnik Широка мелнишка лоза 2015

Elenovo Rubin Edoardo Miroglio 2012

Dragomir Reserva Rubin  2013

Mavrud Noble  Zagreus 2013