Today and tomorrow, March 1 and 2, Andreas Larsson, the "World's Best Sommelier in 2007", will be in Lisbon to blind taste and evaluate Portuguese wines.
Sommelier Andreas Larsson is the wine director of the renowned PM & Vänner restaurant in Växjö, Sweden, internationally known for his demanding taste and for his skills as a speaker and trainer in the areas of gastronomy, wine and other beverages. After this evaluation, ViniPortugal will be for the second consecutive year in the biggest gastronomic fair in Stockholm - Stockholm Food & Wine, where will highlight the wines that participated in this competition. In order to reinforce the distinctive position of Portuguese wines, Andreas Larsson will also hold three seminars during the fair and will preside over a special wine where he will present the Portuguese wines that most have impressed him: sommeliers, opinion makers, monopoly buyers and importers of Sector. In 2016 exports to Sweden reached around 16.5 thousand €, with a growth, compared to 2015 of about 3.2% in value.