In 2015 - Adega de Cantanhede: a lot of successes
Adega de Cantanhede, the bigger producer of Bairrada and market leader in DOC Bairrada wine sales and Geographical Indication (GI) Beira Atlantic, closed another successful year.
The year 2015 was the scene of strengthening its claim as an active agent in the promotion of Bairrada at national and international level, not only by the presence of its wines in the main national distribution channels, but also across borders, in more than 20 countries, emphasis on markets such as Canada, USA, Brazil, Japan, China, Germany, Finland, Switzerland and France, among others.
The genesis of the project "Baga Bairrada", a new category of sparkling wines produced with this emblematic grape of Bairrada, told from the beginning with the collaboration and support of Adega de Cantanhede, and its Marquês de Marialva Baga Blanc de Noir 2013 of the 5 the 1st sparkling presented to the market with this new seal.
The quality of its wines and sparkling wines was once again recognized by critics: their nectars were awarded over 60 awards in national and international competitions, adding since 2010 more than 250 retained premiums. To this quality is not unconnected with the work of the Winemaker Osvaldo Amado, Oenology Director of Adega de Cantanhede since 2011, and whose work has been recognized by Wine Magazine with the award of Winemaker of the Year 2014 receiving equal recognition under the W Awards - Aníbal Coutinho.
The distance traveled for its wines and the international recognition it has achieved resulted in the inclusion of Adega de Cantanhede in the Top 100 of the Best Wine Producers World level in 2015, a ranking of responsibility WAWWJ - World Association of Wine Writers and Journalists of Wine and Spirits.
The strict management and good economic and financial results were once again recognized by IAPMEI with the award for the fourth consecutive year of PME Leader 2015.
The year closed with the new election of corporate members for the next four years and, once again, with a turnover of over 5 million euros.