"Concours Mondial de Bruxelles" awards wines from north to south of Portugal
3 July 19
Portuguese wines won 365 medals at the "Concours Mondial de Bruxelles"
Most of them are red: 3 from Douro, 3 from Dão, 1 from Tejo and 1 from Algarve. There’s still 1 white wine from Peninsula de Setubal, 1 sparkling wine from Bairrada and 1 fortified wine from Madeira. These wines have earned the highest distinction possible in the Brussels World Contest. In addition to the 11 Great Gold Medals, 135 Portuguese wines, including whites, reds and fortified wines, obtained a Gold Medal and 219 others were awarded the Silver Medal. Since its creation in 1994, the "Concours Mondial de Bruxelles" has set itself up as the wine world-championship, with almost 7000 wines from four continents. This year's competition was held in Switzerland between the 2nd and 5th of May. It had a specialized jury, consisting of about 340 wine professionals. Their 43 different nationalities ensure the diversity and unique character of the event. Portugal was distinguished with 11 Great Gold Medals and 2 Revelations: Portuguese Revelation Quinta Vale d´Aldeia Grande Reserva Tinto Douro) 2014 International Revelation Fortified wine D’Oliveiras Madeira Wines Matured over 10 years (Madeira) 2005 Grande Gold medals Serradayres Regional Tejo Reserva Tinto (Vinho Regional Tejo) 2015 Restrito Grande Escolha (Douro) 2014 Madre de Água Touriga Nacional (Dão) 2011 Quinta do Serrado Touriga Nacional (Dão) 2014 Picos do Couto Grande Escolha (Dão) 2014 Edd’s Tinto Reserva (Vinho Regional Algarve) 2015 Uniqo Grande Reserva (Douro) 2014 Montanha Real Grande Reserva Brut (Bairrada) 2010 Terras do Pó Castas Chardonnay – Viognier (Vino Regional da Peninsula de Setubal) 2017 Full results here.