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Croatian craft brandy wins at International Wine and Spirits Competition in London

Viljamovka (Photo: Vertigo)

ZAGREB, 17 August 2020 – Croatian craft brandy distillery Vertigo has won an award at the influential International Wine and Spirits Competition in London.

Vertigo’s Viljamovka won a silver medal and 91 points at the International Wine and Spirits Competition. 

“Very clean, natural, and beautifully distilled. with vibrant, floral notes and the whole aromatic range of pear presented in a natural way. What a delight,” is how the judges described Viljamovka, which is the first and most well-known product released by Vertigo.

10 kg of Williams pears are used in the production of one bottle of  Viljamovka.

(Photo: Vertigo)

The oldest and most demanding world competition with a tradition of over 50 years, the International Wine & Spirit Competition recognising and rewarding the very best wines and spirits in the world. 

“We are grateful to the judges at the International Wine and Spirits Competition for the high scores they rated our Vertigo Viljamovka brandy and even more proud of the wonderful reviews we received. They motivate us to continue with the same “top quality only” principle on our future products,” Zagreb-based Vertigo said. 

“Our brandy is a product of passion and desire to make for ourselves, our friends and customers the best brandy fruit can give. The founder of the distillery, Master of Agronomy Drazen Stipic, turned his many years of experience and knowledge in production and sale of premium drinks into an excellent brandy with his own signature: insisting on quality, without additives and sugar, respecting every detail in the production and maturation process. We started the distillery as a family project; we produce small quantities of brandy because our philosophy is based on the highest quality product. We deeply believe that you will feel the message that our brandies convey and enjoy all that love, honesty and authenticity in every drop,” Vertigo says on its website. 

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