Portugal achieves a positive result with 357 awarded wines at the renowned Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
Among the 8,750 wines from 51 producer countries, Portuguese wines were distinguished with 357 medals, at the 21st edition of Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. In total, Portugal achieved 16 Grand Golds, 114 Golds and 227 Silvers.
Porto and Douro wine region was the most awarded Portuguese region with 137 medals, followed by Alentejo with 115 medals. The results are pretty exciting because the number of awarded wines increased compared to last year.
The wines were blind tasted by 320 judges comprising sommeliers, buyers, importers, journalists and wine writers from 54 countries. Next year’s edition will take place in Valladolid, Spain.
Portuguese winners of the Grand Gold Medal
Barros Porto Colheita 1974 (Sogevinus Fine Wines)
Bridão Alicante Bouschet 2013 (Adega Coop. Do Cartaxo, Crl)
Cálem Porto Colheita 1961 (Sogevinus Fine Wines)
D\'Oliveiras Madeira Wines 1973 (Pereira d\'Oliveira Vinhos, Lda)
D\'Oliveiras Madeira Wines 1981 (Pereira d\'Oliveira Vinhos, Lda)
Pai Chão Grande Reserva 2011 (Adega Mayor, Sa)
Kopke Porto Colheita 1941 (Sogevinus Fine Wines)
Kopke Porto Colheita 1957 (Sogevinus Fine Wines)
Kopke Porto Colheita 1966 (Sogevinus Fine Wines)
Kopke Porto Colheita 1978 (Sogevinus Fine Wines)
Kopke Porto Colheita 1984 (Sogevinus Fine Wines)
Lupucinos Reserva 2013 (Quinta De Lubazim, Lda)
Quinta Da Gaivosa Tinto 2011 (Domingos Alves De Sousa, Lda)
Quinta Do Francês 2013 (Patrick Agostini, Lda)
Quinta Dos Murças Reserva 2011 (Esporão, Sa)
Virgo 2015 (Soc. Agr. Herdade Torre Do Frade)
See here for the full results