Sergio Martínez: Best Spanish Winemaker 2018
Jerez (Spain). October 09th, 2018.
Sergio Martínez, Cellar Master at Bodegas Lustau (www.lustau.es) was named “Best Spanish Winemaker 2018” at the prestigious International Wine Challenge Merchant Awards Spain celebrated in Madrid. This new recognition is added to the title of “Best Fortified Winemaker 2018” received earlier.
After more than 15 years at the House of Lustau in 2016 Sergio began to lead the winery’s oenological team. “This is the result of the daily hard work from a great team. This award is for each and every one of us that work in Lustau. It is a pride to be able to receive this award again and to feel that Sherry wines have a greater recognition every day.” stated Sergio after receiving the trophy.
This award is the fruit of the astonishing results achieved in the 34th edition of the contest, in which Lustau, with a total of 51 medals, stood as the winery with the most gold medals (19) of the entire contest.
The many awards received by Lustau, endorse its leading role in Sherry wine worldwide, with the widest and the best quality Sherry range.
Bodegas Lustau is considered a world-class benchmark for top-quality wines. Lustau’s philosophy has remained unchanged since its inception in 1896: to provide consumers with the widest and most select range of Sherry specialties. In 2016, Bodegas Lustau was named Best Sherry Producer by the International Wine and Spirit Competition and ranked number 7 in the WAWWJ “Top 100 wineries in the world” annual ranking.