At the 1st edition of the Apeno National Wine Tourism Awards 2022, which took place in Lisbon, sommelier Sérgio Marques, today in charge of A Loja do Vinho, at Blandy’s Wine Lodge, won the award for Best Wine Tourism Sommelier 2022.
Ana Soares, responsible for the Blandy’s Wine Lodge cellars, was one of the three finalists for the Best Wine Tourism Professional 2022 award. and sommeliers, and even APENO associates (official bodies voted in different regions of theirs, and professionals in the sector and associates in people and projects of others).
“For Madeira Wine Company these distinctions are a great pride and honor, which not only help to promote A Loja do Vinho, Blandy’s Wine Lodge and Madeira Wine Company, but also confirm that we have a team of excellence, very prepared to receive all our customers and visitors”, reads the statement.
Loja do Vinho is located at Avenida Arriaga number 28, in Funchal. It offers more than 500 wine references, from Madeira, Portugal and internationally, being the perfect place to find a wine for any occasion. Blandy’s Wine Lodge is located at Avenida Arriaga number 28, in Funchal. It has been, for 211 years and 7 generations, the heart of the Blandy family’s wine business, aging the best Madeira wines in the traditional canteiro method.