SINCE it was founded in Portugal more than 75 years ago, wine producer Sogrape has demonstrated a talent for seeing first — and further. The company has been blessed with a family legacy that has aged in the cask. Sogrape aims to become the most successful family-owned company in the world, close-knit yet global, where family spirit and team culture integrate with professionalism, commitment, and consistency. The leadership team, which is third-generation family, prioritises sustainable growth to ensure the company’s longevity and agility. Sogrape leverages its human capital and environmental, social, and governance initiatives to boost growth internally and externally. The BV judging panel was intrigued by the company’s ESG strategies, with traditions intact and well-rooted core values intertwined with innovation and adaptability. For its commitment to bringing sustainability strategies to life, the judges are delighted to present Sogrape with the 2019 award for Best ESG Brand Management Team (Europe).