Drinks International has officially published its ranking of The World’s Most Admired Wine Brands 2021, which included several leading Spanish names.
The Spanish brands that made the grade were Familia Torres, ranked number 1; Vega Sicilia, 3rd; CVNE, 8th; Campo Viejo, 32nd; Bodegas Abadal, 37th; Ramón Bilbao, 43rd; Raventós Codorníu, 47th; and La Rioja Alta, 50th.
As for Familia Torres, the company impressed the panel of judges with the consistency and quality of their wines and was also named Most Admired Wine Brand in Europe.
Says the publication’s editor, Martin Green, “The Most Admired Wine Brands 2021 highlights the most iconic, exciting and innovative producers in the world. To win a place on this prestigious list is a tremendous achievement. There are thousands of wine brands vying for attention around the world, but just 50 elite icons have made the cut. Congratulations to all of the brands featured this year. They have earned the respect of hundreds of wine professionals and experts spread across the globe, and they have now gained the ultimate stamp of quality.”
The panel of judges comprised a group of wine experts from 48 different countries, including Masters of Wine, sommeliers, procurement managers, wine educators and writers.