About News – Georgian Vintner Wins Medals in Los Angeles Competition

Georgian vintner GORELLI wins 5 medals at the 2012 Los Angeles Wine and Spirits Competition.

For 73 years, the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition has showcased the finest domestic and international vintages through a wine-tasting event that is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious in the United States.

An esteemed panel of judges uses a blind-tasting method, maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism that has remained the competition’s foundation for seven decades.

This year, 3300 wines and several hundred spirits were tasted by a 75-member panel comprised of international judges, ranging from Master Sommeliers to chefs and wine writers.

Entries came from as far as Bulgaria and Israel.

Topping the list of Georgian vintners at the Los Angeles event was GORELLI, taking medals in 5 categories.

Congratulations on winning 1 silver and 4 bronze medals!

B.S. Brandy-Silver Medal

Grand Reserve 2005 Saperavi-Bronze Medal

Old Friends Reserve 2007 Saperavi/Cabernet Sauvignon-Bronze Medal

Queen of Iberia Reserve 2005 Saperavi-Bronze Medal

Saperavi 2007-Bronze Medal

Gorelli’s wines and brandy have won a total of 10 medals in the USA this year. Look out for these award winning Georgian wines and spirits.

In a future post we will describe the wines and wine-making regions of Georgia. In the meantime, enjoy Georgian wine and brandy – it is excellent and it wins awards!

In a previous post we gave a brief history of wine making in Georgia – click here to view the post.

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7 Responses to “About News – Georgian Vintner Wins Medals in Los Angeles Competition”
  1. I’ve tried Georgian wines at a trade show I managed to con my way into a few years ago, great stuff

  2. Chancy and Mumsy says:

    Wow! It must be very good wine. Hugs

  3. eripanwkevin says:

    Wow! Congratulations on the awards for Georgian wines!!! In Georgia, people drink wine everyday like France? 🙂

  4. We are very pleased that Georgian wine is winning international recognition Kevin. Some people do drink wine every day but it is more usually drunk at celebrations and feasts.

  5. Gorelli Premium Natural wines are available now in the USA at the http://www.GorelliMarket.com and in stores in SC and NC. The full list of stores is available at http://www.GorelliUSA.com
    Enjoy responsibly!

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