1978’s Justino’s Madeira Terrantez wine was awarded the ‘Champion of Champions’ award at the ‘International Wine Challenge’.
“The winners from fourteen countries were nominated as the best wines, having proved this in their respective categories after an intensive blind tasting. Six of these extraordinary wines were named champions by the co-chairs of the International Wine Challenge, a group of six of the best wine tasters in the world .
For the first time in the history of the International Wine Challenge, a Georgian producer, Tbilvino, received the 2020 Red Wine Champion award for his wine made from the variety of the native Saperavi variety. However, Portugal had the best main performance this year, with four wines entering the list, including the overall winner, Justino’s Madeira Terrantez 1978 , which received the highest distinction: Champion of Champions . A 2017 vintage port from Bulas Family Estates was named winner of the Fortified Champion Trophy, being the first time since 2012 that a port has achieved this title.
Champagne Taittinger received the highest distinction for sparkling wine in the competition by winning the Sparkling Champion Trophy for its Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc des Blancs Brut 2008.