The Valencian wine making co-operative Anecoop continues to win awards and spread the word in the world, that Spanish wine doesn’t begin and end in La Rioja.
At the 24th Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, held in Valladolid in May 2017, with a jury of 320 journalists, buyers, eonologists and somelliers, 9,000 wines from 50 countries participated.
Gold medals forAnecoop Bodegas were won by Bodega La Viña (La Font de la Figuera): Juan de Juanes Vendimia Bronce Blanco 2016 and Alquería de Lluna Blanco 2016.
At the Berliner Wein Trophy the Valencian ‘Chateau’ received three Gold Medals for their Valencian wines: “Venta del Puerto Nº 18 2012,” “Juan de Juanes Vendimia Bronce Tinto 2016,” and “Amatista Moscato Frizzante Blanco.”
Anecoop also achieved seven gold and eleven silver medals in the Mundus Vini 2016 wine fair in Nuremberg, Germany.
The winning wines came from the vines of Bodega La Viña and Bodegas Reymos, from D.O.P. Valencia, and the winners included gold medalists: Castillo de Anna Gran Reserva, Venta del Puerto Nº 18, Juan de Juanes Vendimia Plata Tempranillo, Palacio del Conde Gran Reserva, Reymos Selección, Reymos Brut and Castillo de Tafalla Tinto Garnacha.
Three wines also wons prizes in the Wine in Box section; they were Sequiot Tinto, Icono Cabernet Sauvignon and Marqués de las Cuevas, from La Viña de La Font de la Figuera.
The Concours International Wine in Box is celebrated in France and awards prizes to wines Bag-in-Box, a celebration of packaging.