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The unmissable masterclass for professional sommeliers

Do you hope to become head sommelier of a top restaurant? Are you dreaming of participating in a sommelier championship? Piotr Pietras Master Sommelier, Best Sommelier of Poland (2015 and 2016) and ASI’s 2nd Best Sommelier of Europe (2017) will conduct an essential masterclass for professional sommeliers on 29 June in Budapest.
 

Wines of Balkan to discover at Winelover X on 28 June

Interview with Richárd Labancz of Pannon Borbolt
 
There is only one company in Hungary, which imports, distributes and sell wines from several countries of the Balkan – with great success. Pannon Borbolt is one of the exhibitors of Winelovers X, the trade wine exhibition organised along Winelovers Wine Awards international wine contest. As Richárd Labancz sommelier, winemaker and expert of the company commented, Pannon Borbolt will present about 13-15 wines, from the great value ones to the top ones.

Show your wines to the "Sparkling Queen"!

Essi Avellan MW's special session in Budapest
 
The 3rd edition of Winelovers Wine Award will feature several novelties, one of them is the renowned Finnish sparkling expert, Essi Avellan MW evaluating and counselling on sparkling wines. Only 3 more places are available at this unique professional session! If you produce sparkling wines and you are curious about the opinion of the judge at CSWWC – the "Oscar of sparkling wines" –, show your bubblies to her on 28 June in Budapest, eye to eye, privately. The top expert will dedicate around 20 minutes to each producer, therefore a maximum of 6 wineries can apply for the opportunity, and 3 places are already taken. Don't miss a "speed date" with the co-author of the sparkling encyclopaedia!
 

Interview with chief executive of the organiser on the British The Buyer online magazine

"Interested in Central European wines? Looking to branch into more countries, but are not sure how to start? Well the Winelovers Wine Awards could have the answer. It has started a new Wine Buyers Program that is designed to bring buyers directly in contact with producers and wineries across Central Europe." – this is how the recently published interview with István Tábor begins.
 

Buyers' Program in Budapest is open to apply

Spice up your portfolio with Central Eastern European wines!

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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