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Portuguese wines awarded at Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019

Wines of Portugal | 14 November '19
 Portuguese wines awarded at Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019
Portuguese wines totaled 64 medals and 1 trophy at Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019
The producer Casa Ermelinda Freitas won the trophy “Best Portuguese wine of the year 2019”, with the wine Dona Ermelinda Reserva White 2018. In total, Portugal won 64 medals including 2 gold medals, 24 silver medals and 34 bronze medals. Apart from these awards, Portuguese wines were also awarded with 1 gold medal, 5 silver medals and 6 bronze medals in the food pairing category.

The Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition has been the guide to quality international wines and spirits for the booming Asian market. Sister competition of the London-based IWSC, the competition is led by renowned experts in the global drinks industry: Debra Meiburg MW, Asia’s first Master of Wine, and Wine Consultant for Cathay Pacific Airways and Cathay Dragon and Allen Gibbons, Group CEO, the Conversion Group, and Keeper of the Quaich.

Judges comprise Asia’s top industry experts - including Masters of Wine and Master Sommelier, VIP International wine and spirit judges, leading F&B professionals, wine educators, importers, critics and journalists.Portuguese wines awarded in the main categories of Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019.


Portuguese wines awarded in the main categories of Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019


> Dona Ermelinda Reserva Branco 2018 – Gold Medal and Best Portuguese Wine of the Year 2019
Península de Lisboa 2017

> Tears of Anima 2018 – Gold Medal in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Hai Nan Chicken Ricee; Silver Medal in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Bánh Cuon  (Vietnamese Steamed Rice Flour Pouch)

> Alfaiate Branco 2018 – Two Bronze Medals in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Chutoro Tuna Sashimi e Shrimp Tempura

> DFJ Alvarinho Chardonnay 2018 – Silver Medal in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Hai Nan Chicken Rice

> Escada Touriga Nacional 2018 – Silver Medal in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Bánh Cuon  (Vietnamese Steamed Rice Flour Pouch)

> Herdade do Portocarro 2015 – Silver Medal in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Mutton Shashlik in Inner Mongolia Style

> Portada Winemaker's Selection 2017 – Silver Medal in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Indian Beef Curry

> Portada Winemaker's Selection Rosé 2018 – Silver Medal in Chutoro Tuna Sashimi and Bronze Medal in Shrimp Tempura in Asian Food Pairing 2019

> Aluado Alicante Bouschet Red Wine 2018 – Bronze Medal in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Mutton Shashlik in Inner Mongolia Style

> Anima L12 2012 – Bronze Medal in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Indian Beef Curry

> Cavalo Maluco 2012 – Bronze in Asian Food Pairing 2019 in Roasted Goose

Discover the full list of winners here.

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