TERRAVINO 2019

23/11/2019
Israel’s premier International Wines & Spirits Competition has taken place at Isrotel’s wine themed hotel Cramim, set in the Judean Hills. The competition is called Terravino and it is in its 14th year. 618 wines were tasted by the wine … more »

Israel’s premier International Wines & Spirits Competition has taken place at Isrotel’s wine themed hotel Cramim, set in the Judean Hills. The competition is called Terravino and it is in its 14th year. 618 wines were tasted by the wine professional judges, and 328 of these were from Israel. The others were from 28 different countries. The judges were made up of a team of 40.

Terravino was founded by Haim Gan of Ish Anavim (The Grape Man) and he still manages the competition. The Terravino Lifetime Award for 2019 was made to Eli Ben-Zaken of Domaine du Castel. The main awards for Israeli wineries were as follows.

 

GRAND CHAMPION
Gva’ot Winery, Gofna Reserve, Petit Verdot 2017

INTERNATIONAL GRAND CHAMPION
Vinné Sklepy Lechovice Spol. S R.OLechovice Ryzlink Rynsky Slamove Vino 2015

DOUBLE GOLD
Alexander Winery, Alexander The Great, Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Amphorae, Velours 2013

A.G. Afek Winery, Treasure 2016

A.G. Afek Winery, Valirone 2014

Bazelet Hagolan Winery, Reserve, Merlot 2008

Barkan Winery, Superieur 2014

Barkan Winery, Altitude +624, Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Gva’ot Winery, Gofna Reserve, Petit Verdot 2017

Gito Winery, Adom 2017

Gat Shomron Winery, 24K Iced Wine, Viognier 2016

Dadah Winery, Reserve, Merlot-Cabernet 2015

Teperberg Winery, Legacy, Petite Sirah 2016

Kerem Barak Winery, Adom 2013

Carmel Winery, Vineyard, Shani 2014

Five Stones Vineyards, Virtuous 2016

BEST BOUTIQUE WINES, LESS THAN 10,000 BOTS
Kerem Barak Vineyard Winery

BEST BOUTIQUE WINERY 10,000 to 100,000 BOTS
Gvaot Winery

BEST SPIRIT
Pisco Bauza Blanco Reservado 40° Doble Destilado

BEST WINEMAKING TEAM
Teperberg Winery

BEST DOMESTIC WINERY
Zaza

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