VINUS-Is an International Competition that puts together nutrition, health and wine. It includes spirits and its main objectives are to:
Start Registration and reception of samples: April 1
Closing Date of registration and reception of samples: July 20
All participants who they want to compete must submit the registration before the July 20
SPIRITS OR LIQUORS may be any product coming from wine or others, such as Pisco, Singani, Ron, Tequila, Limoncellos, specials, etc.
All bottles must be labelled (definite one). This label must follow all regulations from its country of origin.
After several controls and checking that all documents and analytic data is correct all samples are presented to the judges in decreasing order according to their year and to the intensity of their aroma.
The OIV and UIOE sheets will be used with a positive point system of 0-100.
The technical committee will name the judges and members.
The sampling is done by international judges and according to how many samples compete will be the number of judges appointed to classify and taste wines and spirits competing.
Each jury will have five judges representing each a wine region. There will never be less than five judges.
The competition is under the authority of a commission integrated by: a president (General Director of VINUS) a vice-president and an oenologist. They do not take part in the competition.
The committee gives trophies to all samples that received the highest points.
Awards may not be more than one third (30%) of the total of samples competing.
There will no award for the category that has less than three different samples competing. By "different" we refer to them being from different individual participants.
The winners have the right to publish the results of their wine or spirit.
Each participant will be acquainted with the results by mail. This will be the only official document that certifies winners and identifies the product.
Winners of Double Gold Medal and Gold Medal will receive a trophy or medal (VINUS) and a diploma stating the award received and the winners of Silver Medal will receive a diploma stating the award.
Awards will be:
It is available to all winners:
All winners that wish to copy the logo of the award won to use for commercial purposes must refer to it as "Repeal of Reproduction".
It is illegal to copy these logos without a permit.
The technical committee has the right to do an analytical control of the awarded wines and spirits by sending a sample to a laboratory and certify that it complies with all its characteristics. A sample of all winners will be kept during one year for it to be controlled by any organism or if needs validation.
Three months after the competition, all spare samples will be sent to be used for sampling by schools or academies to promote them.
All details written on the entry form make the participant responsible of what is indicated and the technical committee has the right to reach out to any legal organism to prove its authenticity. It will always be tested against the original sample kept by the committee.
If there are any legal disputes with VINUS the only competent court is the one from Mendoza, regardless you nationality.
Only Spanish written documents will be considered official for the competition.