Chacha by Georgian Wines & Spirits Company wins silver at IWSC 2013
Friday, July 26A chacha (grape brandy) produced by a Georgian company has won a top honor at this year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).
On July 24th, the IWSC released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. The list features Georgian Wines & Spirits Company Ltd (GWS), which won a silver award in the nomination "brandy". The awarded spirit is Supreme Chacha produced by GWS.
IWSC's official site lists also Eristoff Premium Vodka as a Georgian-produced product, which won a bronze award among vodkas.
The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) was founded in 1969 and is the premier competition of its kind in the world. This standard is achieved through a rigorous two-stage judging process of professional blind tasting and detailed technical (chemical and microbiological) analysis that takes place at the competition's headquarters in Surrey, UK.
The competition is backed by a group of vice presidents made up of the most influential men and women in the trade, including Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, Miguel Torres, Marchese Piero Antinori, Robert Drouhin, Robert Mondavi, May-Eliane de Lencquesaing, Kenneth Graham and Sir Anthony Greener. The competition receives entries from nearly 90 countries worldwide. (Hvino News)