International Eurasia Wine & Spirits Competition “Georgia – Homeland of Wine” (IEWSC 2018) is a new wine contest scheduled to take place on November 7-9 in Tbilisi.
According to official site, IEWSC’s international jury is chaired by Murman Kuridze (Georgia), and consists of highly experienced professionals, including General Director of OIV Jean-Marie Aurand.
EAWSC 2018 welcomes submissions, while the deadline for receipt of samples is October 29, 2018. The contest is open to all categories and types of wines and spirits, as defined in the “International Code of Oenological Practices”, which were produced in compliance with the legislation of the country of origin. Registration card can be filled online. Participation fee starts from 100 Eur (for one sample). The details of participation can be found at official site.
The winners will be awarded as follows: GRAND PRIX – over 96 points; GREAT GOLD MEDAL over 92 points; GOLD MEDAL 86 – 91,99 points; SILVER MEDAL 82 – 85,99 points; BRONZE MEDAL 80 – 81,99 points. According to the OIV regulation, the number of distinctions (medals) must not exceed 30 % of the total number of samples admitted to the contest. The winners of will have the right to order bottle stickers representing the awards.
The contest will be held with strict adherence to OIV regulations: At least 2/3 of foreign experts will be present in commissions; electronic processing of results; high requirements for the venue and level of organization.