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									                                                                                                         Press Release

                                                                            Quinta do Seixo
                                                            wins “Best of Wine Tourism”
                                                                    international award

                                                        November 2009 – Quinta do Seixo has scooped the third
                                                         award this year! The Great Wine Capitals Network has
                                                       distinguished the Sandeman estate with the Best of Wine
                                                      Tourism 2010 international award, within the “Architecture,
                                                                 Gardens” category,       announcement
                                                       Parks and Gardens” category, in an announcement made
                                                           earlier this month at a gala ceremony in Bordeaux.

The quality and refinement of its facilities and services had been already distinguished during 2009 with the
“Turismo de Portugal” award, within the “Novo Projecto Privado” category, by the Turismo de Portugal, I.P., as well
as with the “Turismo Douro” award, during the Tribuna Douro magazine gala dinner.

George Sandeman, board member of Sogrape Vinhos, says that: “Sogrape Vinhos is very honoured to receive this
award, which we believe reflects the whole team’s effort and commitment to promote the Douro Region and Porto
wine. At Quinta do Seixo we try to attract people to Douro wines through a contemporary and attractive estate, in
harmony with the surrounding landscape. This last point was taken into special account while planning Quinta do
Seixo, and it is with great pleasure that we now see this recognised by such a prestigious award.”

Located in the Cima Corgo sub-region, in the Pinhão area, Quinta do Seixo offers guided tours to its vineyards and
winery, including wine tastings, led by a welcoming and professional team. No matter what the visitors’
preferences are, Quinta do Seixo will make their dreams come true, as they can take advantage of an estate with
unique features in the region with no pre-booking required. The only requisite is time, to fully enjoy the unmatched
view over the Douro valley! For more information please visit

The “Best of Wine Tourism” contest comprises seven categories and aims to evaluate the best wine tourism
destinations within a network of eight wine capitals: Porto, Bordeaux, Mainz, San Francisco, Bilbao, Florence,
Mondoza and Cape Town. In Portugal, the contest is promoted by Câmara Municipal do Porto and aims to
stimulate the economic development and the international awareness of Porto and the north of Portugal through
wine tourism. For more information please visit

SANDEMAN, FAMOUS FOR PLEASURE!                                                               BE RESPONSIBLE. DRINK IN MODERATION

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