During the inauguration ceremony of the 22nd edition of the National Wine Day, the Wine People were awarded, those who develop and support with dedication the wine industry of Moldova and its promotion at the international level!
The president of the country, Maia Sandu, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry, Bolea Vladimir Iosif, the director of the National Office of Vine and Wine, Elizaveta Breahna, as well as the head of the USAID mission in Moldova, Jeff Bryan, participated in the award ceremony.
The Grand Prize went to the "Chateau Vartely" winery, for excellence in the production of quality wines and the promotion of Moldova's image on the international level as a wine country.
The title of "Vinegrower of the year" and the "Nicolae Guzun" medal was assigned to the agronomist and academician Vasile Vartic from the Winery "CRICOVA" S.A.
Aliona Nazaria from "Javgurvin Grup" received the title of "most skilled oenologist of the year" and the "Petru Ungureanu" medal.
The Chateau Cojusna winery was awarded for the development of oeno-tourism with the recognition medal "Wine of Moldova. A Living Legend".
The Ambassador of the European Union, His Excellency Janis Mazeiks, and the US Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, His Excellency Kent D. Logsdon, each received a National Coin "Wine of Moldova", issued by the National Bank in 2020.
The Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry, Vladimir Bolea, offered another 2 National Coins to the Minister of Regional and Rural Affairs of Estonia, Madis Kallas, and the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Agriculture and Regional Development of Romania, Sorin Moisei.
Pošta Moldovai launched an envelope and a personalized stamp with the logo "Moldova Wine. A Living Legend".
"Our wine conquers the world" is the tagline of the 22nd edition of the National Wine Day, which celebrates a decade since the launch of the country brand "Vinul Moldova. A living legend" and record successes in the wine industry.
We are waiting for you tomorrow, October 8, in the Grand National Assembly Square to enjoy together Moldovan wine!