Inkerman Vintage Wine Factory sends samples of wine rejected by Belarus as of low-quality to independent labs
Inkerman Vintage Wine Factory (Crimea), one of the largest winemaking companies in Ukraine, has sent samples of Legenda Inkermana wime, sales of which were recently were stopped by Belarus, to accredited independent laboratories for testing, reads a report of the Inkerman International Group, which incorporates Inkerman Vintage Wine Factory.
The report says that representatives of the winery also plan to go to Belarus to clarify the situation.
The group stressed that if required, representatives of Belarus will be invited to the winery for additional checks of the correspondence of the wine production process and quality control to the regulative documents and requirements.
The press release says that at present, Inkerman Vintage Wine Factory has itself checked the quality of its product, and it did not find any deviations from requirements.
As reported, the scientific and practical center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus from July 22 canceled a conformity certificate issued for the output of the Inkerman factory. The Belarusian side said the batch sample did not conform to state standards according its organoleptic indicators.
Inkerman International Group is an international winemaking holding with a closed production cycle founded in early 2011. It incorporates Inkerman Fine Vintage Wine, Kachinsky+ LLC and private joint-stock company Chornomorets agrofirm. The total area of vineyards of all companies is 2,790 hectares.