Javea Grapevine Issue No. 170 - 2014 - Page 24

24 | The Grapevine Issue 170 2014 The Regional Artisan Wine Competition Results Pau Ruiz II wins the Artisan Wine Regional Competition organized by Terra Javea. Pedro Mata stands as Local Area Champion Salvador Cruanyes triumphs with its muscatel. On Monday, June 9, 2014. the Mercat Municipal de Javea welcomed the Regional Contest II artisan wine. The event that brought together producers from Javea, Gata Jalon and Benissa. The lunch for 30 enthusiasts included a tasting of participating wine. After lunch, a jury of four local sommeliers, a specialist and a representative of Terra Javea, the organisers decided that the winner of the Tinto section was Pau Ruiz de Gata de Gorgos, Second place went to Joseph Ortolá, Benissa, third place went to Xabiero Cruanyes Salvador, who also was proclaimed winner in the section of white wine with its muscatel. In the local section, the winner was Pedro Mata and a special prize was awarded to Francesc Catala, also of Javea. From the Department of Agriculture of Javea, Juan Luis Cardona highlighted the goodwill and the benefits to the community of this type of event