It is a Spanish winery with a long family tradition. Its experience and the quality of wines make of Bodegas Torres one of the best in the world, and it is the most admired wine brand in the world, according to British magazine Drinks International.
The winery has thus been chosen for the second consecutive year as the most admired brand, always according to professionals in this market. Keep in mind that the jury who gives this title is composed by leading sommeliers, wine masters and journalists from different countries.
Such representatives highlight Bodegas Torres as a brand that offers variety of products, prices and styles. It’s a fitting title because that is the only winery in the country and in Europe with this distinction.
The fact that it became again the most admired brand in the world depends on several parameters that are taken into account when these titles are awarded. For example, it is noteworthy that wine quality is consistently better every year; and that the wine fully reflects its region or country of origin. They also take into account the sales and the adaptation of wine to the needs of consumers. Characteristics that clearly meets Bodegas Torres.
Other wineries that are close behind it in these special mentions are Vega Sicilia (another Spanish cellar which also breaks boundaries); Penfolds from Australia; Villa Maria from New Zealand; and Château d’Yquem from France.
Bodegas Torres already presents the fifth family generation of the company. Originating in the Penedès region, it was born in 1870 and owns 2,432 hectares of vineyards, of which 2,000 are in Spain. Its recognition allows us to taste their wines in over 150 countries. The designations that it groups are Catalunya, Conca de Barberà, Costers del Segre, Penedès, Priorat, Ribera del Duero, Rioja and Rueda. Its exports have been made since almost always from Torres family, having also vineyards in Chile and California.
Waltraud 2013 is a white wine from the Penedes DO based on sauvignon Blanc and riesling of 2013 and presents an alcohol content of 12.5º.
Atrium Merlot 2012 is a red wine of the Penedes DO with a blend based on merlot of 2012 and 14º of volume of alcohol.