Portugal one of the most awarded in the 2010 IWC
15 September 10
35 Portuguese wines were awarded with Gold Medal in one of the most prestigious international competitions in the world: the International Wine Challenge 2010.
The winners were announced during the London International Wine fair. In the 2010 edition - the 27th. – there was a 15% increase in the number of wines in the competition, with 46 wine-producing countries at contest. The jury of the IWC in 2010 allocated a total of 4026 medals, of which 326 were gold (+14% compared to 2009), 1445 Silver (+14%) and 2255 Bronze (+9%). In addition, 3301 wines also received recommendations (+26%). In countries’ categories, Portugal is on the podium, ranking third with a total of 35 gold medals, behind France with 75 medals and Australia with 65. Overall, France was the producer to get more medals (947), followed by Australia (602) and Italy (394).