by Srecko Mavrek
The Croatian Wine Alliance, a group of worldwide and United States based groups promoting Croatian red wines, happily shared news the other day that Croatian wine makers got completely 9 awards at TEXSOM Awards, evaluating for which occurred in May of this year.
Only 9 Croatian wineries sent red wines, however 6 of them got an overall of 9 awards, showcasing constant quality of Croatian wine making.
“We are delighted that the judges at TEXSOM are acknowledging the quality of Croatian wine making and we eagerly anticipate showcasing these native ranges at TEXSOM Expo in August,” stated Mirena Bagur, creator of Croatian Premium Wine Imports, Inc., an importer and online seller with 70+ Croatian red wines delivered to the majority of US states, and leader of theCroatian Wine Alliance “The Croatian Wine Alliance of importers, suppliers and wine makers collaborates to spread out understanding about Croatian native ranges, much of which were represented at TEXSOM, and are clearly being favored by the American judges. In addition, Americans while taking a trip to Croatia taste the regional red wines, so naturally there is an increased interest in continuing to drink them in your home.”
The wineries and the awards are:
Judges’ Selection: Fakin Winery, Istria for Malvasia Istriana 2020
Rizman Winery, Komarna: for Tribidrag 2017 (aka Zinfandel)
2 to Saints Hills: Komarna, Dinga č: Black Plavac Mali 2017; Posh 2019
Terra Madre Winery, Komarna for Plavac Mali Barrique 2016
Black Island Winery, Kor čula for Merga Victa Po šip 2019
2 Saints Hills: Mala Nevina 2021, Istria; Sv Roko Plavac Mali 2016, Komarna
Testament Winery, Šibenik: Dalmatian Dog Babi ć 2017
“We are honored that our Malvasia Istriana is granted The Judges’ Selection at TEXSOM, and it is a terrific verification that our deal with this regional range, with currently high track record in Europe, has actually lastly crossed the ocean and verified its standing in United States,” stated Marko Fakin, owner and wine maker of Fakin Winery, Motovun,Istria “Croatian wine making is at its finest, and we welcome American judges and sommeliers to get acquainted with numerous native ranges from all Croatian white wine areas.”
You can see the information on outcomes: https://texsom.com/results/
TEXSOM Awards and TEXSOM Retreat are a neighborhood making the occasion– with 40 judges, 29 TEXSOM Retreat members, 75 production employee, and 2,036 overall entries, 2022 Awards turned into one of the most vibrant in the history of the competitors. TEXSOM Awards sets up award entries by classification of drink, location of origin, and type. Medals are granted on a benefit basis as bronze, silver, gold, platinum, and Judges’Selection Of the entries evaluated, the judges granted 1,541 medals: 70 Judges’ Selection medals, 70 Platinum medals, 91 Gold medals, 608 Silver medals, and 702 Bronze medals.
Unique among all other white wine and drink competitors, the TEXSOM Awards holds behind the scenes chance called TEXSOM Retreat to distinctively market Award winners. Retreat individuals are trade specialists picked by an application procedure, who get mentorship from knowledgeable authors and reporters on producing expert tasting notes that will display acclaimed entrants in Featured Wine promos on the TEXSOM site and social networks feeds throughout the year. By going into submissions in the TEXSOM Awards, entrants support the education and development of these future tastemakers and gain from increased direct exposure to this essential audience. An overall of 45 individuals remained in presence: 29 guests from 17 states and 16 coaches.
About the Croatian Wine Alliance– a Public-Private Collaboration
Lead by Croatian Premium Wine Imports, Inc., an online shop shipping 70+ native Croatian red wines in the United States, this alliance of companies around the world are unified in raising awareness of premium Croatian red wines, consisting of the Wines of Croatia, association within the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Croatian National Tourist Board, and numerous importers and suppliers in U.S.A., Canada, Australia, and Europe, along with Croatian wineries.