Title: A Diamond for Anthemis and other awards for 2011
2011 was another good year for the collection of awards for the wines of the Union. Starting from local competitions, the wines Samos Nectar 2007 and Samos Vin Doux 2010 received a gold and silver medal, respectively, in the International Competition of Thessaloniki 2011. In the demanding competition Vinalies International which takes place in Paris, the same wines but vintages 2006 and 2009 received the same awards. The Samos Anthemis 2005 and the Samos Nectar 2007 received a gold and silver medal respectively in the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles that took place in Luxembourg this year. The Diamond was awarded to the Samos Anthemis 2005 in the Women and Wines of the World competition. In the same venue a silver was awarded to the Samos Nectar 2007. The Englsh magazine Decanter once again appreciated the wines of the UWC Samos and awarded 4 bronze medals (Samos Anthemis 2005, Samos Grand Cru 2010, Samos Nectar 2007 and Samos Vin Doux 2010), while the dry Psiles Korfes was not left out by being Commended. Remaining in the same country, the International Wine and Spirits Competition awarded Silver-Best-in-Class for the Samos Anthemis 2005 and the Samos Nectar 2007 while the Samos Grand Cru 2010 and Samos Vin Doux 2010 received a silver and bronze respectively. Finally, in France, both Samos Anthemis 2005 and Samos Vin Doux 2010 received bronze medals in the Challenge International du Vin.