2018 Results – AIN Wine Challenge

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AUSTRALIA – GOLD MEDALS


CUMULUS WINES – Rolling – Sauvignon Sem Blanc 2017

CUMULUS WINES – Rolling – Cabernet Merlot 2015

CUMULUS WINES – Rolling Shiraz – 2015

CUMULUS WINES – Rolling Rose – 2017

CUMULUS WINES – Climbing Shiraz  – 2016

CUMULUS WINES – Cumulus Chardonnay – 2016


AUSTRIA – GOLD MEDALS


WEINGUT JULIANA WIEDER – Blaufränkisch Glimmerschiefer 2015  DAC Reserve 

WEINGUT JULIANA WIEDER – SEMPRE 2011 

WEINGUT JULIANA WIEDER – Mittelburgenland DAC Reserve 2011 

WEINGUT JULIANA WIEDER – Sankt Laurent 2015 

FERDINAND MAYR – 8notes Red 2017

FERDINAND MAYR – Austrian Cuvée reserve red, 2015

FERDINAND MAYR – Austrian Cuvée reserve white, 2016


FRANCE – GOLD MEDALS


CHATEAU TOUR GRAND FAURIE – SAINT EMILION GRAND CRU 2011

LA CROIX DE SAINT JEAN – Lo Mainatge 2015 – Minervois

LA CROIX DE SAINT JEAN – Lo Paire 2015 – Minervois  

CHATEAU CASTAGNAC – TRADITION 2015 – BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR

CHAMPAGNE L&S CHEURLIN – Cuvée Coccinelle & Papillon 2012

DOMAINE DUPRAZ – Mondeuse 2014

DOMAINE DUPRAZ – Terre blanche 2016

CHAMPAGNE MAURICE VESSELLE – BRUT CUVÉE RÉSERVÉE GRAND CRU

CHAMPAGNE MAURICE VESSELLE – ROSÉ BRUT GRAND CRU

CHAMPAGNE MAURICE VESSELLE – BRUT 2007 GRAND CRU

CLOS PUY ARNAUD – Clos Puy Arnaud Grand Vin 2014

CLOS PUY ARNAUD – Cuvée Les Ormeaux de Puy Arnaud 2015

VYLMER – apéritif de Provence (wine based aperitif made in the Provence)

CHAMPAGNE MACQUART LORETTE – Premier Cru Brut Nature Prestige

LUC PIRLET – Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve LUC PIRLET 2016

LUC PIRLET – Pinot noir rosé TERROIRS 2017

DOMAINE LES ONDINES – Vacqueyras Blanc Passion 2016 

DOMAINE LES ONDINES – Vacqueyras rouge Les Ondines 2016

DOMAINE LES ONDINES – Vacqueyras rouge Passion 2015

DOMAINE LES ONDINES – Côtes du Rhône Villages Plan de Dieu Les Ondines 2015

DOMAINE LES ONDINES – Côtes du Rhône Cuvée “G” 2015

DOMAINE LES ONDINES – Vin de France Cuvée “M” 2016

CHAMPAGNE LEGRET – Rosé de Saignée – Brut Nature

CHAMPAGNE LEGRET – Contraste – Extra Brut – Blanc

CHAMPAGNE LEGRET – Mineral – Chardonnay Extra Brut

CHAMPAGNE LEGRET – Equilibre – Extra Brut – Blanc

CHATEAU VILLENOUVETTE – CUVEE MARCEL BARSALOU 2015 AOC CORBIERES

CHATEAU DE GRANGENEUVE – Sainte-Foy Bordeaux – 2014

CHATEAU HOSTENS-PICANT – 2014 – Sainte-Foy Bordeaux

DISCHLER – ALSACE – Crémant d’Alsace Brut

DISCHLER – ALSACE – Riesling Vendanges Tardives 2015

DISCHLER – ALSACE – Riesling 2015

DISCHLER – ALSACE – Riesling Cuvée Pierre Rouge 2015

DISCHLER – ALSACE – Pinot Noir 2016 

CHATEAU LES MOUTINS – 2017 – Bordeaux – Blanc – Sauvignon – 12.5%

CHATEAU LES MOUTINS – 2016 – Bordeaux – Rouge – 13%

CHAMPAGNE WIRTH & MICHEL – EXTRA BRUT

CHAMPAGNE WIRTH & MICHEL – Blanc de Blancs – BRUT

CHAMPAGNE WIRTH & MICHEL – Cuvée des 3 cépages – BRUT


GERMANY – GOLD MEDALS


WEINGUT H. GINDORF – 2015 Riesling Sekt trocken – 12%

WEINGUT H. GINDORF – 2016 Riesling trocken ‘alte Reben’ – 11.5%

WEINGUT H. GINDORF – 2016 Riesling Classic – 12%

WEINGUT NAEGELSFOERST – Nägelsförst 1268 – Riesling – 2016 – Feinherb

WEINGUT NEHRER – Leithaberg DAC Feurer 2015

WEINGUT NEHRER – Blaufränkisch Poschen 2015

WEINGUT EUGEN WEHRHEIM – 2015er Niersteiner Paterberg Gewürztraminer Spätlese

WEINGUT EUGEN WEHRHEIM – 2015er Niersteiner Oelberg Riesling Beerenauslese


ITALY – GOLD MEDALS


CA’ D’OR – AMARONE NEROFOSCO 2014

CA’ D’OR – PINOT GRIGIO VENEZIE 2016

CA’ D’OR – FRANCIACORTA PAS DOSE RISERVA 2011

CA’ D’OR – PINOT GRIGIO DELLE VENEZIE 2017

CA’ D’OR – SOAVE DOC 2017

CA’ D’OR – BLANC DE BLANCS MILLESIMATO 2016

CA’ D’OR – FRANCIACORTA DOCG SATEN 2011

TERRA DEI RE – NOCTE AGLIANICO DEL VULTURE DOC 2013

SANTA TRESA – NIVURO NERO D’AVOLA – PERRICONE IGP TERRE SICILIANE 2016 BIO

SANTA TRESA – AVULISI NERO D’AVOLA IGP TERRE SICILIANE 2015 BIO

CANNETA – BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG 2013

CANNETA – MAREMMA TOSCANA SANGIOVESE DOC 2015 – LA PIETROSOLA

ROMANO – PRIMELUCI 2016

ROMANO – FAWARAH 2016

RINALDINI – VECCHIO MORO LAMBRUSCO DELL’EMILIA ROSSO FRIZZANTE

COLFERAI – VIGNETI TORRE ORIENTALE: PINOT GRIGIO 2017

COLFERAI – VIGNETI TORRE ORIENTALE: PINOT NERO 2017

COLFERAI – VIGNETI TORRE ORIENTALE: CABERNET FRANC 2017

COLFERAI – VIGNETI TORRE ORIENTALE: PINOT BIANCO 2017

COLFERAI – VIGNETI TORRE ORIENTALE: MOSCATO GIALLO

MONCADER – PROSECCO FRIZZANTE DOCG CONEGLIANO – VALDOBBIADENE

AMASTUOLA – CENTOSASSI 2012

AMASTUOLA – PRIMITIVO 2015

AMASTUOLA – LAMAROSSA 2015

TENUTA BARBADORO – IL GUIDO CHIANTI MONTESPEROLI 2016

NOTA GIULIANO – ROERO ARNEIS DOCG 2017 “SIREJ”

NOTA GIULIANO – ROERO DOCG 2015 “RUNCAJOT”

POMARIO – SARIANO 2014

MOLINETTO – GAVI DOCG 2017

MOLINETTO – ReLys GAVI DOVG 2016

D’AGOSTINO – LI FAI

TARTAGLIA – Bifolco Cabernet Sauvignon Colline Pescaresi IGT 2015

TARTAGLIA – IO Selva delle Mura Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC 2015

ROSSOVERMIGLIO – SANNIO AGLIANICO DOP VINTAGE 2015

BIXIO PODERI – DENXO IGT ROSSO 2010 DESMONTA’

BIXIO PODERI – ARCOLE NERO DOC 2012 DESMONTA’

DOLMEN – Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG Fondo del Sole 2014

DOLMEN – Amicore Rosso Veneto IGT Fondo del Sole 2014

NAVIANTE – Piemonte DOC Barbera 2015

NAVIANTE – Langhe DOC Nebbiolo 2015   

COLLE PETRUCCIO – DOC Montecucco Rosso 2015 ARDENTE

COLLE PETRUCCIO – DOC Maremma Vermentino 2016 NORCIAS

TENUTA COLPAOLA – ORGANIC VERDICCHIO DI MATELICA DOP COLPAOLA 2017

SALATIN – CARATTERE PROSECCO BRUT DOC BIO/ORGANIG 2017

SALATIN – PROSECCO SUPERIORE DOCG VALDOBBIADENE EXTRA DRY 2017

VIOLA TERESA BARBADORO – Organic red “Don Michelangelo ” 2012

VIOLA TERESA BARBADORO – Organic red “Sira” vintage 2016

VIGNAMATO DI ANDREA CECI – Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico Superiore 2017 “Versiano”

VIGNAMATO DI ANDREA CECI – IGT Marche Rosso 2015 “Campalliano”

PETRONI VINI – Luna Nuova Variety: Verdeca 2017

PETRONI VINI – Aurora  Variety: Susumaniello 2017

VILLA MANGIACANE – Z District – Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG 2013

CHIONETTI QUINTO E FIGLIO DI CHIONETTI NICOLA – Dogliani DOCG Briccolero 2016

CHIONETTI QUINTO E FIGLIO DI CHIONETTI NICOLA – Dogliani DOCG San Luigi 2016

CREA VINI – TAMATHA 2014

BONSEGNA ALESSANDRO – Primo Bonsegna Anno 2015 – Rosso Salento IGT

BONSEGNA ALESSANDRO – Danze della Contessa Anno 2016 – Nardò Rosso DOC

ORSUMELLA – Chianti Classico DOCG 2015

ORSUMELLA – CORTE RINIERI Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva 2013

INTERNATIONAL WINE GROUP SRL – LA TORRETTA PINOT GRIGIO DOC VENEZIE 2017

INTERNATIONAL WINE GROUP SRL – CASA NOSTRA IGT TERRE SICILIANE BIOLOGICO 2017

PODERE MONTALE – MONTECUCCO SANGIOVESE  2015

QUARTOMORO DI SARDEGNA – Orriu Vermentino 2017

QUARTOMORO DI SARDEGNA – Orriu Cannonau 2017

GHIGA ENRICO – Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore “Dodici Lune” annata 2016

GALLO – Cascina Cabonaldo Moscato d’Asti DOCG 2017

GALLO – Cascina Cabonaldo Brachetto d’Acqui DOCG 2017

CANTINA MOSCONE – Barolo DOCG Bussia 2012

CANTINA MOSCONE – Barolo DOCG 2013

CANTINA MOSCONE – Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC 2015

VILLA CANESTRARI – Valpolicella Ripasso DOC Superiore “I Lasi” 2015

VILLA CANESTRARI – Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG “A” 2013

VILLA CANESTRARI – Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG Riserva “1888” 2010

CANTINE SAN MARZANO – Il Pumo Primitivo Salento Igp 2017

CANTINE SAN MARZANO – Talò Primitivo di Manduria Dop 2016

CANTINE SAN MARZANO – Sessantanni Primitivo di Manduria Dop 2015

POGGIO NICCHIAIA – Fiore del Borgo 2017 – Vermentino Costa Toscana IGT

POGGIO NICCHIAIA – Gioya 2015 – Red Tuscan IGT

CASCINA PIAN D’OR – Moscato d’Asti DOCG Bricco Riella – 2017

CANTINE DAFFARA & GRASSO – MOSCATO D’ASTI DOCG 2017 “CHIARO DI LUNA”

MARIA BACCELLIERI – Piroci Rosso 2014

PRODUTTORI DI GOVONE – Terre Sabaude – Borbonica Barbera Alba DOC 2015

PRODUTTORI DI GOVONE – Terre Sabaude – Nebbiolo Alba DOC 2015

SARTORI – AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO CORTE BRA’ 2010

SARTORI – AMARONE CLASSICO DELLA VALPOLICELLA REIUS 2013

SARTORI – MURARI RIPASSO VALPOLICELLA 2015

SARTORI – SARTORI REGOLO ROSSO VERONESE IGT 2014

SARTORI – SARTORI VALPOLICELLA SUPERIORE RIPASSO 2015

SARTORI – L’APPASSIONE ROSSO VENEZIE 2015

TACCHINO – Dolceto d’ Ovada 2014

TACCHINO – Albarola 2014

MAZZETTI D’ALTAVILLA – 7.0 Grappa of Ruchè aged 5 years

MAZZETTI D’ALTAVILLA – Special Brandy aged 27 years (1984)

VILLA SAN CARLO – AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA 2012 DOCG

VILLA SAN CARLO – VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO SUPERIORE 2013 DOC

LA PALAZZETTA – Brunello di Montalcino Riserva docg 2012

LA PALAZZETTA – Brunello di montalcino docg 2013

MOLETTIERI ADELINA – TAURASI DOCG 2012

MOLETTIERI ADELINA – IRPINIA DOC AGLIANICO 2013

CANTINE DI NESSUNO – NEROSA 2016 – Etna Rosato

CANTINE DI NESSUNO – MILICE 2016 – Etna Rosso CRU

DRIUS – VIGNIS DI SIRIS DOC ISONZO DEL FRIULI BIANCO 2015

DRIUS – MERLOT DOC ISONZO DEL FRIULI ROSSO 2016

ACHILLE VIGLIONE – BARBARESCO ” JACCO ” 2013 DOCG RED WINE

ACHILLE VIGLIONE – BARBERA D’ALBA ” ROSS ” 2011 DOC RED WINE


LEBANON – GOLD MEDALS


CHATEAU KSARA – LE SOUVERAIN 2013


PORTUGAL – GOLD MEDALS


IVIN – MARIA SAUDADE VERDE BRANCO 2017

PAXIS – WHITE 2017 ARINTO 

PORTADA – CLASS RESERVA WHITE 2016

PORTADA – CLASS RESERVA RED 2014 

ESCADA – CLASS RESERVA WHITE 2016 ARINTO 

ESCADA – RED 2016 TOURIGA NACIONAL

CORETO – CLASS JOKER RED 2016 

BIGODE – CLASS QUIRKY RED 2016 

FONTE DO BECO – RED 2015 CASTELAO

PEDRAS DO MONTE – RED 2016 Cabernet Sauv & Tinta Roriz 

ALTA CÔRTE – RED 2016 Caladoc & Tinta Roriz 

GRAND’ARTE – RED 2014 Shiraz 

GRAND’ARTE – RED 2014 Touriga Nacional 

CONSENSUS – RED 2013 Touriga Nacional & Pinot Noir 

FRANCOS, CLASS RESERVA RED 2015

QUINTA DO PERDIGAO – Rosé Wine Quinta do Perdigão 2016

QUINTA DO PERDIGAO – Red Wine Quinta do Perdigão 2012 

TRIGO DE NEGREIRO – Negreiros 2015

TRIGO DE NEGREIRO – Negreiros 2015 Reserva

ALVES DE SOUSA – Quinta da Gaivosa Vinha de Lordelo red 2013

ALVES DE SOUSA – Porto Vintage 2015   


SERBIA – GOLD MEDALS


ALEKSIC – Amanet 2013


SPAIN – GOLD MEDALS


CASA DE LA ESPECIAS – TINTO 2016 – YECLA – Petit Verdot / Monastrell

CASA DE LA ESPECIAS – TINTO 2016 – YECLA – Petit Verdot / Syrah

CASA DE LA ESPECIAS – TINTO 2016 – YECLA – Tempranillo / Syrah

PRETIUM BODEGA – Pretium blanco 2016

PRETIUM BODEGA – Pretium garnacha 2016

AIN wine challenge silver medal
AIN WINE CHALLENGE
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SILVER MEDAL WINNERS LIST
AIN wine challenge silver medal

AUSTRALIA – SILVER MEDALS


CUMULUS WINES – Rolling – Pinot Grigio 2017

CUMULUS WINES – Rolling – Chardonnay 2016



AUSTRIA – SILVER MEDALS


WEINGUT JULIANA WIEDER – Mittelburgenland DAC Reserve BODIGRABEN 2015

WEINGUT JULIANA WIEDER – MORANDUS 2012 

FERDINAND MAYR – 8notes White 2017


FRANCE – SILVER MEDALS


LUC PIRLET – Chenin TERROIRS 2017

CHAMPAGNE LEGRET – Millésime 2008 – Brut Nature – Blanc

CHATEAU HOSTENS-PICANT – Cuvée Valentine – 2014 – AOC Sainte-Foy Bordeaux

DISCHLER – ALSACE – Gewurtztraminer 2016

DISCHLER – ALSACE – Pinot Gris 2016


GERMANY – SILVER MEDALS


WEINGUT H. GINDORF – 2016 Weissburgunder feinherb – 11%

WEINGUT NEHRER – Leithaberg DAC weiß 2017

WEINGUT EUGEN WEHRHEIM – 2015er Niersteiner Rehbach Riesling Auslese


ITALY – SILVER MEDALS


CA’ D’OR – VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO SUPERIORE 2016

I MORI – CHIANTI COLLI FIORENTINI DOCG 2015

COLFERAI – VIGNETI TORRE ORIENTALE: REFOSCHINO 2017

COLFERAI – PROSECCO FRIZZANTE DOC TREVISO

MONCADER – PROSECCO SPUMANTE SUPERIORE DOCG CONEGLIANO

POMARIO – RUBICOLA 2017

DOLMEN – Intreccio Terre Siciliane IGT Fondo del Sole 2015

NAVIANTE – Dogliani DOCG 2015

VIOLA TERESA BARBADORO – Organic red “Don Michelangelo ” 2015

PETRONI VINI – Tramonto Variety: Bombino Nero (Rosè) 2017

PETRONI VINI – Unica Via Variety: Primitivo 2017

INTERNATIONAL WINE GROUP SRL – LA TORRETTA PROSECCO DOC SPUMANTE NV

QUARTOMORO DI SARDEGNA – BVL 2016

GHIGA ENRICO – Moscato d’Asti DOCG annata 2017

CANTINA MOSCONE – Roero Arneis DOCG 2017

CANTINE SAN MARZANO – Talò Negroamaro Salento IGP 2017

POGGIO NICCHIAIA – Tigliano 2016 – Red Tuscan IGT

POGGIO NICCHIAIA – Mania 2015 – Red Tuscan IGT

CASCINA PIAN D’OR – Serena Sweet Red Wine – 2017

CANTINE DAFFARA & GRASSO – BARBERA D’ASTI DOCG 2016

PRODUTTORI DI GOVONE – BARBERA ALBA DOC 2015 MONARCA

SARTORI – MURARI AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA 

SARTORI – BIANCO MARANI 2016

CANTINE DI NESSUNO – NUDDU 2013 – Etna Rosso


PORTUGAL – SILVER MEDALS


PORTADA ROSE 2017

BIGODE CLASS CLASSIC RED 2016 

VEGA RED 2015 

GRAND’ARTE  – RED 2014 Alicante Bouschet 

QUINTA DO PERDIGAO – White Wine Quinta do Perdigão Encruzado 2016  

ALVES DE SOUSA – Caldas Porto White


SPAIN – SILVER MEDALS  


PRETIUM BODEGA – Pretium tempranillo 2016