Awarded wines in the I Vinespaña Contest
On the 19th and 20th of April the first edition of the Vinespaña Wine Contest 2018 took place in the Alcázar of Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz), in which the wines of the DO Ribeira Sacra obtained a total of 8 medals, a very positive news for the Denomination of Origin, which confirms the excellent quality of the wines covered by the Regulatory Council.
The awarded wines of Ribeira Sacra in the 1st Edition of the Vinespaña Contest are:
- Grand Gold Category: XIANA 2017 by Chao do Couso S.L.
- Gold Category: PRÓMINE 2017 of Bodegas Petrón S.L., PROENCIA 2017 by Tomas Arias Fernández and CORGA 2016 by Pereimos 2007 S.L.
- Silver Category: AS MURAS 2016 by Javier Méndez Arias, GUIMARO 2017 by Pedro Manuel Rodriguez, ALOUCE 2017 by Chao do Couso S.L and BARBADO 2014 by Javier Méndez Arias.
The Vinespaña 2018 Wine Contest is organized by the FEDERACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE ASOCIACIONES DE ENOLOGOS (FEAE),
whose purpose is not only to represent and defend the professional interests of winemakers, but also to collaborate with the Spanish wine and oenological sector. Thus, it carries out activities of representation before administrations, institutions and public organisms and formative actions and campaigns of promotion through contests of wines, tasting courses and divulgation of wines.