Portuguese Power Up with CWSA

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The China Wine & Spirits Awards (CWSA) is proud to be partnering with Portugal Wine Guide which is the most comprehensive guide for the wines of Portugal and that is published in Portuguese, English, German. Russian and Chinese languages. “We have immense respect and admiration for the growing importance of the CWSA, and are fully aware that CWSA has become a reference for the Chinese market and also the relevance for Portuguese wines” said Pedro Brito, Editor of the Portugal Wine Guide.

In the CWSA 2012, Portugal received the second highest number of CWSA Gold medals worldwide with a staggering 45 wines receiving the influential standard. This compared to Australia (68) Italy (37), South Africa (37) Spain (27), France (26), New Zealand (19), Chile (16), Argentina (12) and Greece (10).

“Portuguese wines have a big advantage in the Hong Kong, Macau and Chinese markets given the very old relations between Portugal and China and this is reflected in their increasing success in the CWSA and in the market in general” reported Kelly England, CWSA President. “It is important that Portugal continues with the growth they are experiencing here and the Portugal Wine Guide is really helping producers to connect and showcase their products.”

Key Dates:
CWSA Best Value 2013 – 4th March
CWSA 2013 – 3rd September
Entries to be sent via http://www.cwsa.org/enter

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