Wines of Portugal stand out at Mundus Vini 2015
27 March 15
Two Portuguese wines won Grand Gold Medals in the Germany's most important wine competition.
135 medals was the positive result for the Portuguese wines participation in the 2015 Spring Tasting of the Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Award. In total, Portuguese wines collected 54 gold medals and 79 silver medals in the wine competition with a lineup of more than 8,000 wines. In the Grand Gold medal awards have been highlighted the fortified wines Sandeman Porto Tawny 40 Years Old and Porto Rozès über 40 Jahre. Portugal was the fifth best country in competition which was led by Spain. The most awarded Portuguese wine regions were Douro with 27 medals and Beira Interior with 12 medals. A 150 strong international jury tasted and judged wines from almost 40 winegrowing countries. Mundus Vini was founded 15 years ago by Meininger Verlag publishing house and has become one of the world's most significant wine competitions. Since 2014 the international competition, which takes place according to the international tasting guidelines of the OIV, has been held twice a year. Check the full list of winners here.