The Robin Hood of the Transylvanian forests

Interview with Zoltán Szövérdfi-Szép, the speaker of the Romanian masterclass
Zoltán Szövérdfi-Szép is one our jury members and he is the founder, the heart and the lungs of RoVinHud, a fabulous annual charity wine event in Timișoara / Temesvár, Romania. At Winelovers Wine Awards Zoltán will conduct a masterclass of Romanian wines – now he tells us what we can expect at the tasting. But he tells us more: he also explains the beginnings, how he raised enough money for the first bus for the disabled.

The "Oscar-winner" wine guide

Katia Iontcheva is the co-author of the first and most detailed wine guide on Bulgarian wines and for the 10th edition they received Gourmand Award – given first time for a Bulgarian wine guide. She is one of our jury members, and we have asked her about the secret of the success of Bulgarian wines.

Successes of Romanian wines at the Winelovers Wine Awards

The 2023 Winelovers Wine Awards ended with excellent results for Romanian wines: Romanian producers were awarded nine gold medals, 27 silver and seven bronze medals, as well as three "Best of" awards.

Upcoming key dates

  • 22 July 2024 Results published
  • 12 September 2024 Online brochure sent to importers & trade
  • 12 September 2024 Publication of Winelovers 100 Magazine (in Hungarian)
  • 14 September 2024 Winelovers 100 Grand Tasting

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