The event was held 12 November in the popular Nizhny Novgorod restaurant Onegin, located at the Minin and Pozharsky Square, 3A.
It was organized by the Argos – Rusia Company and the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy. The seminar was conducted by Alexander Sidorov, who is a member of the Union of Sommeliers and Experts of Russia, an international wine judge and the head of the Travel section of the internet portal LENTA.RU.
After the seminar the listeners were offered to pass the test, the winner of which will have a study and training tour to the Rioja region in spring 2016.
The participants demonstrated their high professional level, and five of them got the highest score: Kashirina Natalia (Luding-NN Company, manager), Mamutov Ivan (Mednye Truby bar, bartender), Mochalova Olga (TPG Splin, cavist), Prudovskaya Marina (Luding-NN Company, manager), Umnov Mikhail (Luding-NN Company, manager).
In order to determine the winner, there was held a lottery, and Olga Molchanova got the lucky ticket.
The rest of the winners received high-quality Rioja wines of the Reserva category as prizes.