The Results of the 13th Cyprus Wine Competition
With 3 grand gold, 47 gold, and 6 silver medals, as well as 8 special distinctions, the 13th Cyprus Wine Competition was completed on the 6th of May 2022.
In this year’s competition, which was held under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment and the International Organization of Vine and Wine, based on approved and recognized international standards, 33 wineries participated with 178 different wine samples.
Vlassides Winery received five gold medals and two silver medals during the official awards ceremony, held in Limassol after the completion of the competition:
1st place: «Vlassides Cabernet Sauvignon 2019», Dry Red, PGI Limassol- GOLD MEDAL
24th place: «Vlassides Merlot 2019», Dry Red, PGI Limassol- GOLD MEDAL
25th place: «Grifos 3 2021», Dry Rose, Varietal Wine- GOLD MEDAL
26th place: «Vlassides Sauvignon blanc 2021», Dry White, PGI Limassol- GOLD MEDAL
43rd place: «Grifos 2 2021», Dry White, Varietal Wine- GOLD MEDAL
47th place: «Alates 2020», Dry White, PDO Krasochoria Limassol- SILVER MEDAL
48th place: «Vlassides Shiraz 2020» Dry Red, PGI Limassol- SILVER MEDAL
The Chairman of the jury, Professor Valeriu Cotea, praised the quality of Cypriot wines, especially white and rosé and pointed out that there is room for improvement. He, however, expressed the confidence that the quality will improve as, as he said, there are a lot of experienced and impassioned oenologists in Cyprus with and the technology and know how to do so.