For João Roquette, CEO of Esporão, “Building a wine brand recognized around the world was a central part of the bold initial vision of the founders of Esporão. We are fulfilling, and will continue to fulfil, that vision.”

To grant these awards, Drinks International gathered its academy of experts comprised of the world’s top wine specialists. The experts panel consists of wine buyers, sommeliers, wholesalers, bar owners, wine writers, educators and other wine specialists. To determine the results, criteria such as the quality and consistency of the wines, price to quality ratio and brand and marketing strength were evaluated.