Vina Formosa comes of ageTaichung’s Vino Formosa continues to rack up accolades with two golds earlier this month — and its winemaker has his sights set on recreating Taiwanese spirits from the Japanese eraBy Han Cheung / Staff reporterChen Chien-hao (陳千浩) never tasted proper red wine until he was 23. But more than two decades later in 2014, Chen’s Vino Formosa, a dessert wine made in collaboration with Taichung’s Shu Sheng Leisure Domaine (樹生酒莊), won its first international gold medal. Vino Formosa’s red wine, Vino Formosa Rosso, won yet another award earlier this month. But the sourness made our wine palatable in larger quantities.”Chen started entering Vino Formosa into international competitions in 2011. The current waiting list to purchase Vino Formosa is up to five years.
Source: Taipei Times March 20, 2020 15:56 UTC