Press release from WINE System AG (AUTOMATIC TRANSLATION)
The Registration for the 10th International PIWI Wine Award has begun
A quality competition for the fungus-resistant grapes - Virtual PAR®- Tasting from November 14th to 16th, 2020
Registration Deadline October 23rd, 2020
Frasdorf, July 2020 - After WINE System AG launched the PAR with the international organic wine price 2020 for the first time®- The organizers, on behalf of PIWI International eV, have now successfully started the tasting in the virtual room, the starting signal for the first online tasting*) in the history of the International PIWI Wine Award. The registration phase for the anniversary edition of the established quality competition has thus begun. The decision to use this virtual format was made regarding the uncertainty about the further course of the corona pandemic and due to the consistently positive experiences at the premiere in May. Wines made from fungus-resistant grapes are admitted to the competition. Registration closes on October 23, 2020.
The PIWI International eV association has been promoting the exchange of information between research, vine growing and viticulture for 20 years. PIWI International eV founded the International PIWI Wine Award in 2010 to ensure a well-founded view of the quality of the products for all sides. Since then, the association has relied on PAR® as a clear, transparent tasting method that also brings significant added value for quality assurance and product development. Each submitted product is evaluated individually and receives an assessment of its craftsmanship and sensory quality in terms of origin and design. In the end there is an objective and above all understandable assessment of the qualitative characteristics of the wine.
Free online seminar “PAR® Evaluate arch "
So that winegrowers can get the maximum of information out of the detailed evaluation sheets, WINE System AG is offering for the first time an online seminar for participants of the International PIWI Wine Award 2020 on the topic “PAR® Evaluate sheet ”. It not only explains the individual parameters and the procedure of the tasters; there are also practical impulses for the application of the knowledge in the company's own quality management. Interested parties can choose from two dates.
Further information on the award as well as dates and conditions of participation at www.piwi-international.de.
*) For the online tasting at the international PIWI Wine Prize 2020, the tasters are thematically assigned, anonymized and numbered according to climatic, stylistic and analytical parameters before they are unpacked on site and presented to the jurors in a fixed order. Also for the tasters a new situation, which in the spring edition, thanks to defined tasting standards, nevertheless the high reproduction of the PAR® Results achieved.
PIWI International eV promotes the exchange of information between research institutes, breeders, vine refiners, and the growers of PIWI vines. In recent years, numerous fungus-resistant grape varieties have found their way into practice, some of them only on a trial basis. The winegrowers have a great need for information about these grape varieties. This includes detailed descriptions of their properties, instructions for optimal winemaking, tastings, discussion of marketing questions and information for consumers. In addition to the organization of conferences and regional working groups, the initiation of the annual international PIWI wine award is an essential part of the measures of PIWI International. President: Josef Engelhart. Office: Susanne Sommer +49 6133 5099226, www.piwi-international.de
The WINE System AG, founded in 1999, with a comprehensive and informative wine database is the basis for the PAR evaluation system developed by Martin Darting and a competent partner for winegrowers, retailers and specialist audiences in the field of wine and sensor technology. WINE System AG has been under the direction of the board members Brigitte Wüstinger and Martin Darting since 2019 and has been running renowned competitions for many years. The database with over 40,000 wines is valued by experts as a comprehensive information portal and serves as an important tool in many areas. www.winesystem.de
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