The 23th Exhibition of wines, alcoholic beverages and materials for viticulture
5 - 7 November 2020 • Russia, Krasnodar, Expograd Yug

International Tasting Competition "Southern Russia" will take place within Vinorus.Vinotech-2016

Southern Russia, one of the most famous wine competitions in Russia, will be held on April 19, 2016 in Krasnodar. Organiser - KrasnodarEXPO (Part of the ITE Group).
d0639b45-344f-415a-bec5-27c25003eaee.gifSouthern Russia will take place in the framework of the 19th International exhibition of wine, equipment and technologies for winegrowing and winemaking Vinorus.Vinotech.

Wineries, farmers and winetrading companies are invited to take part in the competition. All types of table wines, sparkling wines, fruit wines, sweet wines, wine drinks and distillates are welcomed.

Southern Russia is held according to the current standard for international wine competitions (Oeno 2/94) established in July 2009 by the 74th General Assembly of the OIV. All wines are tasted blind and reviewed on the 100-point scale. The maximal score is formed by the following components: basic quality, appearance, aroma, taste, aftertaste, general impression. In recent years the judging panel featured such international wine experts as: Nicholas Belfradge, Brett Crittenden, John Salvi, Lisa Shara Hall, Steven Spurrier, Robert Josef, David Moline-Berry, Aurore Jeudy, Arthur Sarkisyan, Igor Sharbatov, Igor Serdyuk.

The deadline for application is March 25, 2016. Wine makers and wine suppliers can apply for the competition only or can use a special offer: to take part in the competition and to exhibit at Vinorus.Vinotech-2016 in the section presenting wine manufacturers.

On April 19, the Open Wine Tasting of all competetive wines will be held. The next day members of the tasting competition jury will share their impressions of competetive wine samples and will speak about the tendencies in the modern winemaking in Russia and worldwide during the round-table discussion.

Winners will be awarded with bronze, silver, gold medals and the Grand-Prix.

To get the detailed information and to apply for the competition please contact Natalia Zhavoronkova, tel.: +7 (495) 933-33-33 ext. 1692, e-mail: