Sogrape Wines wins winemaker of the year to the International Wine & Spirit Competition
22 November 11
Sogrape Wines was elected the Portuguese winemaker of the year according to the International Wine & Spirit Competition.
The award is based on the winemaker’s performance in the contest 2011 edition. This year Sogrape wines won 28 of the 29 possible medals. In addition to the Sogrape winemaker trophy, the company won the Trophy for Port with Port Wine Sandeman 20 Years Old Tawny. Francisco Ferreira (CEO from Sogrape) considers these trophies as a stimulus "for continuous excellence and innovation as condition for sustained growth. This is fundamental in the market and to offer wines that have value to the consumer". Learn more about the competition here.