With our Zenit wine, we were awarded a bronze medal, scoring 88 points at one of the world’s largest wine competition, the Decanter World Wine Awards.
The Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) competition was held for the first time in 2004, the number of competitors are growing year by year, with a record number of wine and champagne juried in 2017, Hungary was represented by 70 wines . This year, no less than 17000 wines entered the competition. The DWWA is the largest and most prestigious international competition in the wine world, more than two hundred experts gathered in London at the end of April, including 65 people with Master of Wine and 20 people with Master Sommelier titles. This year, the co-founder of the award, Steven Spurrier handed over his title as the jury chairman, the post was shared by three experts: Sarah Jane Evans MW, Michael Hill Smith MW and Gerard Basset OBE MS MW.
In the DWWA competition, the wines are first scored blindly based on country, wine region, color and grape variety. The jury members decide on the medals jointly, gold medals can be awarded for wines scored above 95 points. In the second round, the gold medals are tasted again, the jury panel then selects the best in the category, the platinum-medal wines and champagnes.