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Wine Shabo presented in the French «City of Wine»
Jul 04 2016, 12:54

Odessa, 04 JULY 2016, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie -- Wine Shabo the only Ukrainian wine presented in the opened in the French city of Bordeaux a modern wine Museum La Cité du Vin («City of wine»), the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.

It was reported to the agency today, July 4, at the press-service of the company «Shabo».

As noted in the press service, in June in Bordeaux, the world capital of wine — President of France Francois Hollande opened a modern wine Museum La Cité du Vin.

The selection of wines for this ambitious project was carried out by the best experts of France. Among the many Ukrainian producers of their choice, they stopped on the wines of only one company «Shabo». After a series of professional tastings was signed a long term agreement on the export to Bordeaux wines KNP «Cabernet» and «Telti Kuruk».

Executive Director of the company «Shabo» George Mshvidobadze commented on this fact: «The Fact that the French experts La Cité du Vin gave preference to our wines, it is quite natural — after all, we were able to bring in Shabo wines the best features of the Ukrainian terroir Chabot, and their quality meets the highest world standards. Proof of this are more than 100 medals at the most prestigious tasting contest in the world, including the «Decanter World Wine Awards» and «International Wine Challenge» (UK), the «Concours Mondial de Bruxelles» (Belgium), «Effervecents du Monde» (France), «Los Angeles International World Wine Competition» (USA) and others. We work a lot on style and quality of our wines, step by step moving forward. So I'm pretty sure, very soon Shabo wine will be included in the top 100 of the best wines in the world».

In the wine Museum La Cité du Vin premium Shabo wine can be found at three commercial sites. First of all, it is a wine cellar, where guests have the opportunity to see 14 thousand bottles of wine from around the world, among which occupy a worthy place and Ukrainian wine producer. In addition, in the wine bar you can enjoy a glass of wine Shabo and acquire what particularly had in mind. All in all, wine bar Museum displays more than 800 items of wine from five continents. And finally, in the deli area of the Museum admirers of noble drinks offer to evaluate the compatibility of foods with the recommended wines of the week.

The press service also noted that visitors of La Cité du Vin celebrate his incredible and bold design. «City of Wine» is located on the banks of the Garonne river, and looks like a huge futuristic decanter. The unique shape of the building symbolizes the spiral flow of wine in a glass. Of course, this is not the first wine museum in France -- there always were a lot more miniature museums, chateau-like. Space as La Cité du Vin is not just a «wine museum». It is a unique cultural center dedicated to the culture of a noble beverage.

Probably, for this reason, wine Shabo so interested experts of La Cité du Vin — after all, the Ukrainian «Wine Cultural Center Shabo» is widely known in Europe as a cultural project, which can be found on the European map of wine museums.

REFERENCE: The capacity of the Museum La Cité du Vin — 450 thousand visitors. The space includes a large-scale tasting studio, large conference rooms, lecture halls and private meeting rooms for sommelier. Temporary and permanent exhibitions will introduce visitors to the history of wine culture from five continents, ranging from 6,500 BC to the present day. In order for a virtual tour of the centre was more realistic, here involved the latest technological features, including 3D images, holograms, diffusers with the scent, music and other interactive tools. In addition, each visitor is given a special phone with his preferred language, they can in real time listen to the story of the guide, the lecturer, or read the text of the multimedia material. More information about the project can be found on the website of the Museum: http://www.laciteduvin.com/en.

LLC «Shabo Production and trading wine company» is a Ukrainian wine-making enterprise with a complete production cycle. Production facilities are located in Shabo, Belgorod-Dniester district of Odessa region.

The company produces a wide range of products: silent wines, sparkling wines (classic and closed containers), vermouth, brandy, cognac, grape vodka. The products of «Shabo» were repeatedly awarded the Grand Prix and medals at the most prestigious international exhibitions and competitive tastings. Just a collection of company includes more than 300 awards.

The raw material base of the company is about 1200 hectares of vineyards of Shabo terroir, most of which -- the vines of European varieties of the best nurseries in Europe. All vineyards Shabo are zoned, have soil maps, elevation and thermal resources, equipped with «passports of the vineyards».

The most important social project of the company is the «Wine Cultural Center Shabo», created in 2009 on the initiative and at the expense of the company «Shabo». The main objective of this project is improving the drinking culture in Ukraine. «Wine Cultural Center Shabo» is located directly at the place of production. Every year it is visited by thousands of tourists, especially popular family tours. In April 2011 «Wine Cultural Center Shabo» was recognized as a discovery decades in the field of tourism. And in September 2011, on the recommendation of the Council of Europe, the facility was named cultural heritage of Europe and included in the European map of wine museums.


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