China Wine Awards distinguishes Portuguese Wines
9 March 12
Portuguese wines went to China and brought several medals from "The China Best Value Wine and Spirits Awards" 2012. The best Portuguese wine in competition was Sanguinhal Cabernet Sauvignon/Aragonez from Companhia Agrícola do Sanguinhal.
More than 30 wines were awarded and two of them got a Double Gold Medal (the highest distintion in the competition: Tinto Real Red from Gloria Reynolds and the already mentioned Sanguinhal Cabernet Sauvignon/Aragonez. Adega de Pegões Alicante Bouschet Red 2010 from Península de Setúbal wine region got the mention "Highly Commended". The China Wine Awards are the only awards in the world judged specifically for the China market. The selected China Wine Awards judges are the top buyers, hotel wine sommeliers, distributors and food & beverage directors in Greater China.