Portuguese wines awarded in
the International Wines & Spirits Competition



 June 13, 2014

325 Portuguese wines were awarded medals in the latest International Wines & Spirits Competition.


Portuguese fortified wines (Porto and Madeira) won 10 Gold outstanding medals and 10 Gold medals. Esporão Reserva Tinto 2011 from the Alentejo wine region, the only still wine to win a Gold medal, increased the total of Gold medals awarded to 11. 

Portugal also obtained 32 Silver Outstanding medals, 117 Silver medals and 156 Bronze medals. 

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is an annual wine competition founded in 1969. The Competition has the support of many of the world’s top wine and spirit producers, setting the international benchmark for quality. The unique combination of detailed technical analysis and specialist judging panels means that gaining an IWSC ‘Competition Award’ is an exceptional achievement. 


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