The 2023 OIV Awards winners ceremony celebrated in Paris

28 Aug 2023

In a ceremony held at the residence of the Serbian embassy in Paris, the OIV awards winners received their diplomas. The Members of the Jury granted 14 Awards, 8 Special Mentions and one Acknowledgment among 76 applications in competition

The winners of the 2023 OIV Awards received their diploma in a ceremony held in Paris, the 21st of September 2023 at the residence of the Serbian embassy, by the hands of the OIV President Luigi Moio, the Award Jury President, Azélina Jaboulet-Vercherre, and the Award Jury Scientific Secretary Richard Pfister.

In this year’s edition, the Members of the Jury granted 14 Awards, 8 Special Mentions and one Acknowledgment. 76 applications were submitted to the 2023 edition: a record number! 
Books on competition represented a total of 27 countries (member and non-members of the OIV included),  with France and Italy leading the majority of applications.

The event was attended by numerous representatives of the Diplomatic Corps, together with the publishing houses of the awarded books. 

Consult the 2023 winners list here

Wine Vision by Open Balkan 

Member of the OIV, Serbia warmly welcomed the event at the Embassy in Paris offering a Serbian wine tasting after the ceremony organised by the renowned sommelier Stevan Ratja. A foretaste of the Wine Vision Open Balkan fair, which has de OIV Patronage of the International Year of Vine and Wine.

The Second International Wine Fair “Wine vision By Open Balkan”, which will be held in Belgrade from 16 to 19 November 2023, under the auspices of the Governments of Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania. The first edition of the fair was held in September 2022 and gathered over 350 exhibitors from 20 countries, while professional buyers and exhibitors from over 40 countries in Europe and the world took part in the B2B meetings.

2024 OIV  Awards Inscriptions are open

The applications for the 2024 OIV Awards’ edition opened the 1st September of 2023, until the 28th of February 2024. To apply, applicants must complete the form and send the requested files online here.

The OIV Award is a distinction set out in the OIV Rules of Procedure, granted each year by an international Jury composed of eminent personalities in the vitivinicultural world who represent the OIV Member Countries. It is a recognition on the international scale, a reference in the vitivinicultural sector since 1930.

The Jury thus recognises, with the OIV Award, works of reference in each of the 12 categories open to competition. Its decision is absolute and based on consensus.