by Lilla O'Connor 50 countries, 15000 wines entered makes the IWC one of the biggest wine competitions in the whole wide world. Medals do not come easy. Wines come in flights of 5, 10, 20 at the time, all in bags of course categorised by varietal, and

SITT, September 2017 1. Gere Attila, Olaszrizling 2016: Pretty and light, but some character. 2. Gere Attila, Cabernet Franc 2015: Good broad Cab Franc fruit, but bit thicker than expected. 3. Gere Attila, Syrah 2015: Very good colour, really good Syrah nose and palate, well made. 4. Kovacs Nimrod,

Congratulations to all the winners! Grand Tokaj (Tokaji Kereskedőház), Grand Selection, Tokaji Furmint 2013 - Gold Royal Tokaji, Dry Furmint 2012 - Gold -  Critics' Choice Balassa, Villő, Tokaji Aszú 6 Puttonyos 2009 - Gold Balassa Winery, Betsek Hárslevelű Kvarc 2013 - Silver Patricius, Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos 2003 -