Vino Ljubljana, the oldest wine competition in the world announced the 2017 wine champions at a special event on Wednesday, 20th September 2017. The ceremony of the oldest wine competition in the world took place at Atrium of Ljubljana Town Hall, with 150 journalist and professionals who participated in the moment the winning title went to five world champions, among the section “White dry still wines” the Slovenian wine, Kobal Sauvignon.
Each year, the world-renowned competition brings professionals to Slovenian capital – the city of vine and wine – with mission to choose the best of the best. Slovenia, a country simply perfect for wine making with all its vineyards located on the hills, slopes or the lowland, Slovenia has three wine-producing regions: Primorska, Posavje, and Podravje. Each divided into many winemaking districts, each having a selection of fine wines. After late August, September and October grape harvest, the Autumn brings ceremonial event and official presentation, announcing the great winners of the 59th International Wine Competition – Vino Ljubljana, held from 30th June until 2nd July 2017 at the Ljubljana Castle and hosting spectacular number of 48 wine tasters from 15 countries choosing the winners from this year’s 430 wine samples from 19 countries.
Only at last year Vino Ljubljana they announce 3 world champions. And if only bottles could tell us the whole stories – all the hard work, all the seasons of one year simply “locked” in one bottle, all the tastes, all the heart-full people behind it … The Slovenian wine makers are most definitely one of the current leaders in the world of wine making and everybody should visit Slovenia to personally experience the place where you can feel its magic.