International Awards and Contests

Wines produced in the Quinta de Vila Maior, awarded in several international contests Manuel J. Pinto's wines that have taken part in international wine contests have always got important awards, such as:

  • Brussels World Contest 2010
    • Celebrated in Sicily, Italy, 23, 24 and 25 of April, with 6,964 wines from more than 49 countries and 274 juries distributed in more than 40 countries.
    • Casa da Palmeira 2007: 1 golden medal
    • Quinta de Vila Maior 2007: 1 silver medal
  • Wine International Challenge World Contest 2010
    • Celebrated in London, UK, between 16th and 23rd April, with 10,000 samples from 46 countries, with a panel of more than 300 oenologists and specialists of the wine sector.
    • Quinta de Vila Maior 2007: 1 golden medal
    • Casa da Palmeira Reserva 2007: 1 silver medal
  • Wine Masters Challenge 2010
    • Celebrated in Estoril, Portugal, between 8th and 11th April, participating 4,497 wines from 51 countries, and 600 juries.
  • Vinalies World Contest 2010
    • Celebrated between 26th February and 2nd March in Paris, France, with 3,199 samples from 30 countries, all of them evaluated by a panel of 126 tasters.
    • Quinta de Vila Maior 2007: 1 silver medal
  • Brussels World Contest 2009 (with 5.500 participants from different countries):
    • 1 golden medal
    • 1 silver medal
  • Wine Masters Challenge 2008:
    • 1 golden medal
    • 2 silver medals

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