Monday, April 29, 2013

The 2012 harvest of the DO Valdeorras appellation captivates Switzerland

More than a hundred Swiss industry professionals attended the event in Zurich, which was pleased of presenting wines of the DO Valdeorras appellation, being the new crop very praised.

In an event which also sparked great excitement among the general public, the Regulatory Council of the DO Valdeorras valued the promotional presence in Swiss land as very positive.

"We are aware of the uncertainty that the economy is passing through. Thus, and after counting on the presence of the public attending in Switzerland, it clearly means that the wines of the DO Valdeorras appellation are achieving a great fame abroad" explains Jorge Mazaira, Technical Director of the Regulatory Council of Valdeorras.

"The fact that an event of the professional sector had a remarkable turnout, shows the great interest that the wines of the DO Valdeorras appellation arouse on the final consumer. And we consider this as very positive, since it means that our wines are known and valued for those who really consume it" adds  Jorge.

Regarding  the valuation of the new vintage 2012 of the DO Valdeorras appellation, the qualifications of experts and assistants continue to endorse the upward trend of recent years, "As usual lately, and after the good reviews made by major international newspapers - the New York Times (USA) and The Times (United Kingdom) -, the white wines have been valued by the audience because of its great personality and differentiation from other whites in the world " adds Mazaira.

Despite of this, the red wines were the main protagonists of the lounge this year, "the more than 120 attendees - distributors, importers and consumers - praised the excellence of our reds, finding them very fresh, tasty and of a perfect pairing with the food" states the Technical Director.

With this positive balance, the presentation of the DO Valdeorras appellation in Switzerland reaches its end, looking forward to the upcoming appointments in Ciudad Real and Japan, from 7th to 9th May and from 12th to 14th May, respectively.

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