The best wine in each main category (with at least 10 samples) is awarded the Champion title by the judges of the Wine Competition via parallel re-tasting of the 5 wines that have reached the highest points and at least gold medal in their category. In the still white, rosé and red categories, only a dry wine can win the Champion award, while in the sparkling category only a product made by the traditional method with under 12 g/l of sugar. In the category of botrytized wines, the minimum alcohol content must be 8% v/v.
Best of Country
If at least 10 samples are entered from a foreign country, then the gold-medal-winning wine with the highest score will receive this special award.
Best Hungarian Varietal Wines of VinAgora
If at least 15 samples of a given varietal are entered, then among the gold-medal-winning wines of the given varietal, the sample with the highest score receives the Best Hungarian Varietal Wine of VinAgora title, which is also specified on its certificate. Only those wines can win this award, for which technology does not override the varietal character. (For example, a Merlot rosé might win the Best Hungarian Merlot award but a sparkling wine made of Pinot Noir cannot compete for the Best Hungarian Pinot Noir award.)
Awarded by the World Federation of Major International Wine and Spirits Competitions for best dry white, rosé, and red wine and best brut sparkling wine made by the traditional method. VinAgora Champion award-winning wines in the white, rosé, red and sparkling categories also automatically receive the Prix Vinofed.
Further special prizes:
- Csonka and Sons Ltd's Award for the most successful family winery
- VinCE Magazine's Award for the newcomer of VinAgora
- Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles' Award for the most successful young winemaker
- Chef Market's Award for the most deserving wine from environmentally conscious production