The results of the 24th Berlin Wine Competition (BWT) Summer Jury were recently announced, and Zhang Yu's Marques del Atrio won five gold medals, including the 2016 Marques del Atrio Reserva, the 2016 Faustino Rivero Ulecia, and the 2017 Faustino Rivero Ulecia Crianza, the 2016 Valtier Reserva, and the 2015 Valtier Reserva from the Rioja premium appellation. Rivero Ulecia; the 2017 Faustino Rivero Ulecia Crianza, the 2016 Valtier Reserva, and the 2015 Valtier Reserva from the Udier Regina appellation.
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It is not easy to win every year in such a demanding competition, and when we first won the prize at the beginning of this century, the goal was to maintain and improve the quality of each winning wine," said Jorge Rivero, fifth-generation owner of Château d'Eau.
The Berlin Wine Competition is an event jointly supervised by the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV), the International Union of Oenologists (UIOE) and the International Federation of Wine Competitions (VINOFED), and is divided into a summer and a winter judging session, with the addition of a Portuguese wine competition and an Asian wine competition. According to the report, a total of 6,073 wines were submitted for the 24th Berlin Wine Competition Summer Jury, and were tasted by an international jury of more than 150 judges in a blind tasting.
Founded in 1899 by Ollegario Leviros, Marques del Atrio has over 1,500 hectares of vineyards, five wineries and an annual production capacity of 16,000 tons of wine, including dry red, dry white, sweet white, sparkling and rosé wines, which are exported to more than 40 countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Japan. Marques del Atrio and Changyu are also the official wine suppliers of La Liga.