25 international judges participate in Wines of Portugal Challenge

Feb 19, 2014



May 13th – 16th at CNEMA, Santarém.

Viniportugal is planning the next Wines of Portugal Challenge to be held in CNEMA, Santarém this upcoming May. The challenge is an important program used to help Portuguese wines gain visibility in key export markets.

This year, the ViniPortugal Board is incorporating important decision makers in the challenge jury. At this point, the grand jury will be comprised of Shinya Tasaky, ASI president, Evan Goldstein (MS), Dirceu Viana Júnior (MW),  the only Portuguese-speaking Master of Wine and Charles Metcalfe, in addition to the Portuguese wine experts Luis Lopes and Bento Amaral. Another 21 wine experts, mainly winemakers, will join the jury.

Through this program international judges will have an opportunity to better understand the Portuguese wine sector.


Challenge submissions will be available to winemakers on March 1st by visiting www.concursovinhosdeportugal.pt.

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