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Seventeen wines of Halewood Cellars win international prizes

Seventeen wines of the portfolio of Halewood Cellars the biggest Romanian bottled wine exporter, and one of the most important manufacturers of high quality quite and fizzy wines has been given international recognition, this year.

'For us, this is a reward for the continuous effort we make as a premium and super-premium wine producer. The fact, they are praised by the most exacting wine experts, confirms us, once more, that we offer our costumers a high quality traditional wine of great refinement,' said Halewood Wine Cellars' general manager Dan Muntean.

Three wines made at the Halewood Cellars won bronze medals at the International Wine and Spirit Competition, the most prestigious world wine competition.

Prahova Valley Reserve Chardonnay 2009 won the bronze, at this year edition of the Chardonnay du Monde International Competition, where 40 countries were attending, and 300 international experts were analyzing almost 900 wines. Likewise, Cantus Primus Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 won the silver at the prestigious Concours Mondial, wine contest, in Brussels.

The Halewood Wine Cellars maker also won four bronze medals and two commended certificates at the Decanter World Wine Wards 2010.

The prestigious and influential International Wine Challenge 2010 also rewarded one bronze medal and five commended certificates to the wines manufactured at the Halewood Cellars.

The Halewood Cellars, along with Halewood Romania Ltd. and the Halewood Domains belong to the Halewood Group. The Halewood Wine Cellars represent the brand numbers six wine cellars located as follows: four in Dealu Mare (south), one in Sebes (central) and one at the Murfatlar Vineyards (southeast), and this besides the Rhein Cellars of Azuga (120 km north of Bucharest), founded in 1892, and where the Company continues to put out traditionally made frothy wines.

The Halewood Group owns over 350 ha vineyards, planted over 2002-2009, at an investment worth over seven million euros, and more 100 ha are expected to be replanted, in 2010.



Tuesday, June 1, 2010