Uzhgorod cognacs brought from Moscow "gold" medals and the grand prize: under the auspices of the International organization of viticulture and winemaking in the Russian capital there was an international tasting competition, where manufacturers from 20 countries presented their products.
According to Eduard Myhaylyants, the head of tasting commission of "Ukrwineprom" corporation, they were assessed by four authoritative tasting commissions consisting of experienced professionals, winemakers, famous tasters from France, Germany, England, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Armenia, Russia and other countries. E.Myhaylyants from Uzhgorod was in the commission for strong alcoholic beverages, which evaluated the quality of 117 samples of this product.
– The greatest joy for me, – says Mr. Eduard – was that our Transcarpathian congnacs again confirmed their high quality. Thus, vintage cognac "Karpaty" of Uzhgorod cognac factory was awarded a gold medal, and another vintage cognac "Uzhgorod" of the same company won the highest award – the Grand Prix of the international contest-tasting.