Since 1955, production of «Goygol Wine Plant» (at that time «Khanlar Wine Plant») has been participating at the International Competitions of wines that were held in Yugoslavia, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Germany, Tbilisi, and Yalta. At that time well-known and popular Azerbaijan cognacs produced by the plant had also worldwide fame. The wine factory was producing the ordinary and very superior old cognacs with group of MC (matured cognac), HQMC (high-quality matured cognac), OC (old cognac) and VOC (very old cognac). Branded cognacs Ganja, Goygol, Baku, «Yubileyniy» (Anniversary), Azerbaijan, Moscow and Shirvan have won sixteen gold medals, eleven silver medals and one bronze medal at the International Competitions of wines.
2008 was the first time after reorganization output of the plant participated at the «International Strong Drinks Contest» held in March-April, in Brussels where were submitted 600 samples of leading manufacturers of alcoholic production of the world. The plant didn’t take formal participation in the face of its representative and directed three kinds of its vodka and one cognac to the competition. Upon the jury decision Cognac Khan Ekstra very superior old of 1968 was awarded with a gold medal, vodka Khan «Premium» silver and Khan «Export» bronze medals. Solemn presentation of these medals was at the ceremony of the Cannes film festival of 2008. It should be noted that vodkas made in Azerbaijan were awarded with such honorable awards for the first time.
The activity of «Goygol Wine Plant» within the period 2007-2008 was studied by the International Center of Tactical Researches. According to the decision of organizing committee, the plant was awarded with the «Gold medal for quality».
For the same period of activity the plant was awarded with a prize «FOR QUALITY» — the «PRIZE of NEW Millennium» which is annually awarded to International «CLUB of TRADE LEADERS». The State Agency on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of Azerbaijan Republic, in frameworks of «the Register of a control system of quality», gave out «Goygol Wine Plant»- the CERTIFICATE of the CONTROL SYSTEM of QUALITY that plant production meet to requirements AZS ISO 9001-2000 (ISO 9001-2000), registration № AZ from 02.06.2008.