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Vina Laguna wines Win Three Gold Medals in Prestigious Competition in Italy10/31/2019
Wines produced by Agrolaguna – Castello Festigia, Riserva LV and Merlot Festigia won gold medals at one of Europe's most prestigious oenological competitions. Merlot Festigia also won the award for the best Croatian wine in this competition as selected by the journalist jurors. „Emozioni dal Mondo: Merlot e Cabernet Insieme“ is the world's only competition focusing on Merlot and Cabernet and their blends and it is held under the auspices of the prestigious international organisation OIV - International Organisation of Vine and Wine.
Castello Festigia, Riserva LV and Merlot Festigia awarded at the world's most prestigious oenological competition for Merlot and Cabernet
„We are exceptionally proud of the awards won in this prestigious competition. The OIV patronage provides this competition with additional credibility, which is yet another acknowledgement of the premium quality of wines produced in Istria. The harvest in our vineyards has been completed for this year and we will give our best to keep producing wines that will achieve such prestigious results in competition with the best global players“ said Milan Budinski, Director of Viticulture and Production at Agrolaguna.
Over the three days of the competition held in the beautiful Lombardian town of Bergamo, numerous guests enjoyed more than 257 samples of premium wines from 27 countries from all over the world.
" Agrolaguna is a company engaged in winemaking, olive growing and cattle farming on 1200 ha of cultivated land. "
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" Belje is the biggest agricultural company in the region with 20,000ha of arable fields and cattle raising on over 20 farms, which ensures From field to table product traceability for Belje cheeses, traditional cured meat products and wines. "
" Jamnica is the largest Croatian producer of mineral and spring waters and soft drinks with tradition spanning 180 years. "
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" PIK Vrbovec is the leading company in Croatian and region's meat industry with 80 years of tradition in the production and processing of meat products. "
" Zvijezda is the largest producer of edible oils in Croatia and the only producer of margarine, vegetable fat, mayonnaise and delicious mayonnaise-based products and ketchup in Croatia. "
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