Secretary of State of Agriculture, José Diogo Albuquerque, in the Wines of Portugal Challenge ceremony
28 May 14
Secretary of State of Agriculture, José Diogo Albuquerque, will preside over the Wines of Portugal winners ceremony. The dinner will be held at Palácio da Bolsa in Porto, tomorrow, beginning at 7.30pm.
About 280 medals to award the wines in competition, this year a record - 1070 Portuguese wines submitted – reviewed by more than 100 Portuguese and international wine specialists. 45 gold medals and 22 great gold medals will unveil the best Portuguese wines. In the end, it will be revealed the best fortified wine, best variety wine and best blend wine in competition. Jorge Monteiro, CEO of ViniPortugal, says that “Wines of Portugal Challenge gathered an important group of national and international wine specialists who unanimously appreciated the quality of our wines. The diversity and authenticity of our varieties are truly unique. Tomorrow, the Wines of Portugal gala will promote the best wines made in Portugal".