Dona Paterna awarded silver medals at the Sommeliers Choice Awards

The Melgaço wine brand Dona Paterna was awarded two silver medals in the fifth edition of the Sommeliers Choice Awards, in San Francisco, USA. The winning wines, in the category, were the 100% Alvarinho Dona Paterna 2022 and the Alvarinho Trajadura Dona Paterna 2022, with 89 points each, both produced in the sub-region of Monção and Melgaço, the origin of Alvarinho.

More than 1200 wines from all over the world were in the competition, being evaluated by sommeliers, wine directors, and wine experts in five categories: pairing, typicity, quality, value, and packaging.

«Seeing our products being recognized is a great satisfaction. I tis the result of all the work our team has done, which is driven by the goal of offering quality wines that meet, or exceed, consumer expectations.», says Dona Paterna’s producer, Carlos Codesso.



The Alvarinho Dona Paterna is a classic wine. A nectar full of delicacy, freshness and minerality, with delicate White fruit, citrus, saline tones and flowers.
Ideal as an aperitif or of accompany seafood, fish dishes, or poultry dishes.
Should be drunk between 10-11ºC.


The Alvarinho Trajadura Dona Paterna results from the harmonious combination of Alvarinho and Trajadura grapes. It has a citrine yellow color, elegante and mineral aroma and a delicate taste.
Ideal nectar as an aperitif or to accompany seafood, fish dishes or poultry dishes.
Should be drunk between 8-9ºC.


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