La Riojana was thrilled to win a Double Gold in the 6th edition of "Malbec al Mundo" awards for The Co-operative Fairtrade Argentine Organic Malbec Reserva 2009, one of only three wines in the competition to achieve this top award.
In addition to which, La Riojana also won one Gold award for its Raza Argentina Reserva Malbec 2009 and four Silver awards for its Raza Argentina Gran Reserva Malbec 2009, Santa Florentina Malbec 2010, Viñedos de la Posada Malbec 2010 and Raza Argentina Limited Edition Malbec 2003.
The 6th edition of "Malbec al Mundo", a single varietal international competition, was organised by the APEAA (Wine and Food Professionals Association of Argentina) and was held in Mendoza, Argentina between 15th and 19th November 2010. The competition takes place every two years and its aim is to find the best Malbec for world consumers.
A total of 351 wines were submitted into this year's competition from several countries, including Argentina, Spain, France, Chile, Uruguay and Brazil and were tasted by a panel of experts including 32 national judges and 14 international judges. The president of the jury was Rodolfo Griguol, chief winemaker for La Riojana, elected for the first time to preside over these awards. In total, 32 wines achieved gold medals and 56 wines achieved silver medals.