Wine Tours Moldova. Production of Wines
Moldova is a country with tradition in production of wines. Since ancient times, Moldovan citizen have practiced the art of making wine from grapes. Long time ago ( in some sources 8th century BC) the Thracians brought to the inhabitants of the territory that comprises modern Moldova, the secret of wine making.
Long time, wine for local tribes was a prestigious trade commodity, as well as Bible said wine- sources of health. After some time, the local population started to freeze wine, so the Dacians not only drank but also ate wine.
21 Moldovan wineries to attend international expo in Russia
During the Moldovan Wine Days within the 16th edition of the international exhibition
"Prodexpo 2009" in Moscow, on February 9 and 10, Moldova will be represented by 19 wineries.
"The goal of our participation consist in deepening the trade relationships between the
Moldovan companies and foreign partners, in presenting the quality of the Moldovan wine to the Russian
consumers," Iurie Mudrea, an official of Moldova-Vin state agency has told Info-Prim Neo.
According to the organizers, the program of the Wine Days is very ample consisting from round tables, tastings, presentations, business forums, a master class of the best drinks, and a cultural program performed by Moldovan artists in Moscow.
Prodexpo 2009 will be held from February 9 to 13 and will be attended by over 2,600 companies from 70 countries.
The organizers of the Wine Days are Moldova-Vin state agency and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry from Moldova.
"ExpoVin Moldova 2008" organisers held the "Consumer preference" competition
The first place in the competition "Consumer preference" won "ALIANTA-VIN" company with "Cahor" wine.
The competition was held among visitors of the international exhibition "ExpoVin Moldova 2008" on February 20-23.
The second place was taken by "VINARIA BOSTAVAN" company with "Chernyi Doctor", the third
shared by "Pastoral" of "CHATEAU VARTELY", "Slivitsa Domashniaia" of "SUVOROV-VIN" and "Chardonnay" by "IMPERIAL-VIN".
The competition was in the form of open and closed tasting. Open tasting involved about 800 exhibition visitors.
Closed tasting was in the form of research. Visitors were offered several wines of various producers from one sort of vine
"Cabernet-Sauvignon" or "Chardonnay" vintage 2006.
After tasting of red or white wines the participants of the research could choose only one wane to their gusto.
One more stronghold conquered
The wines of Acorex Wine Holding have conquered one more stronghold "Les Citadelles du Vin" competition,
which adjudges its awards according to tradition within the framework of the annual Vinexpo Exhibition in Bordeaux, France.
The prestigious international competition "Les Citadelles du Vin 2007" has resulted in new trophies for our matchless winemakers:
Cuvee Aleksandr 2005 was awarded Trophee Excellence,
Albastrele Sauvignon Blanc 2005 was awarded Trophee Prestige.
Les Citadelles du Vin is held annually under the aegis of .I.V (Office International de la Vigne et du Vin The international Office of Grapes and Wine). This year 1466 wine samples from 31 countries were submitted for the competition. The expert jury comprising 75 experts from 24 countries gave on the total 401 awards. Trophee Excellence and Trophee Prestige awarded to the wines of Acorex Wine Holding are a valid proof of the fact that excellent Moldovan wines have deserved the right to compete with the best wines of popular global brands, and the quality of our products is growing with each year.
Any customer can obtain the wines - award winners of "Les Citadelles du Vin 2007", becoming a participant of our "VIP Private Collection". Please refer to www.acorex.net for additional details.
Press-release is presented by the company ACOREX WINE HOLDING SA, IM
WINE FESTIVAL 2009
Date: 08.10 09.10.2009
Country, City: Moldova, Chisinau
Place: IEC "MOLDEXPO"
The exhibition will include a large number of participants, the program includes presentation and tasting of wines,
show programs, contests, trips on the route of wine in honor of National Wine Day.
Le Week-end Des Grands Amateurs in Bordeaux
Date: 16.05 17.05.2009
Time: 10:30 - 17:00
Country, City: France, Bordeaux
Place: Hangar 14 in Bordeaux
This major and unique event in the wine tourism market will take place in Bordeaux, France, on the 16th and the 17th of May 2009.
Consisting in a giant tasting gathering under one roof more than a hundred chateaux members of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux, the Week-End des Grands Amateurs is an outstanding opportunity for wine lovers from around the world to taste the 2006 vintage and meet Chateaux owners.
In addition to the tasting, dinners and wine tours (17 May 2009) will be organized by the owners in their Chateaux, in order to be sure that foreign visitors enjoy a truly a la Francaise week-end ! Moreover, a golf competition will oppose chateaux owners to wine lovers on Sunday.
2009 Chianti wine festival Montespertoli
Date: 23.05 31.05.2009
Country, City: Italy , Montespertoli
A ten day Chianti wine fair-festival is held late in late May in Montespertoli, Tuscan town in the heart of Chianti area. The fair, featuring selected Chianti wineries, is also a festival with wine tastings, food stands and music. The 2008 edition is taking place from May 24 through June 2.
San Mateo, wine harvest festival
Date: 14.09 - 21.09.2009
Country, City: Spain, La Rioja
San Mateo wine festival includes a week of festivities that coincide with the San Mateo celebrated holiday in Spain on September 21. The program includes a parade with costumes and parade of carriages ornated with various symbols of winemaking and a number of other ceremonies typical of Spanish fiestas. Most of all, this joyful harvest festival is a gastronomic delight with rioja wines and regional cuisine. Inauguration of the Fountain of Wine is one of the initial spectacles of the week, taking place in Saturday evening.