Portugieser judges wanted
Villány wine region, the organizer of the 9th Portugieser du Monde international wine contest invites 3 Hungarianwines.eu followers to judge the wines of this indigenous black variety on 14 April. If you are interested and qualified to taste in an international contest, please, send us an email with your short bio. If you are quick and your bio is attractive enough, Villány team awaits you to participate in the contest and the following Portugieser Tasting Festival. The organizers will cover your accommodation, meals and all programmes for 3 days (13 April–16 April), all you need to arrange is your way to Villány (or Budapest) and back (in other words: travel expenses to Hungary are not covered). Certainly winemakers are invited to enter their Portugieser wines in the contest, the deadline is 30 March.
The schedule of Portugieser Du Monde
13th April – Arrival
14th April – Competition Day
15th April – Tasting Festival Day
16th April – Departure
The program will start on the 13th of April with a welcome event for the judges.
The competition is on 14 April from 10.00 am in Siklós at Siklós Castle.
After the judging, there will be further tasting sessions for the VIP guests.
The Portugieser Tasting Festival is on 15th April in Pécs at Dóm Kőtár (The Lapidarium).
On the next day (16 April) professionals are free to travel home.
If you are a fan of the Portugieser variety, you would love to join the professional jury and spend 3 exciting days enjoying the hospitality of Villány Wine Region, send us a short introduction and some thoughts on why you would like to take one of these 3 empty jury seats.
Email to here.
Wines may be submitted in the following four categories:
- young Portugiesers (vintage of 2022)
- vintage Portugiesers (vintages 2021 or earlier)
- blends with a min. 50 percent Portugieser-content
- specialities (white, rosé and sparklings from min. 85% Portugieser)
A quiz to test your Portugieser knowledge