Verallia Portugal sponsored the event “Gala dos Vinhos do Tejo”
The event “Gala dos Vinhos do Tejo” has occurred on the last 25th of March at the Templars Hotel in Tomar, and it is attributed the Excellency Medal to the Best White Wine and the Best Red Wine through “Concurso de Vinhos Engarrafados do Tejo” (Competition of Tejo Bottled Wines).
This year, the final award was earned by the wine couple Casal da Coelheira Branco 2016 and Bridão Private Collection Tinto 2015, from the producers Casal da Coelheira and Adega do Cartaxo, respectively, whose awards were handed by Célia Caeiro, Commercial Delegate of South Area, from Verallia Portugal.
In this event, are also distinguished Best White Wines and Rosés from 2016. When it comes to White Wine, the one which took the first place was Casal da Coelheira Branco 2016, followed by Lagoalva Sauvignon Blanc Branco 2016 and Casal da Coelheira Reserva Branco 2016. The best Rosés, on the other hand, were Conde Vimioso Colheita Seleccionada Rosé 2016, followed by Quinta da Alorna Touriga Nacional Rosé 2016 and Quinta do Casal Monteiro Rosé 2016.
Vinhos do Tejo still delivered four special awards. The Adega Cooperativa de Almeirim was named the Dynamic Company Vinhos do Tejo 2016, while Adega Cooperativa do Cartaxo was distinguished as the Excellency Company Vinhos do Tejo 2016.
Martta Reis Simões was elected oenologist of the year Vinhos do Tejo 2016, while Osvaldo Amado and João Sardinha da Cruz both received a Career Award.