Kinovsky cognac won a Prodexpo Star

18 february 2016

Kinovsky, a three-year-old cognac has won a Prodexpo Star that is the main award of a wine-tasting competition at the largest Russian food exhibition. Qualified judges considered it to be the best product among young cognacs of the Russian market. All the key items in the cognac range of the KiN Moscow wine-cognac factory have taken prestigious awards. This result was obtained in response to hard work on development of quality management systems.

Kinovsky cognac won a Prodexpo Star

Kinovsky, a three-year-old cognac, picked up the special award PRODEXPO Star at the XVIII largest exhibition of food and beverages. On a point of order this prestigious award was instituted for “outstanding beverages” of the Russian market.

The Stariy Gorod TM has won two gold medals at once for a five-year-old cognac and a cognac of KS category. It is symbolic that Kremlevskiy, a food production facility, selected ten-year-old Stariy Gorod to purvey for the Kremlin events.

The  A. Bergerac cognac has taken a golden award of the prestigious competition as well. It is the beverage from which the story of cognacs manufacturing on the basis of French cognac spirits had started in Russia more than 15 years ago. 

A five-year-old Kinovsky and four-year-old Moscovsky (being manufactured under a license from Soyuzplodoimport FSOE) picked up silver rewards.

Manufacturers and importers from 22 countries all over the world participated in the competition. Total 900 beverages were represented at the contest and they were judged during blind tasting. Apart from organoleptic estimation physical-chemical analysis of patterns was also carried out.

“A three-year-old Kinovsky is our most “national” product and PRODEXPO Star proves again that we worked hard and careful on the quality of the whole range – from premium class to moderate cognacs for a good reason”, Vasiliy Goncharov, a Director General of the KiN factory says.

For more than 10 years the Moscow KiN factory has been orderly working on development of quality management systems and safety of goods. KiN’s compliance with the International standards ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 requirements is warranted by SGS, an International certification center from Sweden. FSSC 22000 certification scheme that enhances requirements to working conditions is being introduced on the factory floor.

Since 2005 the Moscow KiN factory has been manufacturing Kinovsky cognac. The beverage has won prestigious awards in Russian and international tasting contests.