Portugal awarded in Bacchus 2018 competition
19 March 18
30 is the number of medals that Portuguese wines obtained in the last edition of the Bacchus competition that took place in Madrid.
Madeira wine Justino's Madeira Colheita Malvasia 1997 was the Portuguese wine with the best score, having won a Gold medal. The Wines of Portugal totaled 29 medals among them 12 Gold and 16 Silver medals. More than 80 wine tasters, including ten Masters of Wine, Masters Sommelier, Sommeliers, purchasing managers, specialized critics and managers from leading wine institutions around the world, endorse this award as one of the most essential guides for the consumer by recognizing the quality of winning productions. The Bacchus 2018 brought together a total of 1735 wines from 19 countries. See the full list of results here.