Augeo Family Estate Exquisite Rose 2017 was competing with wines from some of the most famous wineries in the world in the largest international wine challenge in North America Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada and with its high marks won a gold medal in this year’s 25th edition of the competition. It is the only Bulgarian rose to receive a recognition in Canada this year.
“Our joy from the well-deserved international recognition is indescribable,” shared Gergana Manolova, Marketing Director and partner in the firm Exquisite Wines. “Two months after those who appreciate Bulgarian wine in the local market tasted Augeo Family Estate Exquisite Rose 2017, it received this prestigious award in such a competitive challenge,” she added.
Over 1770 wines from 446 producers from 31 countries were tasted in this year’s edition of the challenge with quarter of a century history. In the week between 24th and 28th of May in Quebec the international jury of the competition, which included over 60 wine experts from 15 countries, choose the winners after a blind tasting of each participating wine. Only the ones with the highest marks received medals, one of which was Augeo Family Estate Exquisite Rose 2017.
This success for Bulgarian wine proves again that high quality wines from our country are recognized in international wine competitions.
Canada is a large importer of wine from all over the world with increasing interest towards European wines. Only in 2016, Canada imported 500 million liters of wine from all over the world, making it one of the most important world markets for wine.