The Weinwirtschaft, a prestigious German magazine in the wine sector, publishes annually a list of the 50 best red and white wines on the German market covering wines with a sales volume of at least 10,000 bottles a year, distributed throughout Germany.
In the 1/2015 issue, the magazine published the list of 2015. After winning the prize for the best red wine in the years 2009 and 2011, the Portuguese wine “Fabelhaft DOC Douro 2013” from Niepoort wines was considered the best red wine of 2015 for the Germany market. The quality, outstanding marketing and high importance of this wine in the market were the decision-making criteria. The magazine also noted that the brand “Fabelhaft”created by Niepoort Wines in Germany represents an example to follow. In the same list, another Portuguese wine, the Astrolabium Reserve 2013, DOC Dão”, from Dão Sul winery, holds the position nº 20. At the same time, the wine “Messias Unoaked 2014 DOC Douro " from Messias Wines winery was considered the best red wine of 2015 in the category "best buy in the specialized trade."